News coverage highlighting Duquesne's experts and initiatives.

December 31
Pittsburgh Bishop Zubik reflects on former Pope Benedict and sets Mass for Thursday
This Post-Gazette article includes a quote from President Gormley that reflects on the passing of Pope Benedict.  

The sound of music
This Archeparchy of Pittsburgh article mentions the impact Duquesne music group, the Tamburitzans, have had on Christmas hymns throughout the decades.  

December 27
Harrison Street, Radnor to Build Student Housing Near Duquesne
This Multi-Housing News article mentions Duquesne’s plans to build a new student apartment community on Forbes Avenue.  

December 26
$2.2M federal grant to advance Duquesne's new college of osteopathic medicineThis Tribune-Review article discusses how Duquesne’s proposed college of osteopathic medicine will equip students with devices to aid patient examinations in remote areas under an award from the federal government.  

Masking up by choice: Colleges see hope against flu as students continue pandemic practices
This Post-Gazette article includes an interview with Provost and Executive Vice President Dr. David Dausey about steps the university follows to ensure the safety and health of the campus community. This article was also posted by PennLive, the Keene Sentinel, and the Hastings Tribune, among others.

December 23 
Duquesne University to begin construction on new 11-story student apartment building next month
This Tribune-Review article discusses Duquesne’s plans to start construction on its new 556-bed student apartment building on Forbes Avenue. 

Duquesne University Medical College to Receive Omnibus Congressional Funding
This Post-Gazette article highlights how Duquesne’s new proposed college of osteopathic medicine, helping address the growing nationwide shortage of primary care physicians, will receive omnibus congressional funding. 

December 21
Steelers great Franco Harris dies at 72
President Ken Gormley was quoted in the Post-Gazette, among others, discussing how the legendary Franco Harris will be forever loved as an emblem of Pittsburgh. 

Pittsburgh's Black leaders reflect on Franco Harris' contributions to community
KDKA-TV interviewed Senior Vice President of Civic Engagement and External Relations William Generett Jr. about how the late Franco Harris lent his voice, time and resources to support people in the Black community.

Is Pennsylvania still one of top places in US for gig workers?
Director of Accreditation and Associate Accounting Professor Bryan Menk is quoted in this KDKA-TV article discussing how Pennsylvania gig workers, including rideshare drivers and dog walkers, make more in Pennsylvania than any other U.S. city.

Construction on Duquesne’s 11-story student housing will start in January
This Post-Gazette article highlights Duquesne’s new 556-bed student apartment building that is set to open on Forbes Avenue in Fall 2024.

December 20
What Can Be Done to Protect the Elderly Population?
Adjunct Law Professor and Trial Advocacy Program Coordinator Peter Giglione discussed how policymakers can strengthen regulations to better protect the elderly in this WalletHub article. This article was also shared by Campus Safety Magazine.  

December 18
How some Pittsburgh students are finding solutions to college campus isolation
This Post-Gazette article discusses how Duquesne faculty, including Assistant Director of Freshman Development and Student Programming Ashley Kane and Dean of Students Dr. Adam Wasilko, along with students, have created programs and initiatives to support mental health and wellbeing.   

December 19Western Pa. health systems weathering virus surge are not overwhelmed — yet
Executive Vice President, Provost and Professor of Medicine and Health Sciences Dr. David Dausey is quoted in this Post-Gazette article about rising flu cases.  

December 17 
'Handyman Negri' honored during Duquesne's commencementThis KDKA-TV article includes footage from the university’s Winter Commencement ceremony and an interview with 2022 graduate Caroline Kucko reflecting on her time at Duquesne. 

'Handyman' Joe Negri honored for his 40 years at Duquesne University
This Post-Gazette article spotlights Duquesne’s Winter Commencement where students received their diplomas and “Mister Rogers’ Handyman” Joe Negri was presented with an honorary award for his extraordinary service to Duquesne and the community. 

December 16
Girls Engaging Mentors event held for county ninth graders
New Castle News published this article about the annual mentorship event when women pursuing STEM-related careers, including PharmD candidate and student intern Kailee Scurpa, meet with high school girls to offer insight into STEM careers.   

After decades of decline, unions may be making a comeback
This KDKA-TV article includes an interview with Economics Professor Dr. Risa Kumazawa about how recent unionization efforts could be linked to inflation and the global pandemic. 

