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Theatrical Talent Thrives at Turn of 20th Century  image
Student
Apr 03, 2018

Theatrical Talent Thrives at Turn of 20th Century

Reception held for exhibit “Distinguished for Their Talents – Theatrical Portraits by Scranton Master Penman P. W. Costello, 1905-1930.”

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Community
Mar 29, 2018

World Premiere Composition Series Concert April 14

The 35th Annual World Premiere Composition Series Concert will feature two new works written by composer/conductor Brandon Lee.

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Community
Mar 28, 2018

Biology Students Visit McNichols Plaza

On March 22, 2018, University of Scranton biology students visited the fourth grade at McNichols Plaza Elementary School.

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Faculty
Mar 28, 2018

A Sunday in the Life of Jessica Bachman

Jessica Bachman is an assistant professor of exercise science and sport. We know what she does during the week, but we asked her what her Sundays look like. Here is what she had to say.

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Student
Mar 28, 2018

Raise Others Up: A Reflection by Brittany Thomas

Junior Brittany Thomas reflects on her experience volunteering at the St. Francis foot clinic and shadowing Dr. James O'Connell at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.

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Alumni
Mar 27, 2018

University Opens 5.06K Registration

Royals To Celebrate Weekend Of Giving At Kevin P. Quinn, S.J., Athletics Campus.

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Staff
Mar 27, 2018

University Receives It’s On Us PA Grant

Scranton was among the 39 colleges and universities in Pennsylvania awarded 2018 “It’s On Us PA” grants.

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Community
Mar 27, 2018

Spring Henry George Seminar Set for April 9

Economist Chang-Tai Hsieh, Ph.D., will discuss “Crony Capitalism with Chinese Characteristics” at the spring Henry George Seminar April 9.

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Faculty
Mar 27, 2018

Psychology Professor Awarded $800,000 NIH Grant

Danielle Arigo, Ph.D., becomes first Scranton professor to receive a prestigious six-figure National Institute of Health (NIH) K23 Award.

Student
Mar 27, 2018

Vote for Teacher of the Year!

Attention Graduating Seniors: Vote for the 2018 University of Scranton Teacher of the Year!

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Staff
Mar 27, 2018

Fred Mercadante Writes about Desert Experience

Fred Mercadante, M.S. of The University's Campus Ministries, wrote about his experiences participating in "A Desert Experience Retreat," for five days in Death Valley.

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Student
Mar 27, 2018

Art Community at Scranton Blooming Again

The art scene at Scranton is growing again and welcomes all students with an interest in the arts.

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Student
Mar 27, 2018

LAST CALL for PHE Applications

CHEW's nationally certified Peer Health Educators applications are due tomorrow!

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General
Mar 27, 2018

Phi Sigma Tau Lecture: Peter van Inwagen

Dr. Peter van Inwagen, of The University of Notre Dame, will deliver his lecture, "Does 'Ought' Imply 'Can'?"

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Student
Mar 26, 2018

Using Literature to Inspire Children

The Dean of The Panuska College of Professional Studies discusses “Using Children’s Literature to Teach Social Justice.”

Exhibit Discussion and Reception Set for March 27 image
Community
Mar 23, 2018

Exhibit Discussion and Reception Set for March 27

“Distinguished for Their Talents – Theatrical Portraits by Scranton Master Penman P. W. Costello, 1905-1930” reception and discussion set for March 27.

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Student
Mar 21, 2018

Student Attends the IMA Leadership Experience

Scranton graduate student among the six students chosen to attend the Institute of Management Accountants Student Leadership Experience.

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Staff
Mar 21, 2018

Staff Senate Communication Symposium

The Staff Senate and the Office of Human Resources presented "Student-Faculty Research in the Sciences" to staff and faculty during Tuesday's Communication Symposium.

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Student
Mar 20, 2018

U.S. News Ranks Scranton’s MBA and Nursing Program

U.S. News ranked Scranton’s part-time MBA program and graduate nursing program among the top 100 “Best Graduate Schools” in America.

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General
Mar 20, 2018

Faculty and Staff Invited to Brown Bag Series

Two upcoming programs showcasing the assessment initiatives of two functional areas within the Division of Student Formation & Campus Life will be held on March 22 and April 19.

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Faculty
Mar 20, 2018

Applying Student Course Research to a Greater Good

Scranton undergraduate students in psychology courses work in small groups replicate studies recently published in academic journals

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Alumni
Mar 20, 2018

Alumni, Students Celebrate Shamrockin' Eve

Alumni And Students Celebrate Scranton, Support The University.

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Student
Mar 19, 2018

Seniors: Meet Fr. Keller

A Note from Rev. Herbert B. Keller, S.J., to Seniors

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Community
Mar 20, 2018

Robotics Competition Hosted on Campus

FIRST Tech Challenge, a premier robotics competition, was hosted last week on campus. We spoke to the students from Jamaica college, the sole Caribbean country represented at FTC.

