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University Announces April Events

The University of Scranton announces calendar of events for April 2018.
March 8, 2018

Through Apr. 23       Art Exhibit: “Distinguished for Their Talents – Theatrical Portraits by Scranton Master Penman P. W. Costello, 1905-1930.” Heritage Room, Weinberg Memorial Library. Free during library hours. Call 570-941-6341 or email archives@scranton.edu.

 

Apr. 3              noon. Schemel Forum’s Munley Law World Affairs Luncheon Series: “JFK, LBJ and the Paradox of Vietnam” presented by Fredrik Logevall, Ph.D., Laurence D. Belfer Professor of International Affairs, Harvard University. Rose Room, Brennan Hall. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-6206 or email alicen.morrison@scranton.edu.

 

Apr. 5              5 p.m. 23rd Annual ACHE Healthcare Symposium. McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center. Registration required. Includes dinner, presentation and panel discussion. Fees vary. Call 570-614-3705 or email louis.finnerty@scranton.edu.

 

Apr. 6              10:30 a.m. “College/University Veterans Educational Representative Conference” with keynote speaker, Jared Lyons, president and CEO, Student Veterans of America, Washington, DC.  The Forum, Leahy Hall. $12. Call 570-941-4343 or email robert.zelno@scranton.edu.

 

Apr. 9              4 p.m. Henry George Lecture: “Crony Capitalism with Chinese Characteristics” presented by Chang-Tai Hsieh, Ph.D., University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Moskovitz Theater, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 570-941-4048 or email aram.balagyozyan@scranton.edu.

 

Apr. 10                        8:30 a.m. Hayes Family Competition in physics and engineering for high school students. Byron Complex. Registration required. Call 570-941-7509 or email laurie.mccoy@scranton.edu.

 

Apr. 10                        5:30 p.m. Schemel Forum and The University of Scranton Department of History Collaborative Program: “Czechoslovak Exile to the U.S. after 1948” presented by Martin Nekola, Ph.D., Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic. McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center. Registration required. Free. Call 570-941-6206 or email alicen.morrison@scranton.edu.

 

Apr. 11             noon. Schemel Forum’s Munley Law World Affairs Luncheon Series: “Resisting Threats to Democracy: Lessons from Machiavelli” presented by Erica Brenner, Ph.D., fellow in political philosophy, Yale University; and fellow, Institute for Advanced Study, Central European University. Rose Room, Brennan Hall. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-6206 or email alicen.morrison@scranton.edu.

 

Apr. 12                        11:30 a.m. Asian Studies Spring Lecture Series: “Designer Babies and the Ethics of Human Enhancement: A Confucian Perspective” co-sponsored by the Asian Studies Program, the Department of World Languages and Cultures, the Philosophy Department, and the Department of Latin American Studies and Women’s Studies. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Free. Call 570-941-7643 or email ann.pang-white@scranton.edu.

 

Apr. 12-14       8 p.m. Thursday through Friday; 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday. “Legally Blonde” presented by The Liva Arts Company. PNC Auditorium, Loyola Science Center. $5 admission. Call 570-941-7401 or email info@scranton.edu.

 

Apr. 14                        7:30 p.m. Performance Music: “35th Annual World Premiere Composition Series Concert” featuring composer/conductor Brandon Lee performed by The University of Scranton Concert Band and Concert Choir. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu.

 

Apr. 16-24                   Environmental Art Show. Heritage Room of the Weinberg Memorial Library. Free during library hours. Call 570-941-7520 or email linda.walsh@scranton.edu.

 

Apr. 17                        11 a.m. Earth Day Fair with interactive games, presentations and information related to the environment and sustainable practices. DeNaples Center Patio. Free. Call 570-941-7520 or email linda.walsh@scranton.edu.

 

Apr. 17                        7 p.m. Latin American Film Festival: “Ixcanul” Guatemala 2016. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Free. Call 570-941-7778 or email yamile.silva@scranton.edu.

 

Apr. 19                        5 p.m. Jay Nathan Lecture: “The Rise of Romania: History. Culture. Economy.” Moskovitz Theater, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 570-941-7816 or email kym.fetsko@scranton.edu

 

Apr. 19                        6 p.m. Earth Day “Evening of Environmental Science” with University student-run interactive science experiments and exhibit of University of Scranton Earth Day Essay Contest submissions. Loyola Science Center. Free. Call 570-941-7669 or email stan.zygmunt@scranton.edu.

 

Apr. 20 through May 4         Art Exhibit: “The University of Scranton Student Exhibition.” Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall. Free during gallery hours. Call 570-941-7624 or email darlene.miller-lanning@scranton.edu.

 

Apr. 20            6 p.m. Hope Horn Gallery Reception. Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email darlene.miller-lanning@scranton.edu.

 

Apr. 20-22 and 27-29             8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Performance: “25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” by Rachel Sheinkin, directed by Michael O’Steen presented by The University of Scranton Players. McDade Center for Literary and Performing Arts. Fees vary. Call 570-941-4318 or email players@scranton.edu.

 

Apr. 21                        2 p.m. Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Celebration “Holi: The Indian Festival of Color.” Dionne Green, Campus. Free. Call 570-941-7434 or email shuhua.fan@scranton.edu.

 

Apr. 21                        7:30 p.m. Performance Music: “In Concert” featuring The University of Scranton Jazz Band with special guest soloist Frank Vignola, guitar. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu.

 

Apr. 25            4:30 p.m. Math Integration Bee. Calculus based competition for both high school and college divisions. McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center. Free. Registration required. Call 570-941-4493 or email thomas.shimkus@scranton.edu.

 

 Apr. 26            noon. Schemel Forum’s Munley Law World Affairs Luncheon Series: “Strengthening the Global Health System: Lessons Learned from Africa” presented by Felix C. Rwabukwisi, M.D., assistant professor, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. Rose Room, Brennan Hall. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-6206 or email alicen.morrison@scranton.edu.

 

Apr. 26            5 p.m. Campus Take Back the Night Pre-Rally. Dionne Green. Free. Call 570-941-6194 or email maria.marinucci@scranton.edu.

 

Apr. 26            7 p.m. Campus Take Back the Night Speak Out. Alumni Memorial Green. Free. Call 570-941-6194 or email maria.marinucci@scranton.edu.

 

Apr. 28-29      9 a.m. Saturday; Noon Sunday. Friends of the Library Book Sale. Heritage Room, Weinberg Memorial Library. Call 570-941-7816 or email kym.fetsko@scranton.edu.

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