The annual Green to Gold award, presented by the School of Business Administration for excellence across social, environmental and economic performance indicators, will be given this year to The Clorox Co. The company was selected because of its efforts to simultaneously improve performance while minimizing the company’s greenhouse gas emissions footprint.
Climate change has been a popular topic of discussion and research for a number of years, and Pope Francis is bringing it to the forefront of the Church’s environmental agenda as an issue that must be addressed. In addition, the topic will also be the focus of the University’s inaugural Presidential Conference on the Integrity of Creation, which will be held from Wednesday, Sept. 30, through Friday, Oct. 3, on campus.
President Charles J. Dougherty will host a special reception on Friday, May 1, at 3 p.m. in the Union Ballroom to celebrate the service of Linda Drago, retiring vice president for legal affairs and general counsel, and University secretary.
President Charles J. Dougherty has appointed the following individuals as professors emeriti:
The University’s chapter of Best Buddies is hosting a benefit concert on campus tomorrow, Thursday, April 23, to help raise awareness of the Spread the Word to End the Word campaign, a national effort to eliminate the use of the word “retard(ed)” in every-day speech because of its dehumanizing and hurtful effects.
As part of a citywide celebration, Duquesne is hosting a special event to honor Thomas Merton and his legacy of unity and spirituality.
The Duquesne Women’s Guild has added a new musical twist to its annual spring fundraiser event, which will now feature entertainment provided by University students.
The final film in the Italian Classic Film Festival will be screened on Sunday, April 26.
An end-of-year reception to honor the work of faculty and staff who have contributed to community-engaged teaching and research will be hosted by the Center for Community-Engaged Teaching and Research (CETR) on Tuesday, April 28.
The Red Masquers are preparing for their annual One Acts for Charity event, which aims to support a well-known local organization.
The Wecht Institute of Forensic Science and Law is partnering with Duquesne’s School of Nursing, Department of Public Safety and Title IX coordinator to host the spring semester’s compelling, final session of Forensic Fridays.
Grants Received [April 22, 2015]
Funds totaling $314,702 were recently received by the Mylan School of Pharmacy and the Mary Pappert School of Music.
Faculty & Staff Spotlight [April 22, 2015]
What have Cherl Knoch and Dr. Jacob Rooksby been up to?
DU in the News [April 2015]
News coverage highlighting Duquesne’s experts and initiatives.
- Grants Received [April 22, 2015]
New Crowdfunding, Urban Plunge Initiatives Boost Cross-Cultural Missions
While Spring Break provides an opportunity for students to vacation or stay home for relaxation, 65 Duquesne students and staff will take this time to embark on Cross-Cultural Mission Experiences (CCME) that will impact six different areas in the country.
- New Crowdfunding, Urban Plunge Initiatives Boost Cross-Cultural Missions