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Ashley Jarkowski explains her study on the therapeutic effect of berry extracts on individuals suffering from oral cancer during Niagara University's Undergraduate Research Conference on April 29.

Undergraduate Research Conference Highlights Work of Niagara University Students

May 2, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Korinne Thorne investigated the use of curcumin-mediated photodynamic therapy in the treatment of cervical cancer. Shannon Chowaniec examined the impact of paid and unpaid YouTube brand endorsements on consumer purchase intentions. And Freddie Liederbach developed a mobile app that employs usage data from a bike-sharing system in New York City to... Read on →

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., NU president, spends a moment with the conference's keynote speaker, United States Magistrate Judge Hugh B. Scott, a 1971 Niagara graduate and current Trustee.

Niagara University Hosts Social Justice Conference, Announces New Diversity Initiatives

April 19, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Since the 1960s, the Western New York region has borne witness to many teachable points of inspiration regarding racial equality and social justice. The most recent occurred April 15-16 at Niagara University during an intergenerational forum, “Fostering Racial and Social Justice: Defining and Connecting the Roles and Responsibilities of Student... Read on →

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., NU president, welcomes attendees to International Student Academic Day.

International Student Academic Day Held at NU

April 7, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University welcomed a group of international students who are currently attending local high schools to campus April 6 as part of a new event called International Student Academic Day. The students are natives of China, Vietnam, South Korea and Turkey. Co-hosted by the Office of International Relations and the... Read on →

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German Hospitality Expert to Speak at NU about Sustainability in Tourism Industry

April 6, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Willy Legrand, Ph.D., a professor of hospitality management at the International University of Applied Sciences in Bad Honnef, Germany, will keynote an April 26 event at Niagara University that is focused on climate adaptive innovations for the international hospitality industry. Dr. Legrand’s address is part of the NU College of... Read on →

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Niagara University Hosts Career Expo 2016

April 4, 2016

Niagara University’s Office of Career Services hosted its annual Career Expo inside the university’s Gallagher Center on March 31, 2016. Ninety-one employers were involved with the event and more than 400 students were in attendance, the most in 14 years. The event served as an opportunity for students to make face-to-face... Read on →

Drs. David Reilly, Chris Lee and Nicole Gerber are accompanying 22 NU students on a field-based research trip to Cuba this May.

Changes in U.S.-Cuba Relations Prompt Niagara University Students to Explore Havana

April 1, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

The United States and Cuba re-established diplomatic relations in July 2015. As a result, Americans are permitted to travel to Cuba as long as their purpose falls within 12 broad categories of activities, including “educational activities by persons at academic institutions.” And now a new course on Cuban politics and... Read on →

ESL Camp Coming to Niagara University This Summer

April 1, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s College of Education is offering a summer camp designed to teach non-English speaking children in grades K-5 the fundamentals of writing and speaking the language. The camp takes place July 18-21, with sessions running 9 a.m.-12 p.m. each day. A $25 registration fee covers camp materials and snacks. Transportation... Read on →

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University, recently spent time in Vietnam with Catholic Cardinal Pierre Nguyen Van Nhon and the Rev. Gérard Tran Cong Du, C.M., a member of the Vincentian Vice Province of Vietnam and seminary professor.

Father Maher Discusses Higher Education Opportunities for Vietnamese Students with Catholic Cardinal in Vietnam

March 28, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University, met with Vietnamese Cardinal Pierre Nguyen Van Nhon during a trip to Hanoi this week. The discussion between Father Maher, a Catholic and Vincentian priest, and Catholic Cardinal Nguyen, who was appointed to his position by Pope Francis in January... Read on →

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Niagara University Welcomes Disney Institute to Western New York

March 7, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

On March 2, Disney Institute brought its renowned professional development course, “Disney’s Approach to Business Excellence,” to downtown Niagara Falls, N.Y. Coordinated by Niagara University’s Niagara Global Tourism Institute, the sold out training was held at the Niagara Falls Conference & Event Center. This day of Disney training offered time-tested... Read on →

Dr. Haoua M. Hamza, associate professor of education, is the founder and president of the Global Network for Niger Inc.

NGO Aimed at Improving Health & Education in Niger Established by Dr. Hamza

February 29, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

A nongovernmental organization founded by a Niagara University professor to assist women and children in Africa with health and education concerns celebrated its first anniversary Feb. 17. The Global Network for Niger was conceived and developed by Haoua M. Hamza, Ph.D., a native of Diffa, a small city in southeastern... Read on →

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