Duquesne University

at 600 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, 15282 United States

Duquesne University is one of the largest and most comprehensive Catholic universities in the U.S. We provide education for the mind, heart and spirit.(www.duq.edu)

Duquesne University
600 Forbes Ave
Pittsburgh , PA 15282
United States
Contact Phone
P: (412) 396-6000


Duquesne University is a private, coeducational university located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Duquesne is consistently ranked among the nation's top Catholic research universities for its award-winning faculty and tradition of academic excellence. The University is nationally ranked by U.S. News and World Report and the Princeton Review for its rich academic programs in 10 schools of study for 10,000-plus graduate and undergraduate students, and by the Washington Monthly for service and contributing to students’ social mobility. Duquesne is a member of the U.S. President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction for its contributions to Pittsburgh and communities around the globe. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Princeton Review’s Guide to Green Colleges acknowledge Duquesne’s commitment to sustainability. Duquesne University of the Holy Spirit is a Catholic University, founded by members of the Congregation of the Holy Spirit, the Spiritans, and sustained through a partnership of laity and religious. Duquesne serves God by serving students - through commitment to excellence in liberal and professional education, through profound concern for moral and spiritual values, through the maintenance of an ecumenical atmosphere open to diversity, and through service to the Church, the community, the nation, and the world.

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A visit is the best way to experience Duquesne – available most weekdays and select weekends year-round. Schedule a visit at www.duq.edu/visit. We welcome comments on our Facebook page. Please keep in mind, however, that the University reserves the right to remove any content that is offensive, abusive, discriminatory or inappropriate.

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Congratulations to the Duquesne University School of Nursing, one of just nine higher education institutions in the United States to receive $10,000 grants to share and build upon the lessons learned through an innovative and highly successful scholarship program for second-career nurses, New Careers in Nursing (NCIN). Learn More: www.duq.edu/news/duquesne-ashland-u-nursing-programs-team-up-on-prenatal-care-project

Published on 2014-12-11 15:41:13 GMT

Congratulations to Dr. Partha Basu, professor of chemistry and biochemistry, who has received $25,000 from Innovation Works' university technology commercialization program to develop a spin-off around a compound that glows when it detects lead. Learn More: www.duq.edu/news/innovation-works-supports-du-professors-leap-into-entrepreneurship

Published on 2014-12-10 15:00:00 GMT

Send your photos from today's Duquesnefest with a caption to socialmedia@duq.edu and we'll share the best ones!

Published on 2015-06-15 01:00:55 GMT

Congratulations to new Duquesne University Mylan School of Pharmacy graduate Mariah Deibert, who received the 2016 Outstanding Pharmacy Student Award from Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association! Learn more about Mariah: http://www.duq.edu/news/duquesne-student-receives-ppa-outstanding-pharmacy-student-award

Published Duquesne University on 2016-06-02 19:31:00 GMT

Provost Dr. Timothy Austin (pictured second from left) shakes hands with Professor Huaide Ma of the China University of Political Science and Law (CUPL) in Beijing after signing an agreement to renew the relationship between the Duquesne University School of Law and CUPL. Law Professor Frank Yining Liu (pictured third from left), who accompanied Austin, developed the faculty exchange program between the two schools and co-founded the first ABA-approved Duquesne-CUPL summer Chinese Law program in Beijing.

Published Duquesne University on 2016-06-02 16:15:00 GMT

Former Pennsylvania Governor Tom Ridge will be the keynote speaker at the Duquesne University School of Law Commencement ceremony this Sunday, June 5. Congratulations to our Class of 2016 law students!

Published Duquesne University on 2016-06-02 13:17:24 GMT

The Pittsburgh Business Times interviewed Duquesne University School of Nursing Clinical Professor Dr. Joan Lockhart about a virtual reality platform she co-developed with colleagues that enables nursing students to "meet" and interview maternity patients of diverse backgrounds and then develop culturally appropriate care plans for them.

Published Duquesne University on 2016-06-01 16:15:00 GMT

Another accolade for Pittsburgh--ranked No. 1 among America’s 40 strongest job markets based on what they have to offer recent college grads. Check it out!

Published Duquesne University on 2016-06-01 13:38:11 GMT

Psychology Professor Dr. Roger Brooke, founding director of Duquesne’s free military psychological services, wrote this Tribune-Review opinion piece in conjunction with Memorial Day.

Published Duquesne University on 2016-05-31 19:48:00 GMT

Congratulations to Assistant Clinical Law Professor Tracey McCants Lewis, students in the Duquesne University School of Law Civil Rights Clinic and their client Carol Ramsey who, after five years of working with the clinic, received her signed pardon from Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf!

