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Salman Named as School of Nursing's First Fulbright Scholar
Associate Nursing Professor Dr.
Khlood Salman has been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship, and
will travel to Mecca, Saudi Arabia, to study the impact of
culture and religion on breast cancer prevention among
Duquesne Scientist Receives $445K Grant for Laser Technology
Dr. Jennifer Aitken, associate
professor of chemistry and biochemistry in the Bayer School
of Natural and Environmental Sciences, has received her
third NSF grant to further develop the optics in the semiconductor
crystals she has created. This three-year NSF grant will allow
her to develop semiconductors that will shift the
wavelengths of laser lights for eventual uses in military,
medical, industrial and commercial products.
Record Number of Undergrads Present at Research Symposium
The Bayer School of Natural and
Environmental Sciences hosted 143 undergraduate science
students from throughout the greater Pittsburgh area who
presented their research to peers, science faculty and local
professionals at the 19th Annual Summer Undergraduate Research
Symposium on July 29.
University Seeks Veteran Input
The University's Office of Military
and Veteran Students is interested in getting input on
programs that may be of interest to Duquesne veterans. If
you are a Duquesne alumnus/a who is a veteran of the U. S.
Armed Forces and are interested in becoming involved with this effort,
please contact Don Accamando at 412.396.5366 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alex Brennsteiner, HS'12,
has translated the influence of the Spiritan charism on
his education at Duquesne into his current work in the
health care field. As Clinical Program Manager for Highmark Health Home
and Community Services, he has been inspired by the Spiritan
aphorism, "More by deed than word."
2015-16 Duquesne Athletics Annual Review (.pdf)
was a year without precedent, as three programs
made their first NCAA Championship appearances and every program
advanced to Atlantic 10 Championship play for the first time.
For more Athletics News, visit GoDuquesne.com
For the latest news across Duquesne's nine schools and campus programs, visit duq.edu/news.
Duquesne Alumni & Friends Adriatic Gems Cruise
Nov. 1-9, 2016
Set sail with family, friends,
and alumni on the 9-day journey and port at eight different
cities, beginning in Rome and passing through Naples,
Catania, Argostoli, Kotor, Zadar, Koper, and Venice.