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Undergraduate Research Conference

Outstanding Presentations, Turnout for 2014 Undergraduate Research Conference

April 16, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman
Academic Support, Admissions, Announcements, Campus Events, Castellani Art Museum, College of Arts & Sciences, College of Business Administration, College of Education, College of Hospitality & Tourism, Graduate Admissions, Research, Students, Undergraduate Admissions

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 →


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

April 7, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman
Academic Exploration Program, Academic Support, Accounting, Admissions, Advancement, Alumni, Announcements, Applied Urban Ministry, Athletics, Board of Trustees, Border Community Service, Campus Activities, Campus Events, Campus Ministry, Career Services, Castellani Art Museum, Chemistry, College of Arts & Sciences, College of Business Administration, College of Education, College of Hospitality & Tourism, Commencement, Commerce, Communication Studies, Community Outreach, Continuing Education, Counseling Services, Criminal Justice, EAGLE Leadership, Economics, Employment, English, Faculty, Family Business Center, Finance, Graduate Admissions, Graduate Education & Counseling, Health Services, History, Institute for Civic Engagement, International Relations, Kiernan Recreation Center, Management, Marketing, MBA, MISA, Modern and Classical Langauges, NCLEA, Niagara Center for Supply Chain Excellence, Niagara Index, NUOP, Nursing, NUSGA, Philosophy, President's Office, Psychology, ReNU, Research, Residence Life, Ridge Report, ROTC, Social Work, Sociology, Staff, Students, Study Abroad, Sustainability, Theatre, Undergraduate Admissions, Veterans

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 →

Boyer and Osberg

Niagara University Junior Wins Regional Psychology Poster Competition

April 2, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman
Announcements, College of Arts & Sciences, Faculty, Psychology, Research, Study Abroad

Amber Boyer, a junior psychology major at Niagara University from Buffalo, N.Y., recently won first place in the student poster competition at the annual convention of the Eastern Psychological Association, which was held March 13-16, 2014. EPA is the oldest regional psychological association in the United States. Boyer collaborated with Dr.... Read on →

Turkish Studies Workshop

Turkish Studies Workshop Takes Place at Niagara University

March 30, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman
Announcements, Campus Events, College of Arts & Sciences, Community Outreach, Faculty, International Relations, MISA, President's Office, Research

An in-depth discussion of current Turkish issues was held at Niagara University on Saturday, March 29. The Turkish Studies Workshop featured nine speakers who presented research papers pertaining to Turkey. The papers addressed issues ranging from Turkish history and anthropology to philosophy and political science. Talks included the present political struggle... Read on →


NU Partners with Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center to Develop New Food Service Experience

March 25, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman
Announcements, College of Hospitality & Tourism, Community Outreach, President's Office, Research, Students

Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center is joining forces with Niagara University to deliver an exciting new food service experience for hospital visitors, staff, students and volunteers. The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., D.Min, president of NU, and Joseph A. Ruffolo, Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center’s president and CEO, announced that... Read on →

Jan van Harssel

Dr. Jan van Harssel Partners with National Geographic on Book

March 17, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman
Admissions, Announcements, College of Hospitality & Tourism, Faculty, Research, Students

It isn’t every day that National Geographic comes calling to partner on an innovative geotourism book. Yet for Niagara University professor Jan van Harssel, Ph.D., that is exactly what happened. Dr. van Harssel, who has been teaching at Niagara for 25 years, recently completed a two-year project as lead author... Read on →

Dr. Joseph Little

Faculty-Student Research Findings Accepted for Presentation at International Writing Conference

February 18, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman
Announcements, College of Arts & Sciences, English, Faculty, Research, Students, Undergraduate Admissions

A study conducted by a Niagara University professor and five of his students has been accepted for presentation at the International Conference on Writing Research, one of the foremost writing conferences in Europe. Dr. Joseph Little will travel to the University of Amsterdam this August to present the group’s findings... Read on →

Science Center Ribbon Cutting

NU Cuts Ribbon on B. Thomas Golisano Center for Integrated Sciences

October 9, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman
Admissions, Advancement, Alumni, Announcements, Board of Trustees, Campus Events, College of Arts & Sciences, Community Outreach, President's Office, Research, Students, Undergraduate Admissions

“This truly is a historic day at Niagara University, one that will forever change the scientific research and teaching that happens on our campus.” Those were the words used by the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., NU president, to encapsulate Wednesday’s grand opening of the B. Thomas Golisano Center for... Read on →

Dr. Peter Milonni

Dr. Peter Milonni Presents on ‘Role of Laser Technology in Science, Medicine and IT’

October 8, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman
Alumni, Announcements, Campus Ministry, College of Arts & Sciences, Health Services, Research

Dr. Peter Milonni, a member of the Niagara University Class of 1969, presented a lecture on Monday afternoon that was titled The Role of Laser Technology in Science, Medicine and IT. The event took place in St. Vincent’s Hall and was part of a celebration of science that is... Read on →

Ortiz, Lizbeth

Ortiz Presents, Translates During International Research Forum

June 6, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman
Announcements, College of Arts & Sciences, Modern and Classical Langauges, Psychology, Research, Students

Lizbeth Ortiz, a 2013 Niagara University graduate, was one of the featured presenters during a prestigious International Research Forum held at Daemen College April 22-24. The Mexico City native presented her honors thesis during the conference on “Social Perspectives in Higher Education,” which was co-sponsored by the National Association of... Read on →

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