Assistant Professor Dr. Lucia Osa-Melero, who teaches Spanish in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, is working to enrich a local preschool by having Duquesne students introduce the 3- to 5- year-olds to the Spanish language and culture.
A Duquesne biology professor has received a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant of more than $1 million to explore how cells adapt to stress and changes in their environment by reorganizing existing proteins.
The Center for Community-Engaged Teaching and Research (CETR) plans a double-header of events for tomorrow, Thursday, Feb. 11.
The thought-provoking topic of undocumented immigrants and immigration law will be at the center of this week’s Human Rights Film Series screening.
The two-part Religion and Society Lecture series, which focuses on the plight of millions of displaced Syrians and Syrian refugees, concludes next week with A Muslim Response to Displacement and Immigration.
Faculty, staff, alumni and friends are reminded to help support the Duquesne Day of Giving, a one-day virtual fundraising event scheduled for Tuesday, Feb 16.
Corporal Works of Mercy, the kind acts performed to extend God’s compassion and mercy to those in need, will be the focus of this year’s Lenten Libermann Luncheon series.
Grants Received [February 10, 2016]
Funds totaling $158,120 were received by Duquesne’s Program for Academic Excellence and the McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts.
Faculty & Staff Spotlight [February 10, 2016]
What have John Stolz and Ralph A. Wheeler been up to?
DU in the News [February 2016]
News coverage highlighting Duquesne’s experts and initiatives.
- Grants Received [February 10, 2016]
Ancient Custom Symbolizes Opening Doors to Blessings and Mercy
By the Rev. Bill Christy, C.S.Sp., and Debbie Kostosky
A tradition in the Catholic Church has been to bless chalk at the Masses for Epiphany and then use that chalk as part of the blessing of one’s home in the new year.
- Ancient Custom Symbolizes Opening Doors to Blessings and Mercy