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University Announces May Calendar of Events

The University of Scranton announces calendar of events for May 2018.
April 12, 2018

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.

 

May 1              5:30 p.m. Schemel Forum with Friends of the Weinberg Memorial Library: “Bricklayer Bill: The Untold Story of the Workingman’s Boston Marathon” presented by Lawrence W. Kennedy, Ph.D., professor of history, The University of Scranton. Heritage Room, Weinberg Memorial Library. Registration required. Free. Call 570-941-6202 or email alicen.morrison@scranton.edu.

 

May 2             1 p.m. “17th Annual Celebration of Student Scholars.” Displays and presentations of undergraduate and graduate student research and other creative efforts. Atrium, Loyola Science Center. Free. Call 570-941-6353 or email tabbi.miller-scandle@scranton.edu.

 

May 3             7:30 p.m. Weinberg Judaic Studies Institute Lecture: “Modern Myths of Muslim Anti-Semitism” presented by Professor Mark R. Cohen, Khedouri A. Zilkha Professor of Jewish Civilization in the Near East, emeritus, and professor of Near Eastern studies, emeritus, at Princeton University. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Free. Call 570-941-7956 or email marc.shapiro@scranton.edu.

 

May 4             3 p.m. Festival of Nations. Dionne Green. Free. Call 570-941-4160 or email jose.sanchez@scranton.edu.

 

May 4             7:30 p.m. Performance Music: “10th Annual Gene Yevich Memorial Concert” featuring Kako Miura, violin, with an appearance by The University of Scranton String Orchestra. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu.

 

May 5             7:45 a.m. Schemel Forum Bus Trip to Newark, New Jersey. $95. Registration required by Apr. 7. Call 570-941-6206 or email alicen.morrison@scranton.edu.

 

May 5             7:30 p.m. Performance Music: “In Concert” featuring The University of Scranton String Orchestra with guest soloist Kako Miura, violin. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu.

 

May 10                        7:30 p.m. Performance Music: “Pre-Commencement Concert” featuring The University of Scranton Symphonic Band and Concert Choir. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu.

 

May 13                        7:30 p.m. Performance Music: “In Recital” featuring Alexander Pattavina, organ. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu.

 

May 26           10:45 a.m. Graduate Degree Commencement. Byron Recreation Complex. Call 570-941-7401 or email info@scranton.edu.

 

May 26           4 p.m. Commencement Baccalaureate Mass. Byron Recreation Complex. Call 570-941-7401 or email info@scranton.edu.

 

May 27           noon. Undergraduate Commencement. Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza. Wilkes-Barre. Call 570-941-7401 or email info@scranton.edu.

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