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Daniel Piazza '21 Screens Short Film at Drive-In image
Student
Oct 31, 2019

Daniel Piazza '21 Screens Short Film at Drive-In

Daniel Piazza ’21 is a strategic communication major who has taken his love of film to the next level.

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Faculty
Oct 30, 2019

Bridging Architecture and the Humanities at Princeton

Aiala Levy, Ph.D., writes about what we might learn about cities "when we bring together architects and the humanists."

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Community
Oct 29, 2019

Scranton Named Among Standouts for Sustainability

Scranton recognized among the standouts for its exemplary commitments to sustainability in The Princeton Review Guide to Green Colleges.

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Community
Oct 29, 2019

State of Scranton Seminar Nov. 15: Living Wage Report 2019 Update

The University of Scranton will host a presentation of the 2019 update of the Living Wage Report and a discussion on what it costs to live a modest but dignified life in Northeastern Pennsylvania in 2019.

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Staff
Oct 29, 2019

Faculty and Staff Learn About Implicit Bias

The Office of Equity and Diversity’s final Diversity + Inclusion luncheon of 2019 began with a fairy tale and a follow-up quiz.

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Community
Oct 29, 2019

Inaugural Humanities in Action Lecture Announced

Former chief of staff to President Obama, Denis McDonough, will present “From the White House to the Work Force” Nov. 13 on campus.

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Community
Oct 29, 2019

Sondra and Morey Myers Fellowship Established

The Sondra H’87 and Morey Myers H’12 Distinguished Fellowship in the Humanities and Civic Engagement is established at University.

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Community
Oct 29, 2019

Jazz Ensemble Concert Set for Nov. 2

Saxophonist and flautist Erica von Kleist will be the guest soloist at the University’s Jazz Ensemble Concert on Nov. 2 at 7:30 p.m.

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Student
Oct 29, 2019

Hikers Take a Step Back During Retreat

The Office of Campus Ministries’ Born to be Wild Retreat is a day-long hike up Mt. Tammany at the Delaware Water Gap.

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General
Oct 29, 2019

German Lantern Festival, Nov. 18

Join us for the celebration of a German fall tradition on Nov. 18.

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General
Oct 29, 2019

Campus Ministries' Hosts AJCU Campus Ministries Conference

The Office of Campus Ministries hosted a conference at our beautiful Chapman Lake Retreat Center from Oct. 22-24 for thirty campus ministers from the Jesuit schools network.

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General
Oct 25, 2019

Adopt a Family this Holiday Season

Holiday Programs- The Center for Service & Social Justice. If you are interested in participating, please email Ellen.Judge@scranton.edu and note how many individuals you are adopting.

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General
Oct 25, 2019

Abilities Tip Off: 3 on 3 Wheelchair Basketball

In association with Individual Abilities in Motion, the PT club is hosting a 3 on 3 wheelchair basketball tournament. Come join us for basketball, food, raffles and more!

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Faculty
Oct 24, 2019

University Faculty Publish Books in Disciplines

University professors published books in the fields of counseling, nursing and history; and a book chapter in criminal justice.

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General
Oct 24, 2019

Schemel Forum World Affairs Luncheon Seminar, Nov. 7

Impeachment: Is it Still Available? Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019, Brennan Hall, Rose Room, 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

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General
Oct 23, 2019

The World Affairs Schemel Forum Luncheon Seminar

Jill Dougherty, Global Fellow, Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars, Washington, D.C. and CNN Contributor explores where the "Russian Spring" is headed.

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Student
Oct 23, 2019

Mechanical Engineering to be Offered at Scranton

The University has added a new major in mechanical engineering for the 2020-2021 academic year.

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Community
Oct 23, 2019

Holocaust Survivors to Speak at Nov. 12 Lecture

Twins Bernard and Henry Schanzer will discuss their Holocaust survival story in a presentation for the Judaic Studies Institute fall lecture.

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Alumni
Oct 22, 2019

University to Hold Mass Of Remembrance Nov. 2

University to hold annual Mass in Madonna della Strada Chapel Nov. 2.

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Alumni
Oct 22, 2019

Scranton Ranked Among Best in Nation for Quality

The University ranked among the best colleges in America that provide quality outcomes to students, according to College Factual.

