Duquesne University is mourning the loss of Murray Crewe, an adjunct professor in the Mary Pappert School of Music, who passed away on Feb. 11 at age 56.
More than 750 students, faculty and staff packed the Power Center Ballroom on Feb. 13 to hear experts, scholars and professionals candidly discuss race and police, and Muslims and immigration at the inaugural program of a new series on civil discourse created by President Ken Gormley.
The University will perform routine testing of the DU Alert System today, Wednesday, Feb. 15, at 5 p.m. Officials test the system on a regular basis to ensure it is functioning properly.
Alumni, parents, students, faculty, staff and friends from around the world came together virtually on Feb. 7 to make Duquesne University’s 2017 Day of Giving a huge success.
The Executive Committee of the College Swimming Coaches Association of America has recognized Duquesne University as a Scholar All-America Team for achieving exemplary academic performance during the fall 2016 semester.
Assistant History Professor Dr. Andrew Simpson has been selected by the U.S. National Library of Medicine as one of the five inaugural recipients of its Michael E. DeBakey Fellowship in the History of Medicine.
The Mary Pappert School of Music will host the conclusion of season two of its Schubert on the Bluff series this weekend with Concert VIII: Piano Duet I (Grand Duo), featuring rarely performed music for piano duet played by four hands at one piano.
U.S. Rep. Tim Murphy will visit campus next week to discuss his Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act, H.R. 2646. The act, which is part of the 21st Century Cures health care reform package, was signed into law last year.
Continuing its tradition of honoring Charles Darwin’s evolutionary theory, Duquesne will celebrate Darwin Day 2017 with a lecture that will address questions about why life is the way it is.
A showing of Il Buono, Il Brutto, Il Cattivo (The Good, The Bad and the Ugly) will be screened as part of Duquesne’s 2017 Italian Film Festival on Wednesday, Feb. 22.
The campus Coffee House Reading Series returns for the 2017 spring semester with poetry readings from Malcolm Friend and Yona Harvey at the Genesius Theater on Wednesday, Feb. 22, at 7 p.m.
The McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts, in conjunction with the English department and the Center for Womens’ and Gender Studies, is launching a new series that will explore how digital technologies are influencing scholarship around the humanities.
The Black Law Student Association (BLSA) is hosting its annual Soul Food Sampler next week with meals catered by Roxanne’s Take-out and Catering.
Grants Received [February 15, 2017]
Funds totaling $200,199 were recently received by the Office of International Programs, the Center for African Studies, the Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences (BSNES), and the McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts.
Faculty & Staff Spotlight [February 15, 2017]
What has Dr. John Mitcham been up to?
DU in the News [February 2017]
News coverage highlighting Duquesne’s experts and initiatives.
- Grants Received [February 15, 2017]
Spring Clean-Up: More Than Picking Up Litter and Planting
The 27th annual Spring Clean-Up is a one-day, large-scale litter pick-up and greening event that takes place throughout the South Side and Greater Hill District neighborhoods; however, it is much more than that.
- Spring Clean-Up: More Than Picking Up Litter and Planting