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News Coverage for Duquesne

News coverage highlighting Duquesne’s experts and initiatives.

May 16
Dicks Sporting Goods Cutting More Than 100 Jobs
WPXI-TV interviewed Dr. Audrey Guskey, marketing professor, for this story about layoffs at Pittsburgh-based Dicks Sporting Goods.

Professor: Certain Social Media Posts Could Violate Pa. Wiretap Law
KDKA-TV interviewed Joe Mistick, associate professor of law, about Pennsylvania’s wiretap law and its effect on social media.

May 15
The James Comey Saga, In Timeline Form
NPR’s North Country Public Radio quoted President Ken Gormley in this story about President Trump’s Firing of FBI Director James Comey. The story also appeared in Yahoo, Nigeria Today, Wisconsin Public Radio, South Carolina Public Radio and WBEZ-Radio Chicago, among others.

Few putting Act 5 law—shielding criminal records from public—to good use
Duquesne Associate Clinical Law Professor Tracey McCants Lewis was quoted in this Tribune-Review story about a new state law, which allows some people convicted of nonviolent crimes to have their criminal records shielded from potential employers and landlords.

May 14
Saturday Night Massacre a Watergate Landmark
The Jacksonville Journal Courier interviewed President Ken Gormley about President Trump’s firing of FBI Director James Comey.

Duquesne Graduate to Follow in Parents’ Footsteps
The Post-Gazette published this story about Duquesne nursing graduate Emma Murphy, who was pinned during Saturday’s Diploma Ceremony by her parents, who graduated from the School of Nursing 40 years ago.

May 13
Mother Attended Every College Class With Disabled Son Who Graduated From Duquesne University
The Tribune-Review published this story about Grant Stoner, a disabled journalism and classics major, who graduated over the weekend after receiving help from his mother, who attended all of his classes with him to take notes. The article also appeared in American Towns and in EIN News.

Scientists Discovered Three New Sub-Species of Snow Leopard
Assistant Biology Professor Dr. Jan Janecka is quoted in this The Science Times article about the discovery he and his research team have made regarding three new sub-species of snow leopard. Similar articles appeared in UPI, Breitbart, Sci News and Nature World News.

May 12
Young Man Earns Degree Despite Health Obstacles, Physical Limitations
KDKA-TV aired this story about Grant Stoner, a disabled journalism and classics major, who graduated over the weekend after receiving help from his mother, who attended all of his classes with him to take notes.

May 11
Is Donald Trump Like Richard Nixon?
Time magazine interviewed President Ken Gormley for this article about President Trump firing of FBI Director James Comey.

Customizing Sneakers Helps Pay the Bills for Duquesne University Student
The Tribune-Review included this feature on student Brennan Bizon, whose custom shoe-painting business is helping him pay for some of his college expenses. Associate Marketing Professor Dr. Audrey Guskey is also quoted in the article.

May 10
With Comey Firing, Even More Restrained Trump Critics Let Loose
The Washington Post quoted President Ken Gormley for this story about President Trump’s firing of FBI Director James Comey.

First Female Law Dean named at Duquesne University
The Pittsburgh Catholic announced that Maureen Lally-Green has been named the first female dean of the School of Law.

Colleges Need to Handle Hazing as What It Is: Criminal Activity
The New York Daily News included a quote from Associate Law Professor Dr. Jacob Rooksby (from a previous Huffington Post article) for this story about hazing on college campuses.

How to Prevent Getting Sick While Traveling Abroad
Dr. Libby Bunk, clinical pharmacist at the Duquesne Pharmacy and Center for Pharmacy Care, was interviewed for this Travel+Leisure magazine story on how to prevent getting sick while traveling abroad.

May 8
Duquesne University Professor Inspired Goldwater Scholar to Excel
The Tribune-Review published this story about the late Dr. Jeffry Madura, professor of chemistry and biochemistry, and how he inspired the work of Duquesne student and recent Goldwater scholar Madeline Galbraith.

Interest Often Intense in School Board Races, Experts Say
Associate Law Professor Joe Sabino Mistick is quoted in this Tribune-Review article about the intense interest in local school board races.

May 7
Appointments, Resignations, Deaths (5/12/2017)
The Chronicle of Higher Education reported that Maureen Lally-Green will be the first woman to serve as dean of the Law School.

May 5
Business Credit Cards: Ask the Experts
WalletHub featured Dr. Audrey Guskey, associate professor of marketing, for this article about the benefits of using starter credit cards.

New Orleans Shooting Victim, Jailed for Fear He Wouldn’t Testify, Decries DA’s Aggressive Pursuit of Witnesses
The New Orleans Advocate interviewed Law Professor Wes Oliver for this article about a New Orleans district attorney who is being criticized for getting witnesses into court.

Pearson Announces Progress in Acceleration to Digital Program
The Times Union announced that Duquesne University is among the academic institutions that Pearson has partnered with to promote online education programs.

May 4
Why Stop a Minimum Wage?
Associate Economics Professor Dr. Antony Davies co-wrote this editorial for U.S. News about the dangers of raising the minimum wage.

Pittsburgh: A Leader in Sustainable Cities
This Facility Executive article about Pittsburgh being a leading sustainable city mentions Duquesne University being named by the Environmental Protection Agency as the Individual Conference Champion of the 2016-2017 College & University Green Power Challenge.

May 1
Duquesne University Tabs Lally-Green as Dean of Law School
The Post-Gazette announced that Maureen Lally-Green has been named the first female dean of the Duquesne University School of Law. Similar articles have appeared in the Tribune-Review, the Associated Press, the Legal Intelligencer, the Pittsburgh Business Times, the Post Gazette and WTAE-TV, among others.

The Post-Gazette highlighted and included photos from the April 23 Duquesne Women’s Guild Spring Fashion Show and Luncheon.

People on the Move: Awards and Honors
The Post-Gazette announced that Chuck Bartel, assistant vice president and chief information officer (CIO), was named CIO of the Year for Education by the Pittsburgh Technology Council and the Greater Pittsburgh CIO Group.