Tag: Quinnipiac University

Nobel Peace Prize Winner Muhammad Yunus to Lecture March 6 at Quinnipiac University

Nobel Peace Prize winner Muhammad Yunus, who founded the practice of microcredit as a means to combat global poverty, will speak at Quinnipiac University at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 6, at Burt Kahn Court on Quinnipiac’s Mount

Dr. Abayomi Akanji Appointed to the Founding Faculty of the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine

Dr. Abayomi Akanji, of North Haven, has been appointed to the founding faculty of the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University. As a professor of medical sciences, Akanji will be responsible for teaching clinical

Quinnipiac University’s New Anesthesiologist Assistant Program Receives State Approval

[box]William Paulsen, director of the anesthesiologist assistant program and professor of biomedical sciences in the School of Health Sciences at Quinnipiac.[/box] Quinnipiac University has launched an anesthesiologist assistant program, which will begin this summer. The new master of health science program was

North Haven QU Student Headed to D.C. To Attend 10-Day Presidential Inauguration Seminar

Five Connecticut residents will be among 21 Quinnipiac University students who will travel to Washington, D.C., on Jan. 12 to participate in a 10-day presidential inauguration seminar, where they will get to witness history, explore

President of Institute for Humane Education Zoe Weil to Speak at QU

Zoe Weil, co-founder and president of the Institute for Humane Education, will present the lecture, “The Interconnectedness of All Life: Animal Welfare, Environmental Preservation and Human Rights,” at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 5, in

Robert Joven Named Associate Director for Public Services at the Health Sciences Library at Q.U.

Robert Joven, of North Haven, has been appointed associate director for public services at the Health Sciences Library on Quinnipiac University’s North Haven Campus. In his new position, Joven is responsible for working with faculty and students

North Haven Resident Re-Elected Secretary-Treasurer of Physician Assistant Education Association

William Kohlhepp, of North Haven, associate dean of the School of Health Sciences at Quinnipiac University, has been re-elected to a three-year term as secretary-treasurer of the Physician Assistant Education Association.   The PAEA is the only national organization

QU Physical Therapy Students Use Wheelchairs to Deepen Understanding of Disabled Patients

[box]Hannah Wood, a fourth-year physical therapy student at Quinnipiac University, was among the physical therapy students who recently spent 24 hours in wheelchairs to deepen their understanding of disabled patients.[/box] For Meaghan Lynch, a third-year

QU to Host Information Sessions for Prospective Graduate Students

Quinnipiac University will host three information sessions for prospective graduate students in October and November. The first session, scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 24, will begin with registration at 5:30 p.m. on the Mount Carmel Campus. The

QU Physician Assistant Students Teach ACES Students the Importance of Reading, Exercising and Healthy Eating

Chris Nugent, right, a physician assistant student in the School of Health Sciences at Quinnipiac University, read to Jason Jackson, a student at ACES Mill Road School in North Haven, during the Big Read and Fitness Fair held Oct. 5 at

Expert on Urban and Minority Education to Lecture at Quinnipiac University

Ernest Morrell, director of the Institute for Urban and Minority Education at the Teachers College at Columbia University, will present the lecture “Powerful Teaching for Social Justice in City Schools” at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 16,

Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at QU Earns Important Approvals from LCME and State Board of Education

The Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University earned two important endorsements this week as it moves closer to offering its first classes to students who aspire to become primary care physicians. The Liaison Committee on