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News Coverage for Duquesne

News coverage highlighting Duquesne's experts and initiatives.

Oct. 18
An Open Letter to the Members of the Electoral College
Dr. Antony Davies, associate professor of economics, co-wrote this opinion piece for Inside Sources regarding the duties of the Electoral College.

Oct. 17
Why do Pennsylvania's Courts Suffer from Chronic Scandal?
The Legal Intelligencer interviewed Law Professor Bruce Ledewitz for this article about the scandals that continue to plague the state's courts. Poll Finds Civility is Declining in American Politics
The Post-Gazette included this article on the lack of civility in American politics and quoted PBS show host Alexander Heffner, from his Oct. 17 presentation at Duquesne.

Oct. 14
DNA Database Could Help Predict Your Disease-Then Get You Fired
The Los Angeles Times interview Dr. Gerry Magill, the Vernon F. Gallagher Chair for the Integration of Science, Theology, Philosophy and Law, the use of big data and safeguarding privacy.

Oct. 13
2016 Better World MBA Results
Corporate Knights named Duquesne University's MBA Sustainable Business Practices No. 3 on its Better World MBA Ranking, the only major global ranking to evaluate graduate business programs on their integration of sustainability into the education of future business leaders. Attorneys for Man Facing Retrial in 1995 Fatal Bricelyn Street Fire Seek Dismissal of Charges
The Post-Gazette interviewed Law Professor Wes Oliver for this article about the case surrounding the 1995 Bricelyn Street Fire.

Oct. 12
Pa. Ballot question About Judge Retirement Age Sparks Bitter Harrisburg Fight
Law Professor Bruce Ledewitz was interviewed for this BillyPenn story about the controversial ballot question regarding the retirement age for judges.

Oct. 11
'Big Data' Could Mean Big Problems for People's Health Care Privacy
The Los Angeles Times interviewed Professor of Healthcare Ethics Dr. Gerard Magill for this article about the tradeoffs associated with utilizing big data in health care.

Trump Vows to Keep Fighting in Visit to Pennsylvania
Law Professor Wes Oliver is quoted in this Post-Gazette article about the legitimacy behind Donald Trump's vow to imprison Secretary Clinton if he is elected president.

Oct. 10
Duquesne Law School 2nd in State for Bar Exam Passage
The Tribune-Review quoted President Ken Gormley in this article about the School of Law ranking second in the state for first-time bar exam passage.  Similar announcements appeared in The Legal Intelligencer and the Pittsburgh Business Times.

Oct. 9
Penn Hills Hoodie Ban Lifted, but Questions Remain
The Post-Gazette interviewed Assistant Clinical Professor Tiffany Sizemore-Thompson in this article addressing the Penn Hills school district hoodie ban, which left 41 students suspended.

Oct. 7
Mylan Agrees to $465M EpiPen Settlement with U.S. Government
The Tribune Review interviewed Associate Marketing Professor Dr. Audrey Guskey for this article about Mylan's $465 million settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice over controversy surrounding the significant increase in the EpiPen prescription price.

Oct. 5
As Sure as Death and the Estate Tax
Dr. Antony Davies, associate professor of economics, co-wrote this article for U.S. News and World Report comparing the United States' income tax history with Hillary Clinton's tax proposal.

Oct. 4
Pittsburgh Penguins Say PPG Paints is Taking Over Arena Name
The Washington Post published this Associated Press article, in which Dr. Ron Dick, associate professor of sports marketing, addresses the Pittsburgh Penguins changing the naming from the Consol Energy Center to PPG Paints Arena. The article also appeared in USA Today, the Salt Lake Tribune, the Montreal Gazette, Bay News, WPXI-TV and the Daily American, among others.

Gun-Control Becomes Issue in State Attorney General Race
The Post-Gazette interviewed Law Professor Bruce Ledewitz for this article about the issue of gun control in the Pennsylvania attorney general race.

Oct. 3
Promoting Healthy Lifestyles for Older Adults
MD Magazine included this article about the importance of a healthy lifestyle for older adults and cited research done by team member of the School of Nursing.

Vaping Enthusiasts Opposed to 'Crazy' Tax Crushing Small Businesses
The Tribune-Review interviewed Dr. Antony Davies, associate professor of economics, for this article about the new 40 percent wholesale tax on vaping products and the effect it will have on small businesses.

Oct. 2
Things We Do in the Name of Progress
Associate Professor of Political Science Dr. Charles Rubin wrote a book titled The Eclipse of Man, which criticizes the transhumanist ideology, according to Financial Chronicle.

Oct. 1
Causes For Cats: Spay/Neuter Programs Represent Humane Approach to Population Control
Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences Dr. Becky Morrow and Assistant Professor of Philosophy Dr. Faith Bjalobok were both interviewed for this article in The Almanac about organizations that use a humane approach for cat population control in Southwestern Pennsylvania.