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Insulin Formulation Developed at Niagara University Could Eliminate Pain from Diabetes Treatment

August 25, 2016

Every day, millions of Americans with diabetes have to inject themselves with insulin to manage their blood-sugar levels. But less painful alternatives are emerging. Scientists are developing a new way of administering the medicine orally with tiny vesicles that can deliver insulin where it needs to go without a... Read on →

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Niagara University Bringing Disability Awareness Training to First Responders in Missouri, Montana

August 25, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University is set to deliver disability awareness training to first responders in Missouri and Montana. Contracts with the Missouri Developmental Disabilities Council and the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services will allow the university to deliver training programs similar to the ones it administers in New York,... Read on →

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ReNU Niagara Offering Capacity-Building Courses for Community Organizations

August 23, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

To celebrate its 10th anniversary, ReNU Niagara is going back to its roots. The Niagara University-backed community outreach program has created a yearlong series of courses that will help its partners improve the capacity of their organizations. Capacity College will offer participants weekly training during the fall semester on the... Read on →

For the second straight year, Niagara University students are undertaking an internship at a Haitian school founded by an NU alumnus.

Niagara University Students Offering Helping Hands to Impoverished Children in Haiti

August 21, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Five Niagara University students are spending a portion of the summer in Haiti, deploying the knowledge they’ve ascertained during their collegiate studies to assist children in one of the world’s most impoverished countries. Morgan Dahlberg (of Farmington, Connecticut), Ana Diaz (Kitchener, Ontario), Marla Ernest (New Windsor, N.Y.), Amber Mis (Niagara... Read on →

Facilitator Patrick McMillan illustrated how to use Google Apps for Education core services during an all-day Google Academy held at Niagara University on Aug. 16.

New York’s Projected Teacher Shortage Being Addressed by Niagara University

August 17, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

With the state of New York facing a major teacher shortage in the years ahead, cutting-edge preparation of education majors – and continued professional development of current educators – takes on added importance. It was that impetus, in part, that led to today’s Google Academy at Niagara University. Hosted by... Read on →

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University, read 'You’re Here for a Reason' to the pre-K-2 students who attended NU's literacy camp this summer.

Niagara University Camp Enhances Literacy Skills of Children in Niagara Falls

August 15, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

U.S. Census data shows that 72 percent of adults in Niagara and Erie counties read at a fourth grade level. Niagara University is leading the charge toward stemming that tide through functional university-backed initiatives like the Niagara County Quality Improvement Project, Help Me Grow and the Primary Enhancement Program (literacy... Read on →

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‘Help Me Grow’ Child Development Program Receives Federal Funding

August 15, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday the receipt of $2.1 million in federal funding that is earmarked to increase developmental skills among children and decrease maternal depression in the Western New York and Long Island regions. The state’s Council on Children and Families will partner with the New York... Read on →

NU student Jacey Diez, pictured with two young children during a 2014 service trip in Panama, is the recipient of this year's Our Lady of Victory Youth Service Award.

Niagara University Student Chosen for Youth Service Award

August 9, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Jacey Diez, a Niagara University senior studying TESOL and elementary education, has been chosen as the recipient of this year’s Our Lady of Victory Youth Service Award. Diez, of Lewiston, will be honored during the Our Lady of Victory Homes of Charity’s annual Friends of Father Baker Reception this Nov.... Read on →

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NU Professor, Alumna Team to Publish College and University Counseling Manual

August 9, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Who better to compose a handbook on campus mental health than a tenured clinical mental health professor, a recent doctoral graduate in counseling psychology and a practicing university psychologist? Dr. Shannon J. Hodges, a professor of counseling at Niagara University, teamed with one of his former students, Dr. Kimber Shelton,... Read on →

National Grid again sponsored a series of children's STEM camps at Niagara University this summer. The programs, open to children ages 5-7, children in grades 3-8, and a Young Women’s Camp for girls in grades 6-9, engaged students in the practical application of science, technology, engineering and math.

STEM Career Preparation for Children Prioritized by Niagara University

August 8, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

When the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., was invested as Niagara University’s 26th president, he stated in his inaugural address that the Catholic and Vincentian institution would become an even greater regional partner by forging a “distinctive role in STEM education, computer science, logistics and other fields that support... Read on →

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