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News Coverage for Duquesne

News coverage highlighting Duquesne’s experts and initiatives.

Oct. 11
What’s Good for Amazon May Not Be Good for City That Lands New Headquarters
Dr. Antony Davies, associate economics professor, co-wrote this op-ed for the Philadelphia Inquirer regarding bids Amazon is soliciting from cities looking to win its second corporate headquarters.

Oct. 9
Pa. Bar Passage Rates Improve After Historic Low
The Legal Intelligencer reported that Duquesne’s School of Law saw a 90.7 percent pass rate among  its graduates who took the bar exam for the first-time this year.

Oct. 6
Will Pittsburgh’s Columbus Day Parade become a Heritage Day Parade?
The Post-Gazette interviewed Dr. Jennifer Whitmer Taylor, assistant professor of public history, for this story about a possible renaming of the Columbus Day Parade in response to protests involving statues and parades in Columbus’ honor.

How the Special Election for Rep. Tim Murphy’s Seat Will Work — and Which Party Might Win
The Incline interviewed Law Professor Bruce Ledewitz for this story about the upcoming special election to replace Rep. Tim Murphy, who will resign effective Saturday, Oct. 21.

Oct. 5
Morehouse: ‘We Never Said We Were Selling the Team’
The Pittsburgh Business Times interviewed Steven N. Greenberg, executive in residence for sports marketing in the Palumbo-Donahue School of Business, for this story about past speculation that the Pittsburgh Penguins’ owners are looking to sell the team.

Oct. 4
Ted Cruz, Asked if He’s Interacting with Texans, Says He’s Done 17 ‘Town Halls’ in 2017
Politifact interviewed Dr. Mike Dillon, associate professor of journalism, for this story about Ted Cruz’s claim that he has done 17 town halls, when questioned as to whether or not he interacts with his constituents enough.

Pro-Life Rep. Tim Murphy Will Not Seek Re-Election After Reports Of Urging Abortion
KDKA-TV interviewed Joe Sabino Mistick, associate law professor, about recent reports about Rep. Tim Murphy’s alleged extramarital affair.

Burns White Funding New Scholarship at Duquesne Law
The Pittsburgh Business Times reported that Burns White LLC, one of Pittsburgh’s largest law firms, recently announced its plans to fund an annual scholarship at Duquesne’s School of Law.

Orphie and the Book of Heroes at the Red Masquers
The Pittsburgh City Paper published this review of the Red Masquers’ show Orphie and the Book of Heroes, which runs through Sunday, Oct. 15, in the Genesius Theater.

Oct. 3
Dr. Antony Davies on PCNC-TV’s ‘Pittsburgh Now’
Dr. Antony Davies, associate economics professor, was a guest on PCNC-TV’s Pittsburgh Now show to discuss the president’s tax proposal.

Oct. 2
College Rankings
The Wall Street Journal ranked Duquesne No. 221 on its list of 2018 College Rankings.

Zipcar and Ford Exceed $1M in Donations to Student Organizations through Annual “Students with Drive” Grant Program
The Post-Gazette announced that Duquesne’s chapter of Strong Women Strong Girls was a second place winner of $13,000 in grants from Ford Motor Company and ZipCar’s 2017 Students With Drive grant program.

Press Conference for the Presentation of the General Assembly of the Pontifical Academy for Life (New Hall of the Synod, 5-7 October 2017)
Il Sismografo announced that Dr. Hank ten Have, director of the Center for Healthcare Ethics, will be among the speakers at Accompanying Life: New Responsibilities in the Technological Age, as part of the Workshop of the Pontifical Academy for Life on Oct. 5-6.