News coverage highlighting Duquesne's experts and initiatives.

Sept. 28
Legal Eagles: The Pa. Innocence Project is a Welcome Neighbor
The Post-Gazette published this editorial praising the new Pittsburgh location of the Pennsylvania Innocence Project, which will be housed in the School of Law.

Pittsburgh Experts Reveal Who Won the First Presidential Debate
Dr. John Hanley, assistant political science professor, was interviewed for this article in The Incline about the outcome in the first presidential debate.

Sept. 26
Bill Cosby's Accusers Willing to Testify at His Sex Abuse Trial
Law Professor Wes Oliver was interviewed as a legal analyst for this NBC News story about the latest developments in the sexual assault case against Bill Cosby.

Sep. 25
Pennsylvania Innocence Project Opens Pittsburgh Office
This Post-Gazette article announced that the Pennsylvania Innocence Project has opened a Pittsburgh office and clinic housed in Duquesne's School of Law.

First Presidential Campaign Showdown Looming
The Post-Gazette interviewed Dr. John Rief, assistant professor of communications and rhetorical studies, for this article that previewed the first presidential campaign debate. The article also appeared in The Toledo Blade.

Sep. 24
Trump, Clinton Symptoms of a Disease
Associate Professor of Economics Dr. Antony Davies co-wrote this editorial for the Tribune-Review about the presidential candidates, challenging the American public to consider candidates outside of the two major parties.

Sept. 23
Dean, Legal Scholar Installed as Duquesne President
WESA-Radio included this Associated Press article announcing that President Ken Gormley was officially inaugurated as Duquesne's 13th president. Similar articles appeared in the Tribune-Review and the Pittsburgh Business Times.

Sep. 22
Gormley to Be Installed Today as Duquesne U. President
The Post-Gazette interviewed President Ken Gormley for this article about Gormley's Sept. 22 inauguration as Duquesne's 13th president.

Westmoreland County Strengthens Stance on Employees' Online Behavior
The Tribune-Review quoted Assistant Law Professor Dr. Jacob Rooksby for this article about a new social media policy for Westmoreland County government workers.

PA Innocence Project-"Freeing the Innocent"-Opening Pittsburgh Office with Launch Reception
The Pennsylvania Innocence Project will operate a Pittsburgh office and student clinic in Duquesne's School of Law, according to Next Pittsburgh.

Sept. 20
Pittsburgh's Range of Classical Music Offerings Unparalleled
The Schubert on the Bluff series at Duquesne University is mentioned in this Tribune-Review article that touts the exceptional offerings of classical music in Pittsburgh.

Sep. 19
Spotlight on Supreme Court as Battle Over Judges' Retirement Age
The Philadelphia Inquirer quoted Bruce Ledewitz, professor of law, in this article about a court case regarding the Supreme Court's battle over judges' retirement age. A similar article appeared in the Allentown Morning Call.

The Right Amount of Government
Dr. Antony Davies, associate professor of economics, co-wrote this op-ed for U.S. News & World Report about finding balance between government and markets to better our economy.

Who's Intimidating Who in This Clash Over Eliminating Property Taxes?
Penn Live quoted Law Professor Bruce Ledewitz in this article about lowering property taxes, which has led to several protests against Pennsylvania Sen. Rob Teplitz.

Sep. 16
Ballerina Daughter, Musician Dad to Perform in N.Y.
The Tribune-Review interviewed Thomas Kikta, associate professor of music technology, about the score that he was asked to write for the ballet Ten in Seven as part of the New York City Ballet's 2016 Gala.

Their View:
Associate professor of economics Dr. Antony Davies co-authored an editorial for the Journal Courier about the federal debt and financial challenges the new president will face.

Sep. 15
Woman Sues Parents Over Embarrassing Childhood Photos Posted To Facebook
Assistant Professor of Law Jacob Rooksby was interviewed by KDKA-TV in a story regarding a woman's lawsuit over embarrassing Facebook photos.

Sep. 14
Newsmaker: Holly Mayer
The Tribune-Review reported Dr. Holly Mayer, associate professor of history, was named the Harold Keith Johnson Chair of Military History for the U.S. Army War College, a scholar-in-residence program for visiting professors to teach and conduct research on military history.

Sept. 13
Pittsburgh Schools Among Top 150 Colleges in 'US News' Ranking
The Pittsburgh Business Times announced that Duquesne University was among the Pittsburgh colleges and universities ranked among the best by U.S. News and World Report.

Sept. 12
Presidents and The Supreme Court: Public Battles and Quiet Respect
President Ken Gormley penned this piece for the Washington Times about the ongoing power struggle between the Presidents and the Supreme Court throughout history.

