Groundbreaking Set Tuesday for The Genesius Project

April 9, 2014

A groundbreaking ceremony for The Genesius Project, a multipurpose theater, is scheduled for 2 p.m. on Tuesday, April 15.

Family Law Clinic Helping Court of Common Pleas’ Family Division

April 9, 2014

Student attorneys from the new Family Law Clinic are helping to provide much-needed legal assistance to clients of the Self-Help Center in the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas’ Family Division.

The ‘Times’ Takes an Easter Break

April 9, 2014

The University Times will not publish on April 16 due to the Easter holiday. The next issue will be on Wednesday, April 23.

Benefits Open Enrollment Season Begins April 21

April 9, 2014

Duquesne’s Benefits Open Enrollment period is fast approaching. Beginning on Monday, April 21, employees can review University-offered benefits and make selections for the new plan year, which is effective July 1.

Melanoma Study that Could Lead to Earlier Cancer Detection Receives NIH Support with $1.4 Million Grant

April 9, 2014

The University’s newly established biomedical engineering initiative has made an immediate impact at Duquesne, as Dr. John Viator, director of the program, has received a $1.4 million, five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health’s National Cancer Institute to detect, capture and analyze circulating melanoma cells.

Duquesne Again Among Top Undergraduate Business Schools, Says Bloomberg Businessweek

April 9, 2014

The A.J. Palumbo School of Business Administration at Duquesne has again been ranked among the nation’s best undergraduate business schools for 2014 in the annual Bloomberg Businessweek list.

Got Collaboration? New Provost Award Encourages Interdisciplinary Research

April 9, 2014

A new award has been established by Provost Timothy R. Austin to encourage research efforts across disciplines.

Teacher of the Year Award Honorees Announced, Ceremony Scheduled

April 9, 2014

The Duquesne Chapter of Omicron Delta Kappa, a national leadership honor society, will host the 22nd annual Teacher of the Year ceremony at 4 p.m. on Monday, April 14, in the Africa Room.

MBA Sustainability Team Captures Second Place in International Competition

April 9, 2014

The MBA Sustainability program sent a team to the Aspen Institute’s 2014 Business & Society International MBA Case Competition—and it returned to the Bluff with a second-place award in a competition that winnowed its winners from more than 1,000 MBA students around the world.

Mayor to Keynote, Faculty to Be Honored at Law Alumni Dinner

April 9, 2014

Two faculty members and two outstanding alumni will be honored at the upcoming 62nd annual Duquesne Law Alumni Dinner, which will feature special guest speaker Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto.

How Is Scientific Sampling Done? Duquesne to Host a Science Day at Wingfield Pines

April 9, 2014

How do scientists monitor water quality? What processes do they use to remediate contaminated water and land? How do they study fish?

Research Faculty, Students Join Showcases at State and National Levels

April 9, 2014

For the first time, Duquesne faculty and students participated in the National Conference on Undergraduate Research as well as the Undergraduate Research at the Capitol-Pennsylvania.

Interdisciplinary Approach to Practices in Sexual Assault Cases to be Explored

April 9, 2014

The advances being made in forensic nursing research and practice—including the neurobiology of trauma, strangulation assessment, photographic documentation of injuries and more—will be discussed by experts at the final spring Forensic Fridays seminar.

Rice on the Road Ends with Closing Dialogue

April 9, 2014

The University community is invited to attend the final Rice on the Road event of the year, a closing dialogue, on Tuesday, April 15, in the Power Center Ballroom.

American Express, Local Roofing Company Recognized for Sustainable Practices

April 9, 2014

American Express and a local roofing business were honored for their ability to achieve commercial success while following sustainable business practices.

Deadline Approaches for Africa-focused Faculty Research Grant Applications

April 9, 2014

Applications for the Rev. Alphons Loogman, C.S.Sp., Faculty Research Grant, are due on Wednesday, April 30.

Spring Book Sale Continues Through Friday

April 9, 2014

The annual spring Scholastic book sale continues in the Duquesne Union through Friday. The sale runs daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., except Friday, April 11, when the event concludes at 4 p.m.

Exhibit Highlights African-Americans’ Experience with Disability Throughout History

April 9, 2014

The Department of Speech-Language Pathology invites the University community to the exhibit: African-Americans and the Disability Experience: From Colonial Times, Desegregation, Advocacy and Achievement.

Duquesne to Host Forensic Science Exchange

April 9, 2014

Duquesne’s Forensic Science & Law Program will host the fourth annual Pennsylvania Science Student Research Exchange, an event for all of the state’s accredited forensic programs.

Get Tickets to Duquesne Day at PNC Park, April 24

April 9, 2014

Tickets are still available for the 13th annual Staff Appreciation Day, which will be held on Thursday, April 24, at PNC Park.

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