Duquesne in the News

News coverage highlighting Duquesne's experts and initiatives.

January 23
Bitcoin, other cryptocurrencies growing in popularity as ATMs sprout up across Pittsburgh region
Associate Professor of Economics Antony Davies was interviewed for this story by the Tribune-Review about the growth of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies in Pittsburgh area.

January 22
Duquesne University hosts Holocaust exhibit 'Who is a Jew?'
The Pittsburgh Jewish Chronicle featured Gumberg Library's new exhibit and presentation/commemoration for International Holocaust Remembrance Day in this article that includes an interview with student Shai Maaravi. 

College students are struggling in the pandemic, but mental health awareness is growing
Associate Professor of Nursing Cindy Rost was interviewed for this story by the Post-Gazette about the mental health struggles college students are facing as a result of the ongoing pandemic.

Pittsburgh's Ukrainian community keeps nervous watch as Russia threatens invasion of homeland
Assistant Professor of Political Science John Sawicki was interviewed for this story by the Tribune-Review about Pittsburgh's Ukrainian community and their reaction to Russia's threats to invade their homeland.

January 21
The Association for Supply Chain Management announces 2022 Board of DirectorsThe Supply Chain Management Review reported that the Association for Supply Chain Management recently added Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management Matthew Drake to its Board of Directors.

January 19
Pittsburgh Schools Falsely Reported Zero Student Arrests, Records Show
Supervising Attorney at Duquesne's Youth Advocacy Clinic Kara Dempsey was interviewed for this story by the Daily Magazine about a false report made by Pittsburgh schools stating that there were zero student arrests made at school during the 2017-18 academic year.

10 can't-miss tracks from Soulshowmike
The Pittsburgh City Paper listed the album Another Day by Kinetic and led by Associate Professor of Musicianship Joe Sheehan in this recent installment of Soulshowmike's Album Picks.

January 17
Duquesne law professor pens new book on restoring faith in public life
The Pittsburgh Jewish Chronicle reported that Law Professor Bruce Ledewitz wrote a new book about America's fractured society entitled The Universe is On Our Side: Restoring Faith in American Public Life

January 16
What to do this week, from MLK Day events to City Theatre's 'The Medium'
NEXT Pittsburgh mentioned that Law Professor Bruce Ledewitz will discuss and read his new book The Universe Is on Our Side: Restoring Faith in American Public Life at Pittsburgh Art & Lecture's next Made Local event on Thursday, January 20.

January 15
The Stroller, Jan. 15, 2022: Events in the Alle-Kiski ValleyThe Tribune-Review mentioned that Assistant Dean for Student Services at the School of Pharmacy Dr. Janet Astle will be speaking at a substance abuse seminar at the Addiction Recovery Ministry in Harmar on Saturday, January 22.

January 12
Economists Predict Highest Inflation Rate In 40 Years Should Ease Later In 2022
Associate Professor of Economics Antony Davies was interviewed for this story by KDKA-TV about the probable decrease in today's high inflation rate by the end of this year.

January 10
Duquesne University's medical school plan progresses
This Post-Gazette article announced that Duquesne received "candidate status" from an accrediting body, marking a milestone in the progress of opening its medical school. 

Ask me about... seeing the inequalities children experience at a young age
Chief Diversity Officer and Senior Advisor to the President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Crystal McCormick Ware was interviewed for this Post-Gazette article about how she embraces and celebrates DE&I on campus.

January 8
Online, In Person, Or Remote? How Local Universities Plan To Start The Spring Semester
KDKA-TV lists Duquesne's requirements for students as they prepare to return to in-person learning classes this semester. 

Duquesne students must show negative covid test before returning to campus
This Tribune-Review article outlines Duquesne's COVID-19 test requirements to keep students safe and healthy as they return to campus for the new semester.

January 6
Peduto staffers found work in federal government, the private sectors - and city government itself
This 90.5 WESA article mentions that Mayor Bill Peduto's top aide, Chief of Staff Dan Gilman, has a new role as President Ken Gormley's Senior Advisor.

