For the first time, Duquesne faculty and students participated in the National Conference on Undergraduate Research as well as the Undergraduate Research at the Capitol-Pennsylvania.
“It’s exciting that the research efforts of Duquesne’s undergraduate students are so highly considered across the state and nation,” said Dr. Alan Seadler, associate provost for research and technology. “To have nine undergraduate presentations in these state and national venues speaks highly of our students’ scholarship as well as our faculty’s dedication to and service in mentoring these student researchers.”
Seven student entries were selected to participate in the national event, held at the University of Kentucky April 3-5 after a rigorous review process. The event is sponsored by the Council on Undergraduate Research, which promotes and supports student research across academic disciplines in order to enrich learning, improve teaching and prepare students for careers and graduate studies.
Student presenters from the School of Music, the Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences, and the School of Nursing were invited to the event, Seadler said. They attended with their faculty mentors.
At the state level, student-researchers Andrew Gula from the School of Music and Elizabeth DeCarlo from the McAnulty College represented Duquesne. They and their faculty mentors, Dr. Jessica Wiskus of the music school and Dr. Patrick Juola of the College, met with lawmakers and their staffs to explain their work and its impact on the state’s citizens.
Grants Received [August 20, 2014]
Funds totaling $128,000 were recently received by the McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts, the Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences, and the Mylan School of Pharmacy.
Faculty & Staff Spotlight [August 20, 2014]
What has Dr. James P. Purdy been up to?
DU in the News [August 2014]
News coverage highlighting Duquesne’s experts and initiatives.
- Grants Received [August 20, 2014]
CCME Summer Mission Trip to Dominican Republic: A Life-Changing Cultural and Spiritual Experience
Ten students and two members of the Spiritan Campus Ministry staff will travel to a Spiritan mission in San Juan de la Maguana, Dominican Republic, on Saturday, Aug. 2, to run a day camp for 80 children as part of the seventh Cross-Cultural Mission Experience (CCME) in the Dominican Republic.
- CCME Summer Mission Trip to Dominican Republic: A Life-Changing Cultural and Spiritual Experience