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News Coverage for Duquesne

News coverage highlighting Duquesne’s experts and initiatives.

April 9
Corporates Join VCs to Fill Pipeline For Pittsburgh Tech Investment
Smart Business Dealmakers Pittsburgh reported that Duquesne, Carnegie Mellon and the University of Pittsburgh’s research budgets totaled more than $1.2 billion in 2018.

April 8
Schools Name New Deans
The National Jurist announced that April Barton was named dean of the School of Law.

April 7
‘CNN’ Fareed Zakaria
CNN’s Fareed Zakaria cited an essay co-written by Dr. Mark Haas, professor and the Raymond J. Kelley Endowed Chair in International Relations, which was published in International Security.

April 6
Duquesne All-American Chuck Cooper Named to Hall of Fame
President Ken Gormley and Athletic Director Dave Harper were interviewed for this Post-Gazette story about former Duquesne and NBA player Chuck Cooper being named to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.

April 5
Professor: Forced Charity Isn’t Charity—Even for Special Olympics
The Michigan Capitol Confidential interviewed Associate Economics Professor Dr. Antony Davies about U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos’ announcement that the Trump administration planned to cut federal payments to Special Olympics’ nonprofit governing body.

April 4
Lawsuit: Boot Gorsuch from SCOTUS, Put Garland on and Let Next Dem President Stack the Court
Legal News Line interviewed Law Professor Bruce Ledewitz for this story about a New York man suing U.S. senators over allegations that his rights were violated because they didn’t conduct a confirmation process for Merrick Garland to become a U.S. Supreme Court justice.

Pittsburgh Gun Bills Have Little Chance in Courts, Legal Experts Say
Law Professor Bruce Ledewitz was interviewed for this Tribune-Review story about a proposed City of Pittsburgh bill to ban the use of certain military-style assault rifles.

April 2
Some Fear Making Pollution Regulations Voluntary Could Damage Ohio River Water Quality
The Post-Gazette interviewed Biological Sciences Professor Dr. John Stolz, director of the Center for Environmental Research and Education, for this story about concerns for a proposed change to make pollution regulation voluntary along the Ohio River.