The Office of Human Resource Management is preparing to launch MyLEAD (My Learning, Education and Development), the new employee training registration and tracking system that will replace DU Training Tracker on Monday, Nov. 17.
This fall, a record high percentage of Duquesne freshmen made the transition to becoming members of the sophomore class.
The Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions (ASAHP) has honored Rangos School of Health Sciences Dean Dr. Greg Frazer with its prestigious Legacy of Excellence Award.
Dr. Jamie McConaha, assistant professor of pharmacy practice in the Mylan School of Pharmacy, has been named the Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association’s (PPA) 2014 Preceptor of the Year.
From Jack the Ripper (late 1880s) to the Black Dahlia (1947) to Tupac Shakur (1996), cold cases have long been a frustrating reality for police and criminal investigators. While recent advances in DNA technology and the emergence of cold case squads during the past few decades have helped crack some of these crimes, others continue to go unsolved.
An upcoming visit to Japan by Mylan School of Pharmacy Dean Dr. J. Douglas Bricker will serve as the first faculty exchange between Duquesne and Daiichi University of Pharmacy of Fukuoka.
In her spare time, Dr. Becky Morrow will do more than 50 surgeries a day. An assistant professor of biological sciences, Morrow is rare among academicians: a licensed veterinarian and a scholar who gets her hands dirty helping communities from Clarion to the West Virginia border control feral cat colonies. She drives her pickup and special surgical unit, a retrofitted trailer once used to haul Harleys, into communities that put out a call for help.
Duquesne faculty, staff and administration are invited to enjoy food and refreshments at the monthly University reception on Thursday, Oct. 30, from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Africa Room.
Initially, the parallels between the extinction of the passenger pigeon and the flight of Jewish families from the Ukraine may not seem obvious. However, a collaborative art installation, Moving Targets, by Steffi Domike and Ann Rosenthal with Ruth Fauman Fichman combines environmental history and the artists’ genealogy to connect the dots.
Faculty, staff and students who are interested in participating in research, teaching, service or study abroad in Africa are encouraged to attend Habari ya Afya: Building Relationships for Collaborations with Tanzania, the second in a series of information sessions hosted by the Center for African Studies.
Nearly 1,000 modernist scholars from around the world will visit Pittsburgh as the Department of English co-hosts the 16th Modernist Studies Association Conference with the University of Pittsburgh.
The Center for Community-Engaged Teaching and Research (CETR) will host a fall working session for faculty focused on alignments between learning objectives and community learning experiences as well as its second conversation about community-engaged research.
A panel of regional business leaders will explore the concept of good leadership at the next Leadership Breakfast on Tuesday, Nov. 4.
The Center for African Studies has relocated to Room 104 of Rockwell Hall.
Scott Hollander, executive director of KidsVoice, spoke to nearly 250 members of the campus community at the United Way luncheon held Oct. 28.
The University’s 17-year-old cooling towers, located across from the Union, were removed from campus on Oct. 28. The system was replaced earlier this year with a more efficient, less noisy and more aesthetically pleasing system, which is located on the top deck of the Forbes Garage.
DU in the News [October 2014]
News coverage highlighting Duquesne’s experts and initiatives.
Grants Received [October 29, 2014]
Funds totaling $300,000 were recently received the Small Business Development Center (SBDC).
Faculty Spotlight [October 29, 2014]
What have Ken Gormley and Dr. Lenore Resick been up to?
- DU in the News [October 2014]
Mission Matters: The Spiritan Heritage in Greek Life
Heritage Week provides a great opportunity to take the time to see how the Spiritans are involved on campus in ways that we may not even realize.
- Mission Matters: The Spiritan Heritage in Greek Life