Library News

September 15, 2014

Library Participates in Streaming Educational Video Pilot

Niagara University Library is partnering with 10 other academic libraries in New York state to pilot streaming educational video through Kanopy. The pilot runs through at least the fall semester. Take a look here: read on →

September 3, 2014

Dr. Polka and Colleagues Publish Books and Chapters

Dr. Walter Polka, professor of professional programs and coordinator of NU's Ph.D. program in leadership and policy, published the 2014 book, Living on the Horns of Dilemmas: Superintendents, Politics, and Decision-Making, with Dr. Peter Litchka of Loyola University Maryland and Dr. Frank Calzi,... read on →

August 12, 2014

Dr. Downs, Dr. Vermette, Danyelle Moore, and NU Alumna Publish Article

Dr. Timothy M. Downs, provost and chief academic officer; Dr. Paul J. Vermette, professor of education; Danyelle A. Moore, instructional support specialist; and Cynthia L. Kline, educational/professional development consultant and NU alumna, recently published Higher Education Instructional Change... read on →

August 4, 2014

Dr. Walker and Colleagues Publish Article

Dr. Jay K. Walker, assistant professor of economics, Dr. Nathan D. Martin, and Dr. Andrew Hussey published Greek Organization Membership and Collegiate Outcomes at an Elite, Private University in the July 2014 issue of Research in Higher Education.  read on →

July 28, 2014

Steve Braddock, Adriano Gatto, and Terri Filips Vaughan Receive Positive Play Review

Steve Braddock, director of theatre; Adriano Gatto, artist in residence; and Terri Filips Vaughan, associate professor of theatre, received a positive review for their work in "The Comedy Of Errors" at Shakespeare in Delaware Park. Read the review.  read on →

July 23, 2014

Dr. St. Hilaire and Colleague Publish Article

Dr. Robert St. Hilaire, assistant professor of religious studies, and Jennifer L. Jones from Oracle Charter School published Concept Learning in the Undergraduate Classroom: A Case Study in Religious Studies in the July 2014 issue of International Journal of Instruction.  read on →

July 22, 2014

Melissa Langridge Named NU's Outstanding Employee of the Quarter

Congratulations to Melissa Langridge, coordinator of user education in the Library, for being named Niagara University's Outstanding Employee of the Quarter! Read the press release.  read on →

July 21, 2014

Dr. Butera and Students Publish Article

Dr. Peter Butera, professor of psychology, and NU students Shannon Clough and Alexandria Bungo published Cyclic Estradiol Treatment Modulates the Orexigenic effects of Ghrelin in Ovariectomized Rats in the September 2014 issue of Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior.   read on →

July 7, 2014

Dr. Walker and Colleague Publish Article

Dr. Jay K. Walker, assistant professor of economics, and Dr. P. Wesley Routon from Georgia Gwinnett College recently published "Student-Athletes? The Impact of Intercollegiate Sports Participation on Academic Outcomes" in Eastern Economic Journal. Here is the abstract:  "As of 2011, there were over... read on →

July 2, 2014

Employers Rank Information Literacy Near the Top of Skills Needed in Job Candidates

According to a recent survey conducted by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), employers value candidates who have the “ability to obtain and process information.” See a summary of the survey on NACE’s website. How can the Library help? We provided 205 information... read on →

June 30, 2014

Samantha Gust to Serve on Regional Committee

Samantha Gust, head of acquisitions in the Library, has been appointed to a one-year term on the Western New York Library Resources Council's Board of Trustees Nominating Committee.  read on →

June 24, 2014

Sharon Green Publishes Piece in The Buffalo News

Sharon Green, instructional services coordinator in the Office of Academic Support, published Summer Teaching Has Many Rewards in the June 24, 2014 edition of The Buffalo News.  read on →

June 24, 2014

Melissa Langridge and Colleagues Publish Chapters in Two New Books

Melissa Langridge, user education coordinator in the library, and various colleagues published chapters in two new library science books.  "Student Perceptions of Academic Librarians: The Influence of Pop Culture and Past Experience" appears in The Librarian Stereotype: Deconstructing Perceptions... read on →

June 24, 2014

Natalie Bennett Leaves NU

Outreach Librarian Natalie Bennett has left Niagara University for a position at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. We thank her for her work this past year and wish her well. read on →

June 23, 2014

Adriano Gatto Receives Positive Performance Review

Adriano Gatto, artist in residence in NU's theatre department, is appearing in Fallen Angels, a play by Noel Coward being staged by the Irish Classical Theatre Company in Buffalo. Check out the review of his performance and the play in The Buffalo News. read on →