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Questions with Samuel Soares '18, Facebook intern image
Student
Sep 03, 2017

Questions with Samuel Soares '18, Facebook intern

We asked Sam Soares some questions about his Facebook internship, which he answered earlier this summer.

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Community
Sep 27, 2017

First Fridays Exhibit Features Art from Coal Mines

A First Fridays public reception for “Anthra-Sight: Sculpture by Denis Yanashot” will be held at the University’s Hope Horn Gallery Oct. 6.

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Community
Sep 28, 2017

Film, Music and History Covered in Fall Programs

This fall, the Schemel Forum at The University of Scranton offers three Collaborative Programs with local partners that touch on film, music and art.

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Alumni
Sep 29, 2017

University of Scranton Names New Trustees

The University of Scranton has named five new individuals to its Board of Trustees.

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Community
Sep 29, 2017

Schemel Forum Hosts University for a Day

The Schemel Forum’s University for a Day at The University of Scranton features four lectures by prominent professors, lunch and a closing reception.

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Staff
Sep 29, 2017

Staff Senate Fall Clerical Round Table Held

The Fall Clerical Round Table was attended by 29 clerical staff members including four staff senators and Mark Murphy, president.

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Student
Sep 29, 2017

Students Research Rocket Fuel and Launch

Read about research by student undergrads in the Physics/EE Department.

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Faculty
Sep 29, 2017

Scranton Hosts Physics Conference

A Physics Teachers Resource Agents (PTRA) Workshop on Hands-On Electricity Lessons held on campus.

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General
Sep 28, 2017

Kayak the River - Oct. 21

3-hour trip down the Susquehanna River (Falls to Harding).

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General
Sep 28, 2017

Flu Shot Clinics on Campus

Rite Aid will be on campus for a flu shot clinic on Thursday, Oct. 19, from 11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, from 11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m giving out flu shots.

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Community
Sep 28, 2017

Global Tastes of Scranton Syria Dinner/Celebration

Local Syrian refugee women will create a pop-up restaurant and serve as guest chefs to share their cuisine and culture with the Scranton community at the Scranton Cultural Center.

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General
Sep 28, 2017

Asian Moon Festival

The Asian Studies Program, Asian Studies Honor Society, and Asia Club present the "Asian Moon Festival 2017."

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Community
Sep 27, 2017

Global Tastes of Scranton

Syrian women share their cuisine and culture.

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Faculty
Sep 26, 2017

University Updates Nurse Liaison Partners

The University's nursing faculty members updated its ongoing Clinical Liaison Nurse Model partners on recent research studies about the program.

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Athletics
Sep 25, 2017

University Ice Hockey Game to Support Koman

The University of Scranton’s Ice Hockey Team is hosting a match against Seton Hall University to benefit the Susan G. Komen foundation.

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Community
Sep 12, 2017

Six World Affairs Luncheon Seminars Set for Fall

The University’s Schemel Forum’s World Affairs Luncheon Seminars offers local residents insights into a wide range of timely topics.

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Community
Sep 25, 2017

New Cuisines Added to Global Tastes

Global Tastes introduces Syrian culture and foods to Scranton at October 14 event at Cultural Center.

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Community
Sep 25, 2017

University Engages in Scranton Reads Program

The University of Scranton is a premier sponsor of Scranton Reads through support from its 2016-17 Strategic Initiative Fund.

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General
Sep 21, 2017

PBC Prepares for 16th Annual Award Dinner Oct. 5

The President’s Business Council will honor Dennis J. McGonigle ’82, CFO and executive vice president at SEI Investments, with the University President’s Medal.

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Faculty
Sep 18, 2017

Living Wage Report Snapshots

Faculty and students write about the Living Wage Report.

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Student
Sep 19, 2017

University Student Teachers Begin at Area Schools

Eighteen University of Scranton education majors are serving as student teachers during the fall semester at 11 different local schools.

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General
Sep 19, 2017

Schools Ranked for Contribution to Public Good

The University of Scranton ranked among nation’s best for ‘social mobility, research and service’ of graduates by Washington Monthly in 2017 guidebook.

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Faculty
Sep 18, 2017

University of Scranton Announces New Faculty Members

The University of Scranton has appointed 15 new full-time faculty members for the 2017-18 academic year.

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Student
Sep 27, 2017

Study Abroad: Helpful Tips

Read about the Study Abroad office, how to apply for study abroad, and other helpful tips!

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Student
Sep 17, 2017

University Players Present ‘The Glass Menagerie’

The University of Scranton Players present Tennessee William's classic, 'The Glass Menagerie'.

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General
Sep 13, 2017

University Announces October Events

The following is a list of University of Scranton events that are open to the public for the month of October 2017.

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Faculty
Sep 12, 2017

Professor Michael Friedman Receives Earl Award

University of Scranton English and Theatre Professor Michael Friedman, Ph.D., received the John L. Earl III Award for service to the University, the faculty and the wider community.

