Duquesne in the News

News coverage highlighting Duquesne's experts and initiatives

June 22
Opinion: The Beginning of the End
White Mountain Independent (Arizona) published this op-ed written by Economics Professor Antony Davis about the nation's inflation crisis. This story was also published by Jacksonville Journal-Courier Online.

Duquesne University: New Study Highlights Differences in Neuropathic Pain Relief for Men and Women
Targeted News published this article about how new research on a nanomedicine that targets neuropathic pain at its source found that while males and females develop pain-like behavior to the same degree, the nanomedicine provided less relief for females.

President Biden Announces Key Nominees
Former School of Law Faculty Moshe Marvit was announced as a nominee for Member of the Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission in this press release from The White House.

Watergate at 50: Boynton Beach man ended Nixon drama
President Ken Gormley is quoted in a printed Sarasota Herald Tribune article regarding the anniversary of the Watergate Scandal.

June 21
SEEN: Phipps Conservatory's Tropical Forest Hawai'i party
Executive Vice President and Provost David Dausey was mentioned as an honorary chair of Phipps Conservatory's new tropical forest exhibition premiere event in this Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article.  

Nearly 1,000 Have Registered for Capture Higher Ed's Virtual Conference, INNOVATE 2022
This press release published by Magazine Today mentions that Senior Vice President of Enrollment Joel Bauman will speak on the convergence of behavioral and emotional intelligence at an upcoming higher education conference. The story was also published by Tech Inside Out, One News Page and Manhattan Week, among others.

Juneteenth: State reps want private employers to offer paid holiday to employees
Chief Diversity Officer Crystal McCormick Ware is quoted in this KDKA-TV article about how many individuals are not yet familiar with the history of Juneteenth. This story was also published by Pennsylvania News Today.

Nearly 1,000 Have Registered for Capture Higher Ed's Virtual Conference, INNOVATE 2022
This press release by Spoke (Louisville, KY) mentions that Senior Vice President of Enrollment Joel Bauman will speak on the convergence of behavioral and emotional intelligence at an upcoming higher education conference.

June 20
Davies: It's the beginning of the end ... now it's time to pay
South Central Florida Life published this op-ed written by Economics Professor Antony Davis about the nation's inflation crisis. The story was also published by Daily Independent, Lake Okeechobee News and Your Valley, among others.

Duquesne professor helps educators understand how to help children with trauma
This Tribune-Review article includes interviews Psychology Professor Dr. Tammy Hughes about the psychology and needs of trauma-impacted children.

Guest column/Thanks for supporting health center event
The School of Nursing was recognized as a gold sponsor for donations to a nonprofit health care facility in Ohio Valley in this Herald Star article.

June 18
Davies: This is the beginning of the end of unlimited government
Economics Professor Antony Davies wrote this op-ed for the Boston Herald about the nation's inflation crisis.

Surveying the Ohio River for plastic nurdles, as Shell readies to open cracker plant
This WESA FM article mentions Duquesne will be taking part in aquatic biology research of the Ohio River.

June 17
How to observe Juneteenth 2022 in the Pittsburgh area
This KDKA article mentions that Duquesne is hosting a special virtual event to commemorate Juneteenth.

One obstacle to Pittsburgh's efforts to expand affordable housing? Lawsuits
Law Professor Bruce Ledwitz is quoted in this WESA article about advocating for affordable housing in the Pittsburgh area.

As Shell's ethane cracker nears startup, people are surveying the Ohio River for plastic nurdles
This StateImpact article mentions Duquesne will take part in aquatic biology research of the Ohio River. This story was also published by the Honest Columnist.

June 16
5 things to know about the Boynton Beach man who secretly negotiated Nixon pardon
President Ken Gormely is quoted in this The Palm Beach Post article regarding the anniversary of the Watergate Scandal.

June 15
Best Pittsburgh Steps Worth the Trek
Duquesne's Bluff steps are featured in this Pittsburgh Magazine article about the best public staircases around the city.

Federal Reserve's interest rate hike makes it more costly to borrow money
Economics Professor Anthony Davies is quoted in this KDKA article regarding the Federal Reserve's interest rate increase to combat inflation and how it will impact consumers.

24th Annual Faculty Summer Seminar: Ideas of a Catholic University: Then, Now, and into the Future
Catholic Studies Professor Dr. Kenneth Parker is mentioned in this Seton Hall University News article about a seminar he facilitated that focused on the benefits and purpose of a catholic university education.

