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South Side Resident Wins Student Writing Award

James Doring, a web and communications specialist in Duquesne University's Palumbo-Donahue School of Business, placed second in the 2012 James E. Beckley Student Writing Competition for his article Not Much to "Like" About the Facebook IPO: How Regulation FD Can Help Fix the Waning Confidence of the Reasonable Investor.

The James E. Beckley Student Writing Competition is a contest for law students interested in Securities Arbitration and Securities Law. Doring received a special plaque and a $750 for the student writing competition, which is sponsored by the Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association.

A resident of Pittsburgh's South Side neighborhood, Doring attends Duquesne's School of Law as a third-year evening student.

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.