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Staff
Oct 22, 2019

Amye Archer Book Release and Signing

Please join us for a Book Release and Signing with "If I Don’t Make It, I Love You" with editor Amye Archer.

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Community
Oct 20, 2019

Annual Conference Focuses on Autism

Exploring Autism Across the Spectrum: Building Inclusive Communities” was the focus of the Conference on disAbility held on Oct. 10.

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Faculty
Oct 22, 2019

Deadline for Diversity Grant Applications, Oct. 31

The Diversity Initiatives Review Board is accepting applications for grants funding educational programs on campus that promote initiatives that energize the commitment to diversity.

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Faculty
Oct 22, 2019

Open Educational Resources Coffee Break

The Library invites University of Scranton faculty to join us Friday, Oct. 25, at 2:00 p.m. during Open Access Week (Oct. 21-25) for a coffee break in the Weinberg Memorial Library room 305.

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Staff
Oct 22, 2019

Final Reminder: Staff Senate Magis Award Nominations for November 2019

Please forward your nominations by Oct. 30!

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Faculty
Oct 21, 2019

Fan Day this Wednesday, Oct. 23

Place your $2 donation to the United Way of Lackawanna and Wayne Counties in the envelope provided to each department to wear your fan favorite garb to work this Wednesday, Oct. 23!

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Student
Oct 21, 2019

Confidential Mental Health Screenings

Come get a check-up for your neck up!

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Student
Oct 18, 2019

Craft your Elevator Pitch!

Join FANS (Future Alumni Network of Scranton) for an elevator pitch workshop with Chris Whitney, director of The Gerard R. Roche Center for Career Development!

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General
Oct 18, 2019

2019 Day of the Dead Celebration

Join us for our 2019 "Dia de los Muertos" (Day of the Dead) Celebration on Friday, Oct. 25 from 9:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. in DeNaples, 1st floor.

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General
Oct 18, 2019

Center for Service & Social Justice Open House

The Center for Service & Social Justice will be hosting an OPEN HOUSE on Thursday, Oct. 24 from 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. We are located in DeNaples 205B.

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General
Oct 18, 2019

Fall Henry George Lecture

The lecture will be held in the McIlhenny Ballroom, The DeNaples Center, Room 407 at 7:30pm. The public is invited.

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General
Oct 18, 2019

Astronomy Lecture, Oct. 23

The University Honors Program and the CAS Dean welcome Dr. Mary Lou West, Ph.D. Columbia University and Professor Emerita of Mathematical Sciences at Montclair State University for a public lecture on Medieval Astronomy.

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Community
Oct 17, 2019

Asian Moon Festival Interactive Concert Held

The University’s Asian Studies Program, the Asia Club and Asian Studies Honor Society hosted an Asian Moon Festival Interactive Concert.

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Student
Oct 17, 2019

Human Stories: Madeline Miller on Her Novel Circe

Madeline Miller, author of “Circe,” discussed her novel at the Royden B. Davis, S.J., Distinguished Author Award dinner on Oct. 5.

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Community
Oct 17, 2019

University Students Participate in the America250 PA Direct Effect Innovation Challenge

The University of Scranton participated in the America250 PA Direct Effect Innovation Challenge (Campus Round) with two student teams comprised of students from different academic departments from the College of Arts and Sciences and the Kania School of Management.

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Alumni
Oct 16, 2019

Annual PBC Dinner Celebrates Scranton at its Best

The President’s Business Council honored JoAnne and Carl Kuehner at the University’s 18th Annual Award Dinner Oct. 10 in New York City.

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General
Oct 16, 2019

Submit Names for All Souls

We invite you as a member of the University family to remember your families and friends with us and to have their names included in our prayers.

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Student
Oct 16, 2019

Club Spotlight: Autism Speaks U

Autism Speaks U is an organization that supports students, faculty and alumni in their awareness and fundraising efforts for Autism Speaks. 

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Community
Oct 16, 2019

2019 Northeast PA Kids Judge Neuroscience Fair

The annual Northeast PA Kids Judge Neuroscience Fair will be held on Saturday, November 2!

