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Father James J. Maher, C.M., Inaugurated as 26th President of Niagara University

April 7, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman
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The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., was formally inaugurated as Niagara University’s 26th president during a ceremony held April 4, 2014, in the Gallagher Center. The event served as the centerpiece of a full week of activities intended to celebrate the university’s rich heritage of academic excellence and community service. View... Read on →

A&S Day

33rd Annual Day of Recognition Celebrates NU’s College of Arts & Sciences

April 30, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman
Announcements, College of Arts & Sciences, Communication Studies, Criminal Justice, History, Modern and Classical Langauges, Nursing, Philosophy, Psychology, Sociology, Theatre

Niagara University’s College of Arts and Sciences held its annual Day of Recognition for the 33rd time on Friday, April 26. Hundreds of Niagara University students were honored for their achievements as undergraduates during the Day of Recognition, which was also the last that the Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, C.M.,... Read on →

Ireland, Timothy

Dr. Ireland Appointed Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences

April 18, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman
Admissions, Announcements, Chemistry, College of Arts & Sciences, Communication Studies, Criminal Justice, English, History, Modern and Classical Langauges, Nursing, Philosophy, Psychology, Sociology, Theatre

Dr. Timothy Ireland has been appointed dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Niagara University, effective June 1. Dr. Ireland succeeds Dr. Nancy McGlen, who will retire in June after serving for 15 years in the position. As dean, Dr. Ireland’s primary responsibility will be the general administration of... Read on →

Niagara University's chapter of the Phi Sigma Tau International Honor Society in Philosophy held its annual induction ceremony Nov. 1, 2011. All photos courtesy of Anna Hoffmann, '12.

NU Chapter of Philosophy Honor Society Inducts New Members

November 7, 2011  |  by NU Staff
College of Arts & Sciences, Philosophy

Phi Sigma Tau, the International Honor Society in Philosophy, inducted 12 new members into Niagara University’s Omega chapter during a ceremony held Nov. 1, 2011. Following a welcome by Sebastian Galbo, ’12, vice president of Niagara’s chapter of the society, discourses on the importance of philosophy were given by William... Read on →

Noted philosopher Peter van Inwagen delivered this year's Albertus Magnus Lecture at Niagara University on Oct. 20, 2011.

Philosopher Peter van Inwagen Delivers 2011 Albertus Magnus Lecture

October 23, 2011  |  by NU Staff
College of Arts & Sciences, Philosophy

Peter van Inwagen, an expert on metaphysics and philosophical theology, addressed a crowd of about 150 Niagara University students, faculty and staff in the Castellani Art Museum Oct. 20, 2011. His presentation on the coherence of the Judeo-Christian and Islamic doctrine of the resurrection of the body constituted this... Read on →