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DU receives Woodrow Wilson Foundation grant

DU receives Woodrow Wilson Foundation grant

Ollie Gratzinger | Opinions Editor 09/27/2018 On Sept. 11, Duquesne University announced that it would be one of three institutions in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to receive a grant from the Woodrow Wilson Foundation. Created in 1945, the Woodrow Wilson Foundation originally served to “attract veterans back to academic careers,” according to its website. Over […]

Center for Catholic Faith and Culture receives large grant for project

Center for Catholic Faith and Culture receives large grant for project

Sairah Aslam | Staff Writer 01/25/18 The Center for Catholic Faith and Culture, headed by Darlene Weaver, has won a $400,000 grant from the Henry Luce Foundation that will fund a three-year-long series of projects. The Center was established as a department of Duquesne University 5 1/2 years ago, at which time Weaver, an ethicist, […]

Strong Women, Strong Girls club gets second in nat’l contest

Strong Women, Strong Girls club gets second in nat’l contest

Michael Marafino | Staff Writer 10/19/17 Former First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama, once said, “There is no limit to what we, as women, can accomplish.” A club at Duquesne is following her words by helping girls in need. Duquesne University’s branch of Strong Women, Strong Girls received a $13,500 grant for winning […]

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 […]

SBDC gets AARP grant to teach adults over 50

SBDC gets AARP grant to teach adults over 50

Liza Zulick | Staff Writer Those in Pittsburgh nearing retirement age will now have an opportunity to learn how to start a second career working for themselves, thanks to Duquesne’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC). The AARP Foundation, a charitable affiliate of the AARP, awarded the SBDC almost $19,000 to host three Work for Yourself@50+ […]

Student receives $40,000 grant for pain research

Student receives $40,000 grant for pain research

By Brandon Addeo | Asst. News Editor A Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences graduate student just returned from an international science conference in Chicago where she presented her research on bladder pain. Fifth year biology Ph.D candidate Katelyn Sadler, along with assistant biology professor and research coordinator for Bayer’s Chronic Pain Research Consortium […]

Professors aid Turkish immigrants through grant

Professors aid Turkish immigrants through grant

By Casey Chafin | The Duquesne Duke While hundreds of thousands of refugees flee the Middle East into Europe under dangerous conditions, a group of Duquesne professors is working to help a community of Turkish refugee families already living in Pittsburgh. The instructors are teaming up with the Turkish Cultural Center of Pittsburgh to provide […]

Center gets grant for Hispanic startups

By Jen Cardone | The Duquesne Duke The Small Business Development Center received a $50,000 grant for funding to provide aid to young and startup businesses on Sept. 4. Duquesne’s Neo Lab: Fast Track to Inclusiveness was one of 50 winners selected from 800 proposals. The money will go toward providing aid to Hispanic and […]

City officials, Penguins drop gloves over lot

City officials, Penguins drop gloves over lot

By Pat Higgins | Asst. Sports Editor The $33.7 million redevelopment project to build three new streets and rebuild four others on the site where the Civic Arena used to stand hit a wall last Thursday when the Sports & Exhibition Authority failed to secure federal grant money. The federal government rejected the authority’s application […]

Pa. Liquor Board awards Duquesne top grant

By Adam Kelly | The Duquesne Duke Duquesne received a grant of $40,000 from the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board in an effort to prevent underage and dangerous alcohol abuse on campus. According to Sharon Oelshlager, director of residence life, the grant money will be ready to spend by Oct. 1, when all of the proper […]