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2014-06-09 23:03:03

Nelson Cano, CEO of Cima Software Corporation, receives Pittsburgh SBA Exporter of the year award from Regional Administrator Natalia Olson-Urtecho and Dr. Mary McKinney of the Western Pennsylvania Small Business Network. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 Nelson Cano, CEO, Cima Software Corporation was honored at Duquesne University’s annual Entrepreneur’s Growth Conference as he received his award for U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Pittsburgh District Small Business...

2014-05-31 23:07:40

Elaine Tagliareni, EdD, RN, CNE, FAAN, a chief program officer at the National League for Nursing, is one of just two honorary degree candidates selected by Duquesne University this year. Dr. Tagliareni was awarded a doctor of humane letters at the university’s Commencement Exercises on May 9 on the Pittsburgh, PA campus. Washington DC (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 Elaine Tagliareni, EdD, RN, CNE, FAAN, a chief program officer at the National League for Nursing, is one of just two honorary...

2014-05-08 12:29:23

PITTSBURGH, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This fall, Duquesne University will launch a program that combines the sought-after credentials of degrees in both biomedical engineering and nursing, becoming the first academic institution in the U.S. and globally to offer this dual degree to undergraduates. "Duquesne has pioneered the integration of clinical knowledge and patient care with engineering techniques in a single program, creating the first bachelor's degree of its...

2014-04-16 12:30:27

PITTSBURGH, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Duquesne University's newly established biomedical engineering initiative has made an immediate impact, receiving a $1.4 million, five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health's National Cancer Institute to detect, capture and analyze circulating melanoma cells. BME program Director Dr. John Viator, a specialist in medical lasers, will use this technology to analyze patients' blood samples in hopes of detecting the spread...

2014-03-12 08:26:33

PITTSBURGH, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Duquesne University's School of Law leaped 23 spots in the U.S. News & World Report's 2015 Best Graduate School Rankings. Last year, Duquesne placed among top-tier law schools for the first time in a decade. This year, Duquesne jumped up to the 121(st) spot, shared with seven other institutions, including DePaul University in Chicago. The Law School was also ranked 12(th) best Legal Research and Writing program in the country,...

2014-03-07 12:25:26

PITTSBURGH, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Applications are now being accepted for the Duquesne University School of Nursing's new online program that will enable registered nurses (RNs) to earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree. Classes for the RN-BSN Program start in the fall of 2014, and students may complete the program on a full-time or part-time basis. National trends--including an aging population, the increased demand for health care services through the...

2014-01-28 12:21:45

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A team from Duquesne University's MBA Sustainability program placed second in an inaugural world competition in Davos, Switzerland, based on a case study to improve sustainability operations at an international oil and gas company. The first Corporate Knights-Schulich Business for a Better World case competition narrowed the field from 28 teams worldwide to five in the first two rounds. Three teams of students--from Duquesne, the...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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