President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll Recognizes Duquesne
Duquesne has been named to the 2015 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll—the country's highest federal recognition for universities that strengthen communities. The University was the only Pittsburgh institution and was one of only four Pa. schools honored in the category of Economic Opportunity.
Gary Hart, Historians to Discuss the Power of the Presidency
Leading presidential historians will gather at Duquesne on Nov. 7 to discuss the power of the presidency and its role in the United States' constitutional system. The event, named for The Presidents and the Constitution: A Living History, written by Duquesne President Ken Gormley, will feature the following guests, each of whom wrote a chapter for the book: Gary Hart, James D. Robenalt, David Shribman and event moderator Lori Cox Han.
Week of Activities Planned to Honor Veterans
Recognition of our country’s veterans will span a full week, with events that include a lecture, documentary screening and military appreciation day at both men’s basketball and football games. The week’s activities culminate with the state’s largest morning gathering of veterans at the 18th Annual Veterans Day breakfast.
Special Financial Awards Available on Select Graduate Programs
New students can save up to 25 percent on tuition. Visit the graduate admissions page for a list of available programs and eligibility requirements.
For people with disabilities, navigating sidewalks can be a challenge. Eric Sinagra, A'11, has made sidewalks the focus of his research and career, starting a company centered on improving the conditions of sidewalks, pathVu. Sinagra and his partners have plans to use the company's technology to help cities and municipalities identify problems with sidewalks and improve safety for everyone.
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Each year, the Church dedicates the month of November to the remembrance of our beloved who have passed on. Deceased Duquesne University alumni and family and friends of alumni who have been added to the 2016 Book of Life will be remembered at the annual Thanksgiving liturgy (Thursday, Nov. 17 at noon) in the University Chapel.
Duquesne provides a distinctive blend of academics that challenge, values that guide, a location that inspires, and an experience that defines. It's an experience that makes each of us something more. The Duquesne Fund makes the difference - every day, everywhere, for everyone across our Bluff.
Megan Miller, A'14
Marriages & Engagements
Megan and Zachary Hudak, B'14, are happy to announce their engagement.
Kevin E. Coates, HS'98, GHS'99
Kevin is an Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery at Wake Forest University School of Medicine.
Jane Todd Cooper, A'65
Awards & Honors
Jane has received the 2016 International Literary Awards' "Rita Dove Poetry Prize” from the Center for Women Writers and her work has also been commended in the Hippocrates International Open Poetry and Medicine Contest.