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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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AIM set to 'Conquer the Canyon' | November 20, 2012

The Asperger Initiative at Mercyhurst (AIM) is prepping for a once-in-a-lifetime "Conquer the Canyon" adventure this spring in Arizona.

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James Adovasio to share insights on role of women in prehistory | November 15, 2012

James Adovasio, Ph.D., director of the Mercyhurst Archaeological Institute, will discuss the role of women in prehistory during a lecture on Wednesday, Dec. 5, at North East.

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State Dept. to honor Mercyhurst intel for global antiterrorism training | November 12, 2012

Officials of the U.S. State Department’s Office of Antiterrorism Assistance (DS/ATA) will be at Mercyhurst University on Wednesday, Nov. 14, to honor the Institute for Intelligence Studies for its role in fighting international terrorism.

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Debate analysis: Federici calls Obama 'fallen idealist' who has 'lost luster' | October 17, 2012

Mercyhurst University political analyst Dr. Michael Federici said last night’s debate favored President Obama, but it also showed him as a “a fallen idealist” who has “lost his luster.”

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Mercyhurst’s Wheaton sought after for expertise in game-based learning | October 17, 2012

Kristan Wheaton’s gaming skills have put Mercyhurst University on the pages of USA Today, featured him as a subject-matter expert in notable academic publications, and served as the impetus behind Mercyhurst being ranked among the nation’s “10 best colleges for game-based learning” by bestcollegesonline.com.

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Mercyhurst elects three new trustees | October 09, 2012

The Mercyhurst University Board of Trustees elected three new trustees, effective Feb. 23, 2013. The new board members were elected during the trustees’ fall meeting Sept. 29.

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Dausey urges vigilance in food safety | October 03, 2012

Tainted food outbreaks are becoming increasingly common in the U.S. This past August, salmonella contaminated cantaloupes that sickened more than 140 people and killed at least two. In September, there were reports of listeria-contaminated ricotta cheese. Mercyhurst University Public Health Professor Dr. David Dausey calls these outbreaks “shameful” and says there is more that can be done to prevent them.

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Dausey to give keynote address to surgeon leaders at D.C. symposium | October 02, 2012

Dr. David J. Dausey, chair of the public health department at Mercyhurst University, will deliver the keynote address at a symposium of the Organization of Surgeons and Chiefs in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, Oct. 9, at 8 a.m. Dausey will talk to the surgeons about continued education in public health and health care management and administration.

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Breckenridge to speak at invitation of White House drug control office | September 14, 2012

The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy has invited Dr. James Breckenridge, executive director of the Institute for Intelligence Studies at Mercyhurst University, to address the National High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) Conference Dec. 12-13 in Washington, D.C.

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