Duquesne University Magazine - Spring 2018
Duquesne Students Work to Keep August Wilson’s Legacy Alive
Reported by Duquesne University Student Laura Pollino
For the last several years, Duquesne University Honors College students have worked to preserve the childhood home of iconic African-American playwright August Wilson. Duquesne University student Laura Pollino reports on the students’ efforts and on the first August Wilson Fellowships, which will allow artists of color to pursue their creative work while engaging in projects at Duquesne and with the August Wilson House.
Duquesne Helps Develop First EcoInnovation District in the U.S.
Reported by Duquesne University Student Nina Saluga
Duquesne University faculty and students are working in conjunction with city, county, business, and non-profit leaders to assist in groundbreaking redevelopment efforts in the Uptown and West Oakland neighborhoods. Duquesne University student Nina Saluga reports that the initiative will create a new model for urban growth that is inclusive, innovative and environmentally sound.