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Congratulations to 2011 Niagara University honoree Isabel Wilkerson, who moments ago received the National Humanities Medal from President Obama! 
Isabel Wilkerson, the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who was presented with an honorary doctor of humane letters during Niagara University’s 2011 undergraduate commencement ceremony, has been awarded the 2015 National Humanities Medal. Wilkerson was one of 12 distinguished honorees chosen by President Barack Obama for receipt of the 2015 National Humanities Medals in conjunction with the […]
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No major? No worries, at least not when you come to NU, writes junior Vanessa Arieno in today's student blog entry. 
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We look forward to celebrating with our Vincentian fathers and brothers this monumental milestone in the history of the Congregation of the Mission.

The first Vincentian university established in the United States has scheduled a full slate of events to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the arrival of the Vincentians in America. Niagara University will commemorate the Congregation of the Mission’s rich history of education and service in the spirit of St. Vincent de Paul during Vincentian Heritage […]
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"The state has backed off teacher evaluations and the job market — from both a local and national perspective — has recovered with significant demand expected over the course of the next decade. College administrators say it's time young adults started viewing teaching as a strong career option again." - Buffalo Business First
Enrollment in Niagara University's College of Education has plunged from 481 to 248 in the past seven years. But with a sustained demand for new teachers across the country, college leaders say it's time for the pendulum to swing back.
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Dr. Merkle is so humble that she wouldn't tell you herself, but she's had quite an impressive last few months. 
As Niagara University welcomes its students back to campus this week, one of the institution’s foremost scholars is celebrating a pair of milestones. Dr. Judith A. Merkle, SNDdeN, a professor of religious studies at NU, recently published her fifth book and observed the 50th anniversary of her religious profession. Beyond Our Lights and Shadows: Charism […]
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“You will meet some pretty amazing people here and will build friendships that will last forever. You see those people on the left side of me in the bleachers?” asked junior Andrew Hayes as he pointed to the orientation leaders, “They are my family.”
The processional for Niagara University’s annual New Student Convocation typically conjures mixed emotions. Freshmen and transfers are anxious to commence a new and exciting chapter in their lives while family members and friends realize that the 60-minute ceremony is all that separates them from exchanging hugs and “see you laters” with their loved ones. However, […]
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The American Nurses Association - with a Twitter following approaching 60,000 - singled out a Niagara University tweet as one of its favorites from its immensely popular #NursesShareYourStethoscopes campaign.
It’s been one year since the American Nurses Association launched a social media campaign to respond to an inaccurate comment made about the nursing profession during an episode of The View. After one of the hosts of the ABC daytime talk show asked why Miss America contestant Kelley Johnson, a registered nurse in Colorado, was […]
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"Thanks, NU, for making me a name, and not a number. It really means the world."
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A captivating Jesse McCartney performance on a beautiful Niagara evening was the perfect way to cap off FirstFest 2016!
A free outdoor performance by national performing artist Jesse McCartney punctuated Niagara University’s annual FirstFest celebration. McCartney, a former soap opera star and boy band member, captivated the 600-student crowd that convened in the O’Shea Quad with a blend of hits from his four solo albums, including Beautiful Soul. Sponsored by the NU Traditions Committee, […]
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If you're looking for the best ROI for your educational dollar in the Buffalo-Niagara region, a Money magazine study says you'll find it right here at Niagara University. 
Money magazine has ranked Niagara University as the best college or university in the Buffalo-Niagara region when it comes to delivering the most value for a student’s educational dollar. Niagara was the highest-ranked college or university in the area in the magazine’s “2016 Best Colleges” study, which evaluated roughly 2,000 schools on 24 measures of […]
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The eagerness of our students to help those in need is the driving force behind a new mentorship program with the Niagara Falls City School District. 
The first week of school brings with it many things. For Niagara University and Niagara Falls High School, the 2016-2017 academic year will begin with a new mentorship program. Announced today, the Big Eagle Little Eagle program will assist Niagara Falls High School students in preparing to make the transition to college, through mentorship from […]
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The potentially groundbreaking diabetes treatment presented during this year's American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition was far from our only representation at the major conference.

In all, 13 of our chemistry and biochemistry majors exhibited their scientific findings during the event, which brought together approximately 17,000 chemists, chemical engineers, academicians, graduate and undergraduate students, and other related professionals.
Thirteen Niagara University chemistry and biochemistry majors showcased research findings at the 252nd American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition. Three NU faculty members also presented at the international conference, which took place Aug. 21-25 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia. The event annually attracts approximately 17,000 chemists, chemical engineers, academicians, graduate and undergraduate […]
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Founded by the Vincentian community in 1856, Niagara University is a comprehensive institution, blending the best of a liberal arts and professional education, grounded in our values-based Catholic tradition. Its colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Education, and Hospitality and Tourism Management offer programs at the baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral level. 


As the first Vincentian university established in the United States, Niagara prepares students for personal and professional success while emphasizing service to the community in honor of St. Vincent de Paul.