John Pollock

Duquesne professor named as science society fellow

Duquesne professor named as science society fellow

Samantha Zapach | Staff Writer 12/06/2018 Duquesne University Professor John Pollock of the Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences was recently named as one of the fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). AAAS is known as being one of the world’s largest science societies. According to its website, “The […]

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 […]

Professor develops award-winning app

Professor develops award-winning app

Gabriella DiPietro | Staff Writer 03/01/18 After winning two Emmys and multiple other awards, a Duquesne professor earned further recognition with his newly released educational app. The app, BiblioTech “Rebound: Beating Concussions,” was created by The Partnership in Education, an Emmy Award-winning program based at Duquesne University that aspires to make science engaging and fun […]

Prof. John Pollock on winning Emmys for promoting sleep

Prof. John Pollock on winning Emmys for promoting sleep

By Kailey Love | The Duquesne Duke John Pollock, a biology professor at Duquesne, recently was awarded two Mid-Atlantic Region Emmys for creating a TV show on health literacy. We caught up with him to find out how it feels to win two Emmys and to delve into the subject matter of his award-winning show. […]

Sleep is NOT for the weak: Why staying up late is bad for the brain and body

Sleep is NOT for the weak: Why staying up late is bad for the brain and body

By: Katie Auwaerter | Asst. Features Editor While making friends and experiencing life lessons is a large part of the experience, students don’t go to college to get our beauty sleep. We are here to earn a degree. We are here to learn the skills necessary for a career we’re passionate about. However, sleep is […]