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News Coverage for Duquesne

News coverage highlighting Duquesne’s experts and initiatives.

April 25
Colleges and Universities Located in Pittsburgh
WPXI-TV included Duquesne University on this list of the colleges and universities located in the Pittsburgh region.

April 23
The Best Places To Retire In 2018
Forbes ranked Pittsburgh as one of the Best Places to Retire in 2018 and mentions Duquesne University as one of the institutions and universities that add cultural and educational opportunities for retirees.

Learning Center Aims to Fill Need for Child Care Outside of 9-to-5 Hours
The Post-Gazette interviewed Dr. Christopher Meidl, assistant professor in the Department of Instruction and Leadership in Education, for this article about a new childcare center in the Hill District that opened as part of a partnership involving the center, the Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh and Duquesne University.

April 20
Pittsburgh Students Are Working to Keep the ‘Never Again’ Momentum From Fading
In this story about the April 20 walk out by Pittsburgh students to mark the anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting WESA-Radio mentioned that Tiffany Sizemore, assistant professor of clinical legal skills who supervises the Duquesne’s Juvenile Defender Clinic, was among panelists at a forum held in conjunction with the day’s events.

Benedict: Healthcare, Quality of Life Played Role in Opiod Epidemic
Dr. James Benedict, a scholar in residence at the Center for Healthcare Ethics in the McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts, wrote this opinion piece about the health care sector’s impact on the opioid crisis for the Carroll County Times.

April 18
Biogas Needs Real Consideration as a Truly Clean Alternative to Natural Gas
Dr. John Stolz, director of the Center for Environmental Research and Education, wrote this story for the Pittsburgh City Paper about an alternative to natural gas and the positive impact it could have on the environment.

April 16
Sex-Abuse Report Looms Over Catholic Dioceses
The Post-Gazette interviewed School of Law Dean Emeritus Nicholas Cafardi for this story about a comprehensive and geographically expansive official report dealing with alleged sexual abuse of children by Roman Catholic priests in Pennsylvania.

April 14
Antony Davies & James R. Harrigan: How Politicians Use the Federal Income Tax
Associate Economics Professor Dr. Antony Davies co-wrote this op-ed for the Tribune-Review about how politicians use the federal income tax to secure voters.

April 12
NIH Funding is On the Rise. Here’s Who’s Winning in Pittsburgh
In this article about the increase in funding awarded by National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Pittsburgh Business Times reported that Duquesne received seven NIH grants totaling $2.18 million in 2017.

On Tax Day, the Payers vs. the Takers
Associate Economics Professor Dr. Antony Davies co-wrote this op-ed for Inside Sources about how many Americans actually pay federal taxes.

April 11
As Trump Vents Anger Over Russia Probe, Some Senators Propose Protecting Mueller from Getting Fired
The Los Angeles Times interviewed President Ken Gormley for this story about President Trump’s opposition to Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

Murder, Mystery, and Urban Fantasy Collide in Wild Cards VII: Dead Man’s Hand
Dr. Katie Rask, assistant professor of classics, wrote this review of George R.R. Martin’s Wild Cards VI: Dead Man’s Hand for Tor.com.

2018’s Best Places for Families to Live in Pennsylvania
WalletHub interviewed Dr. Christopher Meidl, assistant professor of instruction and leadership in education, for this story about the best places to live in Pennsylvania, based on factors such as median family income, public education value and crime rates.

April 9
Play-Based Study Seeks To Help Developmentally Delayed Babies Reach Important Milestones
WESA-Radio interviewed Dr. Regina Harbourne, assistant professor of physical therapy, for this story about her study that looks at ways physical therapists can incorporate play and problem-solving tasks to help kids achieve important cognitive and social milestones.

Fact-Checking Paul Mango’s Claim About Pa. Having ‘Higher Unemployment and Lower Job Growth Than Most’ States
The Incline interviewed Associate Economics Professor Dr. Antony Davies for this story about job growth in the state of Pennsylvania.

April 8
Cartels, Cars, Politics, A Wall? Ocelots’ Threats Multiply
The Bulletin interviewed Dr. Jan Janecka, assistant professor of biological sciences, about his research regarding ocelot genetics for this story about potential new threats to ocelot populations.

April 6
Duquesne University Students Volunteer to Help Integrate and Educate Pittsburgh Refugees
The Pittsburgh City Paper quoted Dr. Jennie Schulze, assistant political science professor, and political science student Megan Toomer for this story about Schulze’s community-engaged learning class through which her students volunteer to help refugee children in Pittsburgh.

April 5
Why the “Doctrine of Chances” Means Bill Cosby’s Trial Will Be Different This Time
Mother Jones interviewed Law Professor Wes Oliver for this story about Bill Cosby’s retrial, which will begin later this week.

D.R.E.A.M. Partnership Aims to Create College Opportunities for Students With Disabilities
Local 21 News in Harrisburg reported that Duquesne, among other area institutions, has established a program to give students with intellectual and developmental disabilities opportunities for post-secondary education.

“This Is Insanity, and We’re Not Doing This to Children Anymore.” Pittsburghers Step Up to Stop the School-to-Prison Pipeline
NEXTPittsburgh interviewed Tiffany Sizemore, assistant professor of clinical legal skills, for this story about how Pittsburghers are working to combat the school-to-prison pipeline for young minority students.

April 4
Pittsburgh Lacks Diversity in Entrepreneurship, Pitt Researchers Conclude
The Post-Gazette reported that researchers from Duquesne, among other area institutions, recently presented a study suggesting that city businesses lack representation of women and minority groups among prospective and existing entrepreneurs.

April 3
Duquesne Researchers Working On Drug That Could Be Upgrade To Current Anti-Inflammatories
WESA-Radio interviewed Dr. Jelena Janjic, associate professor of pharmaceutical sciences, for this story about a nanomedicine she developed to treat chronic pain patients.

April 2
State of Addiction: Nanomedicine Developed at Duquesne University to Treat Chronic Pain, Reduce Need for Opioids
WTAE-TV interviewed Dr. Jelena Janjic, associate professor of pharmaceutical sciences, for this story about an inflammatory nanomedicine she developed that could significantly reduce the need for opioids.

Pittsburgh Lawyer Co-Founds Software Startup Targeting Marcellus Shale Players
The Pittsburgh Business Times reported that Adjunct Law Professor Mark Santo has launched a tech company focused on the energy sector.

Hard To Swallow: Eating and Drinking Doesn’t Come Easily for Millions, but a Wide Range of Therapies Can Help
Pittsburgh Quarterly interviewed Caterina Staltari, director of clinical education and clinical assistant professor in the Department of Speech-Language Pathology, about the treatment of patients with swallowing disorders.

April 1
When Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg Takes the Congressional Hot Seat, It Will Be Part Theatre and Part Prosecution
President Ken Gormley was interviewed by the Globe and Mail for this story about the likely congressional hearing Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will face due to the recent Facebook data breach.