Annual Founders Week Celebration Focuses on Wellbeing

January 17, 2018

The work, vision and mission of Duquesne’s Spiritan founders will be celebrated with a series of on-campus events during the upcoming Founders Week celebration, starting on Monday, Jan. 29. This year’s theme, Be Well in the Spirit, will focus on how the idea of wellbeing touches all aspects of life: psychological, physical, emotional, social and spiritual.

Donuts with the President Tomorrow

January 17, 2018

President Ken Gormley will host “Donuts with the President” tomorrow morning (Thursday, Jan. 18) to welcome students back to campus for the winter semester. President Gormley will greet attendees with free donuts, coffee and hot chocolate during two different gatherings.

Human Rights Film Series Kicks off With Screening of ‘13th’

January 17, 2018

The 11th annual Human Rights Film Series at Duquesne, Human Rights in the Age of Trump, will kick off with a screening of the Netflix original documentary 13th.

Media Literacy Panel Aims to Combat ‘Fake News’

January 17, 2018

Since the 2016 presidential election, fake news has become a part of the dialogue in the United States’ political and social culture. An upcoming panel event at Duquesne aims to educate the public on how to identify valid news sources and spot misinformation.

Former U.S. Ambassador to Lecture on Iran Nuclear Deal

January 17, 2018

Award-winning diplomat and international relations scholar Dr. Dennis Jett will visit campus this month to lecture on the Iran Nuclear Deal, one of the United States’ most critical foreign policy issues.

Health Services Shares Winter Tips for Fighting the Flu

January 17, 2018

The Duquesne University Health Services staff wishes to remind faculty and staff that flu season is in full force. According to the Centers for Disease Control, the influenza—  or flu virus—is a contagious respiratory illness caused by flu viruses. It can cause mild to severe illness and, at worst, can sometimes lead to death. The flu is different from a cold, as it comes on suddenly.

Know Your Numbers Campaign Continues

January 17, 2018

The next deadline to participate in the University’s Know Your Numbers campaign—a wellness program that awards staff and faculty who participate in various wellness initiatives—is fast approaching.

Duquesne Observes MLK Day

January 17, 2018

Numerous Duquesne faculty, staff and students attended the Office of Diversity and Inclusion’s annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Luncheon on Jan. 12. The keynote was given by Brian Burley, CEO of Burley + Company Enterprises.

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