Category / College of Arts & Sciences

NU Theatre Presents ‘Devon’s Hurt’ July 24-August 2

July 10, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

From July 24 through Aug. 2, Niagara University Theatre will continue its mission to present engaging and timely theater for young audiences (TYA) productions with Devon’s Hurt, presented by The Friends of Niagara University Theatre. Steven Braddock, director of Niagara University Theatre, said, “We are thrilled to have the opportunity... Read on →

Interfaith Leaders’ Breakfast Comes to Niagara

June 26, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

The Levesque Institute hosted its first interfaith community leaders’ breakfast at Niagara University on Wednesday, June 18, 2014. The purpose of the breakfast was to share information about programs that would be of interest to leaders of the faith community and to extend a dialogue and conversation about opportunities... Read on →

NURT

Niagara University Repertory Theatre Returns for 38th Year this Summer

June 12, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

This summer, NU Theatre’s 38-year tradition of entertaining children and families with its N.U.R.T. storytelling troupe continues! Here comes Lily with her purple plastic purse! And Alexander, as usual is having a “terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day…” and Pierre just doesn’t care! Yes, Niagara University Repertory Theatre (N.U.R.T.) is... 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 →

Ryan Thompson

Ryan Thompson Named Assistant General Counsel

June 3, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Ryan Thompson has been named assistant general counsel at Niagara University. Thompson, of Buffalo, will also serve as director of a new Continuing Legal Education program and adjunct writing professor. Thompson joined Niagara University as an adjunct faculty member last fall, and then filled in as assistant attorney in the... Read on →

Best Speeches Ever

Niagara University Places 11 Among NPR List of Best Commencement Addresses

June 3, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

With graduation season in full swing, NPR recently unveiled a collection of the 316 commencement addresses that its writers consider the best ever. Eleven of “The Best Commencement Speeches, Ever” were delivered at Niagara University. Mother Theresa (1982) Tim Russert (2000) Benjamin Carson Jr. (2003) John Roberts (2005) Michael Ignatieff (2006) Jennie Cyran (2007) Rev. Dennis H.... Read on →

ROTC

ROTC Ceremony Commissions 13 Officers

May 13, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Thirteen Niagara University Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) cadets were commissioned as second lieutenants in the U.S. Army during a ceremony held May 9, 2014, in NU’s Gallagher Center. Another two Niagara ROTC cadets will be commissioned this summer as part of the class of 2014. This marks the 73rd... Read on →

Faculty

Four NU Professors Collaborate to Publish Manuscript on Poverty Assessment & Tracking

May 13, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

A study performed by four Niagara University professors regarding undergraduate students’ perceptions of those living in poverty has been published in the Journal of Research on Social Work Practice. Research on Social Work Practice, published bi-monthly, is a disciplinary journal devoted to the publication of empirical research concerning the assessment... Read on →

Commencement

Will, McManus, Elliott Highlight Commencement 2014

May 12, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

The first Niagara University commencement exercises under the presidency of the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., were indeed memorable. The festivities kicked off Thursday, May 8 (view photos), with the awarding of advanced degrees to 364 students, including eight who were the first recipients of doctoral degrees from NU since... Read on →

Theatre Gala

Broadway Legend Helps Capacity Crowd Celebrate 50 Years of NU Theatre

May 12, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

On May 3, the Friends of Niagara University Theatre celebrated 50 years of NU Theatre and the contributions of the theatre program’s late co-founder, Brother Augustine Towey, C.M., Ph.D., when they hosted the 29th annual Friends of Niagara University Theatre Gala.Nearly 150 people attended, including Broadway legend John Kander,... Read on →

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