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August 30, 2011

Science Center Places Science Education in Plain View

The first thing visitors notice upon entering the expansive, newly constructed portion of Loyola Science Center is what isn’t there – walls. Glass from floor to ceiling throughout phase one of the center exposes science being taught and learned at The University of Scranton.

August 30, 2011

Loyola Science Center Quick Facts

Total Square Footage: Approximately 200,000

August 29, 2011

Inauguration Lecture Examines ‘Making Human Rights and Religious Friends’

World-renowned human rights lawyer Rev. Frank Brennan, S.J., will discuss the quandary of fighting for human rights while trying to preserve or form friendships among apparent foes at the Inauguration Lecture on Tuesday, Sept. 13, which is one of a series of events commemorating the inauguration of Rev. Kevin P. Quinn, S.J., as The University of Scranton’s 25th president.

August 26, 2011

Fall Welcome, Move-in Update – Friday Afternoon

August 26, 2011

RAs Rave About Downtown Scranton

Students devoured delicious gourmet chocolate, sipped organic smoothies, purchased unique Electric City pillows, eco-friendly soaps, “up-cycled” jewelry and one-of-a-kind accessories, and even shopped at an Apple store – the computer, not the fruit – all without ever leaving downtown Scranton.

August 26, 2011

Fall Welcome, Move-in Update

August 25, 2011

Taiwanese Chamber Music Concert Illustrates Interdependence

One of the intentions of Interdependence Day is to promote a better understanding of the connectedness of people of different cultures and communities and how these relationships affect one another

August 23, 2011

‘FIRST’ University of Scranton Freshmen Arrive to Volunteer

Forty-four members of The University of Scranton’s Class of 2015 will arrive earlier than their classmates to participate in FIRST (Freshmen Involved in Reflective Service Together), a reflective service immersion program now in its ninth year at the Jesuit university.

August 22, 2011

The University to Welcome Largest Incoming Class in its History

The University of Scranton is preparing to welcome the largest incoming undergraduate class in its history – 1,059 members of the Class of 2015. The incoming students will arrive on campus on Saturday, Aug. 27. In addition, Scranton will also welcome 80 transfer students and 200 new graduate students this weekend.

August 22, 2011

disAbility Conference at The University of Scranton Promotes Opportunities for Life

The Honorable Lynnae M. Ruttledge, commissioner of the Rehabilitation Services Administration, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, U.S. Department of Education, heads the list of keynote speakers at The University of Scranton’s 10th annual Northeastern U.S. Conference on disAbility on Wednseday, Oct. 5.

August 16, 2011

University of Scranton Plans Inauguration for its 25th President

The Inauguration Ceremony of Rev. Kevin P. Quinn, S.J., as The University of Scranton’s 25th president will take place on Friday, Sept. 16, in the William J. Byron, S.J., Recreation Complex. The ceremony, which is open to the public, is part of a weeklong series of events intended to introduce the new president to the University’s constituents, both in the greater Scranton region, as well as among higher education institutions in the nation.

August 1, 2011

Schemel Forum Courses Explore the Universe and Two Icons Who Helped Shape Our World

August 16, 2011

University Announces September Calendar of Events

Sept. 3 9 p.m. The University of Scranton Jazz Ensemble will perform at “La Festa Italiana.” Court House Square, Scranton. Free. Call 941-7624.

August 9, 2011

Taiwanese Photographers’ Views of Homeland Featured in Art Gallery Exhibit

Taiwan, the Republic of China, is a land known for both its natural and cultural diversity, ranging from vast mountains and forests to bustling cities and traditional arts. The works of four Taiwanese photographers show why their home cannot truly be represented by words alone.

August 8, 2011

Appetizing World Affairs Lectures Offered at Scranton’s Luncheon Series

The University of Scranton offers area residents food for thought during the fall semester through a program offered by the Schemel Forum. Participants of five World Affairs Luncheon Seminars will explore a wide range of global topics.

August 8, 2011

Forbes Ranks The University of Scranton Among Top 200 of ‘America’s Best Colleges’

The University of Scranton is ranked No. 170 among the nation’s elite universities included in Forbes magazine’s online listing of “America’s Best Colleges.”

August 2, 2011

The University of Scranton Named Among Nation’s Best Colleges for 10th Year

For the 10th consecutive year, The Princeton Review named The University of Scranton among the select schools in the nation profiled in “The Best 376 Colleges,” which became available in bookstores on Aug. 2, 2011. The 2012 edition of the college guidebook lists just 15 percent of the nation’s 2,500 four-year colleges and universities.

August 2, 2011

Local Students Participate in University of Success

Photo Caption: Students attending the University of Success Summer Institute at The University of Scranton participated in hands on projects, presentations and field trips to develop skills needed to successfully finish high school and gain acceptance to college.

August 1, 2011

University of Scranton Plans Fair for Nonprofit Organizations Seeking Volunteers

August 1, 2011

Legacy of Scranton Alumnus Continues Through Million Dollar Donation

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