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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 […]

Report details economic impact of universities

Report details economic impact of universities

By Brandon Addeo | The Duquesne Duke Pittsburgh universities made a $9 billion impact on the local economy in the fiscal year 2012-13, a recent report by the Pittsburgh Council on Higher Education (PCHE) said. According to the Oct. 7 report, Duquesne and nine other colleges in Pittsburgh made a total economic impact of approximately […]