Published Duquesne University on 2016-05-31 16:15:00 GMT

On Memorial Day weekend, we salute and honor all of the brave men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice to protect our country! Duquesne University offices will be closed Monday, May 30, in observance of Memorial Day. Offices will re-open on Tuesday, May 31.

Published Duquesne University on 2016-05-29 16:15:00 GMT

Duquesne had a beautiful campus in the 1970s and it still does today! Memory lane for any alumni? Duquesne University Alumni Association #FlashbackFridays

Published Duquesne University on 2016-05-28 00:15:43 GMT

Join Duquesne University SBDC for the 2016 Entrepreneur’s Growth & Networking Conference | 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 2, in the Union Ballroom Keynote speakers, Scot Teachout and Jeff Broadhurst, will cover a range of topics useful to businesses in a modern market!

Published Duquesne University on 2016-05-27 18:35:36 GMT

Congratulations to our next door neighbors the Pittsburgh Penguins for advancing to the Stanley Cup! No more chance of lightning and the Cup is coming home!

Published Duquesne University on 2016-05-27 02:56:43 GMT

Congratulations to Dr. Rick McCown, Dr. Ellen Gawalt and Dr. Anne M. Burrows for being appointed the newest endowed faculty chairs at Duquesne by President Charles Dougherty!

Published Duquesne University on 2016-05-26 17:34:34 GMT

Duquesne University School of Nursing students take part in the first ever Nursing Rome Maymester. The students visited Salvator Mundi International Hospital to learn about the many differences between medical systems in Italy and the U.S.

Published Duquesne University on 2016-05-26 13:08:30 GMT

Dr. Olga M. Welch, dean of the Duquesne University School of Education, will retire after more than 10 years at Duquesne. In her interview with 90.5 WESA, she speaks on the challenges technology can pose on teaching in the classroom.

Published Duquesne University on 2016-05-25 19:00:32 GMT

Check out President-Elect Ken Gormley this Friday night on the National Geographic Channel special about President Gerald Ford. Details are below!

Published Duquesne University on 2016-05-25 17:04:58 GMT

Students Emily Breisinger, Meredith Karavolis, Haylee Potteiger and Chase Ratliff from the Duquesne University Rangos School of Health Sciences enjoy another beautiful day on campus!

Published Duquesne University on 2016-05-25 13:13:51 GMT

Great day on campus to catch up on some sun and work!

Published Duquesne University on 2016-05-24 19:03:07 GMT

Congratulations to the nearly 200 health care supply chain management and Pharm.D. students who received their diplomas at the Duquesne University Mylan School of Pharmacy's May Commencement ceremony this past weekend!

Published Duquesne University on 2016-05-24 16:21:53 GMT

Check out these photos of Duquesne University Palumbo Donahue School of Business undergrads during their Maymester stay in Budapest, Hungary!

Published Duquesne University on 2016-05-24 14:15:00 GMT

Alumnus Nicole Tomasello represented Duquesne in Rwanda as a volunteer perfusionist on a medical mission trip with Team Heart where she helped to perform 16 open-heart surgery cases on patients with severe rheumatic heart disease! Duquesne University Alumni Association Where will you be representing Duquesne this summer? Whether it’s volunteering or enjoying the beach, show off your Duquesne colors this summer! Send your photos to socialmedia@duq.edu and join the #DUTravels album!

Published Duquesne University on 2016-05-23 18:46:19 GMT

Witches in Pennsylvania? Tom White, University archivist and award-winning author, has written numerous books on witchcraft folklore in Pennsylvania with particular interest in the relationship between legends and history. His interview in a recent documentary, “Hex Hollow,” surrounds the belief of witchcraft in a 1928 murder case.

Published Duquesne University on 2016-05-23 15:47:02 GMT

Yesterday, the Duquesne University in Dublin said goodbye to their Spring 2016 group. Any future Duquesne University Study Abroad plans for you?

Published Duquesne University on 2016-05-23 13:23:22 GMT

"If you want it, get it. If you dream it, believe it. The sky's never the limit. So go on, show the world who you are. Don't be afraid to show your true colors." -Nishan Panwar

Published Duquesne University on 2016-05-22 15:43:39 GMT

Follow Dr. Mike Dillon, associate professor in the Duquesne University Liberal Arts school, along with his international media students as they travel to France, Belgium and Holland as part of a Journalism and Multimedia Arts Maymester!

Published Duquesne University on 2016-05-21 16:02:18 GMT

Our very own Tracey McCants Lewis, assistant clinical professor and pro bono coordinator in the Duquesne University School of Law, will be among the speakers at this weekend's prestigious TEDxPittsburgh! Duquesne alumna/author Lindsey Smith will also be speaking. Visit http://www.tedxpittsburgh.org/speakers-2016/ for tickets!