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Sports Marketing prof and former Pirate front office VP ‘no longer employed’ by DU

Sports Marketing prof and former Pirate front office VP ‘no longer employed’ by DU

Raymond Arke | News Editor Steven Greenberg, an executive in residence and professor of sports marketing and sports leadership, is no longer working at Duquesne, according to Bridget Fare, chief marketing and communications officer at Duquesne. Greenberg’s faculty webpage on Duquesne University’s website goes to a “content not found” page. Before becoming a Duquesne professor, […]

Tariffs on Canadian paper pose threat to US newsrooms

Tariffs on Canadian paper pose threat to US newsrooms

Ollie Gratzinger | Opinions Editor 04/26/18 According to the Associated Press, there were 276,000 more journalists in the country 20 years ago than the 150,000 that work in the U.S. today. In the past two decades, journalism as a profession has decreased by 65 percent. With the proliferation of online news platforms and the sharp […]

Bookstore manager recognized for efforts

Bookstore manager recognized for efforts

Raymond Arke | News Editor 04/26/18 A little-talked-about, but crucial, man on campus just got recognized for his hard work. John Kachur, the manager of Duquesne’s Barnes & Noble bookstore, was recently given the Campus Leadership Award by Barnes & Noble’s national team. Kachur was one of five managers to receive the award out of […]

Duquesne students design for NASA

Duquesne students design for NASA

Gabriella DiPietro | Assistant News Editor 04/26/18 Duquesne University is an institution with many connections not only throughout the nation, but across the world. Now, it is attempting to expand its reach even further — into space. A team of students at Duquesne is one of 25 advancing to the testing phase of NASA’s Microgravity […]

Duke Special Report: A look at food insecurity on college campuses and DU’s efforts

Duke Special Report: A look at food insecurity on college campuses and DU’s efforts

  Raymond Arke and Kailey Love | The Duquesne Duke 04/19/2018 Often, college students juggle school, loan payments, jobs and other extracurriculars. Balancing all of these responsibilities can be stressful enough. For some, however, an even greater existential weight changes many students’ encounters with higher education. A recently released study by Temple University and Wisconsin […]

Pittsburgh police prep for Mueller-related riots

Pittsburgh police prep for Mueller-related riots

Kailey Love | Photo Editor 04/19/2018 Speculation surrounding a potential firing of Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller is swirling in Pittsburgh this week, following a leaked email from Pittsburgh Police’s Major Crimes Commander Victor Joseph to his detectives. The email, released via Twitter on the morning of April 18 by WTAE’s Marcie Cipriani, detailed steps that […]

Graduate class designs exhibit honoring work of Spiritans

Graduate class designs exhibit honoring work of Spiritans

Gabriella DiPietro | Assistant News Editor 04/19/2018 Duquesne University values its Spiritan roots, and to honor the work of these Spiritans, a class of graduate students designed a new exhibit on campus. The Museum Exhibits and Management class began the project at the beginning of the semester in January, creating and organizing an exhibit showcasing […]

Duquesne grad runs for state office

Duquesne grad runs for state office

Raymond Arke | News Editor 04/12/18 As the 2018 midterm elections approach, more and more first-time candidates are running for national and state offices. One candidate for a local Pennsylvania state House seat is hoping to take his experience from his Duquesne education to Harrisburg. Brandon Markosek, a 2015 graduate of Duquesne with majors in […]

Duquesne professor develops nanomedicine

Duquesne professor develops nanomedicine

Gabriella DiPietro | Asst. News Editor 04/12/2018 With the opioid epidemic still on the rise, researchers are trying to develop more effective, alternative treatments for pain management — and a Duquesne professor has managed to do just that. Jelena Janjic, Ph.D., founder and co-director of Duquesne’s Chronic Pain Research Consortium and associate professor of pharmaceutics, […]

Duquesne will not discipline high school protesters

Duquesne will not discipline high school protesters

Alex Wolfe | Staff Writer 04/12/2018 In reaction to the sheer volume of students participating in the national walkouts, many high schools were faced with a choice: to punish their students for their actions or to support their right to protest. President Ken Gormley announced in late February that students’ admissions decisions to Duquesne would […]

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