Quinnipiac University economics professor available to discuss record rise in unemployment claims

Nearly 3.3 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week amid a widespread economic shutdown caused by the coronavirus.

Dave Yaccarino

Rep. Yaccarino In Favor of Price Caps on Insulin

If passed, Connecticut will be one of the first states nationwide to regulate the cost of insulin.

State Representative Dave Yaccarino (R-87) read The Butter Battle Book to students at Montowese School to celebrate the birthday of Dr. Seuss as part of National Read Across America Day.

Rep. Yaccarino Honors Seuss During Read Across America Day

Sponsored by the National Education Association, the annual event is meant to foster a love of reading in children.

Tania Grgurich, clinical associate professor of diagnostic imaging at Quinnipiac University, second from the left, works with students to learn more about human skeletal remains that were found recently during a home renovation project in Ridgefield. The remains, which were examined at Quinnipiac University in January, are believed to be from a Revolutionary War soldier. Photo by John Hassett/Quinnipiac University.

Connecticut archaeologist to provide update on analysis of possible Revolutionary War skeletons March 2 at Quinnipiac University

Bellantoni will discuss the history of the battle, the excavation process and the results of the early stages of the X-ray analysis of the bones, which were first discovered last December during a home renovation project in Ridgefield.

Yaccarino Promotes Awareness of Rare Diseases

Throughout his tenure in the legislature, Yaccarino has championed on behalf of those impacted by rare diseases, more than 60 percent of whom are children.

Quinnipiac University’s Frank H. Netter School of Medicine to host its annual Rare Disease Day symposium on Feb. 28

Rare Disease Day is a global event that serves to raise awareness of over 7,000 identified rare diseases.

James Greiner, professor of public law and faculty director of the Access to Justice Lab at Harvard Law School, and Dalié Jiménez, professor of law at the University of California Irvine School of Law. Contributed photos.

Two experts to discuss the legal issues facing low and moderate-income individuals Feb. 28 at Quinnipiac University School of Law

The program, hosted by the Center on Dispute Resolution, is free and open to the public.

New York Law School Professor Nadine Strossen. Photo courtesy of New York Law School.

Former ACLU president to discuss new book about resisting ‘hate speech’ with free speech on Feb. 18

Strossen will talk with Jennifer Gerarda Brown, interim executive vice president and provost at Quinnipiac, about the implications of “hate speech” censorship and how social justice advocates maintain that the best way to resist hate and promote equality is through vigorous “counterspeech” and activism.

From left, Jennifer Brown, Quinnipiac University’s interim executive vice president and provost, Fred McKinney, director of the People’s United Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship at Quinnipiac, and Lt. Gov. Susan Bysiewicz. Bysiewicz discussed the importance of innovation and entrepreneurship to the state's economy to kick off the university’s spring speaker series Feb. 4. (Autumn Driscoll/Quinnipiac University).

Quinnipiac University’s Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship hosts Lt. Gov. Susan Bysiewicz

Connecticut’s lieutenant governor discussed the importance of innovation and entrepreneurship to the state’s economy and the role of universities like Quinnipiac in this effort.

Quinnipiac University to host two information sessions for prospective graduate students on Feb. 29

Both sessions will include an overview of graduate admissions and financial aid. Students also will have an opportunity to participate in breakout sessions with the program directors.

Rep. Yaccarino and Residents Talk Tolls during North Haven Forum

The event was scheduled to give residents an opportunity to speak with Rep. Yaccarino about issues affecting the district, bill proposal ideas, and other topics pertaining to state or local government.

Connecticut Lt. Gov. Susan Bysiewicz will be the first guest in a spring speaker series presented by the People’s United Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship at Quinnipiac University. (Photo provided by office of Susan Bysiewicz).

Quinnipiac University’s Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship to host Lt. Gov. Susan Bysiewicz on Feb. 4

Bysiewicz will discuss the importance of innovation and entrepreneurship to the state’s economy and the role of universities like Quinnipiac in this effort.

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