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Nursing Lab

NU Receives $100,000 Grant from Alden Trust for Nursing Simulation Center

November 12, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Plans to construct a state-of-the-art Nursing Simulation Center at Niagara University have received a major shot in the arm, thanks to the generous support of the George I. Alden Trust. The Alden Trust’s $100,000 grant will cover architectural work and some construction costs for the center, which will be housed... Read on →

Roll Call

Niagara University Joins Nationwide ‘Roll Call’ for Veterans Day

November 11, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s campus fell silent at 2 p.m. today in a nationwide observance of American servicemen and women. The moment of silence was preceded at NU by a series of happenings held in conjunction with the Remembrance Day National Roll Call, a national event that calls for a synchronized reading... Read on →

Buffalo News reporter Lou Michel

Buffalo News Crime Reporter Speaking at Niagara University on Nov. 12

November 10, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Lou Michel, an award-winning crime reporter for The Buffalo News and co-author of a best-selling book on Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh, will offer a presentation on crime reporting and the role of journalistic ethics at Niagara University on Nov. 12. The event, part of the Communication Studies Department’s 2014-15... Read on →

Dr. Judith Merkle

Dr. Merkle Awarded St. Elizabeth Seton Medal

November 4, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Judith A. Merkle, SNDdeN, professor of religious studies, was presented with the St. Elizabeth Seton Medal at the Mater Dei Chapel on the campus of Mount St. Joseph University on Oct. 29. The St. Elizabeth Seton Medal is named in honor of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, foundress of the... Read on →

President's Dinner Honorees

NU President’s Dinner Raises Scholarship Dollars, Honors Glynn, Demler and Bennett

November 3, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

More than 520 Niagara University alumni, students and friends came together in the name of educational access and affordability during the institution’s 2014 President’s Dinner, held Nov. 1, 2014, at the Seneca Niagara Casino Hotel and Event Center. View the President’s Dinner Journal The purpose of the President’s Dinner is to... Read on →

AJHA

Dr. Teresa Earns Awards from American Journalism Historians Association

October 31, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Carrie Teresa, Ph.D., an assistant professor of communication studies at Niagara University, was presented with two awards during the American Journalism Historians Association conference in St. Paul, Minn., held Oct. 9-11. The Lynching that Must Not Succeed': A Narrative Analysis of the Central Park Jogger Story in The New York... Read on →

Sweeney Todd Takes the NU Stage in November

October 30, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Just perfect for the dark nights of autumn, from Nov. 6 to 16, NU Theatre presents Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street by Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler. Sweeney Todd, a barber unjustly exiled from his home and family, returns to London seeking retribution against the unscrupulous judge... Read on →

Hungary

In Hungary, Father Maher Presents Caritas Medal, Establishes Alumni Chapter

October 27, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

As the Berlin Wall was being razed in the early 1990s, Dr. Péter Forgách was watching closely from afar. The young, Hungarian-born medical doctor had been practicing ophthalmology in Buffalo for years yet remained concerned about his birth country’s capacity to establish an effective democratic government. In 1994, Dr. Forgách and... Read on →

EntrepreNU Logo

EntrepreNU Competition Exceeds 100 Participants and 30 Teams

October 16, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University students truly care about the challenges related to food, hunger and nutrition faced by so many residents of the City of Niagara Falls. They have responded in almost overwhelming numbers to the opportunity to find new and innovative ways to aid these residents. Registration for EntrepreNU2015 has closed... Read on →

Learn and Serve Honorees

Learn and Serve Niagara Celebrates 20 Years of Service Learning

October 7, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Learn and Serve Niagara, Niagara University’s flagship service-learning program, celebrated its 20th anniversary on Tuesday, Oct. 7, in the Castellani Art Museum Learn and Serve Niagara was established at NU in 1994 through a grant from the Corporation for National and Community Service. The university was one of 64 campuses... Read on →

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