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FAIRFIELD, Conn. – “Ever since I was a little kid, it was my dream to be a filmmaker,” says Sacred Heart University graduate Kieran McGirl as he recalls the formative experience that inspired his dream: sitting in an airport with his Uncle Shaun, the actor, watching Charlie Chaplin on a portable DVD player. “I was enamored by the fact that these old silent films were still relevant, still engaging, still beautiful. From that day on, I knew I wanted to do this. I wanted to tell stories and entertain people—to make people happy, and even make people sad.”
FAIRFIELD, Conn. – This summer, students had the opportunity to participate in an intensive study abroad program at the Sacred Heart University campus in Luxembourg City, Luxembourg. With an ideal location at the heart of Western Europe, it is a great place for students to be exposed to European culture. Luxembourg is the only Grand Duchy in the world and is the second smallest of the European Union member states, bordered by Belgium, France and Germany. Not only that, the city is surrounded by magnificent historical fortifications classified as a UNESCO World Heritage site.
FAIRFIELD, Conn. – In its May issue, the Journal of American College Health has published a paper authored by a team of Sacred Heart University professors and personnel, including a chart of body types that could change the way body-image studies are conducted.