University Announces February Events

The University of Scranton announces calendar of events for February 2018.
January 25, 2018

Feb. 2 through Mar. 9          Art Exhibit: “Berenice D’Vorzon: Works on Paper.” Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall. Free during gallery hours. Call 570-941-7624 or email


Feb. 2             5 p.m. Gallery Lecture: “The Berenice D’Vorzon Collection at The University of Scranton” presented by Darlene Miller-Lanning, Ph.D., director, Hope Horn Gallery. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Reception follows at the Hope Horn Gallery. Free during gallery hours. Call 570-941-7624 or email


Feb. 3             1 p.m. 18th Annual Northeast PA Brain Bee sponsored by the Neuroscience Program at The University of Scranton. Snow date Feb. 10. PNC Auditorium, Loyola Science Center. Free. Pre-registration required. Call 570-941-4324 or email


Feb. 5 through Apr. 23         Art Exhibit: “Distinguished for Their Talents – Theatrical Portraits by Scranton Master Penman P. W. Costello, 1905-1930.” Heritage Room, Weinberg Memorial Library. Free during library hours. Call 570-941-6341 or email


Feb. 9             noon Schemel Forum’s Munley Law World Affairs Luncheon Series: “The Citizen’s Share” presented by Joseph Blasi, Ed.D., J. Robert Beyster Distinguished Professor, Rutgers University School of Management and Labor Relations and Rutgers Business School. Kane Forum, Leahy Hall. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-6206 or email


Feb 10             7:30 p.m. Performance Music: “In Concert” featuring Michael Davis and the New Wonders, with an appearance by The University of Scranton Jazz Ensemble. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email


Feb 18             7:30 p.m. Performance Music: “In Recital” featuring Mark Kosower, cello, and Jee-Won Oh, piano. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email



Feb. 20           7 p.m. Latin American Film Festival: “Cinco dias sin Nora” Mexico 2008. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Free. Call 570-941-7778 or email


Feb 21 5 p.m. University of Scranton Reading Series Presents Poet Martha Serpas, sponsored by the University’s Department of English and Theatre, with support from the Jesuit Center, the Ellacuria Initiative and the Department of Theology. Kane Forum of Leahy Hall. Free. Call 570-941-7619 or email


Feb. 24           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


Schemel Forum Courses

Tuesdays: Feb. 13, 20, 27 & Mar. 6, 20, 27             6 p.m. Schemel Forum Evening Course: “Artificial Intelligence: Science Fiction or Science Fact?” presented by Andrew LaZella, Ph.D., associate professor of philosophy, The University of Scranton. Weinberg Memorial Library. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-6206 or email

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