fracking

Science professor begins run for local U.S. House seat

Science professor begins run for local U.S. House seat

Kailey Love | Photo Editor 09/28/17 Correction 9/29/17: Stolz marched in the Pittsburgh March for Science and the Pittsburgh People’s Climate March. The story originally said he participated in the Washington D.C.-based versions of those events. John Stolz, professor of environmental microbiology and director of the Center for Environmental Research and Education at Duquesne, is […]

Professor gets grant for well tests near fracking sites

Professor gets grant for well tests near fracking sites

Brandon Addeo | News Editor Residents of southwest Pennsylvania can learn if their well water has been contaminated by fracking operations for free — all thanks to a Duquesne professor and his students. John Stolz, director of Duquesne’s Center for Environmental Research and Education, received a $48,000 award from the Heinz Endowments earlier this month […]

DU professor called to testify on fracking

DU professor called to testify on fracking

By Max Blechman | The Duquesne Duke The director of Duquesne’s Center for Environmental Research has recently been called upon to testify as an expert in recent debates and lawsuits regarding natural gas fracking in Pennsylvania communities. John Stolz, who has done extensive research on the chemical effects of fracking in Western Pennsylvania, testified as […]

Election 2014: Governor-elect Wolf pledges education, job reform

Election 2014: Governor-elect Wolf pledges education, job reform

By Julian Routh | News Editor When newly elected Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf takes office in January, he will be tasked with initiating a number of plans he outlined in his campaign, some of which will impact higher education and post-college employment. On the campaign trail, Wolf, 65, of York County, pledged to make education […]