john stolz

Many Duquesne ties present in U.S. House primary race

Many Duquesne ties present in U.S. House primary race

Raymond Arke | News Editor 11/07/17 11/09/17 UPDATE: Comment added from the Aaron Anthony campaign As the calendar gets closer to the 2018 midterm elections, a variety of candidates continue to emerge. In the nearby 12th Congressional District, two Duquesne alumni are part of a five-person race for the Democratic nomination to oppose Keith Rothfus […]

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 […]

Stolz brings passion to environmental science research center

Stolz brings passion to environmental science research center

By Brittney Jackson | Contributor Since 1990, when John Stolz left Boston to pursue a career as Assistant Professor at Duquesne University, no one could fathom the incredible impact he would have on Duquesne students. Over the past twenty-six years, Stolz has held different academic positions before becoming the Director for the Center of Environmental […]

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 […]