Monthly Archives / March 2010

Highland Community Vegetable Garde

ReNU Niagara Receives Grant to Transform Garden

March 30, 2010  |  by Michael Freedman

ReNU Niagara, Niagara University’s Community Outreach Partnership Center, has been awarded one of 20 Project Orange Thumb grants from Fiskars. The grant, which includes $1,000 in Fiskars garden tools and a $1,000 gift card from Home Depot, will be used for the Highland Community Vegetable Garden Transformation Project. The... Read on →

Kyle Biegasiewicz, Justin Griffiths, AnneMarie Laurri, and Paolo Grenga

NU Students’ Research Wins Award

March 26, 2010  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University chemistry/biochemistry students won four of eight awards at the WNY American Chemical Society’s 2010 Undergraduate Research Symposium March 6. The students received two first-place awards for oral presentations, and first- and second-place awards for poster presentations. Approximately 50 students representing about 10 universities in New York state and... Read on →

Tiger Stadium, Detroit

Just in Time for Spring Training: Castellani Art Museum Opens Exhibition of Ballpark Photographs

March 21, 2010  |  by Michael Freedman

“Fields of Dreams: North American Baseball Stadiums by Photographer Jim Dow” will be on view at the Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University now through Aug. 2, 2010. “Fields of Dreams” features 26 panoramic photographs of major North American stadiums and informational panels, including historical stadium facts and baseball... Read on →

St. Vincent de Paul

St. Vincent de Paul Was Focus of Lecture

March 18, 2010  |  by Michael Freedman

St. Vincent de Paul was the focus of a lecture sponsored by Niagara University’s history department on March 25. Featured presenters Dr. Stephanie Wichhart, assistant professor of history at Niagara University, and the Rev. Thomas McKenna, C.M., NU’s assistant to the president for mission development, discussed “Does History Make... Read on →

Living with Grief

Living with Grief Was the Focus of Teleconference

March 15, 2010  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s department of social work and Niagara Hospice co-sponsored the Hospice Foundation of America’s 17th Annual “Living with Grief” teleconference March 24. The live webcast conference, “Cancer and End-of-Life Care,” was moderated by CNN special correspondent Frank Sesno, and addressed care options related to cancer diagnoses as well... Read on →

Student Chapter of the Year Award

NU’s Student Chapter of the Club Managers Association of America Named Best in the Nation

March 4, 2010  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s student chapter of the Club Manager’s Association of America was named Student Chapter of the Year by the organization at its 83rd World Conference in February. The student group, in only its third year of existence, was selected among 47 chapters based on a series of factors... Read on →

President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

Niagara University’s Community Service Efforts Honored

March 4, 2010  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University has been named to the 2009 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for exemplary service to the community. This is the fourth time that Niagara has been selected for this honor, the highest federal recognition a school can achieve for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning and... Read on →

Dr. Nina Huntemann

Video Game Scholar Was Featured Speaker at 2010’s Media Awareness Day

March 3, 2010  |  by Michael Freedman

Video game scholar Dr. Nina Huntemann spoke on the effects of violence, race and gender in video games as part of the 2010 Media Awareness Day on Wednesday, March 10, at Niagara University. Huntemann is an associate professor of media studies in the department of communication and journalism at Suffolk... Read on →