David L. Harper Named Director of Athletics

September 2, 2015

David L. Harper has been named director of athletics at Duquesne. His combination of leadership, athletics expertise and fundraising achievements uniquely position him to strategically build Duquesne’s program.

‘Washington Monthly’ Ranks Duquesne Among ‘Best Bang for the Buck’

September 2, 2015

Washington Monthly has again touted Duquesne as being a school where students get the “best bang for the buck.”

Grants Fund Research Supporting Young Turkish Refugees, Improving Health of African-American Moms and Babies

September 2, 2015

In a new initiative that illustrates the importance of interdisciplinary collaboration and community-engaged research at Duquesne, two projects have been selected to receive initial seed funding through the Office of the Provost, the Center for Community-Engaged Teaching and Research (CETR) and the Office of Research.

High in the Himalayas, Snow Leopards Breathe like Kittens, Researcher Finds

September 2, 2015

Endangered snow leopards seem like models of cold, high-altitude survival, despite so many odds. Yet unlike many animals that live in thin air, snow leopards have not evolved their hemoglobin proteins to carry more oxygen.

University Group Visits Turkey to Promote Interfaith Dialogue, Education

September 2, 2015

Improving communication and cooperation between Christians and Muslims was the focus of a recent trip to Turkey taken by an interdisciplinary team of six University faculty members this summer.

Community Uncorked Events to Resume on Sept. 9

September 2, 2015

Community Uncorked, the monthly gathering of Duquesne’s community-engaged faculty and community partners, will kick off the new semester with its Wednesday, Sept. 9, gathering.

Scientific, Legal Considerations of Medical Marijuana Debate Addressed at Forensic Friday Session

September 2, 2015

With three separate bills that propose the legalization of medical marijuana in Pennsylvania currently pending in the state legislature, an interdisciplinary group of experts will present on and discuss the various aspects of the medical marijuana debate at the next Forensic Fridays session at Duquesne.

Renovations Ramp Up Flexibility of Business School

September 2, 2015

Renovations have continued in Rockwell Hall, home to the business school.

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