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Dr. Robert St. Hilaire, associate professor of religious studies, recites a submission on 'Eros' to students and faculty members during an informal symposium held in the Village of Lewiston.

NU Professors Engage Students in Literature Discussion at Lewiston Coffee House

November 19, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University faculty members continuously strive to intellectually engage students in a variety of unique ways. That philosophy was evidenced yet again earlier this month when students from Dr. Robert St. Hilaire’s course on Christian Visions of the Human Person (two sections, one of them Honors) met with professors... Read on →

Dr. Anthony Townsend will present the keynote address during the first installment of a new speaker series at NU that's sponsored by the Maid of the Mist.

New ‘Maid of the Mist’ Lecture Series at Niagara University Debuts Nov. 19

November 11, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

A new Niagara University lecture series sponsored by the Maid of the Mist will debut at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 19, in the Castellani Art Museum. Dr. Anthony Townsend, the author of SMART CITIES: Big Data, Civic Hackers, and the Quest for A New Utopia, will serve as the keynote... Read on →

Celebrating Niagara University's first place finish in Smith Travel Research’s Market Study Competition are, l-r, Carl Bailey, the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., Dr. Kurt Stahura, Adam Zarczynski, Jenna Roberts, Fabian Lehmann, Dr. William Frye and Dr. Chang Huh.

NU Students Earn Top Honors at Inaugural Smith Travel Research Competition

November 10, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Four students from Niagara University’s College of Hospitality and Tourism Management captured first place at Smith Travel Research’s inaugural Market Study Competition. The competition was held Nov. 8 at the HX: The Hotel Experience conference (formerly the International Hotel, Motel & Restaurant Show) in New York City. Niagara seniors Jenna Roberts,... Read on →


Dr. Shannon Hodges Publishing Counseling Practicum and Internship Manual for Grad Students

November 3, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Shannon J. Hodges, a professor of counseling at Niagara University, will soon publish the second edition of a best-selling guide to the practicum and internship experience, written expressly for graduate counseling students. The Counseling Practicum and Internship Manual, Second Edition, is set to be released in November. It is... Read on →

Dr. Luis Sanchez has been appointed president-elect of the Gamma Sigma Epsilon national chemistry honor society.

Dr. Luis Sanchez Elected President of National Chemistry Honor Society

October 30, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Luis Sanchez, an assistant professor of chemistry at Niagara University, has been appointed president-elect of Gamma Sigma Epsilon, a national chemistry honor society founded in 1919. Dr. Sanchez will commence his term as president of the society in 2017, the same year Gamma Sigma Epsilon holds its 47th Biennial Conference... Read on →

Dr. Robyn Goacher, right, will serve as the primary investigator for an undergraduate research grant that involves NU chemistry and biochemistry students.

NU Receives Research Grant from American Chemical Society

October 16, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University has received a $55,000 grant from the American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund for undergraduate research. Dr. Robyn Goacher, assistant professor of analytical chemistry, is the primary investigator for the grant. “The grant was awarded to study how wood polymer composites age,” explained Dr. Goacher. “These are increasingly common... Read on →

Dr. Peter Gottschalk

Wesleyan Professor to Speak About Religious Intolerance During Address at NU

September 16, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Peter Gottschalk, a professor of religion at Wesleyan University, will deliver an address Sept. 30 at Niagara University as part of the Henry and Grace McNulty Lecture Series on Religion in the Modern World. The title of Dr. Gottschalk’s talk, which will take place in the Castellani Art Museum... Read on →

NU Announces New Faculty for 2015-2016 Academic Year

September 2, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University announced the appointment of new faculty members during its Fall Faculty Brunch, which was held Aug. 28. Dr. Michael Ackerman is an associate professor of nursing and associate director of the School of Nursing in the College of Arts and Sciences. He holds a B.S. in nursing from... Read on →

New Niagara University students recite the NU Creed during the 2015 New Student Convocation.

Class of 2019 Welcomed to NU with New Student Convocation

August 28, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University professors care about their students. That was at the heart of the message delivered by Ed Hutton during Niagara University’s 13th annual New Student Convocation, held today in the Gallagher Center. The New Student Convocation, a Niagara tradition, is considered to be a bookend to commencement, and an... Read on →

Dr. Patricia Benner

Dr. Patricia Benner to Keynote Innovations in Education for Nurses Conference

August 17, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s nursing department will host a daylong conference for nursing educators on Friday, Sept. 11. The event will take place 8 a.m.-5 p.m. in the Castellani Art Museum on the Niagara campus. Innovations in Education for Nurses will feature several nationally recognized experts in nursing innovation and education, including... Read on →

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