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NUOP Potsers

NUOP Students Hold Poster Presentation

July 29, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

On July 29, 2014, the freshmen participating in the Niagara University Opportunity Program presented posters showcasing research they conducted this summer on Hurricane Katrina. The poster projects were inspired by the students’ reading of Zeitoun, a nonfiction book that tells the story of Abdulrahman Zeitoun, a Syrian-American who traveled the... Read on →

B. Thomas Golisano Center for Integrated Sciences

Golisano Center Earns LEED Gold Certification

June 10, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s B. Thomas Golisano Center for Integrated Sciences has earned a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Certification – Gold Rating from the United States Green Building Council (USGBC). LEED is an internationally recognized standard for evaluating the performance of green buildings, created by the USGBC. LEED takes... Read on →

Western New York Service Learning Coalition Wraps Up Faculty Fellows Training

June 9, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

The Western New York Service Learning Coalition, a program of the Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, C.M. Institute for Civic Engagement, concluded its 2014 Faculty Fellows Training at the University at Buffalo on Wednesday, May 21, 2014. The two-day training brought together faculty and staff from various institutions of higher education... Read on →

Business Awards

College of Business Recognizes Faculty Excellence

May 21, 2014  |  by Melissa Heidt

The College of Business Administration recently celebrated the end of another academic year that was full of faculty research, successful teaching strategies and service to Niagara University and the community. In addition, three faculty members were recognized for excellence in research, service and teaching. According to Dr. Shawn Daly, dean... Read on →

Best Paper Award

International Tourism Association Awards NU Student, Names NU Professor President

May 15, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University was well-represented at a conference held in Las Vegas for an international association of hospitality and tourism educators. Eileen Roehrle, a student matriculating toward a dual degree from NU and the International University of Applied Sciences in Germany, received the Best Undergraduate Research Paper Award at the 2014... Read on →

Faculty

Four NU Professors Collaborate to Publish Manuscript on Poverty Assessment & Tracking

May 13, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

A study performed by four Niagara University professors regarding undergraduate students’ perceptions of those living in poverty has been published in the Journal of Research on Social Work Practice. Research on Social Work Practice, published bi-monthly, is a disciplinary journal devoted to the publication of empirical research concerning the assessment... Read on →

Alyssa Fazio, senior marketing major

Business Students Showcase Research at NU Undergraduate Research Conference

May 3, 2014  |  by Melissa Heidt

Three College of Business Administration honors students showcased their research at Niagara University’s Undergraduate Research Conference, held Friday, April 11. The conference, sponsored by the University Honors Program, whose motto is Explore, Investigate, Achieve, is an occasion for honors students to display research in their field of study. Each... Read on →

Professor Ian Burt

Accounting Professor Ian Burt Earns Two Prestigious Awards

April 25, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

It’s been a heckuva spring semester for Ian Burt. The Niagara University accounting instructor learned in March that a dissertation he authored earned the 2014 Michael J. Barrett Doctoral Dissertation Award from The Institute of Internal Auditors Research Foundation. That distinction comes with an award of $10,000. This month, Burt found... Read on →

Undergraduate Research Conference

Outstanding Presentations, Turnout for 2014 Undergraduate Research Conference

April 16, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s annual Undergraduate Research Conference took place Friday, April 11, with 125 students presenting their findings to the campus community. Morning panel discussions were held in St. Vincent’s Hall, while posters illustrating the students’ work filled the Castellani Art Museum in the afternoon. The event was sponsored by the... Read on →

Maher

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

April 7, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

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 →

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