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General
Oct 16, 2019

Explore Colombia

Join us in this fun-filled scavenger hunt to explore the country of Colombia! Compete for prizes while learning about Colombia's most beautiful cities, colorful festivals, delicious food and more!

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Faculty
Oct 16, 2019

Faculty and Staff Diversity + Inclusion Lunch and Learn Part 4

Understanding Implicit Bias: Please join us Wednesday, Oct. 23 at 12 p.m. in DeNaples Ballroom A, as we explore the mechanisms of implicit bias in part 4 of the Formula for Success: D+I= A Better U! series.

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General
Oct 15, 2019

University Announces November Events

The following is a list of University of Scranton events taking place during November 2019.

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General
Oct 15, 2019

Student Opportunities in Academic Research (SOAR)

Student Opportunities in Academic Research (SOAR) Information Session: Oct. 29, 2019, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., TDC 4th floor Ballroom.

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Student
Oct 10, 2019

Career Expo Hosts Record Number of Organizations

The University hosted more than 130 organizations at its biannual Career Expo for students from all majors.

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Community
Oct 10, 2019

Open House Set for Oct. 20 and Nov. 3

The University of Scranton Open House events are planned for Sunday, Oct. 20, and Sunday, Nov. 3. Campus tours begin at 9 a.m.

HR for your Benefit: "To Your Credit" Oct. 17 image
Staff
Oct 10, 2019

HR for your Benefit: "To Your Credit" Oct. 17

The Office of Human Resources Presents FOR YOUR BENEFIT SERIES: “To Your Credit”

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General
Oct 10, 2019

Colts Bus Service Information

Colts Bus Service Information

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Staff
Oct 10, 2019

Staff Senate: Fall Save the Dates

Staff members are welcome to sit in on monthly Staff Senate meetings.

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General
Oct 10, 2019

An Inside Look: At the War in Syria

Lecture on Nov. 17 by Avi Melamed.

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General
Oct 09, 2019

University Announces Additional October Events

The following is an additional list of University of Scranton events taking place during October 2019.

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Student
Oct 09, 2019

Summer Study Abroad in Florence

Drs. Caporale and Zanzana organized and co-led the 12th Study in Florence annual Summer Program from June 1-29, 2019.

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Student
Oct 09, 2019

Pumpkin Spice Lattes and Memes, A Global Exchange

One of the options for Residential Learning Communities (RLCs) is the Global Exchange program. Read about the global experience one apartment group has had, here.

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Staff
Oct 09, 2019

HR United Way Kick-Off

Today begins the University Royals Caring for the Community Campaign to support the United Way of Lackawanna and Wayne Counties.

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Staff
Oct 08, 2019

Hosting or Teaching High School Scholars? Read this First.

Are you hosting a University-based event on or off-campus where minors will be present or will you be teaching a class with high school scholars?

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Faculty
Oct 08, 2019

World Languages and Cultures Department Welcomes Fulbright Language TAs

This year, The University of Scranton's World Languages and Cultures Department welcomed one new instructor and five Fulbright Language Teaching Assistants from Germany, Colombia, Taiwan, France, Egypt and Italy.

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Community
Oct 08, 2019

New Fellowship Honors Sondra and Morey Myers

The University will establish The Sondra H’87 and Morey Myers H’12 Distinguished Fellowship in the Humanities and Civic Engagement.

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Community
Oct 08, 2019

Series of Public Events Celebrate New Fellowship

Events on Oct. 24-25 celebrate the establishment of a new fellowship in the humanities honoring Sondra and Morey Myers.

Schemel Forum World Affairs Luncheon Seminar October 17 image
General
Oct 08, 2019

Schemel Forum World Affairs Luncheon Seminar October 17

Religion in the Public Sphere: a Contribution to the Common Good?

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General
Oct 08, 2019

Sexual/Gender Minority Issues in Healthcare Lecture

Attention all students pursuing a career in health care: Please join us for a lecture titled, "Sexual and Gender Minority Cultural Humility in Healthcare 101: Impact on Healthcare Disparities" on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019.

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Student
Oct 08, 2019

Study Abroad Application Deadline Approaching

If you are interested in studying abroad this intersession and spring, please note that the deadline for application is Oct. 15, 2019.

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General
Oct 08, 2019

Schemel Forum Collaborative Program with Geisinger

Schemel Forum Collaborative Program *With Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine on October 10th.

