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Campus event educates on autism spectrum disorder, music

Campus event educates on autism spectrum disorder, music

Capri Scarcelli | Staff Writer 03/12/2020 Autism spectrum disorder affects 1 in every 59 children. Music, however, affects everyone. This Friday and Saturday, March 13 and 14 in PNC Recital Hall, Duquesne University professors Elizabeth Fein and Paul Miller have co-organized an event called “Divergent Musicalities: Teaching, Learning, Sharing, and Making Music Across the Autism […]

McAnulty budget cuts undeserved

McAnulty budget cuts undeserved

By Rebekah Devorak | Opinions Editor  Duquesne University announced that it would be reallocating $1.5 million of its Academic Affairs budget across campus. This means that some schools would be receiving funding cuts, where the money would be removed from one school’s budget and placed into another school or program on campus instead. For example, […]

Duquesne Press to close, other budget cuts imminent

Duquesne Press to close, other budget cuts imminent

Brandon Addeo | News Editor Despite an attempt from the Duquesne University Press to reduce its subsidy of over $300,000 from the university, Duquesne officials rejected the trimmed budget and announced March 29 that the publishing entity will be shuttered in the coming months. This comes at a time when the university plans to reallocate […]

McAnulty School to launch Jewish studies minor

McAnulty School to launch Jewish studies minor

Brandon Addeo | News Editor Duquesne’s McAnulty School of Liberal Arts is debuting a new Jewish Studies minor next semester. The 15-credit minor will be comprised of five courses, which cover topics like Jewish history, theology, anti-Semitism and current events in Israel. The minor also features a course currently taught by Duquesne Psychology Chair Leswin […]

Language students raise concerns

Language students raise  concerns

By Kaye Burnet | News Editor Some students in Duquesne’s Department of Modern Languages and Literatures believe administrators are turning a deaf ear to their grievances about professors and programs, according to interviews conducted by The Duke throughout the spring semester. Junior international relations major Lillian Younkin said she and other students are disappointed in […]

Panel remembers late president McAnulty

Panel remembers late president McAnulty

By Jen Cardone | The Duquesne Duke Duquesne kicked off a yearlong celebration this weekend of the life of the Rev. Henry J. McAnulty, who served as the ninth president of Duquesne from 1959 to 1980. McAnulty would have turned 100 years old during this academic year. McAnulty is the “Spirit who gave the University […]

Broadwater named first assistant dean

By Jen Cardone | The Duquesne Duke The McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts named Jason Broadwater its first assistant dean last week. Broadwater was a director of student and enrollment services at Penn State University’s Fayette Campus. He also worked as an admissions counselor, then as a student services coordinator for the […]

Details emerge on adjunct’s final months

Details emerge on adjunct’s final months

By Julian Routh | News Editor The late adjunct whose death prompted outrage was in the early stages of filing a discrimination lawsuit against Duquesne, her attorney said. Documents given to The Duke this week detail the events leading up to Margaret Mary Vojtko’s death on Sept. 1. On July 18, Vojtko, with help from […]