University Announces Spring Semester Events

January 25, 2017

Feb. 3 through Mar. 3          Art Exhibit: “Raku Fiber Fusion: Sculptural Vessels by Ellen Silberlicht.” Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall. Free during gallery hours. Call 570-941-4214 or email darlene.miller-lanning@scranton.edu.

Feb. 3             5 p.m. Gallery Lecture: “Raku Fiber Fusion” by Ellen Silberlicht, exhibiting artist. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Reception follows at the Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall. Free. Call 570-941-4214 or email darlene.miller-lanning@scranton.edu.

Feb. 4             1 p.m. Northeast Pennsylvania Brain Bee sponsored by the Neuroscience Program at The University of Scranton. Snow date Feb. 11. PNC Auditorium, Loyola Science Center. Free. Pre-registration required. Call 570-941-4324 or email robert.waldeck@scranton.edu.

Feb. 4             7:30 p.m. Performance Music: “In Concert” featuring Jon-Erik Kellso and the EarRegulars. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu.

Feb. 10            noon Schemel Forum’s Munley Law World Affairs Luncheon Series: “The People Formerly Known as Audience” presented by Jay Rosen, Ph.D., associate professor of journalism, New York University. Rose Room, Brennan Hall. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-6206 or email emily.brees@scranton.edu

Feb. 17            noon Schemel Forum’s Munley Law World Affairs Luncheon Series: “The Greatest Question That Has Ever Been Presented to the American People” presented by Stephen Kinzer, senior fellow in international and public affairs, Brown University. Rose Room, Brennan Hall. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-6206 or email emily.brees@scranton.edu

Feb. 18            10 a.m. “Ignite Student Leadership Conference.” Leadership development program open to Northeast Pennsylvania college students.  McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center. $25 fee for non-University students includes program materials, refreshments and lunch. Pre-registration required. Call 570-941-6233 or visit www.scranton.edu/leadership.

Feb. 19            7:30 p.m. “9th Annual Gene Yevich Memorial Concert” featuring The Wycliffe Gordon Quintet. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu.

Feb. 21            7 p.m. Latin American Film Festival: “Wild Tales” Argentina. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Free. Call 570-941-7778 or email yamile.silva@scranton.edu.

Feb. 24           noon Schemel Forum’s Munley Law World Affairs Luncheon Series: “New York Cultural Capital 1945-1965” presented by Annie Cohen-Solal, Ph.D., cultural historian, writer and professor of American studies, Université de Caen. Kane Forum, Edward Leahy Hall. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-6206 or email emily.brees@scranton.edu.

Feb. 24-26 and Mar. 3-5       8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Performance: “Miss Julie” by August Strindberg presented by The University of Scranton Players. McDade Center for Literary and Performing Arts. Fees vary. Call 570-941-4318 or email uofsplayers@gmail.com.

Mar. 5             3 p.m. Performance Music: “In Recital” featuring Frederick Hohman, organist. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu.

Mar. 8             noon. Schemel Forum’s Munley Law World Affairs Luncheon Series: “The Making of Mass Incarceration in America” presented by Elizabeth Hinton, Ph.D., assistant professor, department of history and of African and African-American studies, Harvard University. Rose Room, Brennan Hall. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-6206 or email emily.brees@scranton.edu

Mar. 8             7:30 p.m. Performance Music: “General Recital” featuring The University of Scranton Performance Music student musicians. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu.

Mar. 20 through Apr. 21       Art Exhibit: “Where Do Ideas Come From? Sculpture by Lisa Fedon.” Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall. Free during gallery hours. Call 570-941-4214 or email darlene.miller-lanning@scranton.edu.

Mar. 21           7 p.m. Latin American Film Festival: “Nise: Heart of Madness” Brazil. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Free. Call 570-941-7778 or email yamile.silva@scranton.edu.

Mar. 24           5 p.m. Gallery Lecture: “Where Do Ideas Come From?” by Lisa Fedon, exhibiting artist. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Reception follows at the Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall. Free. Call 570-941-4214 or email darlene.miller-lanning@scranton.edu.

Mar. 24           7:30 p.m. Performance Music: “In Recital” featuring David Whitwell, bass trombone and Carl Bolleia, piano and organ. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu.