January 5
Burrell grad helps develop game at Duquesne University teaching about vaccines
This Tribune-Review article spotlights the Partner in Education team at Duquesne who is developing a new game for children, parents and teachers to help reduce anxiety about COVID-19 and combat vaccine misinformation.

January 4
Tamburitzans add Italian, Nordic numbers for Greensburg show
Tribune-Review discusses how Duquesne fueled the early inception of the Tamburitzans, the longest-running multicultural song and dance company in the United States.

January 3
'Movie Scene Queen' Merecedes Williams earns degree from Duquesne University
New Pittsburgh Courier highlighted Merecedes Williams, graduate of the McAnulty College of Liberal Arts who was determined to earn her bachelor's degree even while facing a fire, homelessness and financial hardship as a mother of three.

The changing workplace: Looking ahead to 2022
Post-Gazette includes an interview with Chief Diversity Officer and Senior Advisor to the President for Diversity Crystal McCormick Ware about how crucial conversations are necessary for growth.

January 2
Anthropologist explains the special bond that dogs and humans share
Times News includes an interview with Physical Therapy Professor Anne Burrows about how dogs have evolved to better communicate with their human caregivers.

January 1
Looking ahead to 2022: Pandemic continues, campaigns heat up, new mayor for Pittsburgh and more
Law Professor Joe Mistick was interviewed for this Tribune-Review article that discusses Pennsylvania's high-profile races in this year's elections.

Court is adjourned: Pa. Justice Tom Saylor reflects on 28-year judicial career, leaves with no regrets
President Ken Gormley was interviewed for this Post-Gazette article about how Supreme Court Justice Tom Saylor will become the inaugural scholar-in-residence at the Thomas R. Kline Center for Judicial Education.

December 31
A New Study Shows The Importance Of Early Diagnosis Of Autism Spectrum Disorder
Forbes interviewed Assistant Professor and Program Director for the Language Disorders and Autism Clinic Abigail Delehanty about new studies that reveal how impactful early intervention is for autistic individuals.

What is Critical Race Theory?
Economics Professor Antony Davies co-wrote this op-ed for the American Institute for Economic Research about the origins and importance of critical race theory.

December 29
Fact check: How much does U.S. spend on early education compared to other nations?
Economics Professor Antony Davies was interviewed for this WRAL article about how much Americans pay for child care compared to families in other countries.

December 28
A Perfect Storm of Incentives
Economics Professor Antony Davies wrote this op-ed for the American Institute for Economic Research that discusses how political incentives have influenced the pandemic.

December 26
Members of Gainey transition committees eager to begin work
Post-Gazette interviewed Tiffany Taulton, adjunct professor of environmental research and education and Director of Community Initiatives for the Hazelwood Initiative, about Mayor-Elect Ed Gainey's plans to make Pittsburgh more equitable for its residents.

December 25
Editorial: Sharing a gaze with your dog
The Honolulu Star Advertiser shared an article about Physical Therapy Professor Anne Burrow's course on the emotional connection between humans and their canine companions.

December 24
Expert explains unique bond between dogs, people
The Columbian shared an interview with Physical Therapy Professor Anne Burrow that spotlights the bond between dogs and their owners.

Transferism, Not Socialism, Is the Drug Americans Are Hooked On|
Economics Professor Antony Davies co-wrote this op-ed for the American Institute for Economic Research about the idea that American socialism has become more mainstream than it was in past decades.

December 21
'They changed, we adapted': A Green Tree supplier survives, years after steel mills closed
The Post-Gazette interviewed Richard Longo, Director of the Small Business Development Center, about why businesses should prioritize technology investments.

December 20
Peduto Chief of Staff Dan Gilman to take on new role at Duquesne University
The Tribune-Review mentioned that Mayor Bill Peduto's Chief of Staff Dan Gilman will move into a senior advisor position for President Gormley.

Peduto's chief of staff to become Duquesne president's staff chief
The Post-Gazette wrote that Dan Gilman, Mayor Bill Peduto's Chief of Staff, will take on a new role as Senior Advisor and Chief of Staff at Duquesne.

