Friday Dec 6
Catholic College Prohibits Poster Showing Collectivist Government Death Tolls
Duquesne University recently forbade the placement of a poster in a dorm hall because the picture of human skulls was "off-putting."
Thu Dec 05, 2013
The York Daily Record
100 protest Duquesne U. opposition to union drive
About 100 protesters at Duquesne University are urging the school to drop its opposition to a union drive for adjunct professors.
Dozens protest Duquesne University's opposition to union drive
About 100 people protested at Duquesne University in the rain this morning, urging the 10,000-student school to drop its opposition to a union drive for adjunct professors.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
FLAG Therapeutics and Duquesne University Announce Exclusive...
FLAG Therapeutics Inc. and Duquesne University today announced an exclusive worldwide licensing agreement for two novel classes of small molecule, water-soluble drugs designed to target and destroy cancer cells: anti-angiogenic/anti-tubulin compounds and folate-targeted anti-cancer compounds.
Health sciences students pass tests with flying colors
Recently, the Morosky College of Health Professions and Sciences 2013 academic year pass rates on licensure examinations and tests were announced recently and university officials were pleased with the results.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Schreiber a " Bauman
Joanne and David A. Schreiber of Bethel Park announce the engagement of their daughter, Debra Joan, to Zachary Adam Bauman, son of Pamela and Tom Bauman of Liberty Borough.
Water Monitoring Effort by Duquesne Researchers Receives Continued Support
The Colcom Foundation has renewed a second grant for Duquesne University's Center for Environmental Research and Education , following funding of $128,000 last year to initiate an extraordinary water quality monitoring effort.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Reading Eagle/Reading Times
College costs keep climbing, but at slower rate
Mitchell Mary, 22, paying his way through college by working part time at Best Buy, has watched tuition costs notch up every year.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Paul E. Bouma
He was born in Coraopolis, son of the late John and Esther Bouma. He married Alice Kelly in Pittsburgh.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Robert Morris University professor Rex Crawley dies
Rex Crawley, a longtime professor at Robert Morris University who dedicated his career to helping young African-American men succeed, died Monday of complications of non-Hodgkins' lymphoma.
Stretching the definition of religious liberty
The Nov. 23 Post-Gazette editorial, "Church and State: The Courts Must Balance Health Care Rights," was right to criticize the injunction won by the Roman Catholic dioceses of Pittsburgh and Erie against contraception coverage in the Affordable Care Act, but not for the reason given in the editorial.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Herald Star Online
Drilling changing lifestyles
Carrie Hahn moved with her family from the South Hills area of Pittsburgh to rural Lawrence County, Pa., in 2008 to escape the commotion of big city life, but the Marcellus shale boom soon turned her country life into an "industrial zone."
How "Gotcha" Journalism Mutes the Truth
A few months ago a Pittsburgh labor attorney and human rights activist, Dan Kovalik, penned an op-ed piece for a Western Pennsylvania daily, The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette .
Sat Nov 23, 2013
College costs outplace family earnings
ADVANCED FOR SATURDAY, NOV. 23, 2013, AND THEREAFTER University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg senior Mimi Maccarelli, of Penn, walks to Chambers Hall on campus near Greensburg on Oct. 24, 2013.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
What it means for business when trillions of devices can talk
More microprocessors are produced each year than grains of rice. So what does it mean for business when trillions of devices will be sending data and communicating with one another? David Bishop , MAYA fellow in human science and senior designer and researcher, posed this question to attendees at the PA Business Technology Conference, hosted by ... (more)
Wed Nov 20, 2013
How I got a planet named after me: An Ellis School student's science win
We were sitting at the dinner table and my newfound friend, Cameron, and I were staring skeptically at the plate of calamari in front of us.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Duquesne student charged with rape after returning to US
Souleymane Tigana was formally charged Tuesday morning in connection with the assault that Pittsburgh police said happened at the end of September.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Man accused of raping woman inside Duquesne University dorm room
A man is accused of raping a woman inside his dorm room at Duquesne University. Souleymane Tigana, 23, faces charges of rape, sex assault and indecent assault.
National Center for Policy Analysis
Negative Effects of Minimum Wage Increase
The minimum wage tends to be an emotionally charged topic because both sides believe that they are arguing in defense of the poor.