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Faculty
Mar 20, 2018

A Talk with Pulitzer-nominated Writing Center Coordinator

Amye Archer, writing professor, Writing Center Coordinator, and Pulitzer Prize-nominated author, answers some questions about writing, her position at the University, and her reaction to the Pulitzer nomination.

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General
Mar 20, 2018

Find your News IQ!

This news quiz is testing to see which demographics here at the University know current events!

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General
Mar 20, 2018

Mannes Conservatory Brass with University of Scranton Singers

Performance Music at The University of Scranton will welcome the Mark Gould-directed Mannes School of Music Brass Ensemble to the campus on Sunday, March 25.

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General
Mar 19, 2018

University Community: Memorial Service in Remembrance of Ryan Daniel Clarkson ‘19

Faculty, staff and students are invited to a Memorial Service in remembrance of Ryan Daniel Clarkson '19.

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Student
Mar 19, 2018

Passionate about Health and Wellness Topics?

Be Happy, Be Healthy, Be a Leader!

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General
Mar 19, 2018

ORSP February Raffle Winner

The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP) has a monthly raffle for members of the University who submit external grant proposals. This month it is Jennifer LaPorta.

The 2018 Monsignor Andrew J. McGowan Cornerstone Scholarship at The University of Scranton image
Student
Mar 19, 2018

The 2018 Monsignor Andrew J. McGowan Cornerstone Scholarship at The University of Scranton

The Monsignor Andrew J. McGowan Cornerstone Scholarship at The University of Scranton

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Student
Mar 19, 2018

The Rev. J.J. Quinn, S.J. Achievement Award

The Rev. J.J. Quinn, S.J. Achievement Award for Demonstration of Excellence in English Studies Application for 2018 Graduation

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Student
Mar 19, 2018

The Edward J. Spitzer Scholarship Application for 2018 Graduation

Are you a graduating senior planning to pursue a graduate education in business administration? Apply for the 2018 Edward J. Spitzer Scholarship!

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General
Mar 16, 2018

Schemel Forum World Affairs Luncheon

Shared Past, Divergent Courses: Zionism and Palestinian Nationalism, Part 3, The Israel-Palestinian Conflict, 1979-Present by David N. Myers, Ph.D.

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Community
Mar 16, 2018

Master Gardeners to Teach Tree and Shrub Pruning

The University’s Office of Sustainability will host a day long Shrub and Tree Pruning Workshop on March 22 with Penn State Master Gardeners.

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Staff
Mar 16, 2018

University of Success Now Accepting Applications

University of Success, a pre-college mentorship program, is accepting applications for eighth grade students to begin program this summer.

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Student
Mar 19, 2018

Students to be Initiated into Catholic Church

Each year, Campus Ministries, with permission from the Bishop of the Scranton Diocese, prepares students who wish to be fully initiated into the Catholic Church.

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Student
Mar 14, 2018

Desert Experience Retreat Popularity Soars

Since winning the JASPA Award last year for Outstanding Campus Program or Initiative, Campus Ministries' "A Desert Experience Retreat" in Death Valley National Park grew substantially this past December.

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General
Mar 14, 2018

Electronic Recycling Events

The Division of Information Technology is proud to offer employees and local residents the opportunity to responsibly recycle obsolete electronics from their homes.

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General
Mar 14, 2018

Latin American and Women’s Studies Lecture

A Public Lecture by Dr. Ginetta Candelario, professor of Sociology and Latin American & Latina/o Studies, and the Women and Gender Program at Smith College

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Community
Mar 14, 2018

University of Success Now Accepting Applications

University of Success, a pre-college mentorship program, is accepting applications for eighth grade students to begin program this summer.

Opening Doors Campaign Wins Merit Award image
Staff
Mar 14, 2018

Opening Doors Campaign Wins Merit Award

The University’s Opening Doors recruitment campaign package won a Merit Award at the 33rd Annual Education Advertising Awards competition.

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Staff
Mar 14, 2018

Wellness Day for Faculty and Staff is a Success

From mindful eating to yoga, faculty and staff at The University of Scranton enjoyed Wellness Day, organized by The Center for Health Education and Wellness (CHEW), on March 13. 

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Faculty
Mar 14, 2018

Faculty Spearhead Business High School Scholars Program

Through Business High School Scholars, students going into their junior or senior year will have the option to take college-level courses in the university’s business school as well as humanities courses.

AmazonSmile Announces Triple Donation Promotion For University Through March 31 image
Alumni
Mar 13, 2018

AmazonSmile Announces Triple Donation Promotion For University Through March 31

Shop At AmazonSmile To Support The University.

