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Institutes and Centers

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Overview

Delivering the impact that matters

We believe your education doesn't begin and end inside the classroom. We live in an increasingly diverse and complex world that demands the knowledge, collaboration and empathy required to deliver meaningful impact. 

Whether it's turning ideas into viable business applications, or digging through human history by analyzing ancient artifacts, each of our centers and institutes pairs our students and faculty together to transform in-class academic theory into real-world solutions.

Here we impart the knowledge and conduct the research that will better prepare you for your professional career, while also helping you become a better-informed citizen of the world.

Institutes and Centers

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Leymah Gbowee in a panel discussion at the Albert Schweitzer Institute.

A Nobel cause

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Leymah Gbowee, a leader in Liberia’s movement toward democracy and interfaith understanding, participates in a panel discussion hosted by the Albert Schweitzer Institute on September 14, 2016 on the Mount Carmel Campus.

The Albert Schweitzer Institute

The Albert Schweitzer Institute focuses on health, humanitarian and peace efforts; supports health care development in underserved areas; and seeks to motivate young people to serve the community.

Albert Schweitzer Institute

The Alternative Investments Institute

The Alternative Investments Institute

The Alternative Investments Institute aims to expand investors' understanding of nontraditional investments, funds or asset classes.

Alternative Investments Institute
Three students study in front of the Alternative Investments Institute.

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Student Amel Langston measures a mummified infant to uncover answers about its life and death.

Hands-on learning

Anthropology student Amel Langston measures part of a mummified infant to uncover answers about its life and death in the 1800s.

The Boianthropology Research Institute

The Bioanthropology Research Institute

The Bioanthropology Research Institute conducts research in biology, archaeology, anthropology and paleopathology through diagnostic imaging, video endoscopy, and laboratory analysis.

The Bristol-Myers Squibb Center

Teachers from from the Capitol Region Education Council take part in an experiment on air pressure.

Under pressure

Anja Pennell and Michael Sposito, teachers from from the Capitol Region Education Council, take part in a science experiment on air pressure Thursday, July 28, 2016 during Project SING (Science Induction for the Next Generation) on the North Haven Campus.

The Bristol-Myers Squibb Center for Science Teaching and Learning

The Bristol-Myers Squibb Center for Teaching and Learning is a network of scientists and educators working in concert to advance the art of science education from kindergarten to the university level.

Bristol-Myers Squibb Center for Science Teaching and Learning

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Service to Students

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Service to Students

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Service to Students spurs the community toward its goals of providing high-quality academic programs, a student-focused environment, and a sense of community through development programs and activities. 

Center for Excellence in Teaching and Service to Students
Teachers being recognized at a banquet honoring excellence.

The Center for Health Law and Policy

Students examine a model of the human heart with a medical professor.

The Center for Health Law and Policy

The Center for Health Law and Policy educates Quinnipiac students about the extraordinarily complex set of state and federal laws associated with the field of health law and all of its interrelated areas.

Center for Health Law & Policy

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Two students work on a project in the Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship.

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The Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

The People’s United Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

The People's United Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship supports the entrepreneurial spirit at Quinnipiac by offering both professional resources for entrepreneurial projects and a physical space to turn ideas into reality.

The Center for Interprofessional Healthcare Education

Students helping to deliver a baby during a simulated birth in the medical center.

The Center for Interprofessional Healthcare Education

The Center for Interprofessional Healthcare Education offers students from all health care disciplines unique opportunities to learn and practice together as members of integrated patient care teams. Resources in CIHE develop the team-based skills and multidisciplinary perspective necessary to handle the growing clincal and ethical complexities of today’s health care landscape.

Center for Interprofessional Healthcare

The Center for Teaching and Learning

The Center for Teaching and Learning

The Center for Teaching and Learning fosters the development of our faculty and staff as members of a community of engaged and effective educator-scholars, committed to excellence in student learning.

Center for Teaching and Learning
Professor Kiku Jones teaching in the classroom.

The Center for Women & Business

Cheryl L. Jones speaks during an interactive workshop hosted by the Center for Women & Business.

Mindful leadership

Cheryl L. Jones, chief mindfulness officer at The Mindful Path, LLC, speaks during an interactive workshop hosted by the Center for Women & Business on Thursday, April 20, 2017 on the North Haven Campus.

The People’s United Center for Women & Business

The Center for Women & Business helps women achieve their professional goals through interactive workshops. The programs are designed to educate and inspire women to achieve their personal best through skill-building and networking opportunities.

People's United Center for Women & Business

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A student being mentored in the Law Library.

The Center on Dispute Resolution

The Center on Dispute Resolution

The Center on Dispute Resolution focuses on integrating the theory and practice of dispute resolution by offering a range of programs to students and the larger community.

The Central European Institute

Students attend a networking event with MBA students from Hungarian Corvinus University.

Cultural exchange

Quinnipiac School of Business students attend a networking event with MBA students from Hungarian Corvinus University on Friday, April 7, 2017.

The Central European Institute

The Central European Institute broadens the university's opportunities for international education through reciprocal relationships with partner universities that bring international students to Quinnipiac and send Quinnipiac students to study abroad.

Central European Institute

Ireland's Great Hunger Institute

Ireland’s Great Hunger Institute

Ireland’s Great Hunger Institute fosters a deeper understanding of the Great Hunger of Ireland and its causes and consequences through a strategic program of lectures, conferences, course offerings and publications.

Ireland's Great Hunger Institute
Jimmy Deenihan speaking with Christine Kinealy in the Special Collection Room.

Touring history

Jimmy Deenihan, Minister of State for the Diaspora, talks with Christine Kinealy, Professor of History and Director of Ireland's Great Hunger Institute, after touring the Grey Nuns Exhibit in the Special Collection Room of the Arnold Bernhard Library on Thursday May 7, 2015.

The National Institute for Community Health Education

A medical student taking a patient's blood pressure.

The National Institute for Community Health Education

The National Institute for Community Health Education (NICHE) provides the public with balanced, in-depth discussion on health care issues and promotes attention to Connecticut's preeminence in health care delivery, development and finance.

National Institute for Community Health Education

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A student with a laptop and notebook studying in the library.

Writing Across the Curriculum

Writing Across the Curriculum

Writing Across the Curriculum teaches students to think critically and creatively through engaging, interdisciplinary course work and provides in-depth training for educators.

School of Medicine Institutes

A student  examines a patient in Dr. Priya Tandon’s practice in Colchester, CT.

The Institute for Primary Care

The Institute for Primary Care encourages students to explore issues in primary care, investigate the changing role of primary care in today's health care environment and participate in interprofessional service projects.

Institute for Primary Care

The Institute for Global Public Health

Quinnipiac nursing students in Nicargua. May 2010.

The Institute for Global Public Health

The Institute for Global Public Health raises awareness and prepares physicians to address the challenges of current and future global health issues.

Institute for Global Public Health