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NU Theatre Presents ‘The Maids’

January 28, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

From Feb. 18-21, NU Theatre will present The Maids by Jean Genet. The production will be directed by Dr. Henrik Borgstrom, associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. The premise of the show is that two sisters, deeply resentful of their inferior social position, attempt to take revenge... Read on →

NU students Jessica Tobin, '15, and Jacey Diez, '16, volunteered in Ms. Gatinella’s first grade classroom in Camden, N.J.

A B.A.S.I.C. Winter Recess at NU: Serving Those in Need

January 28, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

When college students travel during the winter semester break, it’s rare that they do so to harvest potatoes, pick carrots and feed the homeless – unless said college students attend Niagara University. Thirty-seven students from the Lewiston-based, Catholic and Vincentian university volunteered during January to assist the less fortunate in... Read on →

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University, addresses graduates Tuesday evening during BPS Commencement at the Toronto Centre for the Arts.

Niagara University Awards BPS Degrees, Honors Recent Chair of Ontario College of Teachers

January 27, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s College of Education awarded degrees to 169 graduates during its ninth commencement in Ontario on Tuesday, Jan. 26, at the Toronto Centre for the Arts in North York. Elizabeth Papadopoulos, an elementary school teacher in Toronto who recently completed a six-year term as chair of the Council of... Read on →

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11 Niagara University Students Score ‘Super Sunday’ Experience

January 26, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

The stage is set for Super Bowl 50 – and 11 Niagara University students will be working behind the scenes as the Carolina Panthers take on the Denver Broncos in the National Football League’s showcase event. The students, all enrolled in NU’s prestigious College of Hospitality and Tourism Management, set... Read on →

Flanked by the flags of countries from across the globe, the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University, announced the establishment of the Edward A. Brennan Center for Language, Culture and Leadership.

Niagara University Establishes Brennan Center for Language, Culture and Leadership

January 25, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University announced today the creation of the Edward A. Brennan Center for Language, Culture and Leadership, which will endeavor to meet the needs of international families and students, and serve English language learners within the global community. As another spoke of Niagara University’s umbrella of outreach, the Center for... Read on →

Phoebe Wright, '15, played the title role in NU Theatre's production of 'Cyrana,' which was chosen as the Best Play of 2015 by by BroadwayWorld Buffalo. The show's director, faculty member Doug Zschiegner, was selected as the Best Director in a Play.

NU Theatre Wins Big in BroadwayWorld Buffalo Awards

January 21, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University Theatre’s world-premiere production of Cyrana topped several local professional productions to be chosen as the Best Play of 2015 by BroadwayWorld Buffalo. Cyrana, which was on stage at Niagara in March 2015, was adapted from Edmond Rostand’s Cyrano de Bergerac by Doug Zschiegner, associate director of NU Theatre.... Read on →

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Cathleen Anderson Appointed to National Catholic College Admission Association Board

January 14, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Cathleen Anderson, assistant vice president for enrollment management at Niagara University, has been appointed to serve on the board of directors for the National Catholic College Admission Association. Anderson will represent the association’s mid-Atlantic region (New York and New Jersey) during the three-year appointment. Established in 1959, the National Catholic College... Read on →


NU Theatre Presents 2016 Short Play Festival

January 7, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

What’s there to do after the holiday season ends? From Jan. 22-24, NU Theatre’s annual Short Play Festival makes for a fascinating dose of theater – and a great entertainment bargain. Two cycles of 10-minute plays, written by various playwrights, will be presented over one weekend. Comedies, dramas, and everything 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 →

Levesque Institute Welcomes Local Youths as Part of ‘Experience College’ Program

December 15, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

The commonly held belief that a goldfish’s memory is only a few seconds long was one of the myths debunked by psychology professor Donna Thompson, Ph.D., and her student, James Winkelman, during a recent visit by local youths to an animal behavior laboratory at Niagara University. This past November, the... Read on →

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