Duquesne in the News

News coverage highlighting Duquesne's experts and initiatives.

November 18
A Salute to Nurses
Pittsburgh Magazine honored Associate Professor of Nursing Alison Colbert as a 2021 Excellence in Nursing Award recipient. Honorable mentions include Instructor and Director of the Second-Degree BSN Program Amber Kolesar and Associate Professor of Nursing and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Dr. Rebecca Kronk.

Associate Professor of Sports Marketing Ronald Dick was interviewed for this story by the Post-Gazette about the recent sale of the Pittsburgh Penguins to the owner of the Boston Red Sox.

November 17
Study finds infants later diagnosed with autism show reduced social communication before their first birthday
Assistant Professor and Program Director for Duquesne's Language Disorders and Autism Clinic Abigail Delehanty was interviewed for this story by Medical Xpress about a study that found that infants later diagnosed with autism tend to show reduced social communication prior to turning one.

November 16
Pa. school mask mandate will expire Dec. 4 if state Supreme Court doesn't issue new stay
Law Professor Bruce Ledewitz was interviewed for this story by the Tribune-Review about the possible expiration of school mask mandates if the Pennsylvania Supreme Court does not issue a new stay.

Crystal McCormick Ware named chief diversity officer at Duquesne
The New Pittsburgh Courier reported that Crystal McCormick Ware was recently named Duquesne's first Chief Diversity Officer.

November 15
Associate Professor of Marketing Dr. Audrey Guskey was interviewed for this story by the Tribune-Review about recent supply chain issues and their potential impact on holiday shopping.

November 14
Duquesne aims to increase trust in the media
The Post-Gazette published this story about Duquesne's Institute for Ethics and Integrity in Journalism which aims to strengthen relationships with local and national media and mentor students on journalistic values including civil discourse, truthfulness and balanced reporting.

November 13
The Truth Shall Make You Free: Catholicism and the CIA
English Professor Dr. Greg Barnhisel wrote this story for the Los Angeles Review of Books about two recent books that highlight the relation between religion and the CIA.

November 11
Experts say Pa. mask mandate appeal seeks broader precedent
Law Professor Bruce Ledewitz was interviewed for this story by the Tribune-Review about the future of Pennsylvania's mask mandate, particularly in schools.

JAK Inhibitors Offer New Treatment Options for Atopic Dermatitis
The Pharmacy Times briefly mentioned that Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice Dr. Jamie McConaha participated in a discussion regarding new treatment options for atopic dermatitis.

November 10
Community members gather to break the stigma of mental health through storytelling
The Pittsburgh City Paper reported that Therapist Chelsea Chase spoke at a community storytelling event entitled Mental Health Talk-Discussing Challenges and Overcoming Stigmas last month.

People on the move: 11/7//2021
The Post-Gazette mentioned that Associate Professor of Clinical Legal Education Tiffany Sizemore recently won a See the Best in Me award from Gwen's Girls during its 6th Annual Black Girls Equity Alliance Summit's Virtual Awards Ceremony.

2021 Corporate Knights Better World MBA Ranking: Audencia ranked first in France and 32nd worldwide
FE News reported that the Palumbo-Donahue School of Business ranked among the world's top MBA programs on their Corporate Knight's 19th annual #BetterWorldMBA Ranking.

Crystal McCormick Ware Named Inaugural Chief Diversity Officer
Diversity Global Magazine reported that Crystal McCormick Ware has been named Duquesne's first Chief Diversity Officer and Senior Advisor to the President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

November 9
Mental health resources can be hard to navigate. Here's how to start your search.
Public Source mentioned that Duquesne has a wide variety of mental health resources on campus including individual and group therapy as well as an Active Minds chapter which is an organization educates students on mental health issues and reduces the stigma of seeking help.

November 8
What comes after your startup's friends and family round? Meet the plus one round
Executive Director of the Center of Excellence in Entrepreneurship wrote this post for Technical.ly about the next steps for small business owners after they have kicked off their startup funding with a raise from friends and family.

Duquesne president Ken Gormley publishes first novel
The Observer­-Reporter reported that President Ken Gormley published his first novel entitled The Heiress of Pittsburgh.

November 7
Duquesne University President Publishes First Novel
The Intelligencer reported that President Ken Gormley published his first novel entitled The Heiress of Pittsburgh.

November 4
Duquesne University appoints first chief diversity officer
The Pittsburgh Business Times reported that Duquesne has recently appointed Crystal McCormick Ware as its first Chief Diversity Officer and Senior Advisor to the President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

November 3
Obituary: Justin M. Johnson | Pa. Superior Court judge and civil rights advocate
President Ken Gormley was interviewed for this obituary published by the Post-Gazette for retired state Superior Court Judge and former Adjunct Law Professor Justin M. Johnson.

Ed Gainey won a historic mayoral election. Here's what Pittsburgh tech wants to see from his administrationDirector of the Center for Excellence in Entrepreneurship Michele Migliuolo was interviewed for this story by Technical.ly about Ed Gainey who won Pittsburgh's mayoral election last spring.

Democrats sweeping Allegheny County Common Pleas Court races
The Post-Gazette mentioned that Associate Clinical Professor of Law Tiffany Sizemore is running for one of 10 seats on the Allegheny County Common Pleas Court.

Incumbents, Democrats win big in general election
The Pitt News mentioned that Clinical Law Professor Tiffany Sizemore is among 18 candidates who ran for 10 open seats on the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas.

November 2
Executive Director of the Center of Excellence in Entrepreneurship Michele Migliuolo wrote this post for Technical.ly about the early stages of investment and raising startup capital.

Confiscating US billionaires' wealth would run the US government about 8 months
Politifact mentioned a viral tweet posted by Economics Professor Antony Davies in 2019 in this story about U.S. billionaires' wealth and the impact it could have on the government.

November 1
Blue-light glasses are a pandemic-era staple. Do they actually work?
Duquesne student Alex Tardugno was interviewed for this story by the Post-Gazette about the efficacy of blue-light glasses which have become a staple since many individuals have started remotely during the pandemic.