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    University Announces October Events

    The University of Scranton announces public events for the month of October.
    September 11, 2019

    Through Nov. 8      Art exhibit “John Willard Raught: Beauty Lies Close at Home.” Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall. Free during gallery hours. Call 570-941-4214 or email darlene.miller-lanning@scranton.edu.

    Oct. 3       7 p.m. Task Force on Healing, Reconciliation and Hope Lecture: Prevention, Healing and Reconciliation “What structural reforms might help to end the crisis of clergy sexual abuse? How should the Church respond to survivors of abuse?” presented by Michael Vanderburgh, executive director of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul in Dayton, Ohio, and Fr. Thomas Berg, vice rector and professor of moral theology at St. Joseph’s Seminary (Dunwoodie) in Yonkers, New York. Kane Forum, Edward Leahy Hall. Free. Call 570-941-4546 or email hrhtaskforce@scranton.edu.

    Oct. 4          Noon. Schemel Forum World Affairs Luncheon Seminar: “Transcendentalism, Politics and the Civil War” presented by Leonard Gougeon, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of American Literature, Department of English and Theatre, The University of Scranton. Rose Room, Brennan Hall. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-6206 or email alicen.morrison@scranton.edu

    Oct. 4           6 p.m. Art Gallery Reception for exhibit: “John Willard Raught: Beauty Lies Close at Home.” Held in conjunction with downtown Scranton’s First Fridays event. Free. Hope Horn Gallery, fourth floor Hyland Hall. Call 570-941-4214 or email darlene.miller-lanning@scranton.edu.

    Oct. 4-6                      8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. “Antigone” by Sophocles presented by the University Players. Royal Theater, McDade Center for Literary and Performing Arts. Fees vary. Call 570-941-4353 or email players@scranton.edu.

    Oct. 5          9 a.m. Scranton’s Ready to Run Northeastern Pennsylvania Program: “Wanted: More Women Like You in Government.” 5th Floor, Brennan Hall. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-7520 or email linda.walsh@scranton.edu.

    Oct. 5          5 p.m. Distinguished Author Award Dinner honoring Madeline Miller, who will receive the 2019 Royden B. Davis, S.J. Distinguished Author Award from The University of Scranton’s Friends of the Weinberg Memorial Library. McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center. Reservation required. Call 570-941-7816 or email kym.fetsko@scranton.edu.

    Oct. 5         7:30 p.m. Performance Music: “In Concert” featuring Dan Levinson’s Palomar Jazz Band with vocalist Molly Ryan. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu.

    Oct. 10            8:30 a.m. 18th Annual U.S. Conference on disABILITY “Exploring Autism Across the Spectrum: Building Inclusive Communities.” McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center. Free for general public with a fee for registrants interested in CEU credit. Call 570-941-7819 or visit www.scranton.edu/disabilityconference.

    Oct. 10            4:30 p.m. Evening Keynote Presentation by Jeremy Sicile-Kira in conjunction with the 18th Annual U.S. Conference on disABILITY. McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 570-941-7819 or visit www.scranton.edu/disabilityconference.

    Oct. 10            5:30 p.m. Schemel Forum and Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine Collaborative Program: “Music and Medicine: Chopin and the Power of Resilience” presented by Richard Kogan, M.D., clinical professor of psychiatry, Weill Cornell Medical College and artistic director, Weill Cornell Music and Medicine Program. Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple. Reservation required. $30. Call 570-941-6206 or email alicen.morrison@scranton.edu.

    Oct. 10            6:30 p.m. President’s Business Council 18th Annual Award Dinner honoring JoAnne M. Kuehner H’01, founder, Hope for Haiti, and Carl J. Kuehner ’62, H’11, president, Real Estate Technology Corp., at The Pierre, New York City. Proceeds from the dinner support the University’s Presidential Scholarship Endowment Fund.  Tickets required. Call 570-941-5837 or email PBC@scranton.edu.

    Oct. 17            Noon. Schemel Forum World Affairs Luncheon Seminar in collaboration with the Jesuit Center, The University of Scranton: “Religion in the Public Sphere: a Contribution to the Common Good?” presented by Ignacio Sepúlveda del Río, humanities and philosophy faculty member, Loyola Andalucía University, Seville, Spain. The Rose Room, Brennan Hall. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-6206 or email alicen.morrison@scranton.edu.

    Oct. 18            7:30 p.m. 34th Henry George Lecture: “Human Capital, Inequality and Growth” presented by Kevin M. Murphy, Ph.D., George J. Stigler Distinguished Service Professor of Economics at the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago. McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 570-941-4048 or email janice.mecadon@scranton.edu.

    Oct. 20            9 a.m. Open House for prospective students and their families. John Long Center. Registration required. Free. Call 888-SCRANTON or email admissions@scranton.edu.

    Oct. 20            3 p.m. Performance Music: “In Recital” featuring Wil Kellerman, baritone voice. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu.

    Oct. 23            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.

    Oct. 29            Noon. Schemel Forum World Affairs Luncheon Seminar: “Russian Spring?” presented by Jill Dougherty, Global Fellow, Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars, Washington, D.C., and CNN contributor. Rose Room, Brennan Hall. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-6206 or email alicen.morrison@scranton.edu.

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