April 2011

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Apr 29, 2011

Former Inmates and College Students Unite for Original Play

Childhood reflections of former inmates will be juxtaposed with memories of college students in a new production created by the students, former prisoners and award-winning playwright Nancy Hasty.

Apr 29, 2011

National Debate Championship Draws Elite High School Students to Campus

More than 300 students from high schools across the country participated in the 2011 National Debate Coaches Association’s (NDCA) National Championships, hosted by The University of Scranton and Scranton High School in April.

Apr 29, 2011

University-hosted Chinese Opera Events Are a Hit in Community

An audience of nearly 1,800 filled the Scranton Cultural Center for a rare U.S. performance from the world-renown BangZi Opera Company, presented by The University of Scranton in April.

Apr 28, 2011

Group Organizes Free COLTS Bus Service for Students, Faculty and Staff

The team of University of Scranton students and staff have met with representatives from COLTS to offer free bus service on select routes for University students, faculty and staff.

Apr 27, 2011

Diversity Festival Planned at University of Scranton

The sights, sounds and tastes of more than 30 countries will be represented at The University of Scranton’s Diversity Festival, planned for Friday, May 6, from 3 to 5 p.m. on the Dionne Campus Green.

Apr 21, 2011

Expert on Jewish Identity to Lecture at The University of Scranton

The Weinberg Judaic Studies Institute of The University of Scranton will host a lecture by Leonard Saxe, Ph.D., a social psychologist, methodologist and policy analyst whose current research focuses on Jewish identity and engagement.

Apr 18, 2011

Elite AACSB International Business School Accreditation Renewed for Scranton

The Kania School of Management at The University of Scranton will continue to be counted among the elite colleges accredited by the rigorous standards of AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

Apr 18, 2011

The University of Scranton Hosts Inaugural Conference on Aging Research

By the year 2020, America’s 65-plus-year-old population will swell to more than 80 million.

Apr 18, 2011

Interdisciplinary Research on Aging at Scranton Has Far-reaching Benefits

Interdisciplinary research among University of Scranton faculty and students from the Departments of Physics, Psychology, Mathematics, Computer Sciences and Occupational Therapy is creating a ripple effect among health care, social, business and government organizations.

Apr 15, 2011

University Scholars in Service Create Mural for Model Behavior at Elementary School

Six University of Scranton students are capping off their year as AmeriCorps Scholars in Service to Pennsylvania by leading an effort to paint a 50-foot mural that encourages positive behavior at Scranton’s Bancroft Elementary School.

Apr 13, 2011

University of Scranton May Calendar of Events

May 1 through May 13 Exhibit: Viewpoints: Works by the University of Scranton Photography Club. Hyland Hall, Hope Horn Gallery. Free during gallery hours. Call 941-4214.

Apr 13, 2011

Homeboy Industries Founder Honored For Service to Ignatian Mission

Rev. Gregory Boyle, S.J., sees his work with Los Angeles gang members as developing “a community of kinship.”

Apr 12, 2011

B.o.B. Concert Slated at University of Scranton

The University of Scranton Programming Board (USPB) has announced that B.o.B. will perform at The John J. Long, S.J., Center on Friday, May 13, at 8 p.m.

Apr 11, 2011

Wide Range of Topics Explored at Scranton’s Psychology Conference

A presentation on a biological aspect of psychology, discussions of testing for extrasensory perception and the new phenomenon ofmental health courts, and a workshop to help psychology majors apply to graduate school highlight the 26th University of Scranton Psychology Conference. The event will be held on Saturday, April 16, in Brennan Hall on campus.

Apr 08, 2011

Weinberg Memorial Library to host first Environmental Art Show

University of Scranton students, faculty and staff will showcase their best environmentally themed works of art at the Weinberg Memorial Library’s very first Environmental Art Show, opening April 14.

Apr 08, 2011

Book Prices Begin at $1 at Annual Weinberg Memorial Library Book and Plant Sale

The University of Scranton’s Weinberg Memorial Library will hold its annual Book and Plant Sale on for Saturday, April 30, from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m. and Sunday, May 1, from noon until 4 p.m. in the Scranton Heritage Room on the fifth floor of the library.

Apr 08, 2011

Acclaimed Chinese Opera Company Performs in Scranton

The University of Scranton will present a rare U.S. performance of “Bond,” an adaptation of William Shakespeare’s “The Merchant of Venice,” on Friday, April 15, at 7:30 p.m.

Apr 08, 2011

National High School Debate Tournament Comes to Scranton

Elite high school students from across the country will travel to Scranton to compete in a national debate tournament hosted by Scranton High School and The University of Scranton.

Apr 08, 2011

Scranton Student Represents Pennsylvania as National Truman Scholar

A triple major who maintains a 3.98 grade point average while participating in The University of Scranton’s rigorous Special Jesuit Liberal Arts Honors Program, is one of just 60 students from 54 colleges in the nation selected as a 2011 Truman Scholar.

Apr 08, 2011

The Late Peter A. Carlesimo To Be Honored By University of Scranton

The late Peter A. Carlesimo was many things to many people at The University of Scranton.

Apr 04, 2011

University of Scranton Earth Week Events Highlight Green Initiatives

Representatives from area businesses who want to show off their “green” don’t have to wait until next year’s St. Patrick’s Day.

Apr 04, 2011

University of Scranton Launches Community Website & Newsletter

Starting this week, local residents, nonprofits and businesses will have new resources for information about The University of Scranton.

Apr 04, 2011

Scranton Student Earns Prestigious Goldwater Scholarship

The ninth University of Scranton student in the past nine years has earned one of the nation’s most coveted honors in science, mathematics and engineering – the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship.

Apr 04, 2011

Grammy Award-Nominated Composer and Arranger To Premiere Two Compositions at Scranton

World-renowned saxophonist, and Grammy-nominated composer and arranger Ted Nash will appear at The University of Scranton as the featured guest composer of the 28th annual World Premiere Composition Series Concert on Friday, April 15.

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