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Student
Oct 31, 2017

Royals Read with Scranton Area Residents

University of Scranton Strategic Initiative Fund grant engages students with community members as part of Scranton Reads program.

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Alumni
Oct 31, 2017

University to Offer Master of Science in Finance

The University of Scranton’s new Master of Science in Finance program emphasizes an ethical approach to financial and investment management.

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Faculty
Oct 31, 2017

KSOM Professors Named Alperin Teaching Fellows

The University’s Kania School of Management named Satyajit Ghosh, Ph.D., and Irene Goll, Ph.D., Alperin Teaching Fellows for 2017-20.

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Faculty
Oct 30, 2017

In Pursuit of Business Education for Justice

Read Dr. Rose Sebastianelli's article on what it means to be a Jesuit business school.

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Student
Oct 30, 2017

Autism Speaks U Fall Formal!

Autism Speaks U is hosting their First Annual Fall Formal THIS Thursday, Nov. 2, from 9 p.m. -12 a.m.

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Student
Oct 30, 2017

Downtown Dinner and Movie: What to Order

Are you attending Downtown Dinner and Move Night? Here's a helpful guide on what to order!

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Staff
Oct 30, 2017

Royal Response Community Gathering

The University Disaster Relief Steering Committee is putting together a fundraising event that we hope will invite your participation.

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Community
Oct 30, 2017

Distinguished Professor Explores Springsteen Lyrics

“The Theologies of Bruce Springsteen” will be discussed at The University of Scranton Weinberg Judaic Studies Institute lecture on Nov. 9.

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Faculty
Oct 30, 2017

Professor Named President of Academic Organization

Dr. Yamile Silva has been named President of the academic organization International Association of Women’s Studies in Hispanic Literature and Culture.

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Community
Oct 26, 2017

DIVA Jazz Orchestra to Perform Nov. 4

Sherrie Maricle and the DIVA Jazz Orchestra will bring their 25th Anniversary Tour to The University of Scranton on Saturday, Nov. 4.

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Student
Oct 26, 2017

University Players Present ‘Hannah and Martin’

The University of Scranton Players will present “Hannah & Martin” by Kate Fodor Nov. 3-5 and Nov. 10-12.

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Student
Oct 27, 2017

Royal Weekends: Oct 26

#RoyalWeekends is your weekly list of events going on on campus! Make sure to watch for emails every Thursday!

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Student
Oct 25, 2017

WE NEED YOUR FEEDBACK-Take our Mobile Survey!

Take our Mobile Survey and let your voice be heard!!

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General
Oct 25, 2017

HR News - Diabetes and Oral Health

To learn more about the connection between oral health and chronic medical conditions, please visit United Concordia’s Dental Health Center.

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General
Oct 25, 2017

2017 United Way Campaign

This year, we again ask you to join us in making the decision to donate to the United Way of Lackawanna and Wayne Counties.

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Alumni
Oct 25, 2017

MAC Symposium Brings Students, Alumni Together

Alumni Return To Campus For CME Event.

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Alumni
Oct 26, 2017

Ten Year Anniversary of The Office Convention

Oct. 26-28 marks the 10th anniversary of The Office Convention, which began with a live Today show broadcast from campus on Oct. 26, 2007.

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General
Oct 25, 2017

The 3rd Annual Leahy Center Take-Out Pasta Dinner!

The Leahy Community Health and Family Center is holding its 3rd annual Take-Out Pasta Dinner benefit on Wednesday, November 15th!

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Student
Oct 25, 2017

Students Sweep the Streets

Highlights from Fall 2018 Semester Street Sweep

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General
Oct 25, 2017

Graduate Program Info Receptions

Are you thinking of applying to a grad program at Scranton? Attend one of several info sessions in November!

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Alumni
Oct 24, 2017

University Names Business Partner Of The Year 2017

Mulrooney & Sporer Electrical Contractors Honored At Dinner.

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Student
Oct 24, 2017

En Plein Air Artist Discusses Work Now on Display

Artist Helen Evanchik discussed her paintings on display at The University of Scranton’s Hope Horn Gallery at a exhibit lecture on campus Oct. 20.