June 14
Why do some of my ice cubes have a little tiny spike on them?
Physics Professor Patrick Cooper was interviewed for this Tribune-Review article about how water's unique properties can sometimes create spikes in ice cubes.

20 People to Know in Health Care: Dr. John M. Kauffman Jr., founding dean, Duquesne University College of Osteopathic Medicine
This Pittsburgh Business Times article includes an interview with the founding dean for the proposed College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. John Kauffman. The story was also published by Healthy Duck, Newstral, One Page News and Wopular.

6 Best Menstrual Cups for More Affordable, Sustainable (and Cleaner!) Periods
The School of Nursing offers some feminine hygiene data in this MSN.com article about sustainable female products. The story was also published by Daily Advent.

Big grant fuels Duquesne's effort for second-degree nurses
This Pittsburgh Business Times article highlights the recent Bedford Falls Fund awarding the School of Nursing for scholarships for its 12-month and 16-month Bachelor of Science in Nursing second degree program.

Pitt's fight for funding: Local organizations, business leaders pen support
This Pittsburgh Business Times article mentions that President Ken Gormley has penned his support for the University of Pittsburgh as it advocates for appropriated funding.

Three Pa. House Republicans say they'll try to impeach Philly DA Larry Krasner
Law Professor Bruce Ledewitz is quoted in this Philadelphia Inquirer article discussing the constitutional evidence that is needed to impeach a lawmaker.

June 13
Julie Schwartz Named Director of Development at Van Wezel Foundation
The Robert and Patricia Gussin Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota and DeSoto Counties Endowed Scholarship at Duquesne University was mentioned in this article from Sarasota Magazine.

The science behind those irresistible puppy-dog facial expressions
This Cosmos article quotes Dr. Anne Burrows regarding new research suggesting the key to dogs' facial expressions lies in their tiny mimetic muscles. The story was also published by Western Magazine, Coastal Leader Online and Forbes Advocate, among others.

June 12
Obituary: Charles G. "Carl" Grefenstette | Former CEO of The Hillman Company
President Ken Gormley is quoted in this Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article about the late Carl Grefenstette, former CEO of The Hillman Company.

June 11
SURVEYING THE OHIO RIVER FOR PLASTIC NURDLES, AS SHELL READIES TO OPEN CRACKER
This The Allegheny Front article mentions Duquesne will take part in aquatic biology research of the Ohio River.

June 10
School safety, security symposium slated for Westmoreland County Community College
Psychology Professor Dr. Tammy Hughes is quoted in this Tribune-Review article about the upcoming symposium on school safety and security where she will discuss assisting youth who are at high risk for disciplinary actions that could lead to juvenile or criminal justice action.

FNB Hires Cooper as Manager of Diversity and Inclusion
Business and Leadership Adjunct Professor Cassandra Cooper has been appointed FNB Corporation's Manager of Diversity and Inclusion, according to this The Business Journal article.

$2.5 M Gift Providing Second-Degree Nursing Scholarships at Duquesne
Western Pennsylvania Healthcare News quotes School of Nursing Dean Dr. Mary Ellen Glasgow in this article regarding the $2.5 million gift from the Bedford Falls Fund.

Why are some painkillers less effective in females?
This The Independent article about differing effectiveness of pain killer medications in the male and female body quotes Dr. John Pollock and Dr. Jelena Janjic of the university's Chronic Pain Research Consortium.

Allegheny County Council hears public comment on potential fracking ban
A WESA-FM article discussing a proposed bill that would ban new natural gas drilling and other industrial activity inside and underneath county parks quotes Biological Sciences Professor Dr. John Stolz.

Is THIS how dogs became man's best pal? Gene mutations made pups more comfortable with humans
This News Chant article quotes Physical Therapy Professor Dr. Anne Burrows about her research discovery that dogs have facial muscles similar to humans, allowing them to form similar facial expressions. This article also appeared in Techregister, Big World Tale and Mogaznews EN.

Uptake of COVID-19 booster shots in Pennsylvania is steady
Provost Dr. David Dausey is quoted in this Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article regarding an increase in COVID-19 booster vaccines in Pennsylvania.

Steelers rookie tackle Jake Dixon took an odd path from Bethel Park to Duquesne to - hopefully - Heinz Field
The Tribune Review quoted Coach Jerry Schmitt in an article about the unusual journey of Steelers rookie tackle Jake Dixon.

