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    News Coverage for Duquesne

    News coverage highlighting Duquesne’s experts and initiatives.

    Aug. 18
    Expedia Survey: Cranberry Rates High in Comfort
    Associate Marketing Professor Dr. Audrey Guskey was interviewed for this Tribune-Review article about Cranberry being ranked No. 8 among Expedia’s Most Comfortable Cities for Travelers list.

    Aug. 17
    Connellsville Eyed for Minor League Baseball
    The Tribune-Review interviewed Steve Greenberg, executive in residence for sports marketing, for this article about the potential for a minor league baseball park in Connellsville. Duquesne students prepared a feasibility study for Grant Forbes, a McKeesport company hired by the Fayette County Redevelopment Authority to determine whether the town can support a minor league park.

    Aug. 16
    Dateline Pittsburgh: Education
    The Post-Gazette announced that Dr. Sara B. Baron has been named University librarian.

    Aug. 12
    Duquesne, CMU Researchers Awarded Kaufman Grants
    The Pittsburgh Business Times announced that Dr. Theodore Corcovilos, assistant professor of physics, has been awarded a two-year, $150,000 grant from The Charles E. Kaufman Foundation.

    Aug. 10
    AG Kathleen Kane Fights Charges and Public Perception Under Pressure to Resign
    Law Professor Bruce Ledewitz was interviewed by the Harrisburg Patriot-News for this article about criminal charges brought against the Pennsylvania attorney general. A similar article appeared in the Post-Gazette.

    Aug. 6
    City Shop Owner Key in Rare Violin’s Return
    The Post-Gazette interviewed Dr. Charles Stegeman, professor and chair of strings in the School of Music, for this article about the role of a Pittsburgh violin maker in identifying and helping with the return of a rare Stradivarius violin stolen 35 years earlier.

    Duquesne Ranks No. 2 in U.S. for Percent of Women in MBA Program
    The Pittsburgh Business Times quoted Dr. Karen Donovan, associate dean of graduate programs and executive education in the Palumbo-Donahue School of Business, for this article about the University being ranked No. 2 by U.S. News and World Report for the percent of women enrolled in its MBA program.

    Aug. 4
    Duquesne’s Pharmacy School Nabs National Honor
    The Pittsburgh Business Times announced that the Mylan School of Pharmacy, along with the Duquesne University Pharmacy, Center for Pharmacy Care and the Academic Partners Program, has been named a 2015 Pinnacle Award honoree by the American Pharmacists Association. President Charles Dougherty is quoted. A similar story appeared in the Pharmacy Times.

    CMU’s $1.45B Award Reduced in Marvell Case
    The Pittsburgh Business Times quoted Assistant Law Professor Jacob Rooksby in this article about the decision in which a federal appeals court reduced a judgment that Carnegie Mellon University previously won against Marvell Technology Group Ltd.

    Aug. 3
    Risk Management Director Joins Duquesne from Pitt
    The Legal Intelligencer interviewed new Associate Legal Counsel Jennifer Fink for this story about her new role at Duquesne, which also includes serving as director of risk management.

    Aug. 2
    Dems Nominate Duquesne University Faculty Member for County Council Seat
    The Post-Gazette announced that Paul Klein, assistant professor of law and ethics in the Palumbo-Donahue School of Business, has been nominated by Democratic Party members for the four-year term on the Allegheny County Council District 11 seat. A similar article appeared in the Tribune-Review.

    Business Gallery: Education
    The Tribune-Review announced that Dr. Magali Michael, former English department chair, has been named associate dean of the McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts.