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Dr. Kris Principe

Economics Professor Interviewed by the Wall Street Journal

January 5, 2016  |  by Melissa Heidt

Dr. Kris Principe, assistant professor of economics, was interviewed by Josh Zumbrun of The Wall Street Journal on Dec. 23, 2015, about her article, “Gift-giving and Deadweight Loss,” written with Joseph G. Eisenhauer, dean of the College of Business Administration at University of Detroit Mercy, and originally published in... Read on →

William Cliff, Ph.D.

Niagara University Makes First Appointment to Endowed Pre-Health Program Director Position

January 5, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University has appointed Dr. William Cliff to its first-ever endowed faculty position. Dr. Cliff, a faculty member in the university’s biology department since 1992, has been named the first John J. Hughes, ’67, M.D., Endowed Program Director of Pre-Professional Health. Niagara University received a $750,000 estate gift from 1967 alumnus... Read on →

Dr. Timothy Lauger

Dr. Timothy Lauger Wins Paper of the Year Award

December 15, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Timothy Lauger, an assistant professor of criminology and criminal justice at Niagara University, has been named the recipient of the James L. Maddex Jr. Paper of the Year Award for 2014. Dr. Lauger’s research, “Violent Stories: Personal Narratives, Street Socialization, and the Negotiation of Street Culture Among Street-Oriented Youth,” was... Read on →

NU junior Allyssa Wadsworth presented a research paper at the SEA conference in New Orleans with Dr. Jay Walker, assistant professor of economics.

Analytical Course Inspires Student Research and Confidence

December 8, 2015  |  by Melissa Heidt

Niagara University’s College of Business Administration has a history of encouraging students to think beyond writing a paper for a class and, instead, with faculty collaboration, turn an idea for a paper into a conference worthy presentation. Allyssa Wadsworth, a junior working towards a double degree in economics and mathematics, and... Read on →

Dr. Anthony Townsend, an expert on urbanism and technology, presented the keynote address during the first installation of a new Niagara University lecture series sponsored by the Maid of the Mist.

Tech Expert Offers Suggestions on Growing WNY Tourism Industry during NU Lecture

December 8, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Smart technology presents a major opportunity to bolster economic development in Western New York, according to a prolific urbanist and technology expert who spoke at Niagara University on Nov. 19. Dr. Anthony Townsend, the author of SMART CITIES: Big Data, Civic Hackers, and the Quest for A New Utopia, offered the... Read on →

Dr. Ken Bain

Author of ‘What the Best College Teachers Do’ to Keynote Teaching & Learning Conference at NU

November 30, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s 15th Annual Conference on Teaching and Learning will take place Jan. 11-12, 2016. Serving as keynote speaker of the conference is Dr. Ken Bain, author of What the Best College Teachers Do and its sequel, What the Best College Students Do. Both books are top-selling treatises on higher... Read on →

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 →

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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 →

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