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Community
Oct 24, 2017

Community Painting Workshop

Offered to students in grades K-8

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General
Oct 24, 2017

Join Project WHADE - $25 to Amazon!

The Clinical Health Psychology Research Team is seeking participants for a new study on women's health (Women's Health And Daily Experiences).

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Community
Oct 24, 2017

Community Business Alert - Blue Bee Bistro

Just last month, Blue Bee Bistro opened its doors to the patrons of downtown Scranton.

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General
Oct 24, 2017

Campus Survey

Campus Survey - Opportunity to win a 50 Visa® e-Gift Card or one of three 0 Visa® e-Gift Cards!

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Faculty
Oct 24, 2017

Research and Instruction Librarians Join Faculty

Two new research and instruction librarians, Frank Conserette and Kelly Banyas, have joined the faculty of the Weinberg Memorial Library.

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Student
Oct 23, 2017

The Multicultural Center Presents: Day of the Dead

Please join us for our "Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead)" 2017 Celebration on Friday, October 27th from 10:00 pm - 12:00 am @ 2nd Floor Fireplace Lounge, DeNaples Center.

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Community
Oct 19, 2017

Trumpeter Kenny Rampton to Perform Oct. 28

Acclaimed trumpeter Kenny Rampton is guest soloist at The University of Scranton’s Jazz Band performance on Oct. 28

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Student
Oct 22, 2017

Lecture Discusses ‘The Constitution in Headlines’

The Schemel Forum’s University for a Day presented ‘The Constitution in Headlines’ and three other lectures during the daylong program.

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General
Oct 19, 2017

Consensus Ranking Places Scranton in Top 75 in USA

The University of Scranton ranked No. 73 in the nation and No. 7 in Pennsylvania in a new listing by College Consensus

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General
Oct 19, 2017

World Affairs Luncheon Seminar - Ira Harkavy

On Oct. 20, this talk will bring to light the value of these partnerships as catalysts for social justice, equity and democracy across the globe.

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General
Oct 19, 2017

Thinking about quitting tobacco?

Faculty, staff and students welcome to weekly meetings.

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General
Oct 19, 2017

Christmas Adopt-a-Family Program Seeks Sponsors

Faculty, staff or students can be matched with a family.

Scranton Names Class of 2021 Presidential Scholars image
Alumni
Oct 20, 2017

Scranton Names Class of 2021 Presidential Scholars

The University of Scranton has awarded nine students from its class of 2021 four-year, full-tuition Presidential Scholarships.

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General
Oct 18, 2017

Late-Night Game Show - Prizes for all!

Student Health Services and Late-Night Scranton are hosting a Game-Show night on Oct. 21.

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General
Oct 18, 2017

Focus Group Opportunity

The University of Scranton Advertising Competition class is collecting research for an upcoming integrated marketing campaign.

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Faculty
Oct 18, 2017

Faculty Members Lecture at University for a Day

Watch Michael Jenkins and others at Schemel's University for a Day.

Open House Set for Oct. 22 and Nov. 5 at Scranton image
Community
Oct 17, 2017

Open House Set for Oct. 22 and Nov. 5 at Scranton

The University of Scranton Open House events are planned for Sunday, Oct. 23, and Sunday, Nov. 6. Registration and tours begin at 9 a.m.

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Community
Oct 17, 2017

Downtown Dinner and Movie Night

Spend the night in downtown Scranton with your friends!

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Community
Oct 17, 2017

Scranton Memorial Service Set for Joseph M. McDade

A memorial service for the Hon. Joseph M. McDade, former U.S. congressman and Trustee Emeritus at the University, will be held Oct. 28.

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General
Oct 17, 2017

SBDC to Hold Drop-in Hours - Oct. 26

Drop in and have a confidential chat with the SBDC Team.

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General
Oct 17, 2017

From HR: How to be a Smart Dental Consumer

Human Resources FOR YOUR BENEFIT: How to be a Smart Dental Consumer!

