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ROTC Cadets Recognized During Spring 2016 Awards Ceremony

April 22, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

The Niagara University ROTC program held its annual spring awards ceremony at the Castellani Art Museum on Thursday, April 21, 2016. Congratulations to the following cadets: Middleport American Legion Post 938 Award: Dustin Schulz Niagara County Committee American Legion Auxiliary Award: Rochelle Thomas Leo Dolan Post 410 Award: Brian Duncan and Nathan Jaquith Wheatfield Post 1451 Award: Tyler... Read on →

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NU Grad Student Earns Honorable Mention Prize from American Alliance of Museums

April 18, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Christine Bacon, a graduate student at Niagara University, has been awarded an honorable mention designation by the nation’s top professional museum association, the American Alliance of Museums. Bacon’s paper, A Thousand Invisible Cords, was part of the AAM’s Education Future Fiction Challenge and included in an application for the Ford... Read on →

Storyteller Laura Packer explores the life and influence of Sojourner Truth during a March 16 event at Niagara University.

Storyteller Laura Packer to Keynote Women’s History Month Event

March 11, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Students and faculty members at Niagara University have planned several events to celebrate Women’s History Month. The nonprofit organization To Write Love on Her Arms will hold a discussion Tuesday, March 15, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Gallagher Center. Audience members will participate in self-love and self-empowerment exercises, including... Read on →

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Oscar Wilde-Themed Symposium, Theatre Production & Art Exhibit Coming to NU

February 24, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

April 2 will be a “Wilde” day, so to speak, at Niagara University. NU’s English and theatre departments, and the Castellani Art Museum, which is housed on its campus, are presenting “Wilde on the Borders,” an aggregation of a lively academic discussion, theatre performance and art exhibition in celebration of... Read on →

Dr. Anthony Townsend, an expert on urbanism and technology, presented the keynote address during the first installation of a new Niagara University lecture series sponsored by the Maid of the Mist.

Tech Expert Offers Suggestions on Growing WNY Tourism Industry during NU Lecture

December 8, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Smart technology presents a major opportunity to bolster economic development in Western New York, according to a prolific urbanist and technology expert who spoke at Niagara University on Nov. 19. Dr. Anthony Townsend, the author of SMART CITIES: Big Data, Civic Hackers, and the Quest for A New Utopia, offered the... Read on →

Joan Mitchell (American, 1925–1992), Begonia, 1982, Oil on canvas, 111 1/2 x 80 inches, Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Armand J. Castellani, 1991

Museum-wide Exhibition Highlights Distinguished Castellani Collection, Celebrates First Collection Publication

November 13, 2015  |  by Susan Clements

The Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University will host a public reception for “Highlights: The Castellani Collection,” from 2-4 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 22. This museum-wide exhibition, which fills all of its eight galleries, celebrates the release of the first collection publication in the history of the CAM, as well... Read on →

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Vietnam Vet Bob Wieland to Speak at NU on Veterans Day

October 20, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University will celebrate Veterans Day on Wednesday, Nov. 11, through a series of activities, punctuated by a keynote address from Vietnam War veteran Bob “Mr. Inspiration” Wieland. Wieland, one of the country’s foremost inspirational speakers, will speak at 4 p.m. at the Castellani Art Museum on the university’s campus.... Read on →

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Networking Event Allows Students to Rub Elbows with Accounting & Finance Pros

September 17, 2015

The excitement in the Castellani Art Museum was palpable. The front lobby was filled with more than 30 companies, each intent on scouting potential job candidates. The Meet the Accounting and Finance Professionals event that took place Tuesday was loud, energetic and exactly what Niagara University is all about: professionalism. Students... Read on →

Dr. Peter Gottschalk

Wesleyan Professor to Speak About Religious Intolerance During Address at NU

September 16, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Peter Gottschalk, a professor of religion at Wesleyan University, will deliver an address Sept. 30 at Niagara University as part of the Henry and Grace McNulty Lecture Series on Religion in the Modern World. The title of Dr. Gottschalk’s talk, which will take place in the Castellani Art Museum... Read on →

Photo of Curassow with Pipe on Canoe, possibly tad ulu¸ the Canoe of Souls, n.d. Photo by Edward Millar.

Castellani Art Museum Teams Up with NU Library to Present Folk Arts Exhibit

August 26, 2015  |  by Susan Clements

The folk arts program of the Castellani Art Museum is partnering with the Niagara University Library to present an exhibition of molagana donated to the library by Frank J. Zampatori Jr., ’63. The exhibition of Molagana is located at the south end of the Niagara University Library, basement level. The... Read on →

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