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Duquesne Sustainability Professor Receives National Award

Dr. Robert Sroufe, holder of the Murrin Chair of Global Competitiveness at Duquesne University, has received the 2009 Decision Science Institute Instructional Innovation Award. The award recognizes Sroufe’s creative approach and integration of real-world projects into Duquesne’s MBA Sustainability program.

At Duquesne, Sroufe leads students in hands-on projects with area businesses, emphasizing sustainability in auditing, process improvement and change management at Duquesne University’s John F. Donahue Graduate School of Business.

Sroufe lives in O’Hara Township.

The Decision Science Institute, an international nonprofit group, focuses on applying quantitative and behavioral methods to societal problems and provides a forum for sharing research in the study of decision-making processes across disciplines.

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 nine schools of study for nearly 10,000 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.