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New Niagara University students recite the NU Creed during the 2015 New Student Convocation.

Class of 2019 Welcomed to NU with New Student Convocation

August 28, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University professors care about their students. That was at the heart of the message delivered by Ed Hutton during Niagara University’s 13th annual New Student Convocation, held today in the Gallagher Center. The New Student Convocation, a Niagara tradition, is considered to be a bookend to commencement, and an... Read on →

Colley & Borgognoni

Dr. Debra Colley, Mary Borgognoni Appointed to New Leadership Positions

August 17, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Debra A. Colley is the new executive vice president at Niagara University, while Mary E. Borgognoni transitions to senior vice president for operations and finance at the Catholic and Vincentian institution. The promotions, which were announced earlier this month to the campus community, are official today.... Read on →

Pictured with Dr. Luis Sanchez, far right, are six of the 10 Niagara University students participating in the 250th American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition: Jasmine Hinaman, Jamie Catalano, Janine Cubello, Zachary Mariani, Emily York and Christopher Fritschi.

Ten NU Students to Present at International Chemistry Conference

August 10, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

When the 250th American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition gets underway in Boston next week, participation by Niagara University students in the international conference will reach its highest level ever. Ten NU chemistry and biochemistry majors are set to display their scientific research findings during the poster presentation component of... Read on →

B. Thomas Golisano Center for Integrated Sciences

Golisano Center Earns LEED Gold Certification

June 10, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s B. Thomas Golisano Center for Integrated Sciences has earned a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Certification – Gold Rating from the United States Green Building Council (USGBC). LEED is an internationally recognized standard for evaluating the performance of green buildings, created by the USGBC. LEED takes... Read on →

Maher

Father James J. Maher, C.M., Inaugurated as 26th President of Niagara University

April 7, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., was formally inaugurated as Niagara University’s 26th president during a ceremony held April 4, 2014, in the Gallagher Center. The event served as the centerpiece of a full week of activities intended to celebrate the university’s rich heritage of academic excellence and community service. View... Read on →

Ireland, Timothy

Dr. Ireland Appointed Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences

April 18, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Timothy Ireland has been appointed dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Niagara University, effective June 1. Dr. Ireland succeeds Dr. Nancy McGlen, who will retire in June after serving for 15 years in the position. As dean, Dr. Ireland’s primary responsibility will be the general administration of... Read on →

Pittcon

NU Secures Pittcon Grant to Bolster Equipment, Programs in New Science Center

March 11, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

As the B. Thomas Golisano Center for Integrated Sciences takes shape on the south side of campus, Niagara University faculty members continue to investigate ways to furnish the state-of-the-art facility with the latest in scientific instrumentation. Last week, Niagara learned that it had taken another step toward this goal, securing... Read on →

American Chemical Society Logo

Niagara University’s Student Chapter of the American Chemical Society Earns Three-peat

January 15, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

For the third consecutive year, Niagara University’s American Chemical Society (ACS) student chapter has been recognized by the ACS Committee on Education. Dr. Christopher S. Stoj, chair of Niagara’s biochemistry/chemistry department, received a letter from the society notifying him that the student chapter had been selected for a Commendable Award... Read on →

Niagara University Professors Seek Volunteers to Advance Breast Cancer Research

March 30, 2012  |  by Michael Freedman

Drs. Mary McCourt and Lawrence Mielnicki, both Niagara University professors, are seeking females over age 18 to volunteer for a study that aims to detect biomarkers for breast cancer in the urine of women. Those eligible to take part include volunteers over the age of 18 who are healthy (defined... Read on →

Ronny Priefer, Ph.D.

NU Chemistry Professor Awarded Travel Grant from American Chemical Society

January 27, 2012  |  by Michael Freedman

Ronny Priefer, Ph.D., associate professor of chemistry, has been awarded a $600 travel grant to attend a national meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS) in San Diego, Calif., this spring. This year’s event, titled “Chemistry of Life,” takes place March 21-25. Dr. Priefer will be among the presenters at the... Read on →

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