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Squirrel Hill Resident Elected to Hungarian Academy of Sciences

Dr. Steven Béla Vardy, Distinguished University Professor of History at Duquesne University, has been elected a member of the philosophy and history section of the prestigious Hungarian Academy of Sciences.

As an elected member, Vardy will have the opportunity to present an “inaugural lecture” at the academy in Budapest in the next year on his research and publishing activities.

The Hungarian Academy of Sciences was founded in 1825 to cultivate the country’s language, literature and history. It has since evolved into a major research institution that oversees the activities of approximately 50 research institutes.

Vardy resides in Squirrel Hill.

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