University Announces April Events

March 11, 2015

April  8           5:30 p.m. Jay Nathan, Ph.D., Visiting Scholar Lecture Series: “Mongolia: History, Culture and Transformation” panel discussion. Moskovitz Theater, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 570-941-7816 or email kym.fetsko@scranton.edu.

April  9           8 a.m. 5th Annual Conference on Aging. Presentations led by academic and industry professionals about best practices and new research findings that promote healthy aging and care for elders. McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center. Fees vary. Call 570-941-5860 or email herbert.hauser@scranton.edu.

April  9           6 p.m. Library Exhibit Reception and Talk: “70th Anniversary of the Conclusion of World War II.” Heritage Room, Weinberg Memorial Library. Free. Call 570-941-6341 or email michael.knies@scranton.edu.

April  11         7:30 p.m. Performance Music: “In Recital” featuring Caleb Hudson, trumpet, and Amanda Hudson, trombonist. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu.

April  13-20    Earth Day Art Show. Display of art work inspired by caring for the environment submitted by faculty, staff, students and members of the local community. Heritage Room, Weinberg Memorial Library. Free. Call 570-941-6793 or email george.auliso@scranton.edu.

April  13 through May 1      Art exhibit: “Intricacies of the Feminine Spirit: Ceramics by Nannette Burti.” Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall. Free during gallery hours. Call 570-941-4214 or email darlene.miller-lanning@scranton.edu.

April  13         7 p.m. Social Justice Forum: “The Net Neutrality Debate: What It Means for the Future of the U.S. Economy Lobbying and the D.C. Political World” by Marvin Ammori, a lawyer and Internet policy expert. Moskovitz Theater, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 570-941-6793 or email george.aulisio@scranton.edu.

April  13, 15, 16, 17    7:30 p.m. East German Film Festival: “World War 1: A Cold World Perspective.” Four remarkable films on the subject of the World War 1. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Free. Call 570-941-6206 or email emily.brees@scranton.edu.

April  14         5 p.m. Earth Day Art Show Reception. Heritage Room, Weinberg Memorial Library. Free. Call 570-941-6793 or email george.auliso@scranton.edu.

April  14         6 p.m. Education for Justice discussion by John Donaghy, University of Scranton Class of ’70, regarding his missionary work in Honduras. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Free. Call 570-941-4392 or email michael.allison@scranton.edu.

April  14         7 p.m. Earth Day Film: “Taking Root.” Loyola Science Center, PNC Auditorium. Free. Call 570-941-6194 or email justine.johnson@scranton.edu.

April  15         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  16         5 p.m. 20th Annual ACHE Healthcare Symposium: “Physician-Hospital Integration in the 21st Century.” McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center. $40 general registration includes networking, dinner, lecture, panel discussion and Q & A. Call 570-941-4350 or email matthew.campo@scranton.edu.

April  17         Noon. Schemel Forum World Affairs Luncheon Series: “A Brief History of the Jews: From Abraham to Scranton” presented by David Myers, Ph.D., professor of Jewish history and chair of the history department, UCLA. Collegiate Hall, Redington Hall. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-6206 or email emily.brees@scranton.edu.

April  17         Day long Computer Programming Contest for high school students. Loyola Science Center. Registration required. Call 570-941-7774 or email robert.mccloskey@scranton.edu.

April  17         5 p.m. Exhibit lecture: “Intricacies of the Feminine Spirit: Ceramics by Nannette Burti” presented by Nannette Burti, exhibiting artist. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Public reception follows at Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall. Free. Call 570-941-4214 or email darlene.miller-lanning@scranton.edu.

April  20         4:30 p.m. Math Integration Bee. Calculus based competition for both high school and college divisions. McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center. Free. Registration required. Call 570-941-6580 or email stacey.muir@scranton.edu.

April  21         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 or email linda.walsh@scranton.edu.

April  21         4 p.m. Henry George Lecture: “Why Didn’t Economists Predict the Financial Crisis? Can They Predict the Next One?” presented by Anthony O’Brien, Ph.D., professor of economics, Lehigh University. Moskovitz Theater, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 570-941-5934 or email aram.balagyozyan@scranton.edu.

April  21         7 p.m. International Film Series: “East-West” by director Regis Wargnier. Discussion will follow showing of the French/Russian film. Moskovitz Theater, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 570-941-6330 or email sharon.finnerty@scranton.edu.

April  22         7 p.m. Earth Day “Evening of Environmental Science.” University student-run interactive science experiments, art display, astronomy observation and exhibit of University of Scranton/Pennsylvania American Water Essay Contest submissions. Free. Loyola Science Center. Call 570-941-7669 or email stan.zygmunt@scranton.edu

April  23         5 p.m. Campus Take Back the Night Pre-Rally. Dionne Green. Free. Call 570-941-6194 or email justine.johnson@scranton.edu.

April  25         7:30 a.m. Schemel Forum Bus Trip to New York City: The Cloisters and Museum of Modern Art. $80 reservation required. Call 570-941-6206 or email emily.brees@scranton.edu.

April  25-26   9 a.m. Saturday; noon Sunday. Book sale benefitting Friends of the Weinberg Memorial Library. Heritage Room, Weinberg Memorial Library. Call 570-941-7816 or email kym.fetsko@scranton.edu.

April  25         4 p.m. Holi: The Indian Festival of Color. Dionne Green, campus. Free. Call 570-941-5904 or email oma@scranton.edu.

April  25         7:30 p.m. Performance Music: “32nd Annual World Premiere Composition Series Concert” featuring two new works by composer/conductor Brian McWhorter performed by The University of Scranton Concert Band and Concert Choir. Houlihan-McLean Center.  Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu.

April  29         Noon. Schemel Forum World Affairs Luncheon Series: “Soft Power for Hard Times” presented by William Kiehl, Ed.D., president and CEO, PD Worldwide International Consultants. Rose Room, Brennan Hall. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-6206 or email emily.brees@scranton.edu.

April  29         7:30 p.m. Earth Day Sustainability Symposium: “The Air We Share.” Presentation and panel discussion. McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 570-941-6289 or email nicholas.truncale@scranton.edu

April  30         Day long Education for Justice Teach-In: “Torture.” Multiple sessions. PNC Auditorium, Loyola Science Center. Free. Call 570-941-4392 or email michael.allison@scranton.edu.

April  30-May 2        8 p.m. Theatre: “New Plays Festival.” University Players in conjunction with Marywood University’s School of Architecture. Scranton School for the Deaf. Fees vary. Call 570-941-4318 or email players@scranton.edu.

April  30-May 2        8 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday. Liva Arts Company presents “RENT.” Elm Park Methodist Church. Tickets are available at the door. Call 570-941-7401 or email ronald.mckinney@scranton.edu.

Schemel Forum Course:

Wednesdays April  15, 22, 29; May 6, 13, 20         6 p.m. Schemel Forum Seminar Series: “Women, Race and Religion in Latin America” presented by Lee Penyak, Ph.D., professor of history, The University of Scranton. Room 305, Weinberg Memorial Library. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-6206 or email emily.brees@scranton.edu.

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