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    News Coverage for Duquesne

    News coverage highlighting Duquesne’s experts and initiatives.

    June 22
    Squirrel Hill woman writes of time as ‘Accidental Soldier’ in Israel
    Dorit Sasson, an instructor in the English as a Second Language program, is featured in this Tribune-Review about her new book, Accidental Soldier: A Memoir of Service and Sacrifice in the Israel Defense Forces.

    June 21
    Potential release delayed for 2 men called suspects in Wilkinsburg massacre
    Law Professor Wes Oliver, director of the criminal justice program, spoke with the Tribune-Review about a possible trial for the two suspects involved in the 2013 drug case that has kept them in solitary confinement without bail for the past two months.

    June 20
    Educational Partnership Celebrates Young Bilingual Students
    WESA-Radio interviewed Dr. Lucia Osa-Melero, assistant professor of Spanish, for this story about an after-school program she developed that allows Duquesne students to interact with Beechwood children at Casa San Jose, a resource center for Latino families, where they play games, speak Spanish, and learn about different topics.

    June 19
    Appointments, Resignations, Deaths (6/24/2016)
    The Chronicle for Higher Education announced that the Honorable Maureen Lally-Green, adjunct professor of law, was named interim dean of the Law School.

    June 17
    Duquesne University Teaches Nurses Cross-Cultural Skills
    ADVANCE for Nurses included this piece about the School of Nursing’s virtual simulation developed to help nursing students learn to better treat patients from diverse cultures and ethnic backgrounds.

    June 15
    Personality Test: Emily Rodgers
    Emily Rodgers, adjunct professor of English and creative writing, is featured in the Tribune-Review for her new album, Two Years, which will be released on June 18.

    June 14
    Newsmaker: Marinus Iwuchukwu
    The Tribune-Review included this Newsmaker feature on Dr. Marinus Iwuchukwu, associate theology professor, in recognition of his being selected to participate in the Teaching Interfaith Understanding seminar offered by the Council of Independent Colleges and Interfaith Youth Core.

    June 13
    Beaver County Population Drops 20 Percent Since the 1970s
    Dr. Mike Irwin, associate professor of sociology, spoke with The Beaver County Times about Beaver County’s population decline in the past 40 years.

    June 12
    Sunday Show Preview: June 12, 2016
    Politics PA announced that Christine Hughes, training manager and business consultant for Duquesne’s Small Business Development Center, was a guest on KDKA-TV’s The Sunday Business Page, during which she how the center helps entrepreneurs turn their ideas into business reality.

    Local Orthodox Prepare for First Global Council in 1,200 Years
    The Rev. Radu Bordeianu, associate theology professor, was interviewed by the Post-Gazette for this article about how local Orthodox churches are preparing for the upcoming, historic global council.

    June 11
    Separated at Birth
    In this The Albuquerque Journal article, Associate Economics Professor Dr. Matt Ryan, discussed the differences between Arizona’s and New Mexico’s economies

    June 10
    Duquesne Law Appoints Second Interim Dean
    The Pittsburgh Business Times reported that Maureen Lally-Green, a former judge of the Superior Court of Pennsylvania, has been appointed interim dean of the School of Law.

    Photoacoustic Flow Cytometry ‘Predicts’ Melanoma Spread
    Dr. John Viator, director of biomedical engineering, was interviewed by Optics about a promising test of detecting circulating tumor cells conducted by Acousys Biodevices and local medical centers.

    June 9
    What Will it Take to Achieve Equity in Education in Pittsburgh?
    Associate Education Professor Dr. Temple Lovelace is quoted in this NEXT Pittsburgh article about the problem of equity in education in Pittsburgh.

    June 8
    AU Students Receive BAYADA Award
    In this piece by North Central Ohio News, nursing faculty members Dr. Yvonne Weideman, Dr. Joan Such Lockhart and Dr. Marie Panas are featured for their recent BAYADA Award for Innovation in Heathcare Education. Lockhart is quoted regarding the origin of their award-winning Virtual Simulation Experience Program. A similar article appeared in the Ashland Source.

    June 7
    Papal Decree Not Likely Applicable to Adamec
    In this Tribune-Democrat article, Dr. Nick Cafardi, dean emeritus of the school of law, commented on Pope Francis’ recent procedures of investigating bishops who did not protect victims of child sexual abuse and whether the Papal decree applies to former Bishop Joseph Adamec.

    June 6
    The Face of Beaver County is Changing – Slowly
    Beaver County Times interviewed Associate Sociology Professor Dr. Michael Irwin about the unchanging lifestyles and demographics of Beaver County residents.

    ‘Indifference Has Consequences,’ Ex-Gov. Tom Ridge Tells Duquesne Law Grads: Monday Morning Coffee included this article about former Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Ridge’s Commencement address delivered at the June 6 law school graduation ceremony. A similar article appeared in the Tribune-Review.

    June 3
    How to Be a Christian Today
    Catholic News reported that Dr. Gerald Boodoo will be among the presenters at the 18th annual conference on Catholic Theology in the Caribbean Today, slated for June 12-18 in St. Lucia.

    History Shows New Mexico Has Made Bad Choices: Who Will Lead Us Forward
    The Albuquerque Journal reported on a study by Associate Economics Professor Dr. Matt Ryan comparing the economic growth of New Mexico and Arizona over a 50-year period and the policy decisions behind them.

    June 2
    Pens’ Continued Success Propels Pittsburgh’s Economy
    Dr. Ron Dick, associate professor of sports marketing, discussed the economic impact of the Penguins being in the Stanley Cup playoffs and finals during his interview on the WESA-Radio show Essential Pittsburgh.