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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 […]

Duquesne professor receives Presidential Award

Duquesne professor receives Presidential Award

Gabriella DiPietro | News Editor 7/09/2018 Oftentimes, the saying, “When it rains, it pours,” carries a negative connotation, but for this Duquesne professor, the saying implies quite the opposite since his recent recognition by the White House. John Pollock, a biological sciences professor in the Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences since 2001, recently […]

Pharmacy professor wins national excellence award

Pharmacy professor wins national excellence award

Alex Wolfe | Staff Writer While the faculty of the Mylan School of Pharmacy may have had an outstanding reputation, it may have improved even more with the presentation of the Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association Pharmacist of the Year Award to Dr. Suzanne Higginbotham. Dr. Higginbotham is the director of residency programs for the Mylan School. […]

Duquesne mail clerk recognized for outstanding achievement

Duquesne mail clerk recognized for outstanding achievement

By Elsa Buehler | Staff Writer 11/09/2017 It has been said that a community is only as good as the people within it, and if this is true, then all of Duquesne has much to be proud of in our own mail clerk of 36 years, Carol Radzanowski. Radzanowski was recently recognized, along with a […]

Lawyer, actor, professor: Allegheny Co. lauds Yochum

Lawyer, actor, professor: Allegheny Co. lauds Yochum

Brandon Addeo and Hallie Lauer | The Duquesne Duke A longtime Duquesne law professor has been publicly recognized by Allegheny County for 33 years of service to Duquesne’s law school. Mark Yochum, who announced his retirement in the fall, received a proclamation from the Allegheny County Council Jan. 17 which honored his tenure at Duquesne […]

The Duke, Off the Bluff win 2016 Mark of Excellence awards

The Duke, Off the Bluff win 2016 Mark of Excellence awards

For the first time in several years, the staff of The Duquesne Duke took home multiple Mark of Excellence awards from the Society of Professional Journalists. The awards recognize the best in student journalism by geographic region; Duquesne publications competed in Region 1, comprised of schools in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, […]

School of education, dean receive awards

Bridget Seelinger | The Duquesne Duke The School of Education at Duquesne University recently received accolades for its efforts to improve the education of middle school and urban students. Olga Welch, dean of the School of Education, accepted the Alan Lesgold Award for Excellence in Urban Education from the University of Pittsburgh. The Pennsylvania Association […]

Phi Kappa Phi deemed Chapter of Excellence

Phi Kappa Phi deemed Chapter of Excellence

By Jen Cardone | The Duquesne Duke Duquesne’s Phi Kappa Phi chapter is one of 29 chapters nationwide to receive the national’s highest commendation award. The Chapter of Excellence award is given to chapters that promote academic excellence on campus and in the community. “The Chapter Recognition program offers Phi Kappa Phi the opportunity to […]

Madura awarded for chemistry work

Madura awarded for chemistry work

By Brittney Jackson | The Duquesne Duke The Pittsburgh Section of the American Chemical Society awarded Duquesne professor Jeffrey Madura its 2014 Pittsburgh Award, which recognizes outstanding leadership in chemical affairs. Madura, the Lambert F. Minucci Endowed Chair in Engineering and Computational Sciences and a professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, works with […]

Whistleblower in the running for Nobel Peace Prize

By Pat Higgins | Asst. Sports Editor Does Edward Snowden deserve the Nobel Peace Prize? Norwegian parliamentarians Snorre Valen and Baard Begar Solhjell think so. The two nominated Snowden for his disclosure about National Security Agency spying, according to a report from Bloomberg on Jan. 29. In a letter, Valen and Solhjell wrote, “The public […]