A mural created by a University team has been ranked sixth in a national science challenge sponsored by the National Science Foundation and Science Magazine.
The Spiral of Life, a new symbol for the evolution of life, was conceptualized by Dr. John A. Pollock, associate professor of biological sciences, and brought to life by artist Joana Ricou. Through online voting, it was chosen as among the top 10 in the International Science & Engineering Visualization Challenge.
Versions of the mural, which was created for the multi-museum 2009 Darwin at 200 celebration, are on display at the Pittsburgh Zoo, the National Aviary and the Carnegie Science Center.
Grants Received [December 17, 2014]
Funds totaling $77,066 were received by the Gumberg Library, the Small Business Development Center (SBDC), the Rangos School of Health Sciences and the School of Education.
DU in the News [December 2014]
News coverage highlighting Duquesne’s experts and initiatives.
Grants Received [December 10, 2014]
Funds totaling $30,000 were recently received by the John G. Rangos School of Health Sciences.
- Grants Received [December 17, 2014]
Nearly 27 Years After Initial Trip to Florida Tomato Fields, Students and Staff Work Alongside Fair Food Movement
Immokalee is a quiet town in southwest Florida with a long history of unjust wages, unsafe working conditions and, in extreme instances, prosecuted cases of modern-day slavery for the migrant farmworkers who harvest 90 percent of the United States’ winter tomatoes.
- Nearly 27 Years After Initial Trip to Florida Tomato Fields, Students and Staff Work Alongside Fair Food Movement