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Student
Sep 27, 2017

Campus Safety

This year, The University of Scranton held a Campus Safety event to help educate students on how to stay safe throughout each semester.

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Student
Sep 27, 2017

PBC Dinner Preparation: Information Session

The President's Business Council Annual Award Dinner honors persons who have achieved strides and distinction in their fields and who have showcased extraordinary consideration for others.

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Student
Sep 27, 2017

Family Weekend 2017

A day in the life of a student during Family Weekend.

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Student
Sep 27, 2017

Student Review: 'The Glass Menagerie'

Campus Corner correspondent reviews The University of Scranton Player's performance of 'The Glass Menagerie'.

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Community
Sep 20, 2017

Historical Attractions in #OurScranton

With Family Weekend just around the corner, we’ve put together a list of historical attractions in #OurScranton worth visiting.

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Staff
Sep 05, 2017

New Office of Community-Based Learning

Dr. Meghan Ashlin Rich, Associate Professor of Sociology/Criminal Justice and Women’s Studies, will serve as the Faculty Coordinator of a new Office of Community-Based Learning (CBL).

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Student
Sep 22, 2017

Working Alongside Watson by Elizabeth Steele '18

Senior Elizabeth Steele's internship experience at Memorial Sloan Kettering in New York City.

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Faculty
Sep 18, 2017

The Ellacuría Initiative has New Theme

We are proud to announce our next biennial theme: Health.

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Student
Sep 20, 2017

Get to Know: The Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence

Helpful tips for navigating CTLE and the Writing Center.

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Student
Sep 20, 2017

Volunteer and Service Fair

Campus corner correspondent covers this year's Volunteer and Service Fair.

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Student
Sep 20, 2017

Ignatian Values Lecture Features Fr. James Martin

The Class of 2021 lecture on The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything: A Spirituality for Real Life written by James Martin, S.J.

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Staff
Oct 01, 2017

The Staff Senate Welcomes Fr. Herbert Keller, S.J.

The Staff Senate welcomed Fr. Herbert Keller, S.J. to their September meeting.

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General
Sep 21, 2017

Welcoming The Ellacuría Initiative

Education for Justice has been renamed The Ellacuría Initiative.

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Staff
Sep 19, 2017

HR Announces "For Your Benefit" Sessions

HR’s “For Your Benefit” sessions cover topics such as our various employee benefit plans and life issues such as tuition remission, oral health and more.

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Staff
Sep 14, 2017

SBDC Analyst is 'Pennsylvania State Star'

Keith Yurgosky, business consultant at the SBDC, was recently selected as the SBDC Pennsylvania State Star and was honored at the 2017 America’s SBDC Annual Conference.

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General
Sep 14, 2017

The Fall 2017 Scranton Journal is Here

Read the new issue of the alumni magazine online.

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Community
Sep 08, 2017

Trumpeter/vocalist Jumaane Smith to Perform

Performance Music at The University of Scranton will welcome Jumaane Smith and Friends for a performance of “Louis, Louis, Louis!” Sept. 23.

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General
Sep 12, 2017

Scranton Among U.S. News ‘Best Colleges’ Again

For the 24th consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report has ranked The University of Scranton among the top 10 “Best Regional Universities in the North.”

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Student
Sep 11, 2017

Global Insights kicks off with El Salvador

The first fall Global Insights program on September 21, 2017 beginning at 11:30am in Brennan Hall, The Rose Room 5th floor.

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Community
Sep 07, 2017

Ready to Run Seeks More Women in Government

Women in northeastern and central Pennsylvania who want to become more involved in government can attend Ready to Run NEPA Program at The University of Scranton Saturday, Oct. 14.

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Student
Sep 07, 2017

Best-Selling Author Speaks about Ignatian Values

Rev. James Martin, S.J. H’17, will present the Ignatian Values in Action Lecture at The University of Scranton Thursday, Sept. 14.

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Student
Sep 05, 2017

A Call for Support of Undocumented Students

A call for support of undocumented students

Exhibit Features Art Created from Coal Mine Debris image
General
Sep 05, 2017

Exhibit Features Art Created from Coal Mine Debris

“Anthra-Sight: Sculpture by Denis Yanashot” will be on display at The University of Scranton’s Hope Horn Gallery Sept. 8 to Oct. 6

North Korea, U.S. and Asia Discussed at Lecture image
Community
Sep 01, 2017

North Korea, U.S. and Asia Discussed at Lecture

The University of Scranton will present a public lecture entitled “The North Korean Conundrum for the U.S. and Asia” Sept. 19.

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Alumni
Sep 01, 2017

Jesuit Tradition of Support for the Arts Lives on

University, Scranton Prep partnership for Scranton Shakespeare Festival exemplifies centuries-old Jesuit tradition of support for the arts

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Student
Sep 21, 2017

U.S. Senator Bob Casey Tours “Best Science Labs”

U.S. Senator Bob Casey toured some of the “Best Science Labs” in America during a visit to The University of Scranton.

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