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News Coverage for Duquesne

News coverage highlighting Duquesne’s experts and initiatives.

Dec. 11
Computer Scientist Who Outed J.K. Rowling’s Pseudonym Uses Program to Preserve Writers’ Anonymity
WESA-Radio interviewed Computer Science Professor Dr. Patrick Juola about his new research project to create and test a program that will strip words and phrases from a piece of writing to preserve an author’s anonymity.

Dec. 10
Fight Over Williams’ Residency Sends Lawyers Searching for Precedent
WESA-Radio posted this Associated Press story in which Law Professor Bruce Ledewitz comments on the Pennsylvania Senate’s Republican majority questioning the residency qualifications of a newly elected Democrat.

Opinion: Oakland University Hockey Pucks Not Solution to Gun Violence
Associate Economics Professor Dr. Antony Davies co-wrote this op-ed in response to Oakland University’s plan to arm faculty and students with hockey pucks to throw at potential active shooters on the campus in Rochester, Mich.

Dec. 7
Dr. Christopher Meidl on ‘KDKA-TV’ 12/7/18
Dr. Christopher Meidl, assistant professor of early-level education, was interviewed on KDKA-TV’s Pittsburgh Today Live about a partnership between Duquesne’s Early Childhood Education Program and the Pittsburgh City Housing Authority.

Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor Stresses Civility, Discusses Her Upbringing and Duquesne U. Event
The Tribune-Review published this article about U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s visit to Duquesne during which she discussed her childhood and her relationship with fellow Supreme Court justices.

Sotomayor Says Justices Follow Rule of Law, Not Partisan Politics
The Post-Gazette published this story about U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s question-and-answer session during her Dec. 7 visit to Duquesne.

Dec. 5
Duquesne Professor Gets Funding to Research Preserving Anonymity
The Pittsburgh Business Times interviewed Computer Science Professor Dr. Patrick Juola for this story about his National Science Foundation-funded research to preserve anonymity in writing.

Teaching Business Students in a Warming World
The Aspen Institute interviewed Dr. Robert Sroufe, professor in the MBA Sustainable Business Practices program, for this blog post about the importance of sustainability education in business curriculum.

Constitutional Law Prof: Vanessa Lowery Brown Out of Pa. House
KYW-Radio interviewed Law Professor Bruce Ledewitz for this story about convicted state lawmaker Vanessa Lowery Brown and her eligibility to serve in the state House of Representatives.

Dec. 4
The Giving Season Seen Through Partisan Eyes
Inside Sources published this op-ed co-written by Dr. Antony Davies, associate economics professor, about dealing with partisan divide during the holiday season.

PA Supreme Court to Consider Putting End to Death Penalty
WESA-FM interviewed Law Professor Bruce Ledewitz for this story about the Pennsylvania Supreme Court hearing regarding blocking the use of the death penalty.

Innovator Award Winner: Jelena Janjic, Duquesne University
The Pittsburgh Business Times interviewed Associate Pharmacy Professor Dr. Jelena Janjic about her chronic pain nanomedicine research. Janjic is among the 14 recipients of the Innovator Award.

Dec. 3
Jury Awards Record $19 Million to Woman Whose Stomach Was Removed
WTAE-TV interviewed Adjunct Law Professor Peter Giglione for this story about a recent lawsuit in which a woman alleged her stomach was surgically removed for no reason.

Dec. 2
Dr. Antony Davies on ‘KD/PG Sunday Business Page’
Associate Economics Professor Dr. Antony Davies was a guest on KDKA-TV’s “KD/PG Sunday Business Page” to discuss the automobile industry and tariffs.

The Obama Judge and the Foundations of the Rule of Law
Law Professor Bruce Ledewitz penned this piece for JURIST about partisan criticism of recent judicial decisions and the importance of the rule of law.

Ken Gormley on ‘Showtime’
President Ken Gormley was featured in Showtime Networks’ four-part series about the U.S. presidency, justice and the FBI. Gormley provided expertise regarding the Clinton-Starr investigation.