Mar. 29           noon Schemel Forum’s Munley Law World Affairs Luncheon Series: “Shared Paths, Divergent Courses: Zionism and Palestinian Nationalism, Part 2 The Israel-Palestine Conflict, 1949-1979” presented by David Myers, Ph.D., Sady and Ludwig Kahn Professor of Jewish History, UCLA, and Hussein Ibish, Ph.D., senior resident scholar, Arab Gulf States Institute, Washington, D.C. Rose Room, Brennan Hall. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-6206 or email emily.brees@scranton.edu

Apr. 1              9 a.m. Preview Day for accepted students to The University of Scranton’s class of 2021. Various locations on campus. Call 570-941-7540 or email admissions@scranton.edu.

Apr. 1              7:30 p.m. Performance Music: “In Concert” featuring The University of Scranton Jazz Ensemble with guest artist. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu.

Apr. 3              noon Schemel Forum’s Munley Law World Affairs Luncheon Series: “Isis in America: From Retweets to Raqqi” presented by Lorenzo Vidino, Ph.D., director of the program on extremism at George Washington University. Rose Room, Brennan Hall. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-6206 or email emily.brees@scranton.edu.

Apr. 4              8:30 a.m. Kane Competition in physics/engineering for high school students. Byron Complex. Registration required. Call 570-941-7509 or email elizabeth.chalk@scranton.edu.

Apr. 6              5 p.m. 22nd Annual ACHE Healthcare Symposium: “Financial Implications: The Push from Inpatient to Outpatient Care.” McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center. Registration required. Fees vary. Includes dinner, presentation and panel discussion. Call 570-498-3813 or email erik.schab@scranton.edu.

Apr. 6-8          8 p.m. Thursday through Friday; 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday. “Spring Awakening” presented by The Liva Arts Company. PNC Auditorium, Loyola Science Center. $10 general admission; $7 elders; $5 University of Scranton students, faculty and staff. Call 570-941-7401 or email info@scranton.edu.

Apr. 9              7:30 p.m. Performance Music: “In Concert” featuring 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.

Apr. 11             7 p.m. Sustainability Symposium: “Pennsylvania Energy and Our Environment.” Presentation and panel discussion. Moskovitz Theater, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 570-941-6267 or email mark.murphy@scranton.edu.

Apr. 13                        11:45 a.m. Schemel Forum and Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine Collaborative Program: “The Odyssey by Homer: A History and Physical Exam” presented by Harmar Brereton, M.D. MBS Lobby & Auditorium, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. Registration required. Free. Call 570-941-6206 or email emily.brees@scranton.edu.

Apr. 18                        11 a.m. Earth Day Fair with interactive games, presentations and information related to the environment and sustainable practices. Rain date Apr. 20. Free. DeNaples Center Patio. Call 570-941-7520 or email linda.walsh@scranton.edu.

Apr. 19                        4:30 p.m. Henry George Lecture presented by Robert Stavins, Ph.D., Albert Pratt Professor of Business and Government, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. Free. Moskovitz Theater, DeNaples Center. Call 570-941-4048 or email aram.balagyozyan@scranton.edu.

Apr. 20            6 p.m. Earth Day “Evening of Environmental Science” with University student-run interactive science experiments and exhibit of University of Scranton Earth Day Essay Contest submissions. Free. Loyola Science Center. Call 570-941-7669 or email stan.zygmunt@scranton.edu.

Apr. 21                        11 a.m. Computer Programming Contest for high school students. Loyola Science Center. Registration required. Call 570-941-7774 or email robert.mccloskey@scranton.edu.

Apr. 21                        7:30 p.m. Annual American Association of Physics Teachers Central Pennsylvania Section Conference: “Seeing Anew – How Advances in Microscopy are Changing the Life Sciences” presented by Matthew Farrar, Ph.D., department of mathematics, physics, and statistics, Messiah College. PNC Auditorium, Loyola Science Center. Free. Call 570-941-6289 or email nicholas.truncale@scranton.edu.

Apr. 21-23 and 28-30 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Performance: “Mr. Burns, A Post-Electric Play” by Anne Washburn presented by The University of Scranton Players. McDade Center for Literary and Performing Arts. Fees vary. Call 570-941-4318 or email uofsplayers@gmail.com.

Apr. 22            7:30 a.m. Schemel Forum Bus Trip: “Two Stars in the New York Galaxy.” $110. Reservation required. Call 570-941-6206 or email emily.brees@scranton.edu.

