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Grove City, DU strike nursing degree deal

Grove City, DU strike nursing degree deal

Michael Marafino | Staff Writer 09/28/17 Duquesne Nursing has another new partner. As of Sept. 21, Duquesne University announced its agreement with Grove City College, a small, Christian liberal arts and sciences college about 50 miles north of Pittsburgh. The agreement allows a maximum of four high-achieving graduates of Grove City College to earn a […]

Changed DU record raises concerns in Tennessee

By Kaye Burnet | The Duquesne Duke Duquesne’s awarding of a retroactive degree to former student Lisa Haynes has brought the University into the heart of a controversy over Haynes’ work at Chattanooga State Community College in Tennessee. Haynes, a Barbados native, was a senior at Duquesne in 2005 but did not complete the requirements […]

Costa Rican president stops by DU for degree

Costa Rican president stops by DU for degree

By Max Blechman | For The Duquesne Duke The Duquesne School of Law bestowed an honorary degree of law upon Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solís on Sept. 27. Solís was honored both for his accomplishments as president and political scientist, as well as to draw attention to the relationship between the law school, the […]

DU first to offer biomed, nursing dual program

By Julian Routh | News Editor Duquesne is actively recruiting for a first-of-its-kind dual degree program that combines biomedical engineering and nursing. The five-year program, launching fall 2015, will allow engineering students to gain clinical experience, which will open up “more immediately-beneficial career paths,” provost and vice president for academic affairs Timothy Austin said. Biomedical […]

College education does not get careers

By Jim Lorditch | Student Columnist After pursuing suitable employers at the career fair last Wednesday, I couldn’t help but visualize myself in a rat race beside other frantic students searching for any lead to a possible job. But that is the reality of our age; students are competing against a stiff job market for […]