Funding totaling $256,714 was recently received by the School of Education, the Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences, and the Program for Academic Excellence.
- Dr. Melissa Boston, Department of Instruction and Leadership in Education, $7,000, from Intermediate Unit 1, Coal Center, to provide travel, rater training and general expenses for Boston, an external evaluator for the Intermediate Unit 1 Center for STEM Education Math-Science Partnership Grant.
- Dr. Jeffry Madura and Dr. Jeff Evanseck, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, $6,000, from Gaussian Inc., for the Center for Computational Sciences. This brings the total award amount to date to $72,000.
- The Program for Academic Excellence, an anticipated $90,000 grant, from the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency. Dr. Judith Griggs, director of the Learning Skills Center, will be the award administrator.
- Dr. Aleem Gangjee, School of Pharmacy, an additional $153,714, from the National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute, for Water Soluble Antimitotics That Circumvent Tumor Resistance. This brings Year 3 funding to $294,880 and the total amount of funding received to date to $920,909.
Grants Received [February 3, 2016]
Funds totaling $41,000 were received by the School of Pharmacy and the School of Nursing.
Faculty & Staff Spotlight [February 3, 2016]
What has Tiffany Sizemore-Thompson been up to?
DU in the News [February 2016]
News coverage highlighting Duquesne’s experts and initiatives.
- Grants Received [February 3, 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