MBA Sustainability News

    Duquesne Team Attends World Economic Forum

    January 28, 2014
    Four MBA Sustainability students had the opportunity of a lifetime at the 2014 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, in January 2014.Read More

    Duquesne's MBA Sustainability Ranks #8 in World and #1 in U.S.

    September 23, 2013
    Corporate Knights, an international publication and quarterly insert to the Washington Post, has released results of a 2013 survey of full-time MBA programs that examined “how universities around the world are faring at integrating sustainability into the academic experience.”
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    Robert P. Sroufe a finalist for the Aspen Institute's Faculty Pioneer Award

    September 19, 2013
    The Aspen Institute's Faculty Pioneers Award Winners and Finalists will be recognized at an award ceremony in New York on Thursday, September 26 which includes finalist Robert P. Sroufe, Jr., Murrin Chair of Global Competitiveness, John F. Donahue Graduate School of Business, Duquesne University.
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    An Unexpected Path to an MBA

    September 4, 2013
    Fulbright Scholar Dina Sanioura, who resides in the West Bank, obtained a Sustainable MBA degree and gained news insights into herself and American culture during the 2012-2013 school year.
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    Rockwell Hall Receives Class-g Certification

    May 15, 2013
    Rockwell Hall, home of the Palumbo-Donahue School of Business, received an environmental certification from Class-g, marking Duquesne as the only educational institution participating across 28 states, Canada and Mexico.Read More

    Duquesne’s Sustainability MBA Team: Top Private School in Global Competition

    April 25, 2013
    A team of MBA Sustainability students from Duquesne University's John F. Donahue Graduate School of Business has placed the highest of any private school in an international case competition sponsored by the Aspen Institute, an organization devoted to fostering worldwide values-based leadership.Read More

    Fulbright Scholars on Campus Hope to Bring Sustainability to Palestine

    December 12, 2012
    DU has become a home for many selective elite international programs, including The Fulbright, the flagship of the U.S. Department of State programs designed to build emerging leaders from many cultures.Read More

    Beard Institute Executive Director to Speak at Sustainable Pittsburgh's "Smart Growth Conference"

    December 3, 2012
    Bill O'Rourke, Board Chair of Sustainable Pittsburgh and Executive Director of the Beard Institute, will present the introductory and closing remarks at the 12th annual Sustainable Pittsburgh "Smart Growth Conference."Read More

    Emerald Event: First Graduation at Phipps Combines Duquesne MBA Sustainability, International Sustainability Expert

    August 1, 2012
    Duquesne University's 2012 MBA Sustainability candidates were the first to participate in a green commencement ceremony at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, which recently previewed the Center for Sustainable Landscapes, which has been called one of the greenest buildings on the planet.Read More

    Duquesne's Net Impact Group Receives Silver Status!

    June 20, 2012
    Congratulations to Duquesne University's Net Impact Graduate Chapter for receiving Silver Status and 100% membership rate! This year, the leadership team worked hard to improve events, awareness, and exposure of the organization and its mission. To receive this status, the Duquesne team completed 11 events, attended the Net Impact conference in Portland, and obtained 100% membership.Read More

    Operationalizing Sustainability for Clarity and Compliance; Dr. Robert Sroufe and MBA Graduate Students Conclude Research Project

    June 12, 2012
    Dr. Robert Sroufe, Murrin Chair of Global Competitiveness, Beard Institute Director of Applied Sustainability & Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management, Alison Steele and Danielle Jolliff, both MBA graduates of the John F. Donahue Duquesne University School of Business, concluded a research project on "Operationalizing Sustainability: Clarity and Compliance Project."Read More

    Looking at Sustainability in Latin America: Sroufe Offers Advice at International Event, Works Directly with Companies

    May 30, 2012
    Dr. Robert Sroufe, Murrin Chair of Global Competitiveness at Duquesne University, was one of six international experts in sustainability invited to form a research agenda to support sustainable business growth in Latin America.Read More

    A Machine That Means Business for Plastic Bottles

    February 22, 2012
    Business Professor Dr. David Saiia has designed a simple machine that can turn discarded plastic bottles into a superior roofing material for tropical climates.Read More

    Local Green Leaders Convene to Launch Duquesne Center

    December 7, 2011
    Stakeholders and thought leaders from Pittsburgh’s emerging green economy gathered on Dec. 5 to help launch the University’s new Center for Green Industries and Sustainable Business Growth.Read More