Pennsylvania SBDC Staff Featured as Presenters During America's SBDC National Conference in Orlando
Money News reported that Brent Rondon, manager of the Small Business Development Center, will be one of the presenters at the 36th Annual America's SBDC Conference in Orlando.

Pittcon Announces New Committee Leadership for Pittcon 2017
Lab Bulletin reported that Dr. Stephanie Wetzel, assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry in the Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences, will serve as short course chairman for the 2017 Pittcon Conference and Expo in Chicago, IL.

Sept. 11
Appointments, Resignations, Deaths (9/16/2016)
The Chronicle of Higher Education reported that Martha Jordan has been appointed associate dean of academic affairs and Dr. Jacob Rooksby has been appointed associate dean of administration for the law school.

Police Release Photo of 4-Yr-Old Boy in a Car After His Parents Die Due to Overdose of Drugs
The Los Angeles Times included this Associated Press article in which Law Professor Wes Oliver is interviewed regarding the controversy behind the release of a photo showing a young boy in a car after his parents die of a drug overdose. The article also appeared in the U.S. News & World Report and the Tribune-Review, among others.

Sept. 10
The Best Way to Pay Off Debt: Which Debt to Pay First & More
Wallet Hub featured Dr. Antony Davis, associate professor of economics, in an article about strategies for saving, getting out of debt and staying debt free.

Sept. 9
Cradle of Star Birth: Masters of American Music Dual Enrollment Institutions
EduGlobal ranked Duquesne fourth on its list of the best American undergraduate music programs.

Program Offers Those with Disabilities an Education Through College
This Post-Gazette article highlighted the St. Anthony School Program at Duquesne University, which provides individuals with disabilities with educational opportunities.

Sept. 8
Monday Night Jazz Series Coming to Duquesne
The Tribune-Review interviewed Mike Tomaro, professor of jazz studies, for this article about the new Uptown Jazz Series that he established at Duquesne.

Sept. 7
Dr. Pederson Contributor to New Reference Book on the Presidency and the Constitution
LSU Schreveport published an article about President Ken Gormley's book The Presidents and the Constitution: A Living History explaining how each president utilized the Constitution during his presidency.

Duquesne University Concert Series to Showcase Copland
The Tribune-Review previewed the Schubert on the Bluff concert series featuring pianist David Allen Wehr and hosted by the Mary Pappert School of Music. Wehr is quoted in the article.

Sep. 6
Secession? 4 States That Could Never Survive Without the US
The Cheat Sheet quoted Dr. Antony Davies, associate professor of economics, for this piece about the chances of a state's survival following secession from the Union.

Order in the Class: A Duquesne Program Promotes Smart Discipline
The Post-Gazette published this editorial on the new Education Law Clinic in the School of Law and touted its potential to help parents and students with the school discipline process.

Sep. 4
Western Pa. Can Take Credit for Inventions That Changed Lives
The Tribune-Review quoted Dr. Audrey Guskey, associate professor of marketing, in a feature about inventions in Western, Pa., including the ketchup bottle, the Jeep and Mr. Yuk.

Sep. 3
Creighton Panelists to Examine Role of Free Speech on Campus
The Beatrice Daily Sun reported that Dr. Antony Davies, associate professor of economics, will take part in a panel about free speech on college campuses at Creighton University in Omaha, Ne.

Sep. 2
Macy's Backstage Caters to Bargain Hunters in Monroeville
The Tribune-Review quoted Dr. Audrey Guskey, associate professor of marketing, in this piece about the Macy's Backstage store opening on Sept. 3 at Monroeville Mall.

Trump Wants A Special Prosecutor For Clinton. But They Can Be Political Weapons, Too
In this NPR article, President Ken Gormley provides insight into Donald Trump's call for the use of special prosecutors in a criminal investigation of political opponent Secretary Clinton.

Quail Acres Ownership Group Puts Focus on Maintaining Site's Historic Niche
Associate Marketing Professor Dr. Audrey Guskey was interviewed for this Observer-Reporter article about how a local retail site is capitalizing on its historic niche.

Sep. 1
Democratic Party Created the Ku Klux Klan? State Sen. Stephen Martin Says So.
Live Leak interviewed Associate History Professor Dr. Elaine Frantz Parsons about recent comments made by GOP Lt Gov. Candidate E.W. Jackson that denounced the Ku Klux Klan, Planned Parenthood and the Democratic Party.

Back to School Shopping as Seen by Duquesne University's Dr. Audrey Guskey
MSN featured a KDKA-TV video interview with Dr. Audrey Guskey, associate professor of marketing, about market trends in back-to-school shopping.

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