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NU Players Present Student-Run Production of ‘Love Song’

February 20, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

The Niagara University Players will present an entirely student-run production of Love Song by John Kolvenbach on campus from Feb. 27 through March 1. All presentations will take place in the Leary Theatre within the Elizabeth Ann Clune Center for Theatre, Clet Hall. Directed by NU theatre performance major, Josephine... Read on →

Eurydice

NU Theatre, Castellani Art Museum Present ‘Eurydice’

February 16, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University Theatre, in collaboration with the Castellani Art Museum, will present Eurydice by Sarah Ruhl Feb. 19-22. This readers’ theater production will be directed by artist-in-residence Adriano Gatto and performed amidst an insightful, specially curated art exhibit. A modern reimagining of the classic Orpheus myth, Eurydice’s contemporary characters and ingenious... Read on →

Emily Bork receives the Susan B. Anthony Writing Award from Dr. James McCutcheon, associate professor of Spanish.

Winners of 2015 Susan B. Anthony Writing Awards Announced

February 13, 2015

Niagara University’s annual Susan B. Anthony birthday celebration was held Wednesday, Feb. 11, in St. Vincent’s Hall. Coordinated by the department of women’s studies, the hour-long event commemorated the 195th birthday of Susan B. Anthony, born Feb. 15, 1820. Anthony was a forerunner for women’s rights in America, and helped... Read on →

Father James J. Maher, C.M.

Biz First: Father Maher Among Western New York’s ‘Most Influential’

February 11, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s leader wields a significant amount of influence throughout Western New York, according to rankings published today in Business First. The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., Niagara University president, was included among the weekly newspaper’s 2015 “Power 250” – a list of the 250 men and women who (in... Read on →

Sister Anne Mary Dooley

Sister Anne Mary Dooley, SSJ, Passes Away

February 5, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Sister Anne Mary Dooley, SSJ, a longtime religious studies professor at Niagara University, passed away Monday, Feb. 2, 2015. Sister Dooley was hired as a full-time instructor in NU’s religious studies department in September 1976 and retired as a full professor on May 11, 1996. During a portion of that time,... Read on →

Zeki Saritoprak, Ph.D.

Islamic Studies Expert Offers Public Lecture at NU

February 4, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Islamic studies expert Zeki Saritoprak, Ph.D., examined the place of Jesus in the Qur’an and Hadith during a public lecture at Niagara University on Wednesday, Feb. 4. The presentation, titled Islam’s Jesus, took place in Dunleavy Hall, Room 127. It was organized by NU’s Department of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies. “Today,... Read on →

myNU

Redesigned myNU Launches Feb. 2

January 30, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

A redesigned myNU will be unveiled to Niagara University students and employees this Monday, Feb. 2. The platform has been significantly enhanced to improve usability and organization, and provide a better overall user experience. Users will notice many requested updates, perhaps most importantly the new drop-down navigation menu that replaces the... Read on →

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First Responder Disability Awareness Training Program Receives Tower Foundation Grant

January 29, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

The Niagara University First Responder Disability Awareness Training program has received an $85,000 grant from The Peter and Elizabeth C. Tower Foundation to complete implementation of FRDAT training in Erie and Niagara counties. The one-year grant will enhance Niagara University’s efforts to move away from a direct training model of... Read on →

Best Campus

Niagara University Receives a ‘Best Campus in New York’ Rating

January 28, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

The quality of Niagara University’s campus is among the top 2 percent in New York state, according to student rankings compiled by Niche.com. NU placed 20th out of the 943 colleges ranked – the highest ranking for any private institution in Western New York – based on nearly 795,000 student... Read on →

Father Maher

NU Receives $1 Million Gift from Vincentians to Support Student Scholarships

January 27, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University announced today that it has received a $1 million gift from the Eastern Province of the Congregation of the Mission, which will be used to establish an endowed scholarship fund. The fund will help NU recognize and offer new scholarships to incoming students who are in good academic... Read on →

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