Mayor Peduto's Chief of Staff Dan Gilman to become senior advisor to Duquesne University president
WTAE-TV reported thatMayor Bill Peduto's Chief of Staff Dan Gilman will transition into a new role at Duquesne as Chief of Staff and Senior Advisor to President Ken Gormley.

December 20
To make it to 50 years is remarkable for a business. To do it in a pandemic, even more so
Director of the Small Business Center Richard Longo was interviewed for this article from the Post-Gazette about key factors that influence business longevity.

December 19
Christmas shines brightest in Pittsburgh's churches
President Ken Gormley wrote this op-ed for the Post-Gazette about how Pittsburgh's churches are an integral part of the traditions and family histories that bind us together during the holiday season.

December 18
Duquesne University Holds Winter Commencement Ceremony
KDKA-TV featured clips from the 2021 Winter Commencement ceremony at the new UPMC Cooper Field House.

Presence of omicron could change look of spring semester
The Post-Gazette interviewed Dr. David Dausey, executive vice president and provost, in this article that discusses how the health and safety of the university's students, faculty and staff remain a top priority.

December 17
2022's Best Cities for Farmers Markets in Winter Months
Professor of Marketing Dr. Audrey Guskey was interviewed for this story by Lawn Love about how consumers can take advantage of farmer's markets during winter months. 

December 13
Ask me about ... the special bond that dogs and humans share
Health Sciences Professor and Biological Anthropologist Dr. Anne Burrows was interviewed for this story by the Post-Gazette about the unique relationship between humans and dogs.

December 12
The power of holiday tunes
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette mentioned that Duquesne is hosting a Christmas sing-along in the article that discusses how music has the ability to bring people closer together in a shared experience, especially during the holiday season.

What Burris learned
Law Professor Bruce Ledewitz wrote this review for the Post-Gazette of Keith Burris' column Who Will Fight for the GOP's Soul?

December 11
Not Hyperinflation, but Plenty Bad Enough
Economics Professor Antony Davies wrote this op-ed for the American Institute for Economic Research about how consumer inflation is higher than its been in over 10 years.

December 10
Fact-checking how much governments in US, other nations spend on early childcare
Economics Professor Antony Davies weighed in on the financial differences between child care in America compared to other countries in this PolitiFact article.

'A waste of taxpayer money': Senate GOP election investigation heads to Pa. court
Law Professor Bruce Ledewitz was interviewed for this story by the Courier Times about the ongoing investigation into Pennsylvania's 2020 Senate GOP election which is now headed to the Commonwealth Court judges who will hear arguments in Harrisburg.

December 7
The Top 50 employers in Allegheny County
Duquesne was ranked 31st on this list of the largest employers in Allegheny County compiled by WTAE-TV. 

6-Year-Old Boy From Butler County In Fight For His Life Searches For Bone Marrow Match
KDKA-TV briefly mentioned that Duquesne held test swabbing events earlier this week to find a bone marrow match for Jax Ramirez, a 6-year-old boy from Zelienople with a rare genetic disorder.

December 6
"Discovery and Delivery´- An Approach to IT Workload Balance
Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer Charles Bartel wrote this article for the CIO Review about balancing the workload of Information Technology.

From a bar to bedrooms: Virginia company adding more housing near PPG Paints Arena
The Post-Gazette reported that MultiVersity Housing Partners will be adding more housing options for Duquesne students in the Uptown area.

December 2
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 socialization 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.  

November 30
Education briefs
The Herald-Standard mentioned that Director of Diversity and Inclusion Dr. Anthony Kane will be participating in California University of Pennsylvania's Graduate School Speaker Series.

Philip Heymann, legal scholar and aide to Watergate special prosecutor Archibald Cox, dies at 89
President Ken Gormley was interviewed for this story by the Washington Post about the death of Philip Heymann, a legal scholar and Chief Assistant to Watergate Special Prosecutor Archibald Cox. President Gormley had previously written a biography about Cox entitled Archibald Cox: Conscience of a Nation.

November 29
Letter to the editor: National vs. local journalism
The Tribune-Review published this review of Duquesne's recent symposium hosted by the Institute for Ethics and Integrity in Journalism entitled The Importance of Local Journalism in an Age of Declining Trust in Media.

