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News Coverage for Duquesne

News coverage highlighting Duquesne’s experts and initiatives.

July 2
Low-Interest Credit Cards
Dr. Amy Yurko, assistant accounting professor, was interviewed for this WalletHub piece about the best low-interest credit cards available.

June 26
Horses Can Make Facial Expressions Just Like Humans
CNN interviewed Dr. Anne Burrows, professor of physical therapy, for this story about a research study she co-authored that identified that horses can make 17 facial expressions.

The 50 Best RN to BSN Programs Online for 2018
Best College Reviews ranked Duquesne’s online RN to BSN program No. 40 on this list of the 50 Best RN to BSN Programs Online for 2018.

June 24
Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s Blocking of Clergy Sex Abuse Report Devastates Victims
The Tribune-Review interviewed Law Professor Bruce Ledewitz for this story about the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s decision to block the release of a grand jury investigative report into clergy sexual abuse.

June 21
Grand Jury Secrecy Hides Reason for Supreme Court Order Barring Release of Priest Sex Abuse Report
The Morning Call interviewed Law Professor Bruce Ledewitz for this story about the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s decision to halt the pending publication of a grand jury report detailing decades of child sex abuse claims and cover-ups in six Catholic dioceses.

June 20
Joe DeNardo, Iconic Local Meteorologist, Laid to Rest
WPXI-TV reported that the Rev. Sean Hogan, C.S.Sp., con-celebrated the funeral mass for local meteorologist and Duquesne alum Joe DeNardo.

June 19
NASA Needs A Better Zip-Tie Cutter to Use in Space, Duquesne Students Have An Idea
WESA-Radio reported that NASA will use elements of a zip-tie cutter prototype designed by Duquesne biomedical engineering students. Garett Craig, junior biomedical engineering and nursing major, was interviewed about the team’s design.

June 18
Local Trauma Recovery Model Drawing National Attention
The Post-Gazette published this story about a recent training event organized by FOCUS Pittsburgh and hosted by Duquesne, in which experts from Duquesne and the University of Pittsburgh educated participants on how to help communities recover from trauma.

Get Time Back in Your Day By Cleaning Up Your Digital World
KDKA-TV interviewed Dr. Patrick Juola, computer science professor, for this story about ways to declutter digital devices to save time and protect personal information.

Duquesne University Students Design Zip Tie Cutter for NASA
The Tribune-Review reported that NASA will use elements of a zip-tie cutter prototype created by a team of Duquesne biomedical engineering students. The students recently traveled to Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas, to have their prototype tested by divers.

June 16
Antony Davies and James R. Harrigan: Rob Peter to Pay Paul
Dr. Antony Davies, associate economics professor, co-wrote this op-ed for the Tribune-Review about Pennsylvania’s inability to use money intended for one entity to pay for another.

June 15
Longtime Pittsburgh Meteorologist Joe DeNardo Dies at 87
President Ken Gormley was quoted in this WPXI-TV story about the passing of Duquesne alumni and Pittsburgh meteorologist Joe DeNardo.

Pennsylvania’s Democratic Party Sees New Enthusiasm At The Ground Level
WESA-Radio interviewed Law Professor Joseph Sabino Mistick for this story about the renewed political influence of local Democratic committees in Pittsburgh.

June 14
Interview with Janie Harden Fritz, Ph.D. and Craig Maier, Ph.D. – Graduate Programs in Communication and Rhetorical Studies at Duquesne University
MastersInCommunications.com interviewed Drs. Janie Harden Fritz and Craig Maier from the Department of Communication and Rhetorical Studies for this story about the department’s graduate programs.

VIDEO: Testing and Teaching—How In-School Screenings Can Help Kids Catch Their Breath
Environmental Health News interviewed Associate Pharmacy Professor Dr. Jennifer Elliott for this video that explains the process and importance of asthma screenings in elementary schools.

June 13
Can Mandatory School Screenings Solve Pittsburgh’s Asthma Epidemic?
Environmental Health News interviewed Dr. Jennifer Elliott, associate pharmacy professor, for this story about asthma education in Pittsburgh-area elementary schools.

These Are the 20 Most Interesting Business Courses in the World Today
This Study International article highlights the Aspen Institute Business and Society Program’s 2017 “Ideas Worth Teaching Awards,” which includes the Sustainability Tools and Processes for New Initiatives course taught in Duquesne’s MBA Sustainable Business Practices program.

June 12
Duquesne Engineering Students Recognized by NASA
The Pittsburgh Business Times reported that NASA plans to use elements of a zip-tie cutter prototype designed by a team of Duquesne biomedical engineering students for future space missions.

June 11
Famous Guitarists from Pittsburgh
According to Ranker, Joe Negri, adjunct jazz guitar professor, is ranked No. 2 among its famous guitarists from Pittsburgh list.

June 9
A Closer Look at Those Jobs Numbers
Dr. Antony Davies, associate economics professor, co-wrote this op-ed for Inside Sources about the recently reported unemployment numbers and how they are interpreted.

U.S. Supreme Court: Presidential Self Pardon Would be Admitting Guilt
This PoliticusUSA article quotes a Washington Post opinion piece written by President Ken Gormley about the potential impact if President Donald Trump would pardon himself.

June 8
If Trump Pardons Himself, He’s Admitting He’s Guilty of Impeachable Crimes
The Washington Post published this opinion piece written by President Ken Gormley about the potential impact if President Donald Trump would pardon himself.

Sleeping Soundly—Even on Wheels
Jurist published this opinion piece by Wes Oliver, professor of law, about two upcoming cases to be considered by the U.S. Supreme Court that will raise the question of what types of state burglary statute make a defendant eligible for the enhanced punishment under the Armed Career Criminal Act.

DelGrosso Foods: From Sauce Sold in an Altoona Cafe to Worldwide Sales
The Post-Gazette interviewed Dr. Mary McKinney, director of the Small Business Development Center (SBDC), for this story about Michael DelGrosso, vice president of global sales and marketing at DelGrosso Foods. DelGrosso was the keynote speaker at the SBDC’s 20th Annual Entrepreneur’s Growth and Networking Conference.

June 4
Community Pharmacists and Mental Illness: A Survey of Service Provision, Stigma, Attitudes and Beliefs
Springer Link published this research article by a team of Duquesne School of Pharmacy faculty members about community pharmacists’ attitudes and beliefs toward treating patients with mental illnesses.

Police Academy Looks To Holocaust For Lessons On Policing Today
WESA-Radio reported that faculty from Duquesne, in partnership with the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police and the Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh, launched a class this past winter on the role of law enforcement in Nazi Germany.

Philly DA Larry Krasner Seeking to Develop Comprehensive List of Tainted Cops
The Philadelphia Inquirer interviewed Law Professor Bruce Ledewitz for this article about the Philadelphia district attorney’s office requesting the city’s police department to provide an account of serious violations by its officers (going back nearly a decade) to help prosecutors flag officers with credibility issues early in cases and possibly prevent their testimony.

June 1
Largest Pittsburgh-Area MBA Programs
The Pittsburgh Business Times ranked the Palumbo-Donahue School of Business No. 6 on this list of the largest Pittsburgh-area MBA programs, ranked by total enrollment.

‘The Age of Eisenhower’: Was Ike a President for His Times?
Chair and Professor of English Dr. Greg Barnhisel penned this Post-Gazette book review of historian William I. Hitchcock’s The Age of Eisenhower: America and the World in the 1950s.