Hearings open on Quinnipiac application for dorm rooms in six buildings at York Hill Campus

Hearings open on Quinnipiac application for dorm rooms in six buildings at York Hill Campus

HAMDEN – A hearing on Quinnipiac University’s request to add 220 new beds to its York HIll Campus opened at this week’s Planning and Zoning Commission meeting, but it won’t be acted upon until at least next month. The university this week appeared before the Planning and Zoning Commission to outline its plans to build […]

QU, Hamden community team up for Hamden Senior Holiday Gift Run

QU, Hamden community team up for Hamden Senior Holiday Gift Run

HAMDEN – The spirit of giving filled Thornton Wilder Hall in the Miller Memorial Central Library and Cultural Complex on Dec. 8 as Quinnipiac University and the Hamden community team up to make the holidays a little happier for senior citizens. The eighth annual Hamden Senior Holiday Gift Run luncheon was a collaboration between Quinnipiac’s AM 1220 […]

‘Mission Girls’ exhibition at Quinnipiac University

‘Mission Girls’ exhibition at Quinnipiac University

HAMDEN – “Mission Girls,” an exhibition that tells the story of Irish women’s emigration from 1883 to 1950, is on display at the Arnold Bernhard Library at Quinnipiac University, 275 Mount Carmel Ave. “These women were a unique phenomenon in western European immigration,” said Maureen Murphy, the library curator. “They frequently traveled on their own and […]

QU professor speaks at 2017 China International Technology Transfer Conference in Beijing

QU professor speaks at 2017 China International Technology Transfer Conference in Beijing

Petulia Blake-Scontrino of New Haven, assistant teaching professor of management at Quinnipiac University, was invited to speak at the 2017 China International Technology Transfer Conference Nov. 27-29 in Beijing. Blake-Scontrino was invited as an “outstanding female scientist” and was asked to deliver a keynote speech about mutual respect and gender equality. She was one of […]

Hamden resident, QU professor receives Fulbright Scholar Award to travel to Jordan

Hamden resident, QU professor receives Fulbright Scholar Award to travel to Jordan

Mohammad N. Elahee of Hamden, professor of international business at Quinnipiac University, will teach and conduct research in Jordan next semester on negotiating in a globalized world. His work will be funded with a Fulbright Scholar Award from the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. “I am immensely happy […]

Quinnipiac celebrates opening of new Catholic Chapel and Center for Religion

Quinnipiac celebrates opening of new Catholic Chapel and Center for Religion

HAMDEN – Quinnipiac University christened its new Catholic Chapel and Center for Religion building Tuesday on its Mount Carmel campus. “Opening this space as a student affairs-based programming unit is a sign of an innovative, cutting-edge commitment that the university has made to integrating religious literacy and ethical reflection and engagement into the education experience of […]

Quinnipiac to host symposium, ‘Women, Babies, and the Opioid Epidemic: A Multi-System Approach’

Quinnipiac to host symposium, ‘Women, Babies, and the Opioid Epidemic: A Multi-System Approach’

NORTH HAVEN – Quinnipiac University’s master of social work program and the Connecticut Women’s Consortium will co-sponsor the symposium, “Women, Babies, and the Opioid Epidemic: A Multi-System Approach,” on Nov. 15 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., in the Center for Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, 370 Bassett Road. During the symposium, multiple experts will present challenges and […]

Foundation awards Quinnipiac grant to support and retain underrepresented minority students in STEM courses

Foundation awards Quinnipiac grant to support and retain underrepresented minority students in STEM courses

HAMDEN – The Booth Ferris Foundation awarded Quinnipiac University $170,000 over two years to develop a program to increase retention of underrepresented minority students in STEM-related (science, technology, engineering and math) courses. The university will use the funding to establish the Quinnipiac STEM Enhancement Program (QSTEP) that will work to develop and revise courses, provide both […]

Curator to discuss impact of Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University

Curator to discuss impact of Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University

HAMDEN – Niamh O’Sullivan, founding curator of Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University, will discuss the museum’s impact, its first five years and its plan for future exhibitions when she kicks off the museum’s celebration of its fifth anniversary on Wednesday, Sept. 27 at 6 p.m. at the museum, 3011 Whitney Ave. The lecture is free and open to the […]

Author and Museum Educator Sarah Lohman presents ‘In the Irish Tenement Kitchen’ at Quinnipiac University

Author and Museum Educator Sarah Lohman presents ‘In the Irish Tenement Kitchen’  at Quinnipiac University

NORTH HAVEN – Sarah Lohman, an author, blogger, food historian and museum educator at the Lower East Side Tenement Museum, will present the lecture, “In the Irish Tenement Kitchen,” on Tuesday, Oct. 10 at 6 p.m. in the auditorium in the Center for Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences at Quinnipiac University, 370 Bassett Road. The lecture, which is among the […]