News from the Institute
Quinnipiac's Central European Institute will present an advanced screening of the PBS film, "Kosciuszko: A Man Before His Time," on Oct. 29 at 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the Center for Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences on the North Haven Campus.
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Alex Storozynski, president emeritus and vice chairman of the Kosciuszko Foundation of New York, has been appointed distinguished scholar and Polish chair of the Central European Institute at Quinnipiac.
Polish students Marcin Ambrozej and Katarzyna Michalska are the first two recipients of scholarships from Quinnipiac's Polish-American Business Leader Scholars Program. The two graduate students were introduced at a June 22 launch event in Warsaw, Poland.
Students and faculty helped investigate Hungarian burial sites from the Middle Bronze Age to study how people once lived.
Historian Manuel Rosa will discuss the true origin and heritage of Christopher Columbus at noon on Thursday, Oct. 8, in the Carl Hansen Student Center, Room 225, 275 Mount Carmel Ave.
Christopher Ball, director of the Central European Institute, and Hanna Hejmowski, executive assistant to the director, were invited to the "Opportunity Eastern Europe" conference, hosted by U.S. Senator Chris Murphy and the Connecticut Business & Industry Association (CBIA) in Stamford, on Nov. 17, 2014.
In June 2014, University officials from the Central European Institute traveled to Poland with Pete and Kasia Novak, founders of the Novak Family Polish Chair, to meet with met several universities, businesses, associations and individuals eager to develop relationships with Quinnipiac.