Luci-Jo DiMaggio, formerly of Spiritan Campus Ministry, has been named the director of mission animation. The new position within the Division of Mission and Identity was developed to help impact the way the Spiritan charism is viewed as it is lived out through the University’s mission.
Recent media coverage of gun violence at schools, on college campuses and at other public locations across the country has reinforced the need to be prepared in such situations.
A new organizational structure in the School of Nursing has been developed in response to dramatic growth within the school and fundamental changes in the nation’s healthcare environment.
Some faculty and students will have the opportunity to start their academic year in the University’s brand new FlexTech classroom, which features state-of-the-art technology in a collaborative learning environment.
The start of a new academic year is a great time to take a moment to connect with Duquesne on social media. The University accounts provide followers with the latest news, photos and videos regarding all things Duquesne.
In an ongoing effort to promote a healthy environment for all students, faculty, staff and visitors, the University has updated its campus-wide smoking policy to include a ban on all tobacco-based smoking products and electronic smoking devices (e-cigarettes).
Employees who wish to start the semester off on a healthier step can choose from more than a dozen group fitness classes ranging from restorative yoga to interval calorie training. Classes, which are held in the Power Center, are free and available to all employees.
Parkhurst Dining, Duquesne’s dining services provider, has launched FoodU, a new mobile app designed to improve communication about campus dining services.
The University’s biomedical engineering (BME) program has launched its inaugural class, with enrollment about 20 percent greater than anticipated.
More than 200 students marked the first year of their professional study as pharmacists at the Mylan School of Pharmacy’s 12th annual White Coat Ceremony on Aug. 26.
Grants Received [August 27, 2014]
Funds totaling $43,156 were recently received by the Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences.
Faculty & Staff Spotlight [August 27, 2014]
What has Dr. Lynn Simko been up to?
DU in the News [August 2014]
News coverage highlighting Duquesne’s experts and initiatives.
- Grants Received [August 27, 2014]
CCME Summer Mission Trip to Dominican Republic: A Life-Changing Cultural and Spiritual Experience
Ten students and two members of the Spiritan Campus Ministry staff will travel to a Spiritan mission in San Juan de la Maguana, Dominican Republic, on Saturday, Aug. 2, to run a day camp for 80 children as part of the seventh Cross-Cultural Mission Experience (CCME) in the Dominican Republic.
- CCME Summer Mission Trip to Dominican Republic: A Life-Changing Cultural and Spiritual Experience