December 13
What Local Smash Burger Joint Will Have Sewickley Residents Feeling Over The Moon In 2023?
Pittsburgh Magazine mentioned that Moonlit Burger- home of Pittsburgh’s beloved ‘smash burger’- will be opening a new location in Sewickley in addition to its Uptown location on Duquesne’s campus. 

Shuttered Companies Now Welcoming Workers Back to Office
Workers Compensation Magazine interviewed Economics Professor Dr. Risa Kumazawa about new survey results showing that a majority of companies are requiring workers to return to the office.

December 12
Social Media Continues To Affect The Health Of College Students
In this Forbes article, Assistant Nursing Professor Dr. Mai-Ly Nguyen Steers offers tips on how college students can use social media more responsibly. 

MoonLit Burgers expanding to Sewickley
This KDKA-TV article mentions that in addition to the locations on Duquesne’s campus and Dormont, Moonlit Burgers will be expanding to Sewickley. 

Moonlit Burgers to open third restaurant in Sewickley
WPXI-TV mentioned that Moonlit Burgers, which has a location in Uptown on Duquesne’s campus, will be opening a new location in Sewickley. 

December 10
IUP considering new medical school amid worries over rural health care
This Post-Gazette article mentions that, in addition to Duquesne’s proposed college of osteopathic medicine that broke ground this year, IUP is considering a new medical school. 

December 9
Davies & Harrigan: In war on poverty, bureaucracy won
This Boston Herald op-ed written by Economics Professor Antony Davies discusses historic trends related to poverty. 

IUP officials consider school of osteopathic medicine — 1st at a Pa. public university
This Tribune-Review article mentions that Duquesne’s proposed school of osteopathic medicine hopes to enroll its first students in August 2024. 

December 8
Chatham Center apartment complex hits the marketThis Post-Gazette article mentions how the Chatham Center apartment complex is in an up-and-coming, growing area thanks to Duquesne and the proposed development of the Bus Rapid Transit system through Uptown. 

December 7
From the Bottom: Upright, Standup, Acoustic, Double, or String Bass?
This No Treble article spotlights Music Professor Paul Thompson's recent YouTube video about the many identities associated with the bass instrument.

Supreme Court case on state legislatures could have ‘devastating consequences’
This Route Fifty op-ed written by Law Professor Wilson Huhn discusses how the nation's high court will hear Moore vs. Harper, a case examining independent state legislature theory.

December 4
Supreme Court case on state legislatures could have ‘devastating consequences’
This City & State PA op-ed written by Law Professor Wilson Huhn discusses how the nation's high court will hear Moore vs. Harper, a case examining independent state legislature theory.

December 3
Over-The-Counter Drug Recommendations for Atopic Dermatitis
Associate Professor of Pharmacy Dr. Jamie McConaha was interviewed for this story by the Pharmacy Times about over-the-counter options for treating atopic dermatitis. 

Another wave of COVID is sweeping through Allegheny County, but this time it's different 
Associate Professor of Health Sciences Dr. Bridget Calhoun weighed in on how increased socializing is impacting Allegheny County’s new wave of COVID-19 in this story by WESA-FM . 

Mary Ellen Smith Glasgow: It is time to invest in nurses
Dean and Professor at the School of Nursing Dr. Mary Ellen Smith Glasgow wrote this op-ed for the Post-Gazette about the need to invest in nurses amidst a shortage of health care workers during the pandemic. 

Oz faces residency questions as he begins his U.S. Senate campaign. The law appears to be on his side 
Law Professor Bruce Ledewitz was interviewed for this story by WITF-FM about Dr. Mehmet Oz’s bid for a U.S. Senate seat in Pennsylvania. 

December 2
Yamiche Alcindor Discusses Importance of Socioeconomic and Geographic Diversity in National Newsrooms
This AdWeek article spotlights Duquesne’s Washington, D.C. event when President Gormley and the Institute for Ethics and Integrity in Journalism honored NBC News Washington correspondent and PBS Washington Week moderator Yamiche Alcindor with the Institute’s inaugural award. 

 December 1Transformational Dialogue and Christian Identity in a Multi-Religious Context: Nigeria in FocusThe work of Theology Professor Dr. Elochukwu Uzukwu is explored in this MDPI article that looks at the Christian identity in the dialogue between Christians and Muslims, with a focus on how it plays out in Nigerian context.