January 2011

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Jan 31, 2011

Art and History Come to Life at University Gallery Workshops for Area Schools

The Hope Horn Gallery at The University of Scranton is opening its doors to area elementary, middle and high school students for educational, hands-on workshops during its upcoming exhibit, “An Ideal Subject: The Art of Jennie Brownscombe” from Friday, Feb. 4, to Friday, March. 18.

Jan 31, 2011

University of Scranton Graduate Students Earn Awards

Ten graduate students at The University of Scranton were named recipients of Frank O’Hara Awards, which recognizes students with the highest grade point average at approximately the mid-point of their master’s degree programs in each of Scranton’s graduate programs.

Jan 31, 2011

Schemel Forum Sets Spring Semester Programs

What do the Bible, Facebook, gender equality and the Golden Age of Italian cinema have in common? All of these subjects – and others – will be explored through programs offered by the Schemel Forum at The University of Scranton during the spring semester.

Jan 25, 2011

University of Scranton February Calendar of Events

University of Scranton February Calendar of Events

Jan 24, 2011

Ornamental Penmanship on Display at Library Exhibit

The University of Scranton Weinberg Memorial Library is the new home for the Zaner-Bloser Penmanship Collection, which is one of the most extensive collections of American ornamental penmanship from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Highlights from the collection will be on exhibit in the Heritage Room of the Weinberg Memorial Library from Tuesday, Feb. 1, through Monday, April 18.

Jan 24, 2011

Students and Teachers Receive Rose Kelly Awards

Students at The University of Scranton and their high school teachers who they credit for contributing to their success were recognized at the Rose Kelly Awards ceremony held recently on campus.

Jan 24, 2011

‘World Affairs Briefings’ Served at Luncheon Series

Area residents will be enlightened during their lunchtime through a program offered by the Schemel Forum at The University of Scranton.

Jan 24, 2011

Genre, History and Portrait Painter Featured in Gallery Exhibition

From humble beginnings in Honesdale, Pa., the artist Jennie Brownscombe (1850-1936) trained and worked to establish a successful career in New York City and abroad.

Jan 24, 2011

New York Times Best-selling Author to Speak at The University of Scranton

The University of Scranton’s Friends of the Weinberg Memorial Library will present this year’s Royden B. Davis, S.J., Distinguished Author Award to Steve Berry for his best-selling espionage thrillers.

Jan 17, 2011

University of Scranton Announces Fall 2010 Dean’s List

More than 1,325 students were named to The University of Scranton Dean’s List, which recognizes students for academic excellence during the 2010 fall semester.

Jan 14, 2011

University of Scranton Announces Spring Events

University of Scranton Announces Spring Events

Jan 14, 2011

Schemel Forum Bus Trip on Course for New York City Interfaith Exhibition

A collection of 200 rare and precious works created over the past 1,500 years highlights a visit to the New York Public Library exhibition, “Three Faiths: Judaism, Christianity and Islam.”

Jan 07, 2011

Donations and Volunteers Sought for Book Sale

The University of Scranton’s Weinberg Memorial Library is seeking volunteers and accepting book and tag sale donations for its annual spring book and plant sale on April 30 and May 1.

Jan 07, 2011

Schemel Forum Courses Discuss the Impact of Politics, Film and the Bible on Culture

What do the Bible and the Golden Age of Italian cinema have in common with current American media and literature?

Jan 03, 2011

Students Recognized for Academic Achievement at The University of Scranton

Students at The University of Scranton were recently recognized for outstanding academic achievement at an awards ceremony held on campus.

Jan 03, 2011

Inspiring Poet Returns for Education for Justice Lecture

As part of its 2010 – 2011 Education for Justice theme of peace and reconciliation, The University of Scranton will welcome Carolyn Forché — an award-winning poet, essayist and human rights activist — for a lecture on Wednesday, Feb. 16.

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