Nurses play essential role in efforts to advance health equity
Professor of Nursing and Jacques Laval Chair for Justice for Vulnerable Populations Dr. Rosemary Donley was interviewed for this story by Catholic Health World about the role nurses play in advancing health equity.

November 26
Pittsburgh retail expert predicts strong holiday shopping sales this year
Professor of Marketing Dr. Audrey Guskey was interviewed for this story by WESA-FM about the prediction of stronger holiday shopping sales this year.

Four African Americans Who Will Lead Diversity Efforts at Colleges and Universities
The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education mentioned that Crystal McCormick Ware was recently appointed Duquesne's Chief Diversity Officer and Senior Advisor to the President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

November 24
People on the move: 11/21/2021
The Post-Gazette mentioned that Chairman of Duquesne's Board of Directors John McGinley Jr. recently received the Thomas Addis Emmet Award in recognition of his legal career, philanthropic efforts and dedication to his Irish heritage.

Carnegie Carnegie: Our season of thanks has strong ties to the Civil War
The Tribune-Review briefly mentioned that Duquesne's Wind Symphony will be performing with Aaron Copland's Lincoln Portrait at the Carnegie Music Hall on February 21.

November 23
Local authors write about dancing, mountain biking, storytelling and loveThe Post-Gazette included Vice President of Marketing and Communications Gabriel Welsch's collection of short stories entitled Ground Scratchers in this story about new books by local authors.

Black Friday loses luster with retailers' earlier push to maximize holiday sales
Professor of Marketing Dr. Audrey Guskey was interviewed for this story by the Tribune-Review about how Black Friday has changed due to the sense of urgency caused by supply chain issues.

Best online master's in organizational leadership 2021: Top picks
Duquesne's online master's program in Organizational Leadership was recently ranked 21st by ZDNet.

November 18
A Salute to Nurses
Pittsburgh Magazine honored Associate Professor of Nursing Alison Colbert as a 2021 Excellence in Nursing Award recipient. Honorable mentions include Instructor and Director of the Second-Degree BSN Program Amber Kolesar and Associate Professor of Nursing and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Dr. Rebecca Kronk.

'As good as you can get': Penguins sale to Boston Red Sox owner could boost the team and its fans, experts say
Associate Professor of Sports Marketing Ronald Dick was interviewed for this story by the Post-Gazette about the recent sale of the Pittsburgh Penguins to the owner of the Boston Red Sox.

November 17
Study finds infants later diagnosed with autism show reduced social communication before their first birthday
Assistant Professor and Program Director for Duquesne's Language Disorders and Autism Clinic Abigail Delehanty was interviewed for this story by Medical Xpress about a study that found that infants later diagnosed with autism tend to show reduced social communication prior to turning one.

November 16
Pa. school mask mandate will expire Dec. 4 if state Supreme Court doesn't issue new stay
Law Professor Bruce Ledewitz was interviewed for this story by the Tribune-Review about the possible expiration of school mask mandates if the Pennsylvania Supreme Court does not issue a new stay.

Crystal McCormick Ware named chief diversity officer at Duquesne
The New Pittsburgh Courier reported that Crystal McCormick Ware was recently named Duquesne's first Chief Diversity Officer.

November 15
'Buy it now': The time has come to start holiday shopping or risk missing Christmas
Associate Professor of Marketing Dr. Audrey Guskey was interviewed for this story by the Tribune-Review about recent supply chain issues and their potential impact on holiday shopping.

November 14
Duquesne aims to increase trust in the media
The Post-Gazette published this story about Duquesne's Institute for Ethics and Integrity in Journalism which aims to strengthen relationships with local and national media and mentor students on journalistic values including civil discourse, truthfulness and balanced reporting.

November 13
The Truth Shall Make You Free: Catholicism and the CIA
English Professor Dr. Greg Barnhisel wrote this story for the Los Angeles Review of Books about two recent books that highlight the relation between religion and the CIA.

