Duquesne board member recognized by White House

By Julian Routh | Asst. News Editor Duquesne board member and Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh president and chief executive officer Esther L. Bush was recently named one of the White House’s 10 Champions of Change in its Educational Excellence for African Americans program. Bush, who has had a professional career spanning 40 years, was […]

DU spreads knowledge on autism

By D’Nara Cush | The Duquesne Duke Throughout the month of April Duquesne will help spread awareness across campus in recognition of National Autism Awareness Month. Based on findings from the Center for Disease Control one in 88 American children is effected by autism spectrum disorders. To help create awareness, events will be hosted all […]

Bluff Briefs

By Julian Routh | Asst. News Editor Pharmacy school connects with Japan The Mylan School of Pharmacy and the Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences signed a five-year agreement with the Daiichi University of Pharmacy in Fukoka, Japan for academic collaboration and exchange. Professor receives grant for research Jana Patton-Vogt, biochemist and associate professor of biology in the […]

Police Briefs

By Wes Crosby | News Editor It’s funny how much Uncle PB has changed throughout the years. It’s almost as though he is the concoction of multiple personalities, each taking over for a period of about one to three years and then stepping aside for another similar, but slightly different personality to take over for […]

DU alum killed in Seton Hill bus crash

DU alum killed in Seton Hill bus crash

By Julian Routh | Asst. News Editor Former Duquesne assistant women’s lacrosse coach and player Kristina Quigley and her unborn son died Saturday morning after a bus carrying the Seton Hill University lacrosse team crashed into a tree off of the Pennsylvania Turnpike. The accident occurred before 9 a.m., according to Cumberland County authorities. Quigley, […]

New provost named

New provost named

By Julian Routh | Asst. News Editor After six months of narrowing applications and interviewing candidates, the search committee has named Timothy R. Austin, vice president for academic affairs and dean of the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Mass. as Duquesne’s new provost and vice president for academic affairs. Austin will take over […]

University hires new business school dean

By Victor Essel | The Duquesne Duke President Charles J. Dougherty has named Dean B. McFarlin the new dean of the Palumbo-Donahue School of Business, effective July 1. “Dr. McFarlin brings to us years of experience as the chair of the largest major at Dayton University’s School of Business,” Dougherty said. “He also has a […]

Report ranks Duquesne law in top tier

By Pat Higgins | The Duquesne Duke In a recent release from the U.S. News & World Report, Duquesne’s School of Law ranked among the top graduate schools in the country. The report, ranking America’s best graduate schools, placed Duquesne in the top tier of law schools, while the legal writing program was ranked 11th […]

City bike-sharing program planned

By Adam Kelly | The Duquesne Duke By the summer of 2014, a Pittsburgh organization plans to implement a bike-sharing program that features new bike lanes throughout the city, as well as a membership-based bike rental service. A local bike advocacy organization called Bike Pittsburgh is the driving force behind the bike-sharing program, intends to […]

Bluff Briefs

By Julian Routh | Asst. News Editor Law program given grant for site The Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program awarded the School of Law with a $500,000 grant that will be used to develop the future site of the school’s Clinical Legal Education Program. The site, located at 914 Fifth Avenue, will have client meeting rooms and […]

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