June 9
Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner: Everything You Need to Know
This Health eCareers article that address what a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) does lists the School of Nursing's PMHNP program among the top programs of its kind.

Is THIS why dogs became man's best friend? Scientists discover gene mutations that lower stress and make pups more comfortable interacting with humans
A sidebar for this Daily Mail article about a newly discovered genetic mutation in dogs quotes Physical Therapy Professor Dr. Anne Burrows about her research discovery that dogs have facial muscles similar to humans, allowing them to form similar facial expressions. The article also appeared in Daily UK News, the Vigour Times, MSN.com and Newsfeeds.com.

With $250,000 Grant, Richard King Mellon Foundation Fortifies Asset Inc.'s Innovative Tutoring Program in Pittsburgh
This Newswise article about a large grant awarded to ASSET Inc. to help the organization become a leader in free tutoring for K-12 students mentions that Duquesne University is among the universities that ASSET is providing training for pre-service teachers to become tutors.

Financier's 2.5M foundation gift to fund nursing scholarships at Duquesne
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette published this Tribune-Review article about a $2.5 million gift to the nursing school to support scholarships for second-degree nursing students. Nursing Dean Dr. Mary Ellen Glasgow is quoted. The story also was published in the Daily Advent.

June 7
The 1st Ever ‘GM' of Duke Men's Basketball
This Frontline Office Sports article about Duke University hiring its first men's basketball general manager mentions that Duquesne was the first University to invest in in-house Name-Image-Likeness (NIL) resources when they hired personal brand export Jordan Rooney in 2021.

AcademicInfluence.com Ranks the Best of Colleges & Universities in Pennsylvania for 2022
WICZ TV (Vestal, NY) announced that AcademicInfluence.com named Duquesne University among its Best Colleges & Universities in Pennsylvania for 2022. The announcement also appeared on KKTV in Nebraska and WTCG TV in Birmingham, Al., among other outlets. The story also was published by News Channel Nebraska.

Financier's $2.5M foundation gift to fund nursing scholarships at Duquesne
The Tribune-Review interviewed Nursing Dean Dr. Mary Ellen Glasgow about a recent $2.5 million award to the School of Nursing to be used to provide $15,000 scholarships to second-degree nursing students at Duquesne beginning this fall.

Should Pittsburgh's tax-exempt universities make payments to the city? Here's what others do.
The New Pittsburgh Courier published this Public Source article about the proposal to implement long-term "payment-in-lieu of taxes" (aka PILOT) agreements with Duquesne, CMU, Pitt and other major nonprofits in Pittsburgh. The story also was published by Patch.com.

Carl Grefenstette, long-time Hillman Co. president, passes away
President Ken Gormley is quoted in this Pittsburgh Business Times announcement about the passing of Carl Grefenstette, the former president and CEO of Hillman Co. who also was a Duquesne alum and past board member.

Duquesne University alum Carl Grefenstette remembered for contributions to community
The Tribune-Review quoted President Ken Gormley in this obituary for Duquesne alumnus Carl Grefenstette.

June 6
Pittsburgh-area U.S. Reps. Mike Doyle, Mike Kelly, Conor Lamb request $108 million for community projects in 2023
The Post-Gazette reported that $5 million in funding for construction of the proposed College of Osteopathic Medicine is among the $46.8 million in requests that Rep. Mike Doyle has submitted to the U.S. House Appropriations Committee from nonprofits and local governments for community projects.

Should Pittsburgh's tax-exempt universities make payments to the city? Here's what others do.
Duquesne University is mentioned in this Public Source article about Pittsburgh and Allegheny County controllers asking the city and county to negotiate long-term "payment-in-lieu of taxes" (aka PILOT) agreements with Duquesne, CMU, Pitt and other major nonprofits.

June 4
Duquesne professor witnesses both destruction and hope during Ukraine humanitarian trip
Performance Chair and Music Education Professor Dr. Steve Benham was interviewed by the Post-Gazette about his May humanitarian trip to Ukraine. The story also appeared on MSN.com.

June 3
9 Black Athletes Who Integrated Professional Sports
The History Channel included renowned Duquesne alum and basketball star player Chuck Cooper in this article about prominent Black athletes that integrated professional sports that previously implemented racial barriers. Cooper was the first Black basketball player to be drafted into the NBA in 1950. The article also appeared in The Paradise.