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Community
Oct 17, 2017

Speaker Discusses Hope for Jazz and Democracy

The University’s Schemel Forum World Affairs Luncheon series presented “Jazz & Democracy in 2017: Does It Mean a Thing if It Ain’t Got that Swing?”

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Community
Oct 17, 2017

University Hosts Conference on disAbilty

The University of Scranton’s Panuska College of Professional Studies hosted the 16th Annual U.S. Conference on disAbility.

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Faculty
Oct 17, 2017

Fellowship Supports Social Responsibility Research

Marketing Professor Abhijit Roy, D.B.A., completes three-year Burkavage Fellowship in Business Ethics and Social Responsibility

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Student
Oct 17, 2017

Global Insights Presents Jordan

Malak Daas ’18, MBA program, will present on the country and culture at the second fall Global Insights program.

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Student
Oct 17, 2017

Ethical Responsibility in the Internet Arena

The First-Year Writing Program and the Information Literacy Program in the Weinberg Memorial Library invite you to an information workshop.

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General
Oct 16, 2017

Guest Speaker from Philippines and Fashion Show

The International Business Club is hosting Pauline Curtis-Smith, Director of the Ruel Foundation in the Philippines, a child-focused NGO.

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Community
Oct 16, 2017

Coffee and Confidence with Holly Pilcavage

The University of Scranton Women's Entrepreneurship Center will host Coffee and Confidence, a free information session for women interested in exploring the idea of starting their own businesses.

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Alumni
Oct 16, 2017

Alumni Society to Hold Atlanta Luncheon Oct. 22

Royals to gather at Mary Mac's Tea Room.

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Student
Oct 16, 2017

Introducing Royal Threads

Introducing: Royal Threads Students and faculty alike are loving the new program “Royal Threads”, that has recently been launched by the Center for Career Development and the Jane Kopas Women’s Center.

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General
Oct 16, 2017

Fan Day - Oct. 18

Participate in the annual campus FAN DAY on Oct. 18 in support of the United Way!

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Student
Oct 13, 2017

Panel to Address News Media Trust and Credibility

The University will host a Town Hall panel discussion about “Trust, Credibility and the News” on Oct. 24 at 7 p.m. in Leahy Hall.

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General
Oct 13, 2017

Repositioning Migration:Workers from Another World

A public lecture by Dr. Debra Castillo, Stephen H. Weiss Presidential Fellow, Emerson Hinchliff Professor of Hispanic Studies, and Professor of Comparative Literature at Cornell University.

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Community
Oct 11, 2017

Google News Lab Training at Scranton Oct. 21

The University’s Communication Department will present Google News Lab Training with Vix Reitano Saturday, Oct. 21, beginning at 11 a.m.

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Community
Oct 12, 2017

Landscape Painter’s Works to be Exhibited

“Here and There, Now and Then: Paintings by Helen Evanchik” will be on display Oct. 20 to Nov. 17 at the University’s Hope Horn Gallery.

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Community
Oct 11, 2017

University Announces November Events

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

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General
Oct 12, 2017

Multicultural Center presents: Dr. Nazia Kazi

Join us on Monday, October 16th at 7pm in the Moskovitz Theater, TDC 401 for Dr. Nazia Kazi presentation " "Islamophobia, Race, and Critical Thinking in an Age of Terror".

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General
Oct 12, 2017

The Future of the Pro-Life Movement

Alexandra DeSanctis, William F. Buckley Fellow in Political Journalism at the National Review Institute, will speak on "The Future of the Pro-Life Movement in the Age of Trump.

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General
Oct 12, 2017

Middle States Town Hall: Planning/Governance

The third and last of our Fall 2017 Middle States Self-Study Town Hall Discussions will take place Thursday, October 19th.

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General
Oct 19, 2017

Fall Communication Symposium for Faculty and Staff

The Staff Senate and the Office of Human Resources are honored to invite faculty and staff to the University of Scranton Communication Symposium.

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General
Oct 10, 2017

Info Sessions for Faculty/Staff

Learn more about your new benefit offer, long term care insurance.

Medical Alumni Council to hold MAC Symposium 2017 image
Alumni
Oct 10, 2017

Medical Alumni Council to hold MAC Symposium 2017

Medical alumni to return to campus Oct. 14 for CME event.

