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News Coverage for Duquesne

News coverage highlighting Duquesne’s experts and initiatives.

Oct. 14
Here’s How Pitt and Duquesne Grads Fared with Pennsylvania Bar Exams
Pittsburgh Business Times reported that the School of Law’s first-time pass rate of 87.88% surpassed the 2019 Pennsylvania state average.

Oct. 12
Pittsburgh Columbus Day Parade Features Cultural Mix and Protesters
The Tribune-Review interviewed Associate Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures Dr. Carla Lucente regarding the protests of the Columbus Day Parade.

Oct. 9
Trump’s Sweeping Case Against Impeachment Is a Political Strategy
President Ken Gormley was interviewed for this New York Times article about how President Donald Trump is dealing with the House impeachment inquiry.

Deficit Nears $1 Trillion in 2019, but 2020 Dems and Trump Have Little to Say About Debt
ABC-6 Columbus interviewed Associate Professor of Economics Dr. Antony Davies for this story on the nearly $1 trillion federal budget deficit. This story also appeared in the Hur Herald.

Why Democrats Need to Tap the Brakes on Impeachment | Bruce Ledewitz
The Pennsylvania Capital-Star published this op-ed by Law Professor Bruce Ledewitz about the potential impact of impeachment.

Oct. 8
Critics Come Out to Fight AG Shapiro's Proposed Antitrust rule; Law Prof Worries About Impact on Class Actions
The Pennsylvania Record interviewed Law Professor Bruce Ledewitz about State Attorney General Josh Shapiro’s antitrust proposal, which would impose regulations on unfair market trade practices.

Oct. 5
Stairs to Nowhere Are Everywhere These Days. Where Are They Taking Us?
The Washington Post interviewed Media Relations Specialist Emily Stock for this article about the “stairs to nowhere” concept and the many purposes stairs serve today.

Oct. 4
Pharmacists Help Lead on Vaping, Tobacco Cessation
American Society of Health-System Pharmacists interviewed Associate Professor of Pharmacy Dr. Jamie McConaha about her study on the harmful effects of using electronic cigarettes.

The Disturbing Bias Behind the All-America Research Team Vote
The Institutional Investor interviewed Accounting Professor Dr. Congcong Li for this story about a study she and some colleagues did on whether a woman’s physical beauty affects her ranking on Institutional Investor’s All-America Research Team.

Oct. 3
Trump Urges China to Investigate Bidens Despite Impeachment Inquiry
President Ken Gormley was interviewed by the Modesto Bee for this article on President Donald Trump recently urging China to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden and his son.

Middleman Faults Zappala For Handling of Gas Station Assault, But Others Say DA Made The Right Call
WESA-Radio interviewed Law Professor John Rago for this story about the impact of a fight at a North Hills gas station is impacting the race for Allegheny County District Attorney.

The Need for Partnership Between IT and Information Security
Chief Information Security Officer Tom Dugas wrote this opinion piece for Education Technology Insights about the importance of an organization building strong partnerships between its information technology and information security programs.

Oct. 2
Happy Deficit Day
Inside Sources published this op-ed co-authored by Dr. Antony Davies, associate economics professor, about federal deficit spending contributing to the national debt. This story also appeared on Recordnet.com, The Free-Lance Star and two other sources.

Oct. 1
Puppy Love: The Many Lives of Pets and Their Human Owners
MSN Lifestyle quoted a New York Times interview with Physical Therapy Professor Dr. Anne Burrows about her research pertaining to the emotional effect dogs’ facial features have on their owners. She recently co-authored a study about the anatomy of “puppy dog eyes.”

Sept. 28
Private Criminal Complaints Bypass Police as Cases Head to Court
Associate Law Professor John Rago was interview by the Tribune-Review as an expert to discuss the reasons some people choose to file private criminal complaints rather than complaints with the police. Rago said private criminal complaint cases are common and are typically brought by individuals for less serious crimes involving acquaintances, such as neighbors or family members.

Sept. 25
Governor and First Lady Recognize 8 Women as Pennsylvania’s 2019 Distinguished Daughters
PennWatch recognized Sr. Rosemary Donley, the Jacques Laval Chair for Justice for Vulnerable Populations in Duquesne’s School of Nursing, as one of Pennsylvania’s Distinguished Daughters of 2019. Donley earned this recognition by serving as president of numerous nursing organizations, being a member of the National Academy of Medicine and for planning the annual McGinley-Rice Symposium on social justice and vulnerable populations.

Dr. Andrew Simpson on KDKA-Radio re: Impeachment
Dr. Andrew Simpson, assistant professor of history, was interviewed on KDKA-Radio about Majority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s announcement that the U.S. House of Representatives will submit an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump.