The ‘Times’ Breaks for Turkey Day

November 15, 2017

The Duquesne University Times will not publish on Wednesday, Nov. 22, due to the Thanksgiving holiday break. Publication will resume on Wednesday, Nov. 29.

Staff Awards Nominations Close on Nov. 22

November 15, 2017

Members of the campus community are reminded that there is just one more week left to nominate a Duquesne employee for a University staff award.

Looking to Further Community Engagement, Duquesne Names New CETR Director

November 15, 2017

Duquesne has named Dr. Jessica Mann as its director for the Center for Community-Engaged Teaching and Research (CETR) effective Friday, Dec. 1. The center supports teaching, learning and research projects that promote civic development and community transformation.

‘Princeton Review’ Names MBA Program as One of Nation’s Top 267

November 15, 2017

The Princeton Review has recognized the MBA program in the Palumbo-Donahue School of Business as one of the top 267 programs of its kind in the United States. The rating was based on a survey of 23,000 students conducted by the publication.

Student’s Travel Bug Creates New Adventure for Education Students

November 15, 2017

Isabella Boland caught the travel bug in Tanzania a few years ago and it never left her. Now the Duquesne senior has created a first-of-its kind adventure for students in the School of Education.

Now Enrolling: School of Nursing Offers Expanded Start Dates

November 15, 2017

The School of Nursing now offers three start dates a year for select nursing programs.

Tuition Exchange and Tuition Remission Application Deadlines Approaching

November 15, 2017

Faculty and staff who utilize tuition benefits are reminded that the deadline for tuition exchange applications for the 2018-19 academic year is Friday, Dec. 1. A new or renewed tuition exchange application is required for each school year.

Mass of Thanksgiving Slated for University Community

November 15, 2017

The annual Mass of Thanksgiving will be held tomorrow, Thursday, Nov. 16, at noon in the University’s Chapel of the Holy Spirit. All members of the Duquesne community are invited to attend.

Reminder: Expert to Share How Modern Science is Uncovering Truths of Imperial Rome

November 15, 2017

An upcoming classics department lecture will address how advances in modern science are helping to uncover mysteries surrounding human remains of the population of the lower classes of Imperial Rome.

Final Donations Being Accepted Through Friday for Turkey Drive

November 15, 2017

Donations for the 12th Annual Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) Turkey Drive will close this Friday, Nov. 17.

Authors of Book About Duquesne Men’s Basketball to Sign Copies at Upcoming Game

November 15, 2017

Dukes basketball fans will have the opportunity to meet the authors and get a signed copy of Kings on the Bluff: The Next Chapter, a new book about Duquesne’s 1955 National Invitation Tournament (NIT) championship win.

Holiday-Themed Concert to Benefit Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

November 15, 2017

The Mary Pappert School of Music will host Happy Holidays: A Concert Benefiting the Fight Against Pancreatic Cancer on Monday, Nov. 27, at 7:30 p.m. in the Charles J. Dougherty Ballroom in the Power Center.

Local Fair Trade Vendor to Speak at Next Libermann Luncheon

November 15, 2017

Local businesswoman Wendy Farmerie will share personal stories about building relationships with artisans from Nicaragua and Kygyzstan and explain the challenges artisans encounter globally at the next campus Libermann Luncheon.

President Gormley Set to Illuminate Campus for the Christmas Season

November 15, 2017

The Student Government Association will kick off the holiday season on Wednesday, Nov. 29, when they host the 21st annual Night of Lights celebration.

Consortium for Christian-Muslim Dialogue to Host Panel Discussion on Immigration Policies

November 15, 2017

During this time of political divisiveness, the Consortium for Christian-Muslim Dialogue (CCMD) at Duquesne is focusing its efforts on engaging in dialogue and helping to educate others about current global concerns involving immigration.

Win a Starbucks a Day for a Year: Donate to the United Way

November 15, 2017

Faculty and staff who make a United Way donation or pledge of at least $52 through payroll deduction by Wednesday, Nov. 29, will have a chance to win a daily grande cup of brewed Starbucks coffee from the Duquesne Union for a year.

Dukes Look to Take Second Straight City Game from Panthers

November 15, 2017

A longstanding tradition continues when the Duquesne Dukes take to the court against the Pitt Panthers for the 86th annual City Game on Friday, Dec. 1, at PPG Paints Arena. Tipoff is at 7 p.m.

Laws and Ethics of Independent Medical Exams Explored at Next Forensic Friday Seminar

November 15, 2017

The Forensic Fridays series continues with a look at the law and ethics surrounding independent medical examinations (IME), through which physicians or other clinicians not previously involved with an injured party’s care are hired to determine cause and treatment for those injuries.

BSNES Undergraduates Present at National Biomedical Conference

November 15, 2017

Two undergraduate students from the Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Science recently returned from Phoenix, Ariz., where they gave poster presentations at the prestigious Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS).

Veterans Honored, Remembered at Annual Breakfast

November 15, 2017

Duquesne President Ken Gormley and the Veterans Leadership Program of Western Pennsylvania welcomed veterans, their family and friends to the 19th Annual Veterans Day Breakfast in the Union Ballroom on Nov. 11.

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