Parkhurst food service workers at Robert Morris University allege unfair labor practices
This Pittsburgh City Paper article about RMU Parkhurst food employees mentions that dining staff at Duquesne are unionized, earn living wages and have benefits.

The Vatican II Litmus Test (Guest: John Monaco)
Crisis Magazine included a link to and transcript of its podcast, The Crisis Point, in which doctoral theology student John Monaco is interviewed about the Second Vatican Council (Vatican II) and its impact.

Pittsburgh Startup AvaDynamics is a Finalist in the US $10 Million ANA AVATAR XPRIZE
Cyber Era mentioned that team DisSolves won the Duquesne University New Venture Challenge in this article about other Pittsburgh startups.

June 2
Eric Holmes Sworn-In as Duquesne University Chief of Police, Public Safety Director
The Post-Gazette included a photo from the Swearing-In Ceremony of Duquesne's new Chief of Police and Public Safety Director Eric Holmes.

F.N.B. Corp. hires new manager of diversity and inclusion
The Pittsburgh Business Times reported that Cassandra Cooper, an adjunct instructor in leadership at the McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts, has been hired as the new manager of diversity and inclusion at Pittsburgh-based bank F.N.B. Corp. The announcement was widely published by the media, including the Pennsylvania Latino News, the Maryland Daily Record, the Chester Spirit, Manhattan Week and Mortgage Daily, among others.

June 1
Tips on how to save as your electric bill increases
KDKA-TV interviewed Associate Economics Professor Antony Davies about how consumers can save money as natural gas prices continue to rise.

As Pittsburgh-area students deal with anxiety over school shooting, experts offer help
WESA-FM interviewed Counseling, Pyschology and Special Education Professor Dr. Tammy Hughes about how parents can help their children cope with stress surrounding recent school shootings.

May 31
Penn Hills father, daughter graduate together from Duquesne University
Tribune-Review wrote this article about the father and daughter duo who both received their degrees from Duquesne during spring commencement.

May 27
Will More Medical Schools Mean More Black Doctors?
This Inside Higher Ed article mentions that Duquesne is among nine other institutions across the country that plan to open medical colleges and attract diverse applicants.

May 25
Water-soluble packaging maker DisSolves wins Duquesne New Venture Challenge for startups
Pittsburgh Business Times wrote this article about DisSolves, the winner of the 2021-2022 Duquesne New Venture Challenge, who developed an edible, water-soluble packaging material for food products. As the winner of DNVC, DisSolves earns legal and consulting services from Duquesne's law and business faculty.

May 23
Duquesne University receives $2.5M gift for medical school
This article from the Pittsburgh Business Times shares that a Pittsburgh-based anonymous donor provided Duquesne with a $2.5 million gift to fund fertility-awareness training and support its proposed College of Osteopathic Medicine.

May 21
Duquesne student balances graduation with aid work for fellow Ukrainians
The Post-Gazette wrote this article about a School of Pharmacy graduate who has been sending medical supplies to her family members living near the front lines of the war in Ukraine.

May 20
New Duquesne University endowed scholarship funded with $250,000 from Jahanian family
This article from the Post-Gazette shares how the family of the late Thomas Jahanian donated $250,000 to Duquesne to create an endowed scholarship honoring Thomas, a Duquesne student and son of Carnegie Mellon University President Farnam Jahanian who tragically died after a drowning accident in 2021.

Port Authority's proposed $519.7 million budget counting on ridership returning another 12% in the next year
This Post-Gazette article discusses how several universities, including Duquesne, are looking into ridership programs with Port Authority to offer free public transportation to students.

May 18
Thousands of grads turn their tassels this weekend in Pittsburgh
This article from the Post-Gazette spotlights Enrico Francani, McDonald's franchise owner and advocate for Ronald McDonald House. who Duquesne honored during commencement with an honorary doctorate degree.

May 16
Getting to know: Shai Maaravi
From rallying his hockey peers for fundraisers following the Tree of Life shooting to leading the Jewish student organization, this Pittsburgh Jewish Chronicle article highlights why Palumbo-Donahue School of Business alum Shai Maaravi is an inspiring leader.

Pittsburgh to Ukraine: Locals prepare for overseas journey to deliver humanitarian aid
This Post-Gazette article discusses how Music Professor Steve Benham will be traveling overseas to take hygiene kits, medical prescriptions and first aid packages to Ukrainians this month.