Neighbor Night to be held on Oct.18 image
Community
Oct 01, 2017

Neighbor Night to be held on Oct.18

The Office of Community Relations is Holding a Neighbor Night.

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Student
Oct 11, 2017

Scranton Makes National Ranking for Outcomes

The University of Scranton is among “Top U.S. Colleges” in a list based on analysis by The Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education.

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General
Oct 10, 2017

Late-Night @ Scranton Game Show Night

Students, faculty, Staff - Great Prizes at Game Show Night! Join us!

PBC Dinner Raises $1.2 Million image
Alumni
Oct 10, 2017

PBC Dinner Raises $1.2 Million

The President’s Business Council honored Dennis J. McGonigle ’82, CFO, SEI Investments, at the University’s16th Annual Award Dinner.

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Community
Oct 10, 2017

Organist Daniel Ficarri to Perform Oct. 22

Acclaimed organist and composer Daniel Ficarri will perform at the next Performance Music at The University of Scranton event on Oct. 22

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Student
Oct 03, 2017

University Hosts Annual Volunteer Fair

Sixty-five local nonprofit organizations and more than 650 students participated in The University of Scranton’s Volunteer Fair

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General
Oct 10, 2017

Welcome to the New Royal News

Get all your news in one spot. Starting today.

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Community
Oct 02, 2017

Breaking Bad Star Speaks on Overcoming Disability

Actor RJ Mitte delivered the town hall address at The University of Scranton’s 16th Annual U.S. Conference on disAbility

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Student
Oct 06, 2017

Study in Florence Summer Program

The Department of World Languages and Cultures is pleased to announce the annual Study in Florence Summer Program to take place from May 26 to June 23, 2018.

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General
Oct 06, 2017

S.A.F.E. Self Defense Program

Are you interested in learning more about personal safety and basic self defense skills? If so please join UPD and register for the S.A.F.E. program!

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Student
Oct 06, 2017

A Social Justice Tour of Scranton

Justice on Tour- a social justice tour/presentation of Scranton Community Partners Friday, Oct. 20 from 3-6 p.m.

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Community
Oct 06, 2017

Scranton Reads: One City One Book

This October group book discussions will be conducted every Monday at the Albright Memorial Library on Vine Street.

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General
Oct 05, 2017

Scranton Makes Two More National Rankings

Two 2018 college rankings published online in September placed The University of Scranton among America’s top colleges.

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General
Oct 05, 2017

Scranton Recognized for Sustainable Initiatives

The University of Scranton is among most “green” colleges in the nation, according to The Princeton Review’s “Guide to 375 Green Colleges.”

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Student
Oct 03, 2017

University Hosts Career Expo

More than 500 students participated in a career fair organized by the University’s Gerard R. Roche Center for Career Development.

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Faculty
Oct 05, 2017

Professor Celebrates Eid al-Adha with Governor

Muslims around the world celebrated the Eid al-Adha holiday or the “Feast of Sacrifice” in September.

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Student
Oct 04, 2017

Royal Experience Funds 15 Students

Fifteen students complete internships with The Royal Experience Internship Program.

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Student
Oct 04, 2017

Free Shuttle Service for University of Scranton Students

Saturday Night Shuttle Service for Students

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Student
Oct 04, 2017

Esprit: Read the Publication

Read a poem by student Briana Platt, along with other creative writing by students, in the latest issue of Esprit.

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General
Oct 04, 2017

Cyber Security is Our Shared Responsibility

October marks the 14th year of the National Cyber Security Awareness Month, a national program to help create awareness of the many ongoing threats we face whenever we are online.

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Faculty
Oct 03, 2017

Program ‘TIPS’ Access to Primary Care for Seniors

Scranton Faculty Member’s Pilot Program ‘TIPS’ Access to Primary Care Programs for Seniors.

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Student
Oct 01, 2017

Scranton Holds Ignatian Values in Action Lecture

The University of Scranton held its annual Ignatian Values in Action Lecture for members of its incoming class of 2021 in September.

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