Nearly 400 High School Students to Compete at Duquesne Model UN Competition

Duquesne University will host nearly 400 students from 21 regional high schools for the annual Model United Nations Conference. Students will debate and develop resolutions to some of the toughest international issues of the day.

Duquesne students will serve as moderators for the event and judge the high school students. Prizes for winners include Admissions Office scholarships of $3,000, $2,000 and $1,000 to Duquesne University for the top three delegates.

When: Friday, Jan. 26, 2018, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: The Duquesne Student Union, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

Information: This event is not open to the public, but the media are invited to attend/cover the event. Media are asked to RSVP and arrange parking by calling Ken Walters from the Office of Marketing and Communications at 412.396.1154/cell 412.417.8156.

Duquesne University

Founded in 1878, Duquesne is consistently ranked among the nation's top Catholic universities for its award-winning faculty and horizon-expanding education. A campus of nearly 9,500 graduate and undergraduate students, Duquesne prepares students by having them work alongside faculty to discover and reach their goals. The University's academic programs, community service, and commitment to equity and opportunity in the Pittsburgh region have earned national acclaim. 

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