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Old Fort Niagara

NU Hosting Summer Residential Program Focused on History of Old Fort Niagara

February 7, 2011  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University is now accepting applications from K-12 teachers nationwide for a summer program entitled Crossroads of Empire: Cultural Contact and Imperial Rivalry at Old Fort Niagara. The week-long residential sessions, which take place July 11-15 and July 18-22, 2011 at Old Fort Niagara and Niagara University, have been... Read on →

Bicentennial Peace Garden Unveiling

Niagara University Launches Bicentennial Peace Garden

June 21, 2010  |  by Michael Freedman

A War of 1812 Bicentennial Peace Garden was dedicated on June 18 at Niagara University. The garden, located between St. Vincent’s and Alumni halls on the university’s campus, is a partnership between Niagara, the Binational Economic & Tourism Alliance, and the 1812 Legacy Council. The speakers at the event included... Read on →

St. Vincent de Paul

St. Vincent de Paul Was Focus of Lecture

March 18, 2010  |  by Michael Freedman

St. Vincent de Paul was the focus of a lecture sponsored by Niagara University’s history department on March 25. Featured presenters Dr. Stephanie Wichhart, assistant professor of history at Niagara University, and the Rev. Thomas McKenna, C.M., NU’s assistant to the president for mission development, discussed “Does History Make... Read on →


Kate Clifford Larson, Author of Harriet Tubman Biography, Spoke at Niagara University on Feb. 4

February 2, 2010  |  by Michael Freedman

The author of a noted biography of Harriet Tubman was the featured speaker at an event to celebrate an important facet of our region’s history in the Underground Railroad movement. The event, held Feb. 4 at Niagara University’s Castellani Art Museum, also commemorated the recent establishment of the Niagara... Read on →

Seven Years' War Depiction

NU to Co-Host Conference on Seven Years War

October 12, 2009  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University and Brock University in St. Catharines, Ont. will co-host the Contest for Continents: The Seven Years’ War in Global Perspective conference, Oct. 22-24. Sessions will be held at Old Fort Niagara in Youngstown, Niagara University, and Brock University. Distinguished scholars from around the world will be in... Read on →

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