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Foundation Support

Foundation support is integral to Duquesne University's mission of serving God by serving students. Funding from local and national foundations enable the University to launch new initiatives, sustain existing ones, support faculty scholarship and teaching, and fulfill its commitment to education, service, and moral and spiritual values.

Wimmer Family Foundation Funding

The following faculty members have received fellowships made possible by grants from the Wimmer Family Foundation:

Art History Department
Julia Sienkewicz

Communication & Rhetorical Studies Department
Garnet Butchart
Craig Maier

English Department
Anna Gibson
Jessica McCort
Danielle St. Hilaire
Sarah Breckenridge Wright

History
Alima Bucciantini
Emily Fenichel
Matthew Hyland

Modem Languages & Literatures
Boncho Dragiyski
Vanessa Fernández
Lucia Osa-Melero

Philosophy
Eric Vogelstein

Psychology
Susan Goldberg
Alex Kranjec

Religion
Rev. Marinus Jwichukwu
Rev. Sebastian Madathummuriyil

Sociology
Cathleen Appelt

A.J. and Sigismunda Palumbo Charitable Trust Funding

The following faculty members have received funding from the A.J. and Sigismunda Palumbo Charitable Trust:

2014 Recipient:
Dr. Aimee Kane, professor in the Palumbo Donahue School of Business, for a research project titled "Team Receptivity to Newcomers"

2015 Recipient:
Dr. James Weber, professor in the Palumbo Donahue School of Business, for a research project titled "Constructing an Ethical Profile of Millennials"