May 13
Graduation Selfie
A photo of Duquesne President Ken Gormley and sociology graduate Sydney Washington taking a selfie-photo backstage before the McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts' commencement ceremony was published in the Post-Gazette.

Boulder Bach Festival Week rolls in an antique piano, festival-focused art exhibit and top-tier talent
Broomfield Enterprise mentions that Assistant Professor of Musicianship Dr. Paul Miller will be an audience favorite at this summer's Boulder Bach Festival in Colorado.

Beyond The Cover: Going in-depth with some of the authors appearing at the Greater Pittsburgh Festival of Books
President Ken Gormley joined the KDKA-TV team for their 'Beyond the Cover' segment to discuss his involvement with the Greater Pittsburgh Festival of Books and his experience as a non-fiction writer and novelist.

May 10
Future of Roe v. Wade
President Ken Gormley was on the KDKA Radio Morning Show to discuss Supreme Court law involving the future of Roe vs. Wade.

May 9
Pittsburgh's first Festival of Books to be held this weekend
The Jewish Chronicle mentioned that President Ken Gormley will discuss his book "The Heiress of Pittsburgh" at Pittsburgh's first Festival of Books.

Pitt Law School dean, former U.S. Supreme Court clerk calls leak 'devastating to integrity'
Dean of the School of Education Gretchen Generett was interviewed on this episode of WESA-FM's The Confluence about the recent draft opinion leak from the U.S. Supreme Court.

If settlement negotiations are a game, is it OK to cheat a little?
Adjunct Law Professor Robert Creo was interviewed for this op-ed by Reuters about the legal ethics of settlement negotiations.

Are you completely honest in negotiations? 'Game frame' lawyers are less likely to correct misimpressions, new study says
The ABA Journal published this story about a study co-authored by Adjunct Law Professor Robert Creo regarding legal negotiations.

May 8
How Colleges Are Filling Their Classes
Inside Higher Ed interviewed Senior Vice President for Enrollment Management Joel Bauman in this story about Duquesne's admissions day partnership with U.S. Hunger to provide meals for families in Pittsburgh.

Preparing for petrochemicals
Adjunct Chemistry Professor Clifford Lau was interviewed for this story by Chemical & Energy News about what Beaver County residents can do to protect themselves from harmful chemical exposure.

May 5
Invasion of Ukraine becomes a presence at Pittsburgh-area college commencements
The Post-Gazette mentioned that Duquesne will be awarding an honorary degree during its commencement weekend in honor of Ukraine.

Best Bachelor Degrees in Cybersecurity 2022
Duquesne was included in this list of best bachelor degrees in cybersecurity complied by Startup.info.

National Aviary researcher says ivory-billed woodpecker - elusive and beautiful - not extinct yet
The Tribune-Review briefly mentioned that the National Aviary is working with researchers at Duquesne to find DNA evidence of ivory-billed woodpeckers.

May 4
Bob Casey may face added pressure regarding anti-abortion stance if Roe v. Wade is struck down
Law Professor Bruce Ledewitz was interviewed for this story by the Post-Gazette about pressure surrounding Senator Bob Casey and his anti-abortion stance.

May 2022 Pittsburgh restaurant roundup
The Incline  mentioned that Moonlit Burgers is opening a new location at Duquesne in this restaurant roundup.

Fact vs. Fiction: What to expect with inflation
Associate Professor of Economics Antony Davies was interviewed for this story by WPXI-TV about the recent inflation in the United States.

May 3
What overturning Roe v. Wade will mean for abortion access in Pennsylvania
Law Professor Bruce Ledewitz was interviewed for this story by WESA-FM about the impact overturning Roe v. Wade would have on abortion access in Pennsylvania.

Industry payments could taint medical research, study finds
The Post-Gazette published this story highlighting a study co-authored by Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Michael Gionfriddo about payments in the medical industry. 

Choosing appropriate terminology an act of social justice
Grant Project Coordinator and Lead Researcher Clara Kreis wrote this story for the Global Sister Report about social justice advocacy within the Catholic faith.

May 1
Eric Holmes named Duquesne Univ. Chief of Police and Dir. of Public Safety
The New Pittsburgh Courier reported that former Pittsburgh City Police Commander Eric Holmes has been named Duquesne's police chief and Director of Public Safety.

