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January

News coverage highlighting Duquesne’s experts and initiatives.

Jan. 31
Odds Are Against Dismissal of Cosby’s Sex Assault Case, Experts Say
Law Professor Wes Oliver was interviewed by Reuters for this article about challenges faceting Bill Cosby’s legal team regarding sex assault charges against the celebrity. The article appeared in the Bangor Daily News, The Malay Mail Online, Philly.com and the Gulf Daily News, among other media outlets.

Jan. 28
Newsmaker: Lucia Osa-Melero
The Tribune-Review included this Newsmaker feature on Dr. Lucia Osa-Melero, assistant professor of modern languages and literatures, in recognition of her being named a SANS Inc./Mead Leadership Fellow for the Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages.

New ASHP Guide Will Help with Medicine Dosages for Obese Patients
American Pharmacy News announced that Dr. David Zimmerman, assistant professor of pharmacy practice, is co-editor of a newly published guide that will help determine the proper doses of medication for obese patients.

Jan. 26
Scandal-Driven Turnover Prompts Pa. High Court to Take Fresh Look at Outstanding Cases
Law Professor Bruce Ledewitz is quoted in this Morning Call article about the impact that the election of three new justices to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court has on outstanding cases.

Jan. 24
Duquesne Project Deals with Feral Cat Issues Like Those in Export
The Tribune-Review interviewed Dr. Becky Morrow, assistant professor of biological sciences, and Dr. Rachael Neilan, assistant professor of mathematics and computer science, for this article on a Duquesne student’s finding a mathematical way to deal with stray and feral nuisance animal populations.

‘The Age of Clinton: America in the 1990s’: Wide-Angle View, Not Too Deep
The Post-Gazette featured this review by English Department Chair Dr. Greg Barnhisel of Gil Troy’s book, The Age of Clinton: America in the 1990s.

Jan. 22
Craig Wright is Not Bitcoin Creator Satoshi Nakamoto, According to New Text Analysis
The International Business Times refers to Computer Science Professor Dr. Patrick Juola in this article about new analysis of writings that has found it is unlikely that Craig Wright is the founder of bitcoin. The paper approached Juola’s firm, Juola & Associates, to analyze the writings.

Jan. 20
Lead Crisis in Flint, Mich., Raises Question: What’s in Our Water?
Dr. Partha Basu, professor of chemistry and biochemistry, was interviewed for this Tribune-Review article about water quality questions arising from the lead crisis in Flint, Mich. Basu did a similar interview on the KDKA-TV show, the Sunday Business Page.

Disciplinary Counsel: Kane’s Law License Should Remain Suspended
The Tribune-Review interviewed Law Professor Bruce Ledewitz for this article about whether State Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s law license should remain suspended.

Jan. 19
Supreme Court to Review If Obama Immigration Actions Were ‘Faithfully Executed’
President-Elect Ken Gormley was interviewed by NPR for this story about the U.S. Supreme Court preparing to rule this summer on the legality of President Obama’s executive action to grant temporary legal status to up to 4.5 million people who entered the country illegally. The story has also appeared on New England Public Radio, KPBS and Tri States Public Radio, among other media.

Wall Street Hit With Sharp Decline in Stocks at Start of New Year
Bloomberg Business included this Beaver County Times article in which Associate Marketing Professor Dr. Antony Davies discusses the impact of the recent decline in the stock market. The article also appeared in the Ellwood City Ledger.

Jan. 16
Newsmaker: Alison Colbert
The Tribune-Review featured this Newsmaker on Dr. Alison Colbert, associate professor and associate dean for academic affairs in the nursing school, in recognition of her being named associate editor of the Journal of Forensic Nursing.

Jan. 13
PA Ranks No. 1 For Most Powerball Jackpots, But You Probably Still Won’t Win
Associate Economics Professor Dr. Antony Davies was interviewed by WESA-Radio about the current, historic Powerball lottery jackpot. A similar story appeared in the Beaver County Times and KDKA-TV.

Jan. 12
Feeding Ban Not the Solution in Export, Cat Groups Say
The Tribune-Review interviewed veterinarian Dr. Becky Morrow, assistant professor of biological sciences and a member of a local cat rescue, for this article about a controversial directive by the Export town council to draft an ordinance banning the feeding of stray or feral animals.

Jan. 8
Resume: A Newsmaker You Should Know/Nurse Pleased to be Honored for ‘What I Love to Do’
The Post-Gazette featured this newsmaker on Debra Lewis, an instructor in the nursing school, in recognition of her receiving a Cameos of Caring award from the University of Pittsburgh’s School of Nursing.

Next Court Date Set in Bill Cosby’s Sex-Assault Case
Law Professor Wes Oliver is quoted in this NBC 10-TV (Dallas-Fort Worth) story regarding the preliminary hearing being set for Bill Cosby regarding sex-assault charges against him.

Jan. 7
Duquesne University Law Names Interim Dean
The Post-Gazette announced that Nancy Perkins has been named interim dean of the School of Law. A similar announcement appeared in the Pittsburgh Business Times.

‘KQV-Radio’
Associate Marketing Professor Dr. Audrey Guskey was interviewed on KQV-Radio about Macy’s Department Store closing at Century III Mall.

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