August 2009

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September 1, 2009

University of Scranton Awards President’s Fellowships to Students

September 3, 2009

Scenic Scranton Packaged for Display at Gallery Exhibit

Most people recognize the Statue of Liberty, the Washington Monument and Mount Rushmore as well-known sites in the United States. Andrés Alvarez, an artist from Medellin, Columbia, sought a different view of American culture and landscape. His new collection of mixed media paintings, which will be on display at The University of Scranton's Hope Horn Gallery beginning Sept. 14, portrays places like Scranton's Nay Aug Park as the quintessential America.

September 1, 2009

Research Studies Effects of Smartphone on Information Literacy

August 31, 2009

Sixteen Receive Faculty Promotions

University of Scranton President Rev. Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., Ph.D., has announced 16 faculty promotions, including tenure decisions, effective at the beginning of the 2009-2010 academic year.

August 31, 2009

Interdependence Day Performance At Scranton

On Wednesday, September 16, in celebration of Interdependence Day, The University of Scranton will present a special musical event entitled "All You Have To Do Is Listen." The presentation features internationally renowned composer, commentator, author and conductor Rob Kapilow, along with Magdalyn E. Boga, soprano, and The University of Scranton Concert Choir. The event begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Houlihan McLean Center (corner of Mulberry Street and Jefferson Avenue), and is presented by Scranton's Department of Performance Music with support from the Office of the Provost and the Office of Equity and Diversity. Admission is free and open to the public.

August 25, 2009

Overflow Crowd Welcomes Class of 2013 at Convocation

An overflow crowd of more than 2,000 parents and families joined with members of The University of Scranton community to welcome formally the largest incoming undergraduate class in the Jesuit school's history at the New Student Convocation on Saturday, Aug. 22, at the Byron Recreation Complex.

August 21, 2009

Incoming Class Sets Numerous Records at Scranton

The University of Scranton's incoming class is one for the record books.

August 20, 2009

Scranton Scores Strongly in U.S. News Rankings

U.S. News & World Report recognized The University of Scranton in four rankings in its 2010 edition of America's Best Colleges, including a new ranking of just 80 schools in the nation hailed for a "Strong Commitment to Teaching."

August 19, 2009

Schemel Forum Advisory Committee

The University of Scranton Schemel Forum's Advisory Committee met recently to plan for the fall schedule that includes three courses, a luncheon lecture series and the second annual University for a Day program.

August 19, 2009

Foreign Languages Professor Receives Prestigious Fulbright

Joseph Wilson, Ph.D., professor of world languages and cultures at The University of Scranton, has been awarded a one-year faculty Fulbright to Kazakhstan in Central Asia beginning in the fall. This is the second faculty Fulbright for Dr. Wilson, whose first Fulbright took him to Albania in 2003.

August 19, 2009

Research on Antioxidants Found in Snack Foods and Cereal Presented

University of Scranton Chemistry Professor Joe Vinson, Ph.D., presented research on the amount of healthful antioxidant substances, called polyphenols, found in snack foods and whole grain cereals at the 238th annual national meeting of the American Chemical Society, which took place this week in Washington D.C.

August 19, 2009

More National Recognition for Scranton

The University of Scranton is among America's Best Colleges and among those deemed most friendly to the military according to two national online listings published recently.

August 17, 2009

Fall Exhibits, Plays, Performances and Programs

Sept. 5 8:30 p.m. The University of Scranton Jazz Ensemble will perform at La Festa Italiana, Court House Square, Scranton. Call 941-7624.

August 17, 2009

University of Scranton President's Business Council to Honor John A. Walsh

The University of Scranton President's Business Council will present John A. Walsh, executive vice president and executive editor of ESPN, Inc., with the President's Medal. The award is given to recognize individuals who have achieved excellence in their fields and who have demonstrated extraordinary compassion for others.

August 10, 2009

University Student Rides Office Fan Craze

August 10, 2009

Bestselling Author to Be Honored at New Student Convocation

August 7, 2009

Schemel Forum Fall Schedule

August 7, 2009

University of Success Opening

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