Record-Breaking Audience Attends Racial and Cultural Understanding Event

February 15, 2017

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.

School of Music Mourns the Passing of Murray Crewe

February 15, 2017

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.

Routine Testing of DU Alert System Planned for Today

February 15, 2017

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.

2017 Day of Giving Finishes with Record-Breaking Results

February 15, 2017

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.

Women’s Swimming Recognized as a Scholar All-America Team

February 15, 2017

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.

History Professor Inaugural Recipient of New Fellowship in History of Medicine

February 15, 2017

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.

‘Schubert on the Bluff’ Season Ends with Music for Four Hands at One Piano

February 15, 2017

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.

Murphy to Discuss Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act

February 15, 2017

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.

Reminder: Darwin Day to Explore ‘Why Is Life the Way It Is?’

February 15, 2017

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.

2017 Italian Film Festival Screening ‘The Good, The Bad and The Ugly’

February 15, 2017

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.

Coffee House Reading Series Returns for Spring Semester

February 15, 2017

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.

Digital Humanities Series Opens with Discussion on Analyzing Authors and Texts

February 15, 2017

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.

Film Series’ Final Screening Contemplates What It Means to be Human

February 15, 2017

The 10th annual Human Rights Film Series will come to a close next week with a screening of Human, a documentary featuring a collection of stories and images focusing on what it means to be human.

Law Students Host Soul Food Sampler; Support High School Mock Trial Team

February 15, 2017

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.

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