The Royal Way: Interview with Timmy Gray '18 image
Student
Mar 13, 2018

The Royal Way: Interview with Timmy Gray '18

Fr. Patrick and senior Timmy Gray discuss "The Royal Way," a program for Scranton athletes to help student athletes build character and come together as a team.

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Student
Mar 13, 2018

Global Insights Presents: Ecuador

Richard Abril ’19, Economics major, will present on his native country of Ecuador at the second Global Insights program on Tuesday, March 27, 2018, at 11:30 a.m. in Brennan Hall, The Rose Room 509.

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Faculty
Mar 14, 2018

Professor Receives Doctoral Dissertation Award

Sandra Pesavento, Ph.D., faculty specialist, received the Diane Place Doctoral Dissertation Award at Wilkes University School of Education.

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General
Mar 08, 2018

University Announces April Events

The following is a list of University of Scranton events that are open to the public for the month of April 2018.

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Community
Mar 08, 2018

Mannes School Brass Ensembles Perform March 25

The Mannes School of Music Brass Ensemble will perform Sunday, March 25, at 7:30 p.m. in the University’s Houlihan-McLean Center.

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General
Mar 09, 2018

Women's History Month Event

Women's History Month celebration features talk by Martha Capwell Fox, Historian and Archives Coordinator for the National Canal Museum / Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor.

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General
Mar 09, 2018

UGI Excavation on Campus Week 03/12 to 03/16

UGI will be on campus Monday, 3/12/2018 to excavate around their gas valves to install Cathodic protection test stations. Work will begin by 8 a.m.

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Community
Mar 08, 2018

Conference for Representatives of Veterans Planned

The College/University Regional Veterans Education Representative Conference will be held April 6 in the Kane Forum of Leahy Hall.

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Community
Mar 08, 2018

Professors Weigh in on Israel-Palestine Conflict

“The Israel-Palestinian Conflict” will be discussed at the Schemel Forum’s World Affairs Luncheon Seminar on Mar. 19.

CHEW to Sponsor Staff and Faculty Wellness Day March 13 image
General
Mar 07, 2018

CHEW to Sponsor Staff and Faculty Wellness Day March 13

The Center for Health Education & Wellness (CHEW) will sponsor a wellness day event for staff and faculty on Tuesday, March 13, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on campus.

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General
Mar 06, 2018

Student-Faculty Research in the Sciences

The Staff Senate and the Office of Human Resources invite staff and faculty to the spring Communication Symposium, featuring Student-Faculty Research in the Sciences.

Area Students Can Compete in Essay Contest image
Community
Mar 06, 2018

Area Students Can Compete in Essay Contest

Area students in grades seven to 12 can participate in The University of Scranton Earth Day essay contest.

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Alumni
Mar 06, 2018

Spring 2018 Alumni Events Preview

A Guide To Upcoming Alumni Events.

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Alumni
Mar 06, 2018

Alumni Class Notes, March 2018

Share Your Story With Your Royal Family.

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Student
Mar 05, 2018

Guerrilla Girls on Tour Makes a Stop at Scranton

Guerrilla Girls on Tour member Donna Kaz discussed why “It is a great time to be a feminist” at The University of Scranton.

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Student
Mar 05, 2018

Students to Serve Nation’s Needy over Spring Break

Students to participate in six service trips organized by Campus Ministries’ Center for Service and Social Justice during spring break.

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General
Mar 06, 2018

Worship Schedule: Spring Break, Holy Week, and Easter Break 2018

Here is the upcoming worship schedule for Spring Break, Holy Week and Easter Break 2018.

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Staff
Mar 05, 2018

Martin Given Athletic Director of the Year Award

Dave Martin receives a National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics Under Armour Athletic Director of the Year Award.

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Faculty
Mar 02, 2018

Sunday in the Life Dr. Sufyan Mohammed

What is a typical Sunday in the life of busy Communications professor, Dr. Sufyan Mohammed? Read and find out.

Vice President for University Advancement Named image
Alumni
Mar 05, 2018

Vice President for University Advancement Named

Thomas MacKinnon has been named vice president for university advancement.

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Staff
Mar 01, 2018

Staff Spirit Award March

Lucy Grissinger, Office of Registrar & Academic Services, has been awarded the Staff Spirit Award for the month of March.

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Community
Mar 01, 2018

Americans Who Join ISIS Discussed at Luncheon

“Understanding the Americans Who Joined ISIS” will be discussed at the Schemel Forum’s World Affairs Luncheon Seminar on Mar. 5.

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Student
Mar 01, 2018

Reduced Rate for Summer Courses

Scranton’s on-campus and online summer courses, at a reduced tuition rate, can help students fulfill a requirement or just get ahead.

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Student
Mar 06, 2018

Students Reflect on Career Site Visits

The President’s Business Council (PBC) and The Center for Career Development conduct student networking trips and regional receptions throughout the year to connect current students with alumni and friends in Boston, New York City, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C.

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