Thursday, January 28, 2010

More Babies!

Graduate assistant Bill McGovern and his wife just welcomed their second son into the world last week. And that means there's another member of the History Department family!

Welcome River Isaiah McGovern! Born Friday, January 22, 2010, at 9:27 p.m., weighing in at 9 lbs. 7 oz., and measuring 21 inches.

(Bill McGovern, big brother Kade, and River)

Bill reports that he and the whole family are all doing well.

Congratulations, Bill! We can't wait to meet River!

Monday, January 25, 2010

Dr. Dwyer arrives in Rome!

(Dr. Jay Dwyer with daughters Stephanie and Jessica)

Earlier this month, Dr. Jay Dwyer and his family arrived in Rome, Italy, to begin his semester of teaching at Duquesne's Italian Campus.

(Jessica, Stephanie, and Alice Dwyer)

And what trip to Rome would be complete without gladiator outfits?

Jessica lunges at the camera to show off her fighting skills:

While Stephanie prefers a more "smiley" approach to battle:

"I wish Daddy would buy us more gladiator gear!"

Some of the local sights:

We're looking forward to sharing more of Dr. Dwyer's Adventures in Rome with you over the course of this semester. Stop back soon!