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News Coverage for Duquesne

News coverage highlighting Duquesne’s experts and initiatives.

Nov. 13
International Students Have Choices. Are Some Now Looking Past the U.S.?
The Post-Gazette interviewed Dr. Joseph DeCrosta, director of the Center for Global Engagement, for this story on international enrollment in United States colleges and universities.

Nov. 12
Local Gun Laws Unlikely to Survive Court Challenge
KDKA-Radio interviewed Law Professor Bruce Ledewitz for this story about efforts to restrict gun and ammunition sales in the City of Pittsburgh.

Nov. 11
People on the Move
The Post-Gazette included Dr. Mary Ellen Glasgow, dean of the School of Nursing, on its latest “People on the Move” list in recognition of her receiving a prestigious 2018 Nightingale Awards of Pennsylvania.

Nov. 10
‘War to End All Wars’ Fights to Be Remembered on 100th Anniversary of Its Ending
Dr. John Mitcham, assistant professor of history, was interviewed for this Tribune-Review story about the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, which Mitcham argues is often forgotten amidst the nation’s numerous 20th century conflicts.

Nov. 9
Paralyzed With Fear: Acute Flaccid Myelitis
Health Care Report Pittsburgh published this article written by student pharmacist Briana Schreckengost about acute flaccid myelitis, which is a rare condition that affects the spinal cord and nervous system.

Nov. 8
Well, Naturally: Joanne Rogers Notes That Tom Hanks, Who Plays Her Husband in a Movie, Is A ‘Very, Very Nice Man’
The Post-Gazette published this article about an experience Joanne Rogers, wife of the late Fred Rogers, had with Tom Hanks, who plays her husband in an upcoming film. Mrs. Rogers recalled the interaction during a panel discussion at Duquesne that celebrated Fred Rogers’ life and work.

Nov. 7
CFO of the Year Winner: Matthew Frist with Duquesne University
The Pittsburgh Business Times interviewed Matthew Frist, vice president for finance and business, for this series on the winners of the Times’ 2018 CFO of the Year Awards.

‘Did Fred Really Talk That Slowly?’ Tom Hanks Once Asked Mister Rogers’ Wife
The Tribune-Review interviewed President Ken Gormley for this story about Duquesne’s panel event featuring Joanne Rogers, wife of the late Fred Rogers, and other members of the Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood cast.

Book About Mister Rogers is Inspiration for Panel Discussion at Duquesne University
WTAE-TV aired this story about a panel event at Duquesne that was inspired by a book about the life and work of the late Fred Rogers.

Good Feelings All Around as Duquesne University Celebrates Fred Rogers and the Gentle Philosophy That Resonates in These Troubled Times
The Post-Gazette published this article and video about Duquesne’s panel event that featured cast members from Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood and Maxwell King, author of The Good Neighbor: The Life and Works of Fred Rogers.

Nov. 6
Dr. Kristen Coopie on ‘WTAE-TV’ for Election Night
Dr. Kristen Coopie, teaching assistant professor of political science, provided analysis during WTAE-TV’s live election night coverage.

Joe Mistick on ‘WESA-FM’ for Election Night
Law Professor Joseph Sabino Mistick was a guest expert during WESA-FM’s live election night coverage.

Nov. 5
Attacks Define State Senate Race Between Shaffer, Williams
The Tribune-Review interviewed Dr. Kristen Coopie, assistant teaching professor of political science, for this story about the heated race between Republican Jeremy Shaffer and Democrat Lindsey Williams for Pennsylvania Senate.

Nov. 1
Britsburgh Hosts ‘Side by Side—Britannia!’ at Heinz Memorial Chapel
The Tribune-Review reported that Duquesne is collaborating with the Heinz Memorial Chapel for an event honoring those who served in World War I.