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Professor Bo Pikas

Professor Pikas Elected to Buffalo Institute of Medical Research Board

September 2, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Bo Pikas, a marketing professor at Niagara University, has been elected to serve a three-year term as a board member of the Buffalo Institute of Medical Research. The seven-member board reviews and approves the conduct of medical research at the VA Western New York Healthcare System. Pikas, who has taught at... Read on →

Convocation

NU Welcomes Class of 2018 with New Student Convocation

August 30, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Michael Barnwell has a penchant for connecting with students. It’s a major reason why he was selected as the 2013 recipient of Niagara University’s Excellence in Teaching Award. So it shouldn’t have come as too big of a surprise when the Yale-trained philosophy professor related his remarks during Friday’s... Read on →

Hutton and Downs

Niagara University Names 2014 Teaching Award Winners

August 29, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Two Niagara University faculty members were recognized this morning for the outstanding quality of their teaching. Ed Hutton, assistant professor of finance, was presented with the 2014 Excellence in Teaching Award, while Stefanie Wichhart, Ph.D., associate professor history, received the Innovation in Teaching Award. Candidates for the honors are nominated by... Read on →

Walk to Whirlpool

NU Welcoming Students with Convocation, Concert, Comedians, TED-style Talks, More

August 27, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University is going to great lengths to ensure that its freshman class of students remembers its first week on campus for a long time. The institution is rolling out the purple carpet beginning Aug. 29 with a full slate of activities that includes a comedic performance by the Wayans... Read on →

Alegre and Taylor Present at Regional Teaching Conference

August 22, 2014

Mitchell Alegre and David Taylor, Ph.D., presented a concurrent session at SUNY Fredonia’s 8th annual Teaching and Learning Conference, held Aug. 18. The theme of the conference, “Framing the Future: Teaching, Learning, Advancing,” focused on reimagining higher education so as to improve student engagement and learning across the disciplines. Alegre and... Read on →

NU Theatre

Niagara University Theatre Announces 51st Season

August 18, 2014

From October through May, Niagara University Theatre’s 51st season of theatre productions promises an exciting array of entertainment options to suit a variety of tastes. Steve Braddock, director of Niagara University Theatre said, “We’ve chosen an eclectic and engaging array of productions and are delighted to start the season off... Read on →

SPIN

‘SPIN Sessions’ Set to Showcase NU Faculty Talents

August 18, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Move over TED, Niagara University is putting a new spin on thought-provoking presentations. During New Student Orientation this fall, 10 NU professors will offer SPIN – Students, Professors and Ideas at Niagara – sessions, designed to spark the interest of the incoming class, and demonstrate the variety and depth of... Read on →

Anna McNab, Ph.D.

Dr. McNab Appointed Secretary Treasurer of AIS Special Interest Group

August 13, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Anna McNab, assistant professor of management at Niagara University, has been appointed secretary treasurer of AIS SIGHCI, the Special Interest Group on Human-Computer Interaction that is affiliated with the Association for Information Systems (AIS), the highest level organization for information systems professionals around the world. The one-year appointment was... Read on →

NU Aerial

Niagara University Only WNY Institution to Make Princeton Review’s ‘Best in Northeast’ & ‘Green’ Lists

August 13, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University is among the best and most environmentally friendly colleges in the entire Northeast, according to The Princeton Review. NU is one of 226 institutions The Princeton Review recommends in its “Best in the Northeast” section of its website feature, “2015 Best Colleges: Region by Region,” which posted Aug.... Read on →

Friendship Village

Niagara University Offering Backpacking Trip through Vietnam

August 12, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University is set to offer a 20-day backpacking expedition through Vietnam May 17-June 5, 2015. The experience, titled the “Legacy of War Tour,” will explore two of the country’s most pressing needs: the unexploded ordnance that litters the countryside, maiming or killing hundreds of Vietnamese people each year; and... Read on →

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