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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 →

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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Educators, Humanitarians, Alumni Celebrated During Niagara University Commencement

May 16, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University graduated 971 new alumni during a trio of commencement exercises held May 12-14, 2016. The celebration got underway Thursday, May 12, with the awarding of advanced degrees to 273 students, including 11 who received doctoral degrees in leadership and policy. Attendees heard remarks from Chantal Kreviazuk, one of... Read on →

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Dr. Tim Ireland Chosen for UAlbany School of Criminal Justice Distinguished Alumni Award

May 11, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Timothy Ireland, dean of Niagara University’s College of Arts and Sciences, has been chosen as a recipient of the University at Albany School of Criminal Justice Distinguished Alumni Award. Dr. Ireland will deliver an address during the school’s commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 14, in Page Hall Auditorium on... Read on →

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Niagara University Junior Chosen for Chemistry Research Fellowship

May 10, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Christopher Fritschi, a junior chemistry major at Niagara University, has been selected to receive a summer undergraduate research fellowship from the Organic Chemistry Division of the American Chemical Society. Only nine students from across the country were chosen. Fritschi, of West Seneca, will leverage the fellowship to continue his work on... Read on →

Niagara University juniors Zachary Mariani and Christopher Fritschi had their chemistry research recognized during the Western New York American Chemical Society’s Undergraduate Research Symposium.

Two NU Students Triumphant at American Chemical Society Research Symposium

May 6, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

A pair of Niagara University students took home top prizes from the Western New York American Chemical Society’s Undergraduate Research Symposium, which was held April 9 at Canisius College. Christopher Fritschi, a junior chemistry major from West Seneca, won the Best Oral Presentation for his work on the development of... Read on →

Ashley Jarkowski explains her study on the therapeutic effect of berry extracts on individuals suffering from oral cancer during Niagara University's Undergraduate Research Conference on April 29.

Undergraduate Research Conference Highlights Work of Niagara University Students

May 2, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Korinne Thorne investigated the use of curcumin-mediated photodynamic therapy in the treatment of cervical cancer. Shannon Chowaniec examined the impact of paid and unpaid YouTube brand endorsements on consumer purchase intentions. And Freddie Liederbach developed a mobile app that employs usage data from a bike-sharing system in New York City to... Read on →

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36th Annual Day of Recognition Celebrates NU’s College of Arts & Sciences

April 25, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

The 36th Day of Recognition was held by Niagara University’s College of Arts and Sciences on Friday, April 22, 2016. Hundreds of Niagara University students were honored for their achievements as undergraduates during the event, which was presided over by the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., Niagara president. The 2016 Day... Read on →

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., NU president, is pictured with Sigma Alpha Sigma officers Kelly Fitzpatrick (president), Amanda Karaszewski (vice president), and Kimberly Alexander (secretary).

Sigma Alpha Sigma, ‘Who’s Who’ Honors Students for 2016

April 18, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Sigma Alpha Sigma, the undergraduate honor society of Niagara University, inducted new members during its 83rd annual tapping ceremony on April 13, 2016, at the Castellani Art Museum. The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., university president, inducted 20 students into Sigma Alpha Sigma, a selective society established by the Niagara Class... Read on →

NU senior biology major Sonja Opper's research on the 'Differentiation of SCCmec Types in Staphylococcus spp. in Non-Clinical Isolates' was named Outstanding Research Presentation at the 70th Annual Eastern Colleges Science Conference. Opper, right, is pictured with Dr. Mark A. Gallo, professor of biology.

NU Biology Major Wins Outstanding Research Presentation at National Conference

April 7, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University senior biology major Sonja Opper won the Outstanding Research Presentation award at the 70th Annual Eastern Colleges Science Conference, which was held April 2 at Western New England University. Opper, one of 14 NU students to attend the conference, presented a poster on the Differentiation of SCCmec Types... Read on →

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