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NU to Offer B.A. in Economics Starting Fall 2015

June 22, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University will soon be offering an undergraduate economics curriculum for students seeking to study the theory of business in the context of a broader liberal arts education. The B.A. program in economics, beginning this fall, will qualify graduates for similar careers as the university’s existing B.S. program in economics,... Read on →

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36th Annual Conference on New York State History to Meet at NU in June

May 25, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

The 2015 Conference on New York State History will be offering something for everyone with an interest in New York State history when it meets at Niagara University on June 18-20. Conference highlights include presentations by author and New York Times Urban Affairs Editor Sam Roberts, noted Underground Railroad and... Read on →

Students Perform Admirably at Business Research Consortium Conference

May 21, 2015  |  by Melissa Heidt

The faculty at Niagara University has a history of encouraging students to think beyond writing a simple research paper to fulfill a course requirement but to look instead to creating research that has value, value to society, value to education and, in this case, value to applied econometrics. Dr. Jay... Read on →

NU student Marlen Krause smiles with the award she received during this year's Korea America Hospitality and Tourism Educators Association Conference.

Dual Degree Student from NU Recognized at International Hospitality Conference

April 29, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Marlen Krause, a student matriculating toward a dual degree from Niagara University and the International University of Applied Sciences in Germany, was recognized during the 2015 Korea America Hospitality and Tourism Educators Association Conference, held April 17-18 in Las Vegas, Nev. Krause won second place in the Undergraduate Student Research Forum... Read on →

NU senior Kimberly Alexander built a lake-bottom water-sampling device and deployed it from a research boat on Lake Erie. She presented her results on the impact of mussels on toxic algae growth at this year's Undergraduate Research Conference.

NU Students Showcase Original Groundbreaking Research

April 24, 2015

At Niagara University, students have the rare opportunity to conduct their own original research as undergraduates. Their research projects are conducted under the close, year-long tutelage of NU professors and showcased at the annual Undergraduate Research Conference, which is sponsored by the university’s Honors Program. This year’s conference, held April... Read on →

Michael Crockett and Jonathan Sandonato, shown here during NU's Undergraduate Research Conference, were two of the six students chosen nationwide for a technology design competition.

NU Places Two Teams in Six-Team National Safety Technology Design Competition

April 21, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Two teams from Niagara University were among six student-teams nationwide chosen to participate in the North American regional competition of the Bi-Annual Student Safety Technology Design Competition. In addition to the two students selected from Niagara, each of whom comprised their own “team,” the other represented institutions were Stanford University,... Read on →

Dr. Julie Hanlon Rubio offered an address at NU as part of the Henry and Grace McNulty Lecture Series on Religion in the Modern World on April 20, 2015.

Christian Ethics Expert Addresses Family Dynamic During Talk at NU

April 20, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Julie Hanlon Rubio, a professor of Christian ethics at St. Louis University, delivered an address titled “Are Catholics Saying Something New about Families?” at Niagara University on April 20. Her talk was part of the Henry and Grace McNulty Lecture Series on Religion in the Modern World. During Dr.... Read on →

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Dr. William Frye Honored by American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute

April 16, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

William D. Frye, Ph.D., associate professor of hospitality and tourism management at Niagara University, is the 2015 recipient of the Anthony Marshall Award, presented by the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute. The award recognizes an individual who has made significant long-term contributions to the hospitality industry in educating future... Read on →

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Dr. Carrie Teresa Tallies Third Award from American Journalism Historians Association

April 13, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Carrie Teresa, Ph.D., will soon complete her second semester as an assistant professor of communication studies at Niagara University. When she does, Dr. Teresa will have already won three prestigious awards from the American Journalism Historians Association, following Thursday’s announcement that she was selected for the 2015 Margaret A.... Read on →

Forum on Mental Health and Criminal Justice Draws Nearly 100 Attendees

April 1, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

People with mental illnesses are far more likely to be victims of violent crime than perpetrators of it, despite portrayals depicted by the entertainment and news media. Such awareness and other relevant information was shared as part of a panel discussion on mental health and the criminal justice system held... Read on →

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