We the People: After some linguistic detective work, it became more clear that Alexander Hamilton was the most prolific Federalist Papers author
Computer Science Professor Patrick Juola was interviewed for this story by the Spokesman-Review about linguistic detective work surrounding the Federalist Papers.

April 30
Duquesne student runs 1st marathon in friend's memory, to raise money for hungry kids
The Tribune-Review published this story about Duquesne student Carlin Long who ran his first marathon in honor of the best friend he lost in high school.

April 27
College programs for students with disabilities are growing in Western PA, but some have faced challenges
This PublicSource article discusses the equitable opportunities that Duquesne's Compass Program provides for individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities (IDD).

April 25
Duquesne University names Eric Holmes, Pittsburgh police commander and chief of staff, as new police chief
The Post-Gazette reported that Duquesne has appointed Pittsburgh Police Commander and Chief of Staff Eric Holmes as its next police chief and Director of Public Safety.

The 2022 Higher Education Power 100
President Ken Gormley ranked City and State Pennsylvania's list of the most influential educators in Pennsylvania.

Longtime Pittsburgh police commander leaving city to head Duquesne University police
The Tribune-Review reported that Pittsburgh Police Commander and Chief of Staff Eric Holmes will take over as head of public safety at Duquesne starting in May.

Rochester School Board Approve Multiple Items at Meeting
Beaver County Radio mentioned that the Rochester School Board approved a five-year affiliation agreement with Duquesne to collaborate on field experiences, student teacher opportunities and internships as part of a program leading to instructional certificates.

Moonlit Burgers opening a location at Duquesne University in Uptown
NEXT Pittsburgh reported that Moonlit Burgers will be opening a new location at Duquesne.

April 24
Duquesne University's Accepted Student Day helps The Hunger ProjectKDKA-TV published this story about Duquesne's collaboration with The Hunger Project on Accepted Student Day when hundreds of students and their families joined the campus community to pack meals for families in need.

Duquesne-Clearway Partner to Provide Sustainable Energy to Downtown Pittsburgh
The International District Energy Association reported that Duquesne is partnering with Clearway Community Energy to help bring sustainable energy to nearly a dozen downtown Pittsburgh buildings.

April 22 
Dormont's Moonlit Burgers Will Expand Into a New Space at a Pittsburgh University
Pittsburgh Magazine wrote this story about how Dormont's Moonlit Burgers is coming to Duquesne this summer.

MoonLit Burgers Opening Duquesne University Location
Good Food Pittsburgh reported that the popular smashed burger Moonlit Burgers is expanding to a second location thanks to a new partnership with Duquesne and Parkhurst Dining.

'Smash burger' joint Moonlit Burgers to add Duquesne University location
The Tribune-Review reported that Moonlit Burgers, known for its signature "smash burger" is coming to Duquesne's campus this August.

Moonlit Burgers Expanding Pittsburgh Presence
Patch reported that Moonlit Burgers will be expanding to Duquesne after success at its initial Dormont location.

Moonlit Burgers to open second location at Duquesne in Uptown
The Pittsburgh Business Times reported that Moonlit Burgers is opening a second location and coming to the Duquesne campus this summer.

April 21
MoonLit Burgers plans second location at Duquesne University 
The Post-Gazette reported that Moonlit Burgers is planning a second location at Duquesne.

Duquesne easement to help provide energy to downtown buildings 
The Pittsburgh Business Times reported that Duquesne has given right of way easement to Clearway Community Energy to help provide energy to various downtown buildings.

Peter Swales, Who Startled Freud Scholarship, Dies at 73
Associate Professor of Psychology Daniel Burston was interviewed for this story by the New York Times about the passing of Peter Swales, a self-taught scholar who published influential research and studies on Sigmund Freud's teachings.

April 20
The following media outlets covered the university's announcement that it is creating additional student-athlete opportunities including women's golf, women's triathlon and women's acrobatics and tumbling.

Duquesne University adds 3 new women's varsity sports teams
KDKA-TV

Duquesne University to add women's golf, triathlon, acrobatics and tumbling
WTAE-TV

Duquesne will add 3 women's sports over next 2 years
Tribune-Review

Duquesne to add three new women's sports teams to its athletic department
Post-Gazette

Duquesne University Adds Three New Women's Varsity Sports Teams
Patch

Duquesne University adds 3 new women's varsity sports teams
Yahoo! News

DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY BECOMES 10TH NCAA DIVISION I SCHOOL TO ADD WOMENS VARSITY TRIATHLON
Team USA 

April 17
Shrinking sisterhood: Members of religious orders vow to carry on despite dwindling numbers
Associate Professor of Theology and Director of Pastoral Ministry Maureen O'Brien was interviewed for this Tribune-Review article about how the women's rights movement of the 1970s contributed to the decline among the ranks of nuns and sisters.

