Duquesne in the News

News coverage highlighting Duquesne's experts and initiatives.

April 12
A Question Of Balance - Why A U.K. Angel Syndicate Is Focused On Female Founders
Forbes mentioned a research study performed by Law Professor Seth Oranburg and Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship Dr. Mark Geiger revealing that out of a sample group, 40.8% of investments by women were directed at female-led companies.

April 10
Dominic Foppoli is under investigation over sexual assault allegations. But can he be charged?
Law Professor Wes Oliver was interviewed for this article by the San Francisco Chronicle about Windsor Mayor Dominic Foppoli, who is under investigation for sexual assault.

April 9
Legal ruling over suit against Heartland Homes parent expected to open door to more consumer complaints in Pennsylvania
Law Professor Richard Heppner was interviewed for this article by Pittsburgh Business Times about a recent legal ruling against a Heartland Homes parent which could have major implications for consumer protection cases in Pennsylvania moving forward.

April 8
President Ken Gormley's vision poises Duquesne at the region's epicenter (Video)
Pittsburgh Business Times published this article about President Ken Gormley, who recently spoke at the Pittsburgh Business Times' VisionPittsburgh event. Gormley discussed his plans for the future of Duquesne and the challenges of the pandemic.

April 7
What to do this weekend, from a Wildlife Baby Shower to Contemporary Craft's Golden Anniversary
NEXT Pittsburgh briefly mentioned that Duquesne will be hosting its Virtual Music on the Bluff series, which includes a performance of Brahms' Sonata for Viola and Piano featuring Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra violist Maryellen Gingras-Roy and School of Music Dean David Allen Wehr.

April 6
Week in Photos: April 4-10
The Post-Gazette published this collection of photos-including one photo of Duquesne students waiting for community members to come and receive their vaccines at a clinic. The clinic is organized by the Allegheny County Health Department in partnership with Duquesne's Center for Integrative Health at Central Baptist Church in the Hill District.

April 5
Here's who won the Duquesne New Venture Challenge
Pittsburgh Business Times reported that Kunal Gandhi, co-founder and CEO of SimpL, won Duquesne's New Venture Challenge, claiming the top prize of $12,500.

April 2
The race is on to vaccinate Pittsburgh's Black community
The New Pittsburgh Courier mentioned that several Hill District residents have been receiving the COVID-19 vaccine from members of Duquesne's pharmacy division.

April 1
Here's which local grad school programs earned top spots in U.S. News rankings
Pittsburgh Business Times mentioned that Duquesne was recently ranked 29th in occupational therapy and 43rd in pharmacy on U.S. News and World Report's Best Graduate Schools list.

Low-Income Residents Overdue On Payments May Face Utility Shutoffs Starting Today
Provost Dr. David Dausey was interviewed on WESA-FM's "The Confluence" about safety and health precautions as Duquesne prepares for a return to in-person classes in the fall.