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Home for the Holidays

December is a spirited, festive time on our campuses. Before students head home for the winter break, they celebrate with their Quinnipiac family. From holiday celebrations to honored seasonal traditions, it’s a time when the Quinnipiac community truly shines.  Watch video
 

Natural Beauty + Academic Excellence

Ninety minutes from New York City and two hours from Boston, Quinnipiac's three campuses in Hamden and North Haven, Connecticut offer a picturesque environment in which to live and study.  More about our campuses
 

A Comprehensive Education

At Quinnipiac, your educational journey encompasses more than just time spent in the classroom or laboratory. Learning takes place in residence halls, on athletic fields, during study abroad, internships, community-based service work and beyond.  Learn more
 

Educating Future Leaders

Quinnipiac is one of a select number of universities in the country with a law school and a medical school. Our law school is consistently ranked among the nation's best and our medical school is unique in its focus on educating primary care doctors.  Learn more
 

Quinnipiac News + Events

Poll worker on a call

New poll results available Dec. 18

A New York City poll found police-community ties keep de Blasio approval low; voter opinion of Rev. Sharpton is low.

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Arnold Bernhard Library

Top up-and-coming school in the North

U.S. News & World Report has once again named Quinnipiac University as the top "Up and Coming University in the North Region" in its 2015 edition of Best Colleges, which was released Sept. 9. This marks the third consecutive year that U.S. News has bestowed this distinction on Quinnipiac.

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Rowena Ortiz-Walters and Kathleen Simione

University announces creation of the Center for Women & Business

The School of Business has created a new center dedicated to addressing the unique leadership and professional needs of women. The Center for Women & Business will aspire to enhance women's business acumen, their presence in leadership and decision-making roles, and their overall experiences as professionals.

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MSW student at Quinnipiac

MSW information session Feb. 18

The School of Health Sciences will host an information session for prospective students interested in the master of social work (MSW) program on Wednesday, Feb. 18, at 4 p.m. in the Rocky Top Student Center, Room 303 on the York Hill Campus.

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A recent graduate of the PA program

Information session for graduate PA program March 21

The University will host an information session for prospective students interested in the graduate physician assistant program on Saturday, March 21, 2015, on the University's North Haven Campus, from 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

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An audience member asks a question during the 2014 Black History Month lecture at Quinnipiac

Panelists to discuss racial profiling Feb. 4

Quinnipiac will recognize Black History Month with the panel discussion, "Liberty and Justice for All: Exploring Racial Profiling," on Wednesday, Feb. 4, at 7 p.m., in the Burt Kahn Court on the Mount Carmel Campus. A diverse group of panelists will explore racial profiling — the causes, the consequences, the media's role, and how the racial disparity can be bridged in communities.

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North Haven Campus

School of Law to host Open House Jan. 25

The School of Law will host an Open House for prospective law students on Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, on the University's North Haven Campus. The program will feature informative sessions and lively discussions about Quinnipiac School of Law, the admissions process, financial aid and career development.

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Beckett

Professor earns $15,000 grant to lead research on Gangi mummies in Italy

Ronald Beckett, professor emeritus in biomedical sciences and co-director of the Bioanthropology Research Institute at Quinnipiac, has received a $15,000 grant from the National Geographic Society/Waitt Grants Program to perform paleoimaging and a bioarchaeological analysis of the remains of 60 Gangi mummies from Jan. 1-10, 2015.

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Quinnipiac University School of Law

'Understanding the Legislative Process: Animals and the Law' discussion Jan. 8

The School of Law's Animal Law Society will join the Connecticut Bar Association's Animal Law Section to host the panel discussion, "Understanding the Legislative Process: Animals and the Law," on Thursday, Jan. 8.

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Museum exterior

Museum launches digital database of Great Famine illustrations

Ireland's Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University launched a digital database on Dec. 16 containing about 1,500 articles and illustrations related to Ireland and the Great Famine, the worst demographic catastrophe of the 19th century.

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Q+A

What kind of internship opportunities are there?

- Colin Carrasquillo '14

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Are there resources for students who are falling behind in a class?

- Rachel Booth '15

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What are the professors like at Quinnipiac?

- Nicole Dover '14

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What if I don't have a major?

- Pete Nikitas '14

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How does Quinnipiac help with career planning?

- Joey Avena '12, MS '14

Global Citizenship

Student volunteering abroad

Volunteering Abroad

Some students spent winter break volunteering in remote corners of the globe.

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Wes Moore

Great Expectations

Youth advocate & author Wes Moore discussed the importance of education and making a difference in the world during a recent campus visit.

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Pogge

Global Justice

Yale philosophy professor Thomas Pogge discussed "Designing for Human Rights: Food, Health, Climate," during a recent visit.

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Teaching + Learning

Serve Your Passion

Miguel Rosa witnessed life and death situations while deployed in Afghanistan, which inspired the young father to shift his career path from finance to nursing.

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Maximum Exposure

Partnership introduces high school students to college work, hoping to front-load academic success.

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Inquiring Minds

A group of local middle school students learned about the science of anthropology through a special program at Quinnipiac.

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Business + Entrepreneurship

OHare

Entrepreneurship and the Law

Sean O'Hare, owner of a merger and acquisitions firm, recently visited campus to discuss how risk-taking and the law work side-by-side.

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Fueling Success

Students gain firsthand knowledge about microlending through a service-learning program over winter break.

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Linking In

Women in the MBA program work to level the corporate playing field.

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Science + Technology

Students in Hungary

Digging Deep

QU team participates in archaeological dig in an effort to learn more about the Bronze Age of Eastern Hungary.

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David Niesel and Norbert Herzog

The Origin of AIDS

A pair of scientists delved into the origin of AIDS, debunking common misconceptions about the virus.

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Super Germs

Professors and students are looking for DNA that can turn ordinary bacteria into anti-biotic resistant super germs.

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Health + Medicine

Thibault

Culture Change

Thought leader Dr. George Thibault shared his vision for revamping medical education to be more innovative and interprofessional.

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Safety Net for Seniors

Nurse Dana Garvey ’03 helped make the emergency room at a local hospital more senior-friendly.

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Tai chi session

Striking a Balance

Quinnipiac physical therapy students are studying the benefits of tai chi for older adults at risk of falling.

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Communicate + Innovate

Real-World Challenges

A class of engineering students was challenged to work in teams to create robots that could navigate an obstacle course. The project presented them with a real-world, hands-on project testing what they've learned throughout the semester.

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