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Duquesne professor’s lecture on newest book

Duquesne professor’s lecture on newest book

03/28/2019 Ashley Newman | Staff Writer When a government passes legislation giving more rights to its citizens, the decision is often celebrated. Rights are usually viewed in a positive light as giving citizens more freedom than they had before. Duquesne professor Clifford Bob took an atypical approach to rights in his new book, Rights as […]

Pharmacy professor wins national excellence award

Pharmacy professor wins national excellence award

Alex Wolfe | Staff Writer While the faculty of the Mylan School of Pharmacy may have had an outstanding reputation, it may have improved even more with the presentation of the Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association Pharmacist of the Year Award to Dr. Suzanne Higginbotham. Dr. Higginbotham is the director of residency programs for the Mylan School. […]

Campus mourns former political science professor

Campus mourns former political science professor

Raymond Arke | News Editor 10/19/17 Duquesne is mourning the loss of one of their own after the sudden passing of Leslie Rubin, a former long-time political science professor and wife of current political science professor, Charles Rubin. Charles is on sabbatical at Princeton this semester and Leslie was living with him when she was […]

Duquesne professor joins Army Reserve command staff in DC

Duquesne professor joins Army Reserve command staff in DC

Raymond Arke | News Editor Duquesne’s mission statement is all about service. One Duquesne professor takes that statement to heart, serving not only Duquesne’s community but also serving the country as a major general. Lewis Irwin, a Duquesne political science professor, is on sabbatical this semester as he serves as Deputy Chief of Army Reserve […]

Duquesne professor charged with criminal mischief

Duquesne professor charged with criminal mischief

Raymond Arke and Zach Landau 08/01/17: Duquesne University has provided the following statement: “The University is troubled and deeply disheartened by these events. The allegations, if true, would not reflect the University’s mission in any fashion. We will await further facts as this matter proceeds through the justice system.” Audrey Guskey, a Duquesne marketing professor and […]

Carie Cunningham on journalism and the move to academia

Carie Cunningham on journalism and the move to academia

By Seth Culp-Ressler | Features Editor Professor Carie Cunningham joined Duquesne this year as the newest member of the Journalism and Multimedia Arts faculty. Cunningham brings a wealth of broadcast experience to the department and will be teaching a number of classes to translate her work in the field into a practical education for her […]

Excuses, Excuses: From wild and wacky to mild and mundane

Excuses, Excuses: From wild and wacky to mild and mundane

By: Lauren Zawatski | For The Duquesne Duke “I lost my homework!” “I have the flu.” “The power went out and I couldn’t finish my essay!” Sound familiar? For professors and students alike, the excuses above may be commonplace. When assignments vanish or attendance wanes, students will point to various reasons to explain an issue. […]

Irwin gets rare promotion in Army

Irwin gets rare promotion in Army

By Carolyn Conte | The Duquesne Duke After 28 years in the military, political science professor Lew Irwin has earned the rare title of Major General in the U.S. Army Reserve. As Major General, Irwin commands approximately 12,500 soldiers in 175 different units west of the Mississippi River, specifically leading the 416th Theater Engineer Command […]

Adjunct union, DU await ruling

By Julian Routh | News Editor Duquesne University officials said this week they are awaiting a ruling from the National Labor Relations Board before making any changes to the part-time faculty system, a source of controversy since the death of a former adjunct French teacher. Timothy Austin, provost and vice-president for academic affairs, said 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 […]