• NU senior Kimberly Alexander built a lake-bottom water-sampling device and deployed it from a research boat on Lake Erie. She presented her results on the impact of mussels on toxic algae growth at this year's Undergraduate Research Conference.

    NU senior Kimberly Alexander built a lake-bottom water-sampling device and deployed it from a research boat on Lake Erie. She presented her results on the impact of mussels on toxic algae growth at this year's Undergraduate Research Conference.

  • Senior Krista Dean analyzed a recent lawsuit filed by former NFL players regarding traumatic brain injuries.

    Senior Krista Dean analyzed a recent lawsuit filed by former NFL players regarding traumatic brain injuries.

  • Sophomore Zachary Mariani pieced together a complex biochemistry research project aimed at finding an affordable synthetic option for cancer treatment.

    Sophomore Zachary Mariani pieced together a complex biochemistry research project aimed at finding an affordable synthetic option for cancer treatment.

  • Junior Alexander Carruthers researched how the geographical location of a police precinct impacts crime in the surrounding areas.

    Junior Alexander Carruthers researched how the geographical location of a police precinct impacts crime in the surrounding areas.

  • Sophomore Janine Cubello’s research focused on altering molecules in the hopes of enhancing treatment for cancer patients.

    Sophomore Janine Cubello’s research focused on altering molecules in the hopes of enhancing treatment for cancer patients.

  • Students Jonathan Sandonato, Muhammet Bakan and Michael Crockett developed applications to help alleviate distracted driving.

    Students Jonathan Sandonato, Muhammet Bakan and Michael Crockett developed applications to help alleviate distracted driving.

At Niagara University, students have the rare opportunity to conduct their own original research as undergraduates. Their research projects are conducted under the close, year-long tutelage of NU professors and showcased at the annual Undergraduate Research Conference, which is sponsored by the university’s Honors Program. This year’s conference, held April... Read on →

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Tom Lowe, director of ReNU Niagara, received Leadership Niagara's Emerging Leader of the Year Award on April 29. Pictured are Maureen Wendt, board chair of Leadership Niagara, Molly Anderson, LN executive director, Lowe, and Seth Piccirillo, director of community development in Niagara Falls.

Tom Lowe Named ‘Emerging Leader of the Year’ by Leadership Niagara

April 30, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Tom Lowe, director of ReNU Niagara, was named Leadership Niagara’s Emerging Leader of the Year during the organization’s annual awards luncheon, held yesterday at the Conference Center Niagara Falls. Lowe... Read on →

Florencia Yuvero (right)  and Kelly Fitzpatrick during a poster presentation in the Castellani Art Museum.

Fulbright Teaching Assistant Shares Culture With Students

April 29, 2015  |  by Lisa McMahon

On a sunny April afternoon, students in Dr. Esteban Mayorga’s Introduction to Latin American Studies class participated in a discussion about Che Guevara. What made this particular discussion unique... Read on →

NU student Marlen Krause smiles with the award she received during this year's Korea America Hospitality and Tourism Educators Association Conference.

Dual Degree Student from NU Recognized at International Hospitality Conference

April 29, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Marlen Krause, a student matriculating toward a dual degree from Niagara University and the International University of Applied Sciences in Germany, was recognized during the 2015 Korea America Hospitality... Read on →

NYSSCPA award winners Benjamin Dinehart, Shannon Truty and Tyler Popiela.

Accounting Students Receive Awards at NYSSCPA Annual Education Night Dinner

April 28, 2015  |  by Melissa Heidt

The Buffalo chapter of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants held its annual Education Night dinner on April 21, 2015, at Salvatore’s Italian Gardens in Depew. The primary purpose... Read on →