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    News Coverage for Duquesne

    News coverage highlighting Duquesne’s experts and initiatives.

    April 20
    Pittsburgh Universities Among Bloomberg's List of Best Undergrad Business Schools
    The Pittsburgh Business Times announced that Duquesne was ranked No. 55 in Bloomberg BusinessWeek's 2016 list of Best Undergraduate Business Schools.

    April 18
    Collier Studio Hosts PSO Musician's Master Class
    Adjunct Professor of Flute/Piccolo Rhian Kenny, who also is lead piccolo for the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, was interviewed for this Tribune-Review article about a master class she taught at Johnstonbaugh's Music Studios.

    April 17
    'Ku-Klux: The Birth of the Klan During Reconstruction': A Duquesne University Scholar's Comprehensive History
    The Post-Gazette published this book review Ku-Klux: The Birth of the Klan During Reconstruction, written by Associate History Professor Dr. Elaine Frantz Parsons.

    April 16
    Duquesne Acquires Rare Work
    Dr. Danielle St. Hilaire, assistant English professor, was interviewed for this Post-Gazettefeature about a 1611 first edition of Edmund Spenser's The Faerie Queene, that was featured during the campus event, Of Enduring Value: Rare Books at Duquesne University.

    April 15
    Digital Cocoons and the Raw Abroad
    Inside Higher Ed published this essay co-authored by Assistant Law Professor Dr. Jacob Rooksby, about the negative impact that smartphones and other digital devices can have on a student's study abroad experience.

    April 12
    Vote on Judicial Retirement Age Delayed
    Law Professor Bruce Ledewitz is quoted in this Legal Intelligencer article about the Senate vote on the mandatory judicial retirement age being postponed until November.

    Law Firms Reed Smith and Pepper Hamilton in Merger Talks
    The Post-Gazette interviewed Dr. Jacob Rooksby, assistant law professor, for this article about potential merger between Reed Smith LLP and Pepper Hamilton LLP.

    April 11
    1611 Edition of “The Faerie Queen” Part of National Library Week at Duquesne
    Fine Books and Collections Magazine quoted Dr. Greg Barnhisel, chair of English, in this announcement of a rare books event at the Duquesne library that includes a 1611 edition of Edmund Spenser’s The Faerie Queene and Shepheards Calendar.

    April 6
    Marketing Expert: Renting Top Consumer Trend for Millennials This Year
    WLNY-TV featured this interview with Associate Marketing Professor Dr. Audrey Guskey for this story about the popularity of the renting trend among millennial consumers.

    Feds Indict Former Pittsburgh Police Officer Over Heinz Field Arrest
    Law Professor Wes Oliver was interviewed for this Tribune-Review article about the indictment of a former city police sergeant regarding an arrest he was involved in at Heinz Field in 2015.

    April 5
    Former Duquesne, Penn State Athlete Cumberland Posey Elected to Basketball Hall of Fame
    President Charles J. Dougherty is quoted in this Post-Gazette article about Cumberland Posey, a basketball player for Duquesne in the early 1900s, being named to the 2016 class of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Posey is the first person to be inducted into both the professional basketball and baseball halls of fame. Similar announcements appeared in the Tribune-Review, the Associated Press, the Philadelphia Tribune and the Chronicle of Higher Education, among others.

    April 4
    What Baseball Teaches Us About the Fine Art of Forecasting
    This article about baseball forecasting features an examination of media predictions by Dr. Robert Bellamy, professor of journalism and multimedia arts, and a colleague at Saint Xavier University.

    Newsmaker: Elaine Frantz Parsons
    The Tribune-Review included this feature Newsmaker on Dr. Elaine Parsons, associate history professor, in recognition of her newly published book, Ku-Klux: The Birth of the Klan in the Reconstruction-Era United States.

    April 3
    Should Grand Juries Probe Other Dioceses for Handling of Sexual Abuse?
    Law Professor Wes Oliver was interviewed for this Post-Gazette article about whether grand juries should investigate other Pennsylvania Catholic dioceses for handling of sexual abuse allegations.

    April 1
    Wi-Fi Capabilities at PNC Park Boosted
    The Tribune-Review interviewed Steve Greenberg, executive in residence for sports marketing, for this article about the increased Wi-Fi capacity at PNC Park.

    7 Steps for Creating a Female Bench for Boards
    Adjunct Business Professor Eilisabet Rodriguez Dennehy wrote this piece for Smart Business about increasing female participation at the board of directors level.