Dukes Visit the I-Promise School in Akron
Reported by Sydney Bauer, Assistant Director of Creative Media and Productions for Duquesne Athletics
Founded by NBA legend LeBron James, I-Promise School in Akron, Ohio, serves at-risk students by combining a STEM, hands-on, problem-based learning focus with a "We Are Family" philosophy. The Duquesne men's basketball team recently toured the school and shared their love of learning with the students.
National Conference on the First Amendment
Reported by Duquesne University student Kori Johnson
Prominent experts gathered at Duquesne on Oct. 21 and 22, 2018, to discuss the past, present and future of the First Amendment and issues surrounding its freedoms. The National Conference on the First Amendment: Bedrock of American Freedom touched on a variety of topics, including the impact of social media and new technology, the emergence of fake news, the potential conflict between a free press and national security, and free speech issues on college campuses.