    Dean Miciak Speaks About Sustainability On Our Region's Business

    November 16, 2011
    Dean Miciak spoke about the Beard Symposium and sustainability during a recent interview on "Our Region's Business."Read More

    Symposium Pushes Beyond the Basic for Businesses

    November 11, 2011
    The fifth annual Beard Symposium "Sustainable Business: Responsibility & Results" was featured in the November 11, 2011 edition of the Post-Gazette.Read More

    Business School Sustains Top Ranking for Social, Ethical and Environmental Stewardship

    September 21, 2011
    For the third consecutive time, Duquesne's graduate school of business has been ranked among the world's top business schools for preparing MBA graduates for leadership in social, ethical and environmental stewardship.Read More

    Dr. Chris Laslo Addresses Embedded Sustainability at MBA Sustainability Commencement

    July 29, 2011
    As co-author of Embedded Sustainability: The Next Big Competitive Advantage, Dr. Chris Laszlo sees the importance of building aspects of sustainability into the business model, not merely attaching sustainability solutions to an existing way of doing business.Read More

    SMBA Fellow Preeti Srivastav Publishes Sustainability White Paper

    July 22, 2011
    Preeti Srivastav, SMBA Fellow, published the white paper: "Opportunities and Challenges in the Green IT Services Sector."Read More

    Wind and Solar: Alternative Energy in Pittsburgh

    April 6, 2011
    Robert Sroufe, Ph.D. was interviewed in an article about alternative energy in Pittsburgh. The article was published by Pop City Media.Read More

    Team of Five Sustainability MBA Candidates Wins the ACG Cup at the Duquesne Club!

    March 23, 2011
    On March 17th, Jeff Gladstone, Lauren Lambert, Mark Kampert, Paul Mau, and Mary Frances Stotler competed in the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) sponsored M&A case study competition that led to a final square off against West Virginia University, University of Pittsburgh and Indiana University of Pennsylvania MBA candidate teams.Read More

    Professor Jay Liebowitz's Research Paper Published in the Journal of Sustainable Development

    November 29, 2010
    Professor Jay Liebowitz's research paper "The Role of HR in Achieving a Sustainability Culture" was published in the Vol.3, No.4 edition of the Journal of Sustainable Development.Read More

    Duquesne Grad Students on Winning Allegheny County Case Competition Team

    November 24, 2010
    Two graduate students from Duquesne University -- Mary Frances Stotler from our MBA Sustainability program and Russell Brown from the Masters in Public Policy program claimed first prize at the fourth annual Allegheny County Department of Human Services (DHS) Government Case Competition last weekend.Read More

    Dean Miciak Featured in Tribune Review article: 'Sustainability' runs on ethics

    October 28, 2010
    Dean Miciak was quoted in a Tribune Review article entitled: 'Sustainability' runs on ethics.Read More

    Duquesne University Among Best 300 Business Schools, Says Princeton Review

    October 13, 2010
    For the fifth time, Duquesne has been named as one of the top 300 business schools by The Princeton Review. The 2011 edition of The Best 300 Business Schools was released on Oct. 12.Read More

    SMBA Graduate Featured in the Green Economy Post

    October 8, 2010
    Adam Granz, a 2009 graduate of the MBA Sustainability program, was interviewed for an article in the Green Economy Post's series entitled Green MBA Success.Read More

    May 2010: Robert Sroufe, Ph.D., Participates in Sustainability Conferences

    May 25, 2010
    Robert Sroufe, Ph.D., Director of Applied Sustainability at the Beard Institute, participated in three conferences that focused on the role of sustainability in business.
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    Jim Byrne Stresses Real-World Feel in the Classroom

    April 9, 2010
    Jim Byrne gives students the feel of a real-world business meeting during his class.Read More

    University Teaching Award Awarded to SOBA Faculty

    March 17, 2010
    Dr. Robert Sroufe and Diane Ramos are 2010 recipients of the Duquesne University Creative Teaching Award.Read More

    Sustainable Executive Creates Bridge to the Future - Jim Byrne, Executive Director

    March 16, 2010
    Jim Bryne's opinion-piece published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.Read More

    Dr. Robert Sroufe Receives National Award

    January 20, 2010
    Dr. Sroufe has received the 2009 Decision Science Institute Instructional Innovation Award.Read More