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David J. Livingston appointed new president of Lourdes University | February 20, 2013

David J. Livingston, Ph.D., vice president for advancement at Mercyhurst University, has been named the new president of Lourdes University. Thomas Geiger Jr., chair of the Lourdes University Board of Trustees, made the official announcement at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 20, at the university’s campus in Sylvania, Ohio.

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Steven Symes, PhD - Anthropology and Forensic Science Professor | February 14, 2013 - Doug Irving Register Writer

The charred body found in the burned-out wreckage of a mountain cabin, thought to belong to fugitive former police officer Christopher Dorner, had likely curled into a telltale posture, fingers clenched, arms up.

Forensic experts call that the fighter's stance, and it's what bodies do as they burn and the muscles and tissues tighten.

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'Hurst couples offer advice on 'love' as prelude to Valentine's Day | February 13, 2013

Love is in the air at Mercyhurst University – but not just on Valentine’s Day. More than 20 married couples call the ‘Hurst the workplace. So what’s it like to work on campus with your spouse? These couples gave us the scoop, as well as their best relationship advice for young valentines.

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New book chronicles Mercyhurst history from its founding to 2000 | February 12, 2013

Roy Strausbaugh, Ph.D., is a specialist in European history, but his latest book tackles a subject much closer to home – the founding and development of Mercyhurst University.

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Mercyhurst psychologist honored with B.F. Skinner Foundation award | January 28, 2013

Matthew T. Weaver, Ph.D., assistant professor of psychology at Mercyhurst University, has been selected by the American Psychological Association as the 2013 recipient of the B.F. Skinner Foundation’s Early Career Researcher Award for his post-doctoral research on the behavioral effects of nicotine.

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Mercyhurst names research fellows | January 11, 2013

Dyan Jones, Ph.D., assistant professor of physics, and Robert H. von Thaden, Jr., Ph.D., associate professor of religious studies, have been named research fellows at Mercyhurst University for 2013, according to an announcement today by the Office of Academic Affairs.

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Mercyhurst’s Ed Jolie named Fellow of Society of Applied Anthropology | January 08, 2013

Edward Jolie, director of the R. L. Andrews Center for Perishables Analysis at Mercyhurst University, has been elected a Fellow of the Society for Applied Anthropology in recognition of his professional achievement, leadership in the field and contributions to the organization.

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Mercyhurst announces personnel changes in support of strategic plan | January 07, 2013

Mercyhurst University President Thomas J. Gamble, Ph.D., today announced personnel changes intended to maximize the achievement of the goals set forth in the university’s strategic plan, which was recently approved by the board of trustees.

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Dausey cautions students to avoid energy drinks during finals week | December 14, 2012

With college students around the country about to enter finals week, many of them are reaching for the latest magic bullet to stay awake and alert: energy drinks. But energy drinks may turn out to be more foe than friend, warned public health expert David Dausey, Ph.D., chair of the public health department at Mercyhurst University.

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Federici celebrates Big 1-0-0 | December 11, 2012

For the first time since he began doing media interviews in the 1990s, Mercyhurst’s sought-after political analyst has crossed the 100 mark, giving rise to reflection, not only on this year’s milestone but on an unexpected public career spanning nearly two decades and, in all, an estimated 1,000 newspaper and television interviews.

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