News coverage highlighting Duquesne’s experts and initiatives.
Duquesne Names Finalists for ‘New Venture Challenge’
The Pittsburgh Business Times reported that Duquesne announced the five finalists for the “New Venture Challenge,” an entrepreneurial competition hosted by the School of Business.
Local Experts Say Veterans Need Services Beyond The VA To Deal With Suicide
KDKA-TV interviewed Dr. Roger Brooke, director of military psychological services, about why he supports the Department of Veteran Affairs but believes veterans should be offered alternatives and supplemental services to improve their mental health.
With No Clear Front-Runner, There May Be More Candidates To Choose From Come Pa.’s Presidential Primary
KDKA-TV interviewed Assistant Professor of History Dr. Andrew Simpson about why Pennsylvania is an important state in the presidential primaries. He emphasized that there are a large number of Democratic candidates and that Pennsylvanians’ votes will matter.
Gun Rights Activists Pushing for Second Amendment ‘Sanctuaries’ Across PA
The Daily Item quoted Law Professor Bruce Ledewitz in this article on Second Amendment Sanctuary ordinances. This story was also published in the Sharon Herald and the Meadville Tribune.
'I Had A Lot Of Good Years': Outgoing Councilor Darlene Harris Looks Back
WESA-Radio interviewed Associate Professor of Law Joseph Sabino Mistick for this segment on outgoing Pittsburgh City Council member Darlene Harris.
The Testimony That Could Seal Harvey Weinstein’s Conviction
The Huffington-Post quoted Law Professor Wesley Oliver about Harvey Weinstein’s trial. He mentioned that it is important to consider any prejudices the jury may have when it comes to dealing with the Weinstein trial.
State Backs #ProtectYourBrain Campaign and Other Campus Anti-opioid Efforts
The Post-Gazette reported that Duquesne, among other universities, will receive funding from the state to be used to improve programs and provide information to students about the dangers of opioids. This story also appeared on Fox 43 and in the Tribune Review.
#LetsMakeASEEN: ARYSE Stands Up for Young Immigrants and Refugees
The Post-Gazette published this story about ARYSE: Alliance for Refugee Youth Support and Education, a community organization in Pittsburgh that helps refugee students find community. The story mentions that Duquesne is a partner with ARYSE, hosting a summer camp experience and sending student volunteers to Crafton Heights for after-school support.
Should the U.S. Ban Fracking?
CNBC interviewed Dr. John Stolz, director of the Center for Environmental Research and Education, for this story about the how the U.S. is predicted to be a net energy exporter thanks to a combination of hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling. Stolz’s research focuses on how fracking can negatively impact local communities’ water supplies.
This is the Notre Dame Speech that Bill Barr Should Have Given—and Didn’t
The Pennsylvania Capital-Star published this op-ed written by Law Professor Bruce Ledewitz in response to U.S. Attorney General William Barr’s speech in October where he launched a widely discussed defense of religious liberty.
Wahoos from Day One
The Post-Gazette published this review of Alan Taylor’s Thomas Jefferson’s Education written by English Professor Dr. Greg Barnhisel.