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2014-06-02 23:04:00

Graduates of Fairfield University’s School of Engineering have developed a device to help small farms nationwide. Fairfield, Connecticut (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 A group of recent graduates of Fairfield University’s School of Engineering has developed a device to help Stone Gardens Farm in Shelton, Connecticut. ‘SpinLeaf’ - an electric powered greens spinner - was designed and built by the young engineers to help small-scale farming operations like Stone Gardens. One of the farm’s...

2014-05-30 23:03:13

Following extensive national searches, Fairfield University announces the appointment of Dr. Lynn Babington as Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Wally Halas as Vice President for University Advancement. Fairfield, Connecticut (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Following extensive national searches, Fairfield University announces the appointment of Dr. Lynn Babington as Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Wally Halas as Vice President for University Advancement. Dr. Lynn...

2014-04-10 23:31:27

Mountainside Treatment Center is looking forward to Thomas A. Ahern openly discussing the challenges he faced as an adopted child and the common characteristics clinicians need to be sensitive to when treating adopted teens and adults who are suffering from issues like unresolved grief and loss. Fairfield University, CT (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 On April 11, 2014, Thomas A. Ahern, MA (aka Stephron Roberto MacCarthy) will be the featured speaker at the What's New With You? professional...

2013-11-26 23:00:58

Fairfield University announces the opening of Recovery House, a residential home designed specifically to meet the needs of students in recovery from addictions. Progressive and mission driven, Recovery House is for young men who want to learn how to balance their education with their recovery. Fairfield, CT (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 Fairfield University announces the opening of Recovery House, a residential home designed specifically to meet the needs of students in recovery from...

2013-11-01 23:04:13

FAME aims to offer innovators the tools they need to turn their ideas for promising new products, companies and technologies into realities. The business incubator program’s first three clients were just announced. Fairfield, Connecticut (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 A specialty bakery, a green living consulting firm and an electronics design company with a home automation solution are the first ‘client companies’ of the Fairfield University Accelerator and Mentoring Enterprise, an...

2013-07-25 23:01:00

Kevin Lawlor, a senior executive with decades of experience, will return to his alma mater as Executive Vice President of Fairfield University. FAIRFIELD, Conn. (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 Fairfield University alumnus Kevin Lawlor, a senior executive with decades of experience, will return to his alma mater as Executive Vice President. University President Jeffrey P. von Arx, S.J., announced the appointment yesterday following a national search to fill the post. Lawlor, a 1979 graduate of the...

2013-06-28 23:01:05

The college search process has been elevated to a point of becoming a major turning point in the lives of both students and parents. A college admissions veteran at Fairfield University offers some advice and a check-list of important factors to consider when the search is on. Fairfield, Connecticut (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 Looking at colleges can be a stressful, nerve-racking experience for both students and parents. Karen Pellegrino, dean of enrollment at Fairfield University in Fairfield,...

2013-05-29 23:17:37

An app called ℠LocalSitter´ allows people to monitor their pets when they can´t be with them. It won the category of “Best Idea” at the ℠Tails and Rails´ contest co-hosted by Purina and ℠Mashable,´ a popular news website and technology and social media blog. FAIRFIELD, Conn. (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 Do you ever worry about your pet when you´re not home? Cody Reinold ´14, an information systems and operations management student in...

2013-03-29 23:03:27

Following extensive national searches, Fairfield University, in Fairfield, Connecticut, has named Deans for two of its professional schools. Donald E. Gibson, Ph.D., has been named dean of the Charles F. Dolan School of Business, and Bruce W. Berdanier, Ph.D., has been named dean of the School of Engineering. Fairfield, CT (PRWEB) March 29, 2013 Following extensive national searches, Fairfield University has named Deans for two of its professional schools — the Charles F. Dolan School...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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