The Bayer School has a deep tradition of looking forward, reaching out and giving back by supporting initiatives on campus, in the Pittsburgh and global communities, and by supporting the teacher-scholar model through various STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) initiatives.
Duquesne University's First Clarkston Consulting Scholarship Award Winner
Sophomore Edward Hilton IV was named as Duquesne University's first Clarkston Consulting Scholarship Award winner. This award from Clarkston Consulting and Pennsylvania Bio is focused on a Sophomore-level student with an interest in a post-graduate life science career and is given to one outstanding Sophomore student in Pennsylvania each year.
The scholarship includes a $10,000 scholarship and personal mentorship in the life science industry. Hilton is a biochemistry major working in the lab of Dr. Benedict Kolber (Biological Sciences). Hilton's biomedical research is focused on drug-discovery work from the ocean.
Duquesne University Goldwater Scholars
Join us in congratulating the Bayer School's 2014 Goldwater Scholars: Ben Jagger, Sarah Kochanek and Claire Nicole Saunders!
Read the full story: An Outstanding Honor: Three Duquesne Students Selected for Goldwater Scholarships
From Student to Scientist
As a student scientist in Duquesne University's Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences, you have the opportunity to make real contributions to research as you prepare for a rewarding career. Students work side-by-side with their professors and graduate students as they participate in nationally funded research projects. With dedicated faculty mentors, you'll receive personalized academic and career guidance that helps you succeed here on our Bluff and beyond.
Learning for the Real World in the Real World
In keeping with Duquesne’s mission to educate mind, heart and spirit, undergraduate students have a unique opportunity to participate in a selective 10-week summer research program that includes seminars, community service programs and ethics training. As part of the program, students present their research at on-campus and national meetings and frequently appear as co-authors in professional journals. This hands-on experience gives our students a competitive edge when applying to graduate or professional schools, or entering the workforce.
The Right Place at the Right Time
During your time at Duquesne, you’ll find Pittsburgh’s expansive scientific community is an invaluable resource. Our region is home to a number of research and industry giants as well as a vast biomedical community that welcome Bayer School students for internships and employment. For example, corporate representatives from across the region regularly visit campus to recruit Bayer School students. And the Bayer Corporation, a longtime supporter and namesake of the school, maintains a professional partnership with the school in recognition of its outstanding academic standards and achievements.