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Duquesne to update campus property records

Duquesne to update campus property records

By Anthony Meier | The Duquesne Duke Duquesne Facilities Management, in conjunction with Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. is working to update University property records in accordance with the University’s master plan. According to Susan Tymoczko, Pittsburgh Zoning Administrator, the master plan is a document submitted to the city that lays out the agenda on […]

New Bayer dean named

New Bayer dean named

By Victor Essel | The Duquesne Duke Philip Reeder will become the dean of the Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences effective July 1. Reeder brings nine years of administrative experience from the University of South Florida to Duquesne and said he has a desire to continue to build his administrative skills by moving […]

Duquesne saves money with new compactor monitor

Duquesne saves money with new compactor monitor

By Fred Blauth | Photo Editor In a city once known for its steel mills and grey skies, Duquesne is attempting reduce its footprint and make the Bluff less polluted. Duquesne installed Compact Monitoring Systems (CMS) to the four trash compactors on campus last August. The Public Safety Building, Towers, Brottier Hall and the Student […]

New pope named

New pope named

By Wes Crosby | News Editor A white puff of smoke from the Sistine Chapel Wednesday signaled that the Catholic Cardinals who gathered in Vatican City selected the new pope, Jorge Mario Bergoglio. Begoglio, who will be called Francis, will become the Catholic Church’s 226th pontiff and the first non-European to hold the position in […]

Bluff briefs

By Julian Routh | Asst. News Editor Law school ranked in top tier  Duquesne’s School of Law was ranked No. 144 in the U.S. News and World Report’s 2014 Best Graduate Schools rankings, marking the first time in a decade that school appeared on the top tier of the list. The School of Law was also […]

Residence halls suffer power outage

Residence halls suffer power outage

By Wes Crosby | News Editor A faulty line under Academic Walk caused a power outage in three residence halls that uprooted over 1,000 students for three days last weekend. Power went out at St. Ann, St. Martin’s and Assumption Halls at 10:20 a.m. Thursday, resulting in the halls being evacuated by 10 p.m. Thursday […]

Former Duquesne student killed in Africa

By Julian Routh | Asst. News Editor A priest who studied at Duquesne over a decade ago was shot and killed outside of a church in Zanzibar, an island off the coast of East Africa, on his way to morning Mass on Feb. 17, police said. Rev. Evaristus Mushi, 56, was killed by two men […]

Duquesne law applications decline

By Pat Higgins | The Duquesne Duke As the economy continues to struggle to generate growth, the number of applications submitted to law schools nationwide continues to drop. The number of applicants to Duquesne’s School of Law is down 12 to 15 percent at this point in the cycle from the same time last year, […]

Murray earns Lifetime Achievement Award

By Victor Essel | The Duquesne Duke Duquesne Chancellor and law professor John E. Murray received the Distinguished Lifetime Service Award on Friday at the eighth Annual International Conference on Contracts in Dallas. Murray holds the title of chancellor for being a respected leader in his studies at the University. The International Conference is the […]

Bluff briefs

By Julian Routh | Asst. News Editor  Team strives at EU simulation A group of 15 students from the Center for International Relations and the modern languages department took home awards at a Model European Union simulation held Feb. 15 to 16 at the University of Pittsburgh. The team, who represented Finland and Bulgaria in a […]