April 13
Duquesne University receives $1.5M from Eden Hall Foundation for medical school
The Pittsburgh Business Times reported that Duquesne received $1.5 million from the Eden Hall Foundation to support the proposed College of Osteopathic Medicine's goal to improve overall health and well-being of southwestern Pennsylvanians.

April 12
Pitt and Duquesne named these finalists in their biggest annual startup competitions
Technical.ly reported that the Palumbo-Donahue School of Business recently named finalists for the New Venture Challenge, a competition for entrepreneurs.

With COVID-19 waivers set to expire, Pitt and Duquesne pharmacy students tell Pa. lawmakers: Let us keep offering vaccines
The Post-Gazette published this story about a group of Duquesne and Pitt pharmacy students who gathered on the steps of the Harrisburg Capitol building to call on the Legislature to allow students to continue to administer COVID-19 vaccines.

April 11
John Fetterman says he'll 'lean in' on U.S.-Israel relationship as senator
Director of Pre-Law Dr. Kristen Coopie was interviewed for this story by the Jewish Insider about John Fetterman, the lieutenant governor of Pennsylvania and Democratic frontrunner in next month's Senate primary, and his promise to strengthen ties between the United States and Israel.

Five teams advance to final round of Duquesne University's New Venture Challenge
The Pittsburgh Business Journal published this story about the five teams that advanced to the final round of the School of Business' New Venture Challenge, a competition that offers cash and service prizes to aspiring entrepreneurs.

April 8
In race for Pennsylvania governor and Senate seat, early leads are scarce
Director of Pre-Law Dr. Kristen Coopie was interviewed for this story by the Courthouse News Service about the race for Pennsylvania's governor and Senate seat. 

'Change Is Coming': Ketanji Brown Jackson Confirmed By Senate
Duquesne law student and Student Bar Association President Stephon Burton was interviewed by KDKA-TV about the impact surrounding the confirmation of Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson to the United States Supreme Court.

April 7
Small Business Owners Struggling With Inflation
Associate Economics Professor Antony Davies was interviewed for this story by KDKA-TV about how inflation impacts small business owners.

April 5
Long COVID pain explained: Gene signature may play a role
Biological Sciences Professor and Co-Director of the Chronic Pain Research Consortium Dr. John Pollock was interviewed for this story by Medical News Today about long-term potential COVID symptoms.

Humans bred dogs to have puppy-dog eyesHealth Sciences Professor Dr. Anne Burrows was interviewed for this story by CNN Health about the origin of 'puppy-dog eyes'.

April 4
Duquesne University Economist Explains Inflation
Associate Economics Professor Dr. Antony Davies was interviewed for this story by KDKA-TV about how inflation and rising oil prices are impacted by the crisis in Ukraine.

Phi Theta Kappa Recognizes 171 Colleges for Exemplary Transfer Pathways
Yahoo! Finance mentioned that Duquesne was recognized for the dynamic pathways it creates to support transfer students.

Steve Irwin is familiar with unfamiliar territory
Political Science Professor Lewis Irwin was interviewed for this story by the Jewish Insider about congressional candidate Steve Irwin.

April 1
How My Midwestern Neighborhood Became 'Mi Barrio'
Associate Spanish Professor Dr. Lucía Osa-Melero wrote this story for Language Magazine about her determination to surround her students and family with language awareness, cultural diversity and bilingualism.

Several local universities make best graduate schools lists
Pittsburgh Business Times mentioned that Duquesne's Palumbo-Donahue School of Business ranked on U.S. News and World Report's rankings of top graduate programs in the nation.

Duquesne University Women's Guild "Stepping Into Spring" Fashion Show and Luncheon
Patch reported that Duquesne's Women's Guild is sponsoring its annual fundraising event "Stepping into Spring" Fashion Show and Luncheon this month.

GO! List 4-1-22
The Observer-Reporter mentioned that Duquesne's Voices of Spirit will be performing with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra at a benefit concert for Ukraine.