Apr. 22            2 p.m. Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Celebration “Holi: The Indian Festival of Color.” Dionne Green, Campus. Free. Call 570-941-7434 or email shuhua.fan@scranton.edu.

Apr. 23            7:30 p.m. Performance Music: “In Recital” featuring Kako Miura, violinist. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu.

Apr. 25            7 p.m. Latin American Film Festival: “Trash” Brazil. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Free. Call 570-941-7778 or email yamile.silva@scranton.edu.

Apr. 27            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.

Apr. 27            5 p.m. Campus Take Back the Night Pre-Rally. Dionne Green. Free. Call 570-941-6194 or email justine.johnson@scranton.edu.

Apr. 27            7 p.m. Campus Take Back the Night Speak Out. Alumni Memorial Green. Free. Call 570-941-6194 or email justine.johnson@scranton.edu.

Apr. 28            noon Schemel Forum and The Scranton Times-Tribune Collaborative Program: “Putin’s Poker Game” presented by Jill Dougherty, Global Fellow, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. Rose Room, Brennan Hall. Fees vary. Registration required. Call 570-941-6206 or email emily.brees@scranton.edu.

Apr. 29-30      9 a.m. Saturday; noon Sunday. Friends of the Library Book Sale. Heritage Room, Weinberg Memorial Library. Call 570-941-7816 or email kym.fetsko@scranton.edu.

Apr. 29            7:30 p.m. Performance Music: “34th Annual World Premiere Composition Series Concert” featuring the premieres of two works by composer/conductor Erica Von Kleist performed by The University of Scranton Concert Band and Concert Choir. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu.

May 1 through 9        Art Exhibit: “The University of Scranton Student Exhibition.” Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall. Free during gallery hours. Call 570-941-4214 or email darlene.miller-lanning@scranton.edu.

May 5             3 p.m. 9th Annual Festival of Nations. Dionne Green. Free. Call 570-941-6194 or email justine.johnson@scranton.edu.

May 5             6 p.m. Art Exhibition Reception: “The University of Scranton Student Exhibition.” Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall. Free. Call 570-941-4214 or email darlene.miller-lanning@scranton.edu.

May 6             7:30 p.m. Performance Music “In Concert” featuring The University of Scranton String Orchestra. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu.

May 11             1 p.m. “16th Annual Celebration of Student Scholars.” Displays and presentations of undergraduate and graduate student research and other creative efforts. Atrium, Loyola Science Center. Free. Call 570-941-6353 or email tabbi.miller-scandle@scranton.edu.

 

May 11            7:30 p.m. Performance Music: “Pre-Commencement Concert” featuring The University of Scranton Symphonic Band, Singers and String Orchestra. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu.

May 27           10:45 a.m. Graduate Degree Commencement. Byron Recreation Complex. Call 570-941-7401 or email info@scranton.edu.

May 27           4 p.m. Commencement Baccalaureate Mass. Byron Recreation Complex. Call 570-941-7401 or email info@scranton.edu.

May 28           noon Undergraduate Commencement. Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza, Wilkes-Barre. Call 570-941-7401 or email info@scranton.edu.

Schemel Forum Courses

Mondays: Feb. 6, 13, 20, 27 and Mar. 6, 13 6 p.m. Schemel Forum Seminar Series: “Contemporary Catholicism: Controversies, Complexities and Consolations” presented by Richard Malloy, S.J., The University of Scranton chaplain. Weinberg Memorial Library. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-6206 or email emily.brees@scranton.edu.

Wednesdays: Mar. 22, 29 and Apr. 5, 12, 19, 26     6 p.m. Schemel Forum Seminar Series: “The Romanov Dynasty 1613-1917” presented by Sean Brennan, Ph.D., associate professor of history, The University of Scranton. Weinberg Memorial Library. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-6206 or email emily.brees@scranton.edu.

Thursdays: Mar. 23, 30 and Apr. 6, 13, 20, 27                    6 p.m. Schemel Forum Seminar Series: “What Spoke Zarathustra? Deciphering Friedrich Nietzsche’s Magnum Opus" presented by Matthew Meyer, Ph.D., associate professor of philosophy, The University of Scranton. Weinberg Memorial Library. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-6206 or email emily.brees@scranton.edu.

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