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Former U.S. Ambassador to Holy See receives Murray Award for Excellence in Scholarship

Mary Ann Glendon, the Learned Hand Professor of Law at Harvard University and former U.S. ambassador to the Holy See, received the Duquesne University School of Law's Murray Excellence in Scholarship Award on September 24. More than 200 people attended the award ceremony and heard Glendon's presentation, "Comparative Law in Age of Globalization." The lecture will form the basis of a special issue of the Duquesne Law Review in spring 2014.

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Duquesne University

Founded in 1878, Duquesne is consistently ranked among the nation's top Catholic research universities for its award-winning faculty and tradition of academic excellence. The University is nationally ranked by U.S. News and World Report and the Princeton Review for its rich academic programs in 10 schools of study for 10,000-plus graduate and undergraduate students, and by the Washington Monthly for service and contributing to students' social mobility. Duquesne is a member of the U.S. President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction for its contributions to Pittsburgh and communities around the globe. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Princeton Review's Guide to Green Colleges acknowledge Duquesne's commitment to sustainability.