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2014-03-26 23:33:17

Anthropologist Dr. Ronald G. Beckett and his Quinnipiac University colleagues recently used new technology, including RF System Lab’s video borescope, to examine a mummy and dig deeper into her past. Dr. Beckett uses video borescopes to assist in uncovering historical mysteries and has defined this as “anthropological endoscopy”. Traverse City, Michigan (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 In 1893, the P.T. Barnum Museum was established, not as a circus-themed museum, but dedicated to American...

2013-09-10 16:24:37

HAMDEN, Conn., Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A vice chairman of Quinnipiac University's Board of Trustees and his wife, both alumni of the university, have donated $1 million to endow a chair in Quinnipiac's new Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine. The university has established the William and Barbara Weldon Chair in Rehabilitation Medicine. Quinnipiac will match the Weldons' gift, creating a $2 million fund in perpetuity. "The William and Barbara Weldon Chair in...

2013-09-05 16:26:05

HAMDEN, Conn., Sept. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- OmniMD, of Tarrytown, N.Y., has donated the use of its electronic health record technology valued at $7.6 million to Quinnipiac University, as part of a four-year agreement announced today. Representatives of Quinnipiac's Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine, School of Nursing and School of Health Sciences are working with OmniMD to develop an electronic health record system that will be used by faculty and students in each of...

2013-09-03 08:29:06

HAMDEN, Conn. , Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- St. Vincent's Medical Center made two pledges totaling $1,050,000 to the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University. The medical center pledged $1 million to establish the medical school's first endowed chair, The St. Vincent's Medical Center Endowed Chair in Medical Sciences, which will be held by Stephen Wikel, senior associate dean for scholarship and professor and chair of the Department of Medical...

2013-05-10 16:22:28

NEW YORK, May 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Our house is on fire." That's how Scott Pelley, anchor and managing editor of "The CBS Evening News," described the state of American journalism as he accepted the Fred Friendly First Amendment Award from Quinnipiac University during a luncheon today at The Metropolitan Club. Pelley told the audience of 140, including many high ranking television executives and representatives of Quinnipiac's School of Communications, that American...

2013-05-01 12:25:26

HAMDEN, Conn., May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Quinnipiac University will present its 20(th) annual Fred Friendly First Amendment Award to Scott Pelley, anchor and managing editor of the "CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley," at an invitation-only luncheon at 11:45 a.m. on Friday, May 10, at the Metropolitan Club, 1 East 60(th) St., New York City. "This is the 20th anniversary of the Fred Friendly Award, and I can't think of a more deserving recipient than Scott Pelley," said Lee...

2013-04-05 20:20:20

NEW YORK, April 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Joe Terranova, chief investment strategist at Virtus Investment Partners and a contributor to "Fast Money" on CNBC, told an international audience of students and faculty in New York to have confidence in their instincts, but also to back them up with a sound risk-management strategy. "The first question you want to ask," he said, "is 'How much can I lose?' You need to define your risk first and foremost." Terranova, speaking on the second...

2012-12-12 16:24:57

HAMDEN, Conn., Dec. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mark F. Yeckel has been appointed to the founding faculty of the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University. As an associate professor of medical sciences, Yeckel will coordinate the neuroscience curriculum and teach first and second-year students about the brain. He also will serve as co-coordinator for the basic, translational and clinical research capstone concentration. He also will chair the medical school's...

2012-12-04 08:29:40

HAMDEN, Conn., Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Douglas McHugh has been named to the founding faculty of the Frank H. Netter School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University. As an assistant professor of medicine, McHugh will teach courses in pharmacology, neurosciences and statistics. Before coming to Quinnipiac, McHugh was an assistant scientist and visiting assistant professor of neurosciences in the Psychology Department at Indiana University. A native of Paisley, Scotland, he earned...

2012-10-03 10:23:45

HAMDEN, Conn., Oct. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University earned two important endorsements this week as it moves closer to offering its first classes to students who aspire to become primary care physicians. The Liaison Committee on Medical Education granted the medical school preliminary accreditation and the Connecticut State Board of Education approved the university's medical degree program, clearing the way for the School...