November 11
Experts say Pa. mask mandate appeal seeks broader precedent
Law Professor Bruce Ledewitz was interviewed for this story by the Tribune-Review about the future of Pennsylvania's mask mandate, particularly in schools.

JAK Inhibitors Offer New Treatment Options for Atopic Dermatitis
The Pharmacy Times briefly mentioned that Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice Dr. Jamie McConaha participated in a discussion regarding new treatment options for atopic dermatitis.

November 10
Community members gather to break the stigma of mental health through storytelling
The Pittsburgh City Paper reported that Therapist Chelsea Chase spoke at a community storytelling event entitled Mental Health Talk-Discussing Challenges and Overcoming Stigmas last month.

People on the move: 11/7//2021
The Post-Gazette mentioned that Associate Professor of Clinical Legal Education Tiffany Sizemore recently won a See the Best in Me award from Gwen's Girls during its 6th Annual Black Girls Equity Alliance Summit's Virtual Awards Ceremony.

2021 Corporate Knights Better World MBA Ranking: Audencia ranked first in France and 32nd worldwide
FE News reported that the Palumbo-Donahue School of Business ranked among the world's top MBA programs on their Corporate Knight's 19th annual #BetterWorldMBA Ranking.

Crystal McCormick Ware Named Inaugural Chief Diversity Officer
Diversity Global Magazine reported that Crystal McCormick Ware has been named Duquesne's first Chief Diversity Officer and Senior Advisor to the President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

November 9
Mental health resources can be hard to navigate. Here's how to start your search.
Public Source mentioned that Duquesne has a wide variety of mental health resources on campus including individual and group therapy as well as an Active Minds chapter which is an organization educates students on mental health issues and reduces the stigma of seeking help.

November 8
What comes after your startup's friends and family round? Meet the plus one round
Executive Director of the Center of Excellence in Entrepreneurship wrote this post for Technical.ly about the next steps for small business owners after they have kicked off their startup funding with a raise from friends and family.

Duquesne president Ken Gormley publishes first novel
The Observer­-Reporter reported that President Ken Gormley published his first novel entitled The Heiress of Pittsburgh.

November 7
Duquesne University President Publishes First Novel
The Intelligencer reported that President Ken Gormley published his first novel entitled The Heiress of Pittsburgh.

November 4
Duquesne University appoints first chief diversity officer
The Pittsburgh Business Times reported that Duquesne has recently appointed Crystal McCormick Ware as its first Chief Diversity Officer and Senior Advisor to the President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

November 3
Obituary: Justin M. Johnson | Pa. Superior Court judge and civil rights advocate
President Ken Gormley was interviewed for this obituary published by the Post-Gazette for retired state Superior Court Judge and former Adjunct Law Professor Justin M. Johnson.

Ed Gainey won a historic mayoral election. Here's what Pittsburgh tech wants to see from his administrationDirector of the Center for Excellence in Entrepreneurship Michele Migliuolo was interviewed for this story by Technical.ly about Ed Gainey who won Pittsburgh's mayoral election last spring.

Democrats sweeping Allegheny County Common Pleas Court races
The Post-Gazette mentioned that Associate Clinical Professor of Law Tiffany Sizemore is running for one of 10 seats on the Allegheny County Common Pleas Court.

Incumbents, Democrats win big in general election
The Pitt News mentioned that Clinical Law Professor Tiffany Sizemore is among 18 candidates who ran for 10 open seats on the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas.

November 2
Let's talk money: The ins and outs of raising startup capital from friends and family
Executive Director of the Center of Excellence in Entrepreneurship Michele Migliuolo wrote this post for Technical.ly about the early stages of investment and raising startup capital.

Confiscating US billionaires' wealth would run the US government about 8 months
Politifact mentioned a viral tweet posted by Economics Professor Antony Davies in 2019 in this story about U.S. billionaires' wealth and the impact it could have on the government.

November 1
Blue-light glasses are a pandemic-era staple. Do they actually work?
Duquesne student Alex Tardugno was interviewed for this story by the Post-Gazette about the efficacy of blue-light glasses which have become a staple since many individuals have started remotely during the pandemic.