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Duquesne professor helps children at risk for asthma

Duquesne professor helps children at risk for asthma

1/31/2019 Kellen Stepler | Staff Writer A Duquesne University professor is heading up a program designed to help kids who live in high risk areas for asthma. Jennifer Elliott, an associate professor in the Duquesne Mylan School of Pharmacy, is teaming up with Pediatric Alliance physician Deborah Gentile to implement school-wide asthma screenings for students. […]

Rockwell renovations to continue on the sixth floor

Rockwell renovations to continue on the sixth floor

1/31/2019 Luke Schrum | Staff Writer As technology and business continue to evolve and advance, the Palumbo-Donahue School of Business has been striving to match and exceed the pace of change. Through continued renovations on Rockwell Hall, home to the School of Business, it looks to maintain and further its competitiveness against other business schools […]

DU cancels classes for weather

1/31/2019 Hallie Lauer | news editor At 7:43 a.m. on Jan. 30, the university sent out a tweet announcing that classes would be cancelled, but offices were open for next two days. All colleges and universities in Allegheny County announced a closure for Wednesday Jan. 30 and some will also be closed Thursday Jan. 31. […]

DU professor gets first fiction novel published

1/31/2018 Liza Zulick | Staff Writer After 10 years in the making, John Fried published his very first novel, The Martin Chronicles. Fried is an associate professor in the English department at Duquesne. He teaches creative writing, but currently, Fried is teaching at Duquesne’s campus in Rome. Published in January 2019 by Grand Central Publishing, […]

Parkhurst Dining attempts to discourage wastefulness in dining centers

Parkhurst Dining attempts to discourage wastefulness in dining centers

1/24/2019 Kellen Stepler | Staff Writer As said by Oscar the Grouch: “I love trash.” However, the Hogan Dining Center would disagree. On Thursday, Jan. 17, the Hogan Dining Center weighed food waste between 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. According to the Waste-O-Meter posted outside the conveyor belt, there was a total of 123 pounds […]

Men of Excellence award given to DU faculty

Men of Excellence award given to DU faculty

1/24/2019 Olivia Donia | Staff Writer Assistant Vice President of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) Jeff Mallory has been selected for the New Pittsburgh Courier’s Men of Excellence Award. The New Pittsburgh Courier, one of the country’s oldest nationwide black newspapers, awards the Men of Excellence Award every year to a “local African-American […]

Former DU professor named archbishop of the diocese in Ghana

Former DU professor named  archbishop of the diocese in Ghana

1/24/2019 Meredith Blakely | Staff Writer Despite the 13-hour plane ride it would take to get from Pittsburgh to Ghana, the Duquesne story is intertwined with the people and history of the country. On Jan. 2, a former Duquesne assistant professor of theology, the Rev. John Bonaventure Kwofie, was recently named Ghanaian Metropolitan Archbishop of […]

Renovations in Palumbo create little change in Power Center

Renovations in Palumbo create little change in Power Center

1/24/2018 Luke Schrum | Staff Writer Duquesne University’s A.J. Palumbo Center is set to undergo a comprehensive renovation project to modernize the athletic complex, which is home to Duquesne’s student-athlete training facilities, administrative offices for the athletic department and is host to Dukes basketball and volleyball games. Originally opened in 1988, the Palumbo Center has […]

Duquesne community mourns the loss of nursing student

Duquesne community mourns the loss of nursing student

1/17/2019 Ollie Gratzinger | Opinions Editor & Kailey Love | Editor-in-chief A junior nursing student died on Jan. 14 at UPMC Mercy Hospital, a day after she was found unconscious in her Vickroy Hall dorm room. Columbia Dyson, 21, was pronounced dead at 9:26 a.m. on Monday, according to the Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s office. […]