President Updates University on Strategic Plan Progress at Convocation

September 17, 2014

President Charles J. Dougherty shared his thoughts on the success and progress of the University’s 2010-2015 Strategic Plan during the 2014 Convocation on Sept. 11.

Two New Endowed Chairs Established

September 17, 2014

The names of illustrious Spiritan priests William Patrick Power and Marie-Clement, which already grace two buildings on campus, now also honor two new endowed chairs.

Faculty Honored with President’s Awards for Excellence

September 17, 2014

President Charles J. Dougherty recognized four faculty members with President’s Faculty Awards for Excellence at the Sept. 11 convocation.

Newly Patented Compound Could Amplify Breast Cancer Treatment, Prevention

September 17, 2014

A dual-acting compound that fights—or could prevent—breast cancer, developed by pharmacy professors Dr. Paula Witt-Enderby and Dr. David Lapinsky and former professor Dr. Vicki L. Davis, has been patented.

Welcome Reception for New School of Music Dean

September 17, 2014

Dr. Timothy Austin, provost and academic vice president, invites all faculty, staff and administrators to a welcome reception for the Mary Pappert School of Music’s new Dean, Dr. Seth Beckman.

Campus Events Lead Up to International Day of Peace

September 17, 2014

The celebration 11 Days of Peace, which brings the themes of unity, justice, forgiveness and peace to our attention, is underway on campus in preparation for the International Day of Peace on Sunday, Sept. 21.

President Charles J. Dougherty to Lead Campus Art Walk

September 17, 2014

Faculty, staff and graduate students are invited to join President Charles J. Dougherty for Spirit and Symbol: A Campus Tour of Religious Art, a campus art walk that he will host on Tuesday, Sept. 30, at 3:30 p.m. on campus.

SBDC’s $300,000 Grant to Open Doors to Latin American Markets

September 17, 2014

The doors to emerging markets in Latin America will be opening wider for local manufacturers because of a three-year, $300,000 federal grant awarded to the Small Business Development Center (SBDC).

Counseling Center Expands in New Location, Increases Emphasis on Wellbeing

September 17, 2014

The University Counseling Center has changed its location and its name to accommodate expanding resources and more accurately reflect its evolving mission.

Lecture Explores Christian and Muslim Views of Jesus and Muhammad

September 17, 2014

The Christian-Muslim Dialogue Committee (CMDC) has invited two theology experts to campus to discuss who Jesus is to Muslims and who Muhammad is to Christians for CMDC’s 2014 Symposium on Interreligious Dialogue. The event will take place Wednesday, Sept. 24, from 3-6 p.m. in the Power Center Ballroom.

New Cooling Towers Deliver Improvements

September 17, 2014

Work is nearly complete on the Energy Center’s new cooling tower atop Forbes Garage.

Italian Film Festival Playing on Campus Through December

September 17, 2014

Six classic Italian films will be shown on campus throughout the semester as part of the Italian Classic Film Festival sponsored by the Honorary Consulate of Italy/Pittsburgh in collaboration with the 40th Western Pennsylvania Symposium on World Literatures and the Center for International Relations (CIR) at Duquesne.

Former Off-Ramp Re-Opens as The Incline with New Look and Menu Options

September 17, 2014

The Duquesne Dining restaurant formerly known as The Off-Ramp, located on the first floor of the Union, re-opened on Sept. 2 as The Incline, a completely renovated dining facility with new menu options.

New Lab Debuts for Biomedical Engineering Program

September 17, 2014

New laboratory space with an array of specialized equipment is now ready for use by students in the Biomedical Engineering program.

Law School Renovates, Creates Its Largest Lecture Hall

September 17, 2014

The School of Law recently completed renovations to Room 303, making it Hanley Hall’s largest lecture hall.

Iconic University Images Showcased throughout Union’s First Floor

September 17, 2014

A photo gallery that showcases the University’s rich history and present points of pride is now on permanent display throughout the first floor of the Union.

Large Crowd Attends Fall Open House

September 17, 2014

A near-record group of high school seniors, parents and other guests attended Duquesne’s annual Fall Open House on Sept.14. Enjoying perfect late-summer weather, visitors toured the campus, met with representatives of the University’s academic programs and learned about student life.

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