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    News Coverage for Duquesne

    News coverage highlighting Duquesne’s experts and initiatives.

    May 17
    Transhumanists are Searching for a Dystopian Future
    The Washington Post included this piece written by Dr. Charles Rubin, associate professor of political science, about transhumanism.

    May 13
    Subscription Boxes Offer Something for Everyone, But Are They Worth It?
    Associate Marketing Professor Dr. Audrey Guskey was interviewed by KDKA-TV for this story about the worth of consumer subscription box offers.

    Breathtaking Photos: The Vatican’s Gallery of the Maps
    Dr. Elizabeth Lev, who teaches at the Italian Campus, wrote this piece about The Gallery of the Geographical Maps at the Vatican for Aleteia.

    May 15
    Women in Transition to Health: A Theory-Based Intervention to Increase Engagement in Care for Women Recently Released from Jail or Prison
    Dr. Alison Colbert, associate professor and associate dean for academic affairs in the School of Nursing, co-authored this article for the Journal of Forensic Nursing about a nurse-led intervention developed to improve the health outcomes of females recently released from jail or prison.

    May 11
    A New Way to Explore the Mathematical Universe
    Cosmos magazine quoted Dr. Anna Haensch, assistant professor of mathematics, in this article about a new online database likened to a periodic table of elements for math. Haensch is one of the participants who launched the L-functions and Modular Forms Database.

    China’s Twilight Years
    Political Science Professor Dr. Mark Haas was interviewed by The Atlantic for this article about the impact of China’s aging, decreasing population.

    May 10
    If You Care About Your Online Data and Want Your Debit Card to Be Secure, Read About This Breakthrough
    Yahoo! News, along with dozens of other outlets, highlighted the launch of a large mathematical database, quoting contributor Dr. Anna Haensch, assistant professor of mathematics. The database features more than a billion complex and labor-intensive computations in a single place and is expected to help security in online transactions and other mathematical discoveries to skyrocket.

    May 9
    Westmoreland Judge Keeps Hribal’s Attempted Murder Case in Adult Court
    The Tribune-Review interviewed Law Professor Tiffany Sizemore-Thompson on the decision to try a teen in an attempted murder case in adult court. The article also appeared in the Associated Press.

    May 8
    The Next Page: Years of Service by Spiritan Missionaries
    The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette featured the Spiritans and Duquesne’s oral history project, interviewing the Revs. Ray French, Sean Hogan and Bill Christy, as well as archivist Tom White and oral historian Megan DeFries.

    The Chronicle of Higher Education announced a call for papers at Duquesne’s Integrity of Creation Conference, Protecting Our Common Home.

    May 7
    Pittsburgh Programs Help Build Better Opera Singers
    A Tribune-Review feature highlighted programs at Duquesne and other institutions that help to build better opera singers in Pittsburgh. Genko Guechev, associate professor and director of the Opera Workshop, is quoted.

    May 6
    Newsmaker: Julia M. Glencer
    The Tribune-Review Newsmaker column featured Julia M. Glencer, professor of legal research and writing, who earned the Student Bar Association’s 2016 Excellence in Teaching award.

    May 5
    Where Most Recent Local Law School Grads Got Jobs
    The Pittsburgh Business Times interview Maria Comas, director of career services for the law school, about the job market for law school graduates.

    Allegheny Health Network Physicians Announce Results of Study on Asthma in Pittsburgh-area Schoolchildren; Report Finds High Rate of Asthma Risk and Uncontrolled Asthma featured results of a study on asthma in Pittsburgh-area schoolchildren. Dr. Jennifer Elliott from the Mylan School of Pharmacy was among the researchers.

    May 4
    DOE Researchers See Pittsburgh’s Progress on District Energy
    Rod Dobish, assistant vice president and chief facilities officer, is quoted in this Post-Gazette article about U.S. Department of Energy researchers who visited energy districts in Pittsburgh, during which they toured the University’s energy center on campus.

    May 3
    ‘In God We Trust’ Bill Advances in Pennsylvania Legislature
    The Tribune-Review interviewed Law Professor Bruce Ledewitz for this article about the National Motto Display Act clearing the Pennsylvania House.

    May 2
    Jerry Sandusky Exchanges Letters with Channel 11 About Possibility of New Trial
    Law Professor Wes Oliver was interviewed for this WPXI-TV story about letter exchanges between a WPXI-TV reporter and Jerry Sandusky, who was convicted of 45 accounts of child sex abuse crimes.