February 1, 2014: Duquesne hosted the 2014 Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Sciences Region 7 Symposium and all the feedback has been great. Thanks to all the volunteers; we're especially proud of our ACS Student Members!! Thanks also to our Gold sponsor, Bayer Corporation, and to our other sponsors, Fischer Scientific, Lanxess, and VWR International. The event is described here and here.
November 22, 2013: Congratulations to Emma Burnett and her proud mother, Dr. Johanna Burnett, PhD '13. Emma used our NSF-funded SEM facility for her science fair project and was named one of only 30 finalists from across the nation! Emma got to meet President Obama and had a planet named after her.
April 27, 2011: Sara Katrancha, a sophomore biochemistry major at Duquesne University, received an honorable mention for the Goldwater Scholarship for 2011.