Funds totaling $150,274 were recently received by the Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences, the Mylan School of Pharmacy and the Small Business Development Center (SBDC).
- Drs. Jeff Evanseck and Jeffry D. Madura, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Bayer School, $85,924 of Year 2 funding, from the National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Drug Abuse for A Joint Computational/Experimental Biomedical Summer Research Program for Undergraduates. This brings the total award amount to date to $173,566.
- Dr. Jennifer Aitken, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Bayer School, $19,350 in additional funding from the American Chemical Society and other donations for the Project Seed Program, which provides an opportunity for economically disadvantaged high school students to be introduced to work in the chemistry lab. This brings the total award amount to date to $123,661.
- Dr. Jane Cavanaugh, Mylan School of Pharmacy, $9,000 Faculty Development Fund award for Natural Compounds for the Treatment of Age-Related Motor Deficits. The award extends through April 30, 2014.
- Dr. Ben Kolber, Department of Biological Sciences, Bayer School, $6,000, Hunkele Dreaded Disease Award for Treating Comorbid Major Depression and Chronic Pain with Novel Compounds that Target Both Individual Diseases. The award extends through May 31, 2014.
- SBDC, $30,000, from the Pittsburgh Central Keystone Innovation Zone through a U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration Award. Dr. Mary McKinney, SBDC director, will administer the award.
Grants Received [February 10, 2016]
Funds totaling $158,120 were received by Duquesne’s Program for Academic Excellence and the McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts.
Faculty & Staff Spotlight [February 10, 2016]
What have John Stolz and Ralph A. Wheeler been up to?
DU in the News [February 2016]
News coverage highlighting Duquesne’s experts and initiatives.
- Grants Received [February 10, 2016]
Ancient Custom Symbolizes Opening Doors to Blessings and Mercy
By the Rev. Bill Christy, C.S.Sp., and Debbie Kostosky
A tradition in the Catholic Church has been to bless chalk at the Masses for Epiphany and then use that chalk as part of the blessing of one’s home in the new year.
- Ancient Custom Symbolizes Opening Doors to Blessings and Mercy