scholarship

Students make music for scholarship

Students make music for scholarship

Gabriella DiPietro | Staff Writer 03/15/18 Duquesne University musicians graced the audience with their talents Tuesday night, though this time, there were added pressures to the usual pre-performance jitters. Seven students competed for a $5,000 scholarship award at the annual undergraduate music scholarship competition, which took place on March 13 at 7:30 p.m. in the […]

Student wins national awards for public relations

Student wins national awards for public  relations

Michael Marafino | Staff Writer 11/02/17 Displaying her strength as a student, Rachel Willis, who is studying both public and international relations, recently won two national scholarships for her achievements in academics, leadership and experience in public relations. The first scholarship is the Betsy Plank/Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) Scholarship, consisting of $5,000 […]

Duquesne Model UN hosts high school competition

Duquesne Model UN hosts high school competition

Raymond Arke | Asst. News Editor Six thousand dollars worth of Duquesne scholarship money were up for grabs by local high school students trying to solve the world’s problems at an event at Duquesne Jan. 27. The Duquesne Model United Nations club (DUQMUN) and class at Duquesne hosted a mock conference for nearly 275 high […]

First in family to attend college honored

First in family to attend college honored

Grant Stoner and Gigi Jeddi | The Duquesne Duke  After a lengthy application process, junior biology major, Zachary Resko, received notification that he was the recipient of the prestigious Goldwater Scholarship. Developed to inspire students studying mathematics, engineering and natural sciences, the $7,500 scholarship can assist students with their future endeavors in their specified fields […]

Duquesne uses generous financial aid as recruitment tool

Duquesne uses generous financial aid as recruitment tool

By Brandon Addeo | The Duquesne Duke As it turns out, almost no one pays the sticker price at Duquesne. The university offers financial aid to 99 percent of incoming freshmen, according to a recent Money magazine study. The university offered freshmen an average of $14,437 per student in financial aid in the 2012-13 academic […]

Float On, Flem: DU comes together for Fleming

Float On, Flem: DU comes together for Fleming

By Julian Routh | News Editor More than 530 balloons were released above Academic Walk Saturday afternoon in celebration of the life of Ryan Fleming, the Duquesne sophomore business student who died of cardiac arrest on Jan. 26. “Float On, Flem,” an event sponsored by the Red and Blue Crew, brought together a number of […]

Goldwater recipients honored by award

By Carley Thieret | The Duquesne Duke Three Duquesne students were awarded with a scholarship that is typically given to students from Harvard, Stanford and Johns Hopkins. Chemistry major Benjamin Jagger, chemistry and biochemistry major Sarah Kochanek and material physics and mathematics major Claire Saunders were selected for the Barry Goldwater Scholarship, the eighth most […]

Law school awards former U.S. ambassador

By Aaron Warnick | Photo Editor The Duquesne University Law School presented the Dr. John and Liz Murray Excellence in Scholarship award on Tuesday to Learned Hand Professor of Law at Harvard and former U.S. Ambassador to the Vatican Mary Ann Glendon. Law School Dean Ken Gormley said Glendon was targeted as an early recipient […]