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B. Thomas Golisano Center for Integrated Sciences

Golisano Center Earns LEED Gold Certification

April 22, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman
Advancement, Announcements, Chemistry, College of Arts & Sciences, President's Office, Research

Niagara University is pleased to announce that the 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,... Read on →

Green Colleges

Niagara University Listed Among Princeton Review’s ‘Green Colleges’

April 22, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman
Admissions, Advancement, Announcements, College of Arts & Sciences, College of Business Administration, College of Education, College of Hospitality & Tourism, Community Outreach, President's Office, ReNU, Sustainability

Niagara University is one of the 332 most environmentally responsible colleges in the U.S. and Canada, according to The Princeton Review. The education services company known for its test prep programs and college rankings, ratings, and guidebooks profiles NU in the fifth annual edition of its free downloadable book,... Read on →

Dorothy Boeck

Centenarian Speaks to Niagara University Gerontology Class

April 19, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman
Announcements, College of Arts & Sciences

Students in Dr. Susan Mason’s Introduction to Gerontology were in for a treat last Monday afternoon when 101-year-old Dorothy Boeck came to speak about her life and what it is like living in a world that she has seen change so drastically. The centenarian, mother of retired Niagara professor... Read on →

Curtains

‘Curtains’ Caps NU Theatre’s Anniversary Season

April 16, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman
Announcements, Campus Events, College of Arts & Sciences, Students, Theatre

Talk about ending Niagara University Theatre’s 50th anniversary season with a bang! From April 24 through May 4, the theatre will present the award winning John Kander, Fred Ebb and Rupert Holmes murder mystery musical, Curtains. NU Theatre director Steve Braddock will direct the production, while associate professor Terri Filips... Read on →

Undergraduate Research Conference

Outstanding Presentations, Turnout for 2014 Undergraduate Research Conference

April 16, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman
Academic Support, Admissions, Announcements, Campus Events, Castellani Art Museum, College of Arts & Sciences, College of Business Administration, College of Education, College of Hospitality & Tourism, Graduate Admissions, Research, Students, Undergraduate Admissions

Niagara University’s annual Undergraduate Research Conference took place Friday, April 11, with 125 students presenting their findings to the campus community. Morning panel discussions were held in St. Vincent’s Hall, while posters illustrating the students’ work filled the Castellani Art Museum in the afternoon. The event was sponsored by the... Read on →

Our 2014 Sigma Tau Delta inductees.

English Department Inducts 12 Students Into Honor Society

April 14, 2014  |  by Erin Karper
Announcements, College of Arts & Sciences, English, Students

Niagara University’s English department inducted 12 students into the  Alpha Alpha Zeta chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, the international English honor society, on April 11. New members were inducted  by Dr. Jamie Carr, faculty advisor, and  current members Allison Radley, Allison Schultz and Andrea Nicolia. After the induction ceremony, visiting professor Dr. Chad Parmenter... Read on →

Heft, James

NU Reschedules Contemporary Catholicism Expert for April 23

April 10, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman
Announcements, Campus Events, Campus Ministry, College of Arts & Sciences

Niagara University intended to host Father James L. Heft, S.M., for an address on “Catholicism and Interreligious Dialogue” in March, but a blizzard blew those plans away. The university will give it another try on April 23, with Father Heft, founder of the Institute for Advanced Catholic Studies at the... Read on →

Maher

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

April 7, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman
Academic Exploration Program, Academic Support, Accounting, Admissions, Advancement, Alumni, Announcements, Applied Urban Ministry, Athletics, Board of Trustees, Border Community Service, Campus Activities, Campus Events, Campus Ministry, Career Services, Castellani Art Museum, Chemistry, College of Arts & Sciences, College of Business Administration, College of Education, College of Hospitality & Tourism, Commencement, Commerce, Communication Studies, Community Outreach, Continuing Education, Counseling Services, Criminal Justice, EAGLE Leadership, Economics, Employment, English, Faculty, Family Business Center, Finance, Graduate Admissions, Graduate Education & Counseling, Health Services, History, Institute for Civic Engagement, International Relations, Kiernan Recreation Center, Management, Marketing, MBA, MISA, Modern and Classical Langauges, NCLEA, Niagara Center for Supply Chain Excellence, Niagara Index, NUOP, Nursing, NUSGA, Philosophy, President's Office, Psychology, ReNU, Research, Residence Life, Ridge Report, ROTC, Social Work, Sociology, Staff, Students, Study Abroad, Sustainability, Theatre, Undergraduate Admissions, Veterans

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 →

Boyer and Osberg

Niagara University Junior Wins Regional Psychology Poster Competition

April 2, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman
Announcements, College of Arts & Sciences, Faculty, Psychology, Research, Study Abroad

Amber Boyer, a junior psychology major at Niagara University from Buffalo, N.Y., recently won first place in the student poster competition at the annual convention of the Eastern Psychological Association, which was held March 13-16, 2014. EPA is the oldest regional psychological association in the United States. Boyer collaborated with Dr.... Read on →

Turkish Studies Workshop

Turkish Studies Workshop Takes Place at Niagara University

March 30, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman
Announcements, Campus Events, College of Arts & Sciences, Community Outreach, Faculty, International Relations, MISA, President's Office, Research

An in-depth discussion of current Turkish issues was held at Niagara University on Saturday, March 29. The Turkish Studies Workshop featured nine speakers who presented research papers pertaining to Turkey. The papers addressed issues ranging from Turkish history and anthropology to philosophy and political science. Talks included the present political struggle... Read on →

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