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Fairfield University is a dynamic learning community of individuals who measure their lives by how they influence the world for the better. Our faculty, staff, students, alumni and programs are featured frequently in local, regional and national media. Here are recent stories:

By Any Dreams Necessary, Malcolm X and the Problem of High Stakes Testing

Dr. Yohuru Williams, Professor of History, authors an insightful article on the life of Malcolm X and lingering issues in the education system.

Published in Huffington Post on 2/10/15

– Principal: ‘There comes a time when rules must be broken … That time is now.’

Dr. Yohuru Williams, Professor of History, argues that annual high-stakes testing feeds racial determinism and closes doors of opportunity.

Published in The Washington Post on 2/19/15

Heated debate among Bridgeport candidates for state House

Democratic and Republican candidates for an upcoming special election in the 129th House District face a pointed question from Dr. Donald Greenberg, Associate Professor of Politics.

Published in Greenwichtime.com on 2/19/15

Do Investors See Through Mistakes in Reported Earnings?

Dr. Katsiaryna Salavei, Professor of Finance, is a corresponding author on an in-depth study of how investors handle misstated earnings and restatements.

Published in ValueWalk, a breaking financial, business, and political news source on 2/20/15

Changes to GE health plans leave retirees stunned

Dr. Michael Tucker, Professor of Finance, gives insight on the difficulties facing retirees that are forced to change health plans.

Published in The Connecticut Post on 2/22/15

7 health decisions every new mom must make

Dr. Jenna LoGiudice, Assistant Professor of Nursing, shares insight on the challenges of breastfeeding a newborn child.

Appeared in Fox News on 2/22/15

Fairfield University Film Professor Shares Oscar Predictions

Dr. David Lerner, Assistant Professor of Film, Television, and Media Arts, discusses his predictions for the 2015 Academy Awards.

Published in New Canaan Daily Voice on 2/20/15

Cyber Monday Reveals New Customer Spending Patterns

Associate Marketing Professor Mousumi Bose Godbole discusses the growing popularity of Cyber Monday for millennials.

Published in E-Commerce Times on 12/2/14

Fairfield University open free tax return preparation office

Coverage of the Dolan School of Business’s free tax preparation office.

Published in Education Matters column, Hearst Connecticut Media Group on 2/9/15

50 years ago, Marine combat unit landed in Vietnam

Dr. Yohuru Williams shares his thoughts on the 50th anniversary of the beginning of the U.S. involvement in the war in Vietnam.

Published in Stars and Stripes on 2/8/15

 

You know who else made jokes about Hitler?

Dr. Gavriel Rosenfeld, professor of history and author of a new book on Hitler, shared that in the 21st century, people have developed news ways of referencing Hitler and his crimes that diminish the horrific actualities of the Holocaust.

Published in The Boston Globe on 2/15/15

This year’s surprise bestseller turns the Holocaust into a sentimental mess

Dr. Gavriel D. Rosenfeld, professor of history, discusses how the Nazi past has been ‘normalized’ in today’s society, the subject of his new book, “Hi Hitler! How the Nazi Past is Being Normalized in Contemporary Culture.”

Published in The New Republic on 1/14/15

Meet the Don Draper of Guerrilla Marketing

Communication faculty member Dr. Michael Serazio discusses how to advertise to people who don’t want to be ‘advertised to.’

Published in Take Part, a digital news & lifestyle magazine on 1/29/15

Memory, Photography and Social Media (ABC)

Story explores Professor Dr. Linda Henkel’s study of how the human brain better recalls memories of actual experiences rather than ones seen through the lens of a camera.

Published in National Public Radio and ABC Radio International on 1/1/8/15

Professor studies patrons of art museum (NPR)

Story explores Professor Dr. Linda Henkel’s study of how the human brain better recalls memories of actual experiences rather than ones seen through the lens of a camera.

Published in National Public Radio and ABC Radio International on 2/3/15