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Dr. Carrie Teresa and the staff of the Niagara Wire visit WIVB News Channel 4. From left to right: Dr. Teresa, Gabi Jackson, Ferrah Staley, Matthew Vizzi, James Burns, Jacqueline Dellaneve

Dr. Carrie Teresa Helps Create the Niagara Wire, Despite Uncommon Path to Communications

March 22, 2017

Many people at Niagara University know Dr. Carrie Teresa. A communication studies professor, Dr. Teresa helped start Niagara’s student-run newspaper, the Niagara Wire. Despite her accomplishments in communications, many might be surprised to find out that it wasn’t her original plan to teach, work or study in the field. “I... Read on →

Dr. Christopher Tollefsen

Noted Philosopher Christopher Tollefsen to Speak at Niagara University

March 21, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Christopher Tollefsen, a specialist in natural law theory and biomedical ethics, will deliver this year’s Albertus Magnus Lecture at Niagara University on April 5. The free event, presented by NU’s philosophy department, will begin at 5:15 p.m. in the university’s Castellani Art Museum. Dr. Tollefsen’s presentation will examine the ways... Read on →

Dr. Amelia Gallagher

Dr. Amelia Gallagher’s Newest Study Focuses on Religion in Niagara Falls

March 20, 2017

Each year, millions of people flock to Niagara Falls, a major tourist attraction, to see what many have unofficially crowned the “Eighth Natural Wonder of the World.” But Niagara Falls has more to offer than its tourism and hospitality. Dr. Amelia Gallagher – a religious studies professor at Niagara University... Read on →

Dr. Jay Walker, assistant professor of economics, and senior economics major Allyssa Wadsworth had their paper published in the Journal of School Choice.

Wadsworth and Walker Paper Published in Peer Reviewed Academic Journal

February 24, 2017  |  by Melissa Heidt

In the fall of 2015, Dr. Jay Walker, assistant professor of economics, and economics student Allyssa Wadsworth presented their paper, “Religiosity and the Impact of Religious Secondary Schooling,” at the Southern Economic Association meetings in New Orleans, Louisiana. The paper has now been published in the Journal of School... Read on →

Pictured are Dr. Peter C. Butera, interim dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, Susan B. Anthony Writing Award winner Sara Anderson, Sharon Green, coordinator of instructional services, and Dr. Jeanne Laurel, associate professor of English.

Sophomore Sara Anderson Repeats as Susan B. Anthony Writing Award Winner

February 9, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Sophomore Sara Anderson became the first two-time winner of Niagara University’s Susan B. Anthony Writing Award during a celebration held last night in Bisgrove Hall. Anderson’s paper, Diversification of the Literary Canon, argues that the Western literary canon is too limited. She contends that expanding the literary canon to include... Read on →

Niagara University criminal justice professors Timothy Lauger, Ph.D., and Craig Rivera, Ph.D., are pictured in front of a shooting network map they created as part of a study funded through the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services.

Niagara University Professors Researching Gun-Related Crime Trends

February 9, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Having conducted several interviews with both victims and perpetrators of gun-involved violence in Niagara Falls, Drs. Timothy Lauger and Craig Rivera say that they are startled by how casually these individuals recount their experiences. “There are a few individuals in Niagara Falls who have been involved in 10-11 shootings. Sometimes... Read on →

Gina Lehe, senior director of communications and brand management for the College Football Playoff, Allen Greene, director of athletics at the University at Buffalo, and Jeremy Darlow, director of brand marketing for football and baseball at Adidas, will present keynote addresses during Niagara University’s Sport, Recreation & Tourism Summit on Feb. 25.

Adidas, College Football Playoff Execs Headline Niagara University Summit

February 5, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

When Jeremy Darlow was in college, he set a goal to be the head of brand marketing for football at Adidas or Nike. It was a lofty ambition, for sure, but one that he has since realized, as he’s now the director of brand marketing for Adidas. Less than a... Read on →

Ed Hutton Presents on ‘The State of the Economy’

February 5, 2017

On Nov. 17, 2016, Ed Hutton, associate professor of finance, invited his Finance 350: Fundamentals of Investments students and finance club members to the general session he was orating for one of the most esteemed accounting firms in the region, Lumsden & McCormick LLP at the Buffalo Marriott Niagara.... Read on →

Dr. Hope L. Russell and the students in her new course on feminist theory and literature held an event Dec. 16 to highlight creative pieces the students have written during the semester. The course was funded through a grant from NU's College Committee on Teaching and Learning.

New Grant-Funded Course Explores Feminist Theory and Literature

December 21, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

In recent years, Niagara University, like many institutions of higher education across the country, has experienced an uptick in student interest and activism surrounding social justice causes. Students have founded clubs like the Human Rights Initiative, Black Student Union, and Feminism Today. In turn, they have organized film screenings,... Read on →

Niagara University Bringing Disney Institute Back to Niagara Falls

December 5, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University will be hosting Disney Institute and bringing the professional development course, Disney’s Approach to Quality Service, to Niagara Falls, N.Y., on Wednesday, March 22, 2017. Sponsored by Niagara University, the one-day event will help area professionals begin to examine how they can differentiate their service to become a... Read on →

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