Past News & Events

Physics Professor Awarded Grant to Calibrate Particle Detector

Record Number of Undergraduates to Present at Upcoming Research Symposium

Project SEED Conintues to Encourage Next Generation of Scientists

Duquesne University's First Clarkston Consulting Scholarship Award Winner

Duquesne University Goldwater Scholarship Awards

Dr. Nancy Trun Recieves the 2016 Spirit of Learning Award by the DUQ Chapter of Phi Kappa Phi

Dr. Sarah Woodley Wins the Duquesne University Creative Teaching Award for the Second Time

Introducing Dr. Phillip Palmer as the Bayer School's First Assistant Dean

Chronic Pain Research Consortium Undergraduate Wins National Fellowship

Darwin Evolves into an App -- Readers Control Outcome of Science-based eBook

$1 Million Grant Supports Scientist's Study of Protein Trafficking Dynamics

Bayer School Dean Dr. Philip Reeder travels to Rhodes, Greece. Read about his 2016 research here.

Feral Cats: Computational Study Looks at How Best to Fix the Nuisance

Biology Major Receives National Undergraduate Research Fellowship

National Funding Continues to Support Doctoral Biology Student

Water on Mars helps confirm Duquesne University research

New 3-D Software Promises to Engage Kids with Atoms

Dr. Pollock wins two Emmy AwardsTriple Play: Duquesne Professor, Alumna Earn Three Emmy Awards

11th Annual Metals in Biology Mini-Symposium

Papers and Posters Selected for Climate Change Conference Breakout Sessions

Pollock to Present on Health and Health Literacy at Serious Play Conference

PA Secretary of Education Visits Project SEED at Duquesne

Brittney Jackson

Undergraduate Lands DU's First Environmental Protection Agency Fellowship

Undergraduate Research Program

Summer Undergraduate Research Program Hits Historic High

Duquesne Undergrad Edward Hilton IV Recognized with Prestigious Science Award

One-of-a-Kind Foucault Pendulum Dedicated in Libermann Hall

Duquesne Garners Its First NIH Graduate Fellowship for Research Service

Dr. Reeder's Travel Blog. From January 4th to 23rd, Bayer School Dean Dr. Philip Reeder traveled to Nazareth, Israel, and Rhodes, Greece. He conducted research and made connections to facilitate future faculty and student exchanges, in addition to research, teaching, and scholarship opportunities. Read Dr. Reeder's Travel Blog here. Read Dr. Reeder's Travel Blog here.

Darwin Day 2015: Darwin, Wallace, and Domestication
Watch the Video Presentation

Darwin Day 2015 to Explore Plant Domestication and Evolution (Article)

Duquesne Campus Again to Host Regional Science Competition

Professor Volunteers Her Skills and "Cattitude," One Feral Colony at a Time

Dr. Jeffry Madura Earns Duquesne Recognition from American Chemical Society

Dr. Jeffry Madura: 2014 PIttsburgh Award Winner

Faculty Honored with President's Awards for Excellence

Forensic Science and Law to Host National Training on DNA Technology

Wecht Institute Joins Bayer School

Forensic Fridays to Explore Fracking, Social Media and More

Bayer School Hosting Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium

University Listed As a STEM Friendly School

Where Does It Hurt? Chronic Pain Consortium Could Provide the Answer

Fleming, Stolz and Trun Named Research Hall of Fame Inductees

How Is Scientific Sampling Done? Duquesne to Host a Science Day at Wingfield Pines

Duquesne to Host Forensic Science Exchange

Research Faculty, Students Join Showcases at State and National Levels

Students Join Together for Mission Trip to Honduras

University Hosts Region's Brightest STEM Students at PJAS Competition

Widespread Water Monitoring Effort Receives Continued Support from Colcom

Bayer Works to Fill Gap with Initiatives to Attract STEM Graduates

Symposium to Focus on Measuring Environmental Human Health and Exposures

Inaugural and New Endowed Chair Holders, Other Faculty Recognized

Renovated Chemistry Labs Unveiled

U.S. News: Duquesne a Top Tier School, Plus a Best Value for Students

High School Students to Present at National Chemistry Conference through Duquesne's Project SEED

New ‘Scientastic!' Production Highlights Importance of Sleep

Evanseck Leads Group That Funds NSF Undergrad Chemistry Research Sites

Hazelwood Program Puts Science into Summer for Record Number of Students

New $617,000 NSF Grant to Fund Scholarships in Chemistry

Darwin Day 2014d

Darwin Day 2014: Time Travel in Experimental Evolution
Wednesday, Feb. 26 at 7:00 p.m.

Science Preview Day 2014

Science Preview Day 2014
February 22, 2014

Download PBM 2014 Schedule

Every year, the Department of Biological Sciences hosts a one-day meeting to bring together the bacteriology community in the Pittsburgh and tri-state area. While Principal Investigators attend the conference, the focus is on student presentations. Post docs and graduate students present their research in short talks and posters.

PBM 2014 is organized and hosted by Dr. Joseph McCormick. Funding has been provided generously by the Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences and Fisher Scientific. Send inquiries to

Chasing Ice Presentation

Don't Miss the Special Screening of Chasing Ice

Friday, April 4: 8:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Power Center Ballroom
Duquesne University

Chasing Ice is a documentary that follows the work of adventurer and photographer James Balog and his Extreme Ice Survey -- the most wide-ranging, ground-based, photographic study of glaciers ever conducted. Balog will be in attendance to provide commentary after the film and answer audience questions. Presented by the Duquesne University Beard Institute.

Cost: $45 per person, $25 for students, and includes breakfast buffet.
For more information, call 412.396.5259, visit or email