University of Scranton April Calendar of Events

03/17/14

 Through April 17     Exhibit: “The Mutiny on the Bounty: a 225-Year Voyage from Fiction to Fact” featuring selections from the Edward R. Leahy Collection. Heritage Room, Weinberg Memorial Library. Free during library hours. Call 570-941-6341.

 

Through April 11  Art Exhibit: “Crossing Disciplines: Text and Image in the Work of J.M. Dunn.” Free during gallery hours. Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall. Call 570-941-4214.

 

April 2             5:30 p.m. The inaugural lecture of the Jay Nathan, Ph.D., Visiting Scholar Lecture Series: “Kazakhstan & Central Asia: History, Culture, Politics, & Economy.” Heritage Room, Weinberg Memorial Library. Free. Call 570-941-7816 or email kym.fetsko@scranton.edu.

 

April 3            8:30 a.m. Kane Competition in physics/engineering for high school students. Byron Complex. Registration required. Call 570-941-7509 or email nancy.laffey@scranton.edu.

 

April 4            5 p.m.  Exhibit Lecture: “Art as Biography” presented by Josephine Dunn, Ph.D., professor of art history and director, Art and Music Program. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Reception follows at 6 p.m. in the Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall. Free. Call 570-941-4214.

 

April 4                        7 p.m. Exhibit reception and talk: “TAG:  Works by Susan Scranton Dawson and You.” Second floor lobby, Loyola Science Center. Free. Call 570-941-4214.

 

April 5            9 a.m.  Preview Day for accepted students to the University’s class of 2018. Various locations on campus. Call 570-941-4361 or email eileen.stock@scranton.edu.

 

April 6             7:30 p.m. “Remembering Rivers: Meander as a Model and Metaphor” a film and lecture presented by Irene Klaver, Ph.D., environmentalist, philosopher and documentary filmmaker. Moskovitz Theater, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 570-941-4075 or email sharon.meagher@scranton.edu.

 

April 6            7:30 p.m. “In Concert:” combined concert featuring The Manhattan School of Music Brass Orchestra and The University of Scranton Singers. Houlihan McLean  Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu. 

 

April 8            5:30 p.m. “Sweet Tale of Resilience,” documentary film presented by Lisa and Rob Fruchtman as a Schemel Collaborative Program. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Free. Reservations requested. Call 570-941-7816 or email Emily.brees @scranton.edu. 

 

Apr 9                          5:30 p.m. “The Mutiny on the Bounty: Myth & Fact” presented by Edward R. Leahy as a Schemel Collaborative Program. Heritage Room, Weinberg Memorial Library. Free. Reservations requested. Call 570-941-7816 or email Emily.brees @scranton.edu.

 

April 10          8 a.m. 4th Annual Conference on Aging. Presentations by leading academic and industry professionals about best practices and new research findings that promote healthy aging and care for elders. Conference will have a professional track and a track for the general public/elder care providers. Mcllhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center. Fees Vary. Call 570-941-4237 or email Herbert.Hauser@scranton.edu

 

April 10-12     8 p.m.  Thursday and Friday. 3 p.m. and 8p.m. Saturday. Liva Arts Company presents “The Baker’s Wife.” Elm Park Church, Jefferson Ave. Ticket prices vary and are sold at the door only (no reservations). Call 570-941-7401 or email Ronald.mckinney@scranton.edu.

 

April 12          9 a.m.  Symposium: “Africa: Art, Memory, Culture” presenters are Clement Price, Rutgers University; Lowery Stokes Sims, Global African Curator; Patrick Goodin, Howard University; and Mwangi Wa Githinji, Ph.D., University of Massachusetts. Fee: $40; . Weinberg Memorial Library. Call 570-941-7816 or email Emily.brees @scranton.edu.

 

April 14          2 p.m. Hill Section Street Sweep. Clean-up organized by The University of Scranton Student Government. Call 570-941-7462.

 

April 14 to 23             Earth Day Environmental Art Show featuring University student, faculty and staff art and photography concerning environmental themes. Heritage Room, Weinberg Memorial Library. Free during library hours. Call 570-941-7520.

 

April 22          11 a.m. Earth Day Fair with interactive games, presentations and information related to the environment and sustainable practices. Free. DeNaples Center Patio. Call 570-941-7520.

 

April 22          7:30 p.m. Earth Day Spring Sustainability Symposium. Presentations and panel discussion addressing “Water: Our Most Valuable Resource.” Free. McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center. Call 570-941-7520.

 

April 22-24    University of Scranton/Pennsylvania American Water Art & Essay Contest exhibition for Earth Day. Free. Loyola Science Center. Call 570-941-7520.

 

April 23          4 p.m. Festival of Nations, Dionne Green and DeNaples patio. Free. Email Paul.Porter@ Scranton.edu or call 570-941-5904.

 

April 23         5 p.m.  Earth Day Environmental Art Show reception. Free. Heritage Room, Weinberg Memorial Library. Call 570-941-7520.

 

April 24     5 p.m.  Campus Take Back the Night Pre-Rally. Dionne Campus Green. Free. Call 570-941-6194.

 

April 24          7 p.m. Earth Day Evening of Environmental Science. University student-run interactive science experiments, displays, astronomy observation and exhibit of University of Scranton/Pennsylvania American Water Art & Essay Contest submissions. Free. Loyola Science Center. Call 570-941-7520.

 

April 25          7:30 p.m. “In Concert” The University of Scranton String Orchestra. Houlihan McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu. 

 

April 26          10 a.m. registration; 11 a.m. start. Earth Day 5K fun walk/run to promote environmental awareness. Lackawanna River Heritage Trail. Registration/start at Olive Street entrance. Free. Call 570-941-7520.

 

April 26-27    9 a.m. Saturday; noon Sunday. Book Sale benefitting Friends of the Weinberg Memorial Library. Heritage Room, Weinberg Memorial Library. Call 941-4078.

 

April 25-27 May 2-4             8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. The University of

Scranton Players present  “The Jungle Book”. McDade Center for Literary and Performing Arts. Fees vary. Call 570-941-4318 or email players@scranton.edu.

 

April 26          1 p.m. Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Celebration “Holi: Indian Festival of Color.” Dionne Campus Green. Free. Call 570-941-6312.

 

April 27 through May 9  Art Exhibit: “The University of Scranton Student Exhibition.” Free during gallery hours. Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall. Public Reception follows at 6p.m. Call 570-941-4214.

 

April 29          6 p.m. Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Celebration film screening of “Eat, Drink, Men, Women” by Academy Award director Ang Leeand and a sampling of Taiwanese cuisine. Moskovitz Theater, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 570-941-7643.

 

April 28          5:30 p.m. Schemel Collabortive Program A Roundtable with the Office of Community Relations. “We Are All Others: The American Story” Weinberg Memorial Library. Call 570-941-7816 or email Emily.brees @scranton.edu.

 

April 30          4:30 p.m.  Math Integration Bee. Calculus based competition for both high school and college divisions. Mcllhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center. Free. Registration required. Call 570-941-6580 or email Stacey.muir@scranton.edu.

 

 

Additional Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Celebration Events:

May 1             6:30 p.m. Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Celebration concert: “Eastern Legend” by Chai Found Music Workshop and a Sky Lantern Workshop and Contest. Fourth floor, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 570-941-7643.

 

May 1-31   Art exhibit: Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Celebration. Heritage Room, Weinberg Memorial Library. Free during library hours. Call 570-941-7643.

 

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