All posts by Rachel Cogut

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    Basmadjian named new Dean of the School of Education

    Professor Kevin Basmadjian has been appointed the new Dean of the School of Education. The appointment took effect on April 1, though Basmadjian has been serving as the Interim Dean of the School of Education since August...

    • Posted April 16, 2013
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  • Start Smart to teach women to negotiate salaries in workforce

    A young woman entering the workforce today can expect fewer job offers and fewer promotions and make less money than her male peers graduating alongside her. While women have made great strides, they still earn 77 cents...

    • Posted April 9, 2013
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    New law school dean named

    Professor of Law Jennifer Gerarda Brown was announced as the new dean of Quinnipiac University’s School of Law by President John Lahey last week, effective July 1, 2013. Brown joined the law school’s faculty in 1994, and...

    • Posted February 27, 2013
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    Accomplished law professor passes away

    David Rosettenstein, Carmen Tortora Professor of Law, passed away on Feb. 19, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Rosettenstein began teaching at the School of Law in 1981, when it was still affiliated with the...

    • Posted February 27, 2013
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  • Predictions for tonight’s State of The Union

    President Barack Obama will deliver the first State of The Union address of his second term tonight. Here I will present a preview of what the president is expected to discuss. Stay tuned for our coverage of...

    • Posted February 12, 2013
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  • News outside the Quinnipiac Campus

    Beyond the BubbleUpdate on The Federal Budget Republicans sought to use the need to raise the federal debt ceiling in early 2013 to force deeper spending reductions before agreeing to an extension until May. In March, Congress...

    • Posted January 30, 2013
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    Students react to vice presidential debate

    Last Thursday marked Student Government Association’s second debate watch party of the 2012 Election Season for the Vice Presidential Debate. Vice President Joe Biden and Republican Paul Ryan sparred in a lively and loud, but largely inconclusive...

    • Posted October 17, 2012
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  • Obama’s plan better for graduates

    Mitt Romney claims his business experience has prepared him to be a job-creating president. But, as economist Paul Krugman has pointed out, America is not a corporation, and “making good economic policy isn’t at all like maximizing...

    • Posted October 17, 2012
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    SGA, students watch presidential debate

    All over the country last night, Americans turned on their televisions to tune in to the first of three Presidential Debates. Quinnipiac’s Student Government Association gave students an opportunity to gather together at a debate watch party...

    • Posted October 4, 2012
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  • Why wouldn’t you vote?

    How to register, how to vote absentee, and why it's importantYou can’t win the game if you don’t play. Let’s say the game is called Democracy in America. Congratulations! On the day you turned 18 years old,...

    • Posted October 4, 2012
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  • Mayor of Hamden visits Quinnipiac

    Mayor Jackson expressed the importance of voting, education and relationships students have with Hamden residents. The mayor mentioned the presidential elections and the role he takes in it. “One of the things that I try to do...

    • Posted September 21, 2012
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    Students play through rain to remember Nick M. Lucaj

    The memorial volleyball tournament honoring the late Nick M. Lucaj raised more than $2,000 for the South Central Behavioral Network Crisis Center. The celebratory mood and positive attitude of students countered the gloominess of the rainy weather...

    • Posted April 24, 2012
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  • Students Rally For Education Reform at State Capitol

    Approximately 30 students joined local chapters of Students For Education Reform (SFER) from other Connecticut institutions in Hartford to rally for education reform and the passage of Senate Bill 24 on Thursday evening. Senate Bill 24 aims...

    • Posted April 24, 2012
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  • Volleyball tournament planned to honor Nick M. Lucaj

    Close friends and roommates of Nick Lucaj, a Quinnipiac junior who died on Dec. 1, are holding a volleyball tournament in his honor. All members of the Quinnipiac community are invited to participate Sunday, April 22 at...

    • Posted April 18, 2012
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