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Faculty
Oct 08, 2019

2019-2020 Strategic Initiatives Funds Awarded

2019-2020 Strategic Initiatives Funding awards support projects that enhance the student experience at Scranton.

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General
Oct 08, 2019

My.Scranton Unavailable Saturday, Oct. 12

Information Technology is upgrading the My.Scranton Portal and Single Sign-On. As a result, access to My.Scranton will be unavailable on Saturday, Oct. 12.

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Faculty
Oct 08, 2019

ORSP Faculty September Raffle Winner!

The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP) has a monthly and once during the summer raffle for members of the University who submit external grant proposals.

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Community
Oct 08, 2019

Baritone Wil Kellerman to Perform Oct. 20

Performance Music will present a recital by operatic baritone singer Wil Kellerman on Sunday, Oct. 20, at 3 p.m.

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Community
Oct 07, 2019

Artist and Author to Deliver Keynote Presentation

Acclaimed intuitive artist will present “Greatly I Dream...The Journey Towards A Colorful Life with Autism” at Conference on disAbility.

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Community
Oct 07, 2019

Rotary Clubs Donate to Leahy Clinic

Six local Rotary clubs sponsor fundraising event at Cooper’s Restaurant to support the Edward R. Leahy Jr. Center Clinic for the Uninsured.

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Student
Oct 07, 2019

Author Speaks of Love at Ignatian Values Lecture

The Bread of Angels author, Stephanie Soldaña, delivered the University’s 8th annual Ignatian Values in Action Lecture.

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Community
Oct 03, 2019

Annual PBC Dinner Set for Oct. 10

The President’s Business Council will honor JoAnne and Carl Kuehner at the University’s 18th Annual Award Dinner Oct. 10 in New York City.

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Student
Oct 23, 2019

The Soul Men's Retreat

The University of Scranton’s Office of Campus Ministries offered the fourth annual Soul Men’s Retreat for male undergraduate and graduate students. 

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Alumni
Oct 02, 2019

PBC Prepares For 18th Annual Award Dinner Oct. 10

PBC to honor JoAnne M. Kuehner H'01 and Carl J. Kuehner '62, H'11.

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Alumni
Oct 02, 2019

University To Celebrate Jesuit Alumni Sunday Oct. 20

Celebrate Mass with your fellow Jesuit friends and alumni.

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Alumni
Oct 01, 2019

University Honors Business Partner Of The Year 2019

University honors Cocciardi and Associates, Inc. at annual dinner.

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Alumni
Oct 01, 2019

Scores Of Alumni Return For Fall 2019 Career Expo

More than 40 alumni returned to campus to represent their organizations at the Fall 2019 Career Expo.

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Staff
Oct 01, 2019

Time to Discuss Retirement Plans with TIAA?

Bill Connors from TIAA will be on campus for individual retirement counseling sessions on both Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019, and Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019.

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Alumni
Oct 01, 2019

University To Hold Fall Open House Legacy Receptions

Introduce your family to your Royal Family at the Loyola Science Center.

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Student
Oct 01, 2019

Scranton Names Class of 2023 Presidential Scholars

Eighteen students from the University of Scranton class of 2023 have been awarded four-year, full-tuition Presidential Scholarships.

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Alumni
Oct 01, 2019

University To Hold Happy Hour At Morgan's Pier Oct. 3

Connect with your fellow Royals in the City of Brotherly Love.

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Alumni
Oct 01, 2019

University To Hold Atlanta Happy Hour Oct. 3

Connect with your fellow Royals in The ATL.

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Alumni
Oct 01, 2019

University To Hold Chemistry Alumni Reception Oct. 27

Re-connect with faculty and your fellow alumni at the Loyola Science Center.

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Alumni
Oct 01, 2019

Alumni Class Notes, October 2019

Share your story with your Royal Family.

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General
Oct 01, 2019

Schemel Forum World Affairs Luncheon Seminar

Join us for the Schemel Forum World Affairs Luncheon Seminar on Transcendentalism, Politics and the Civil War.

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General
Oct 01, 2019

Getting Started with Cybersecurity Science

This talk offers an introduction for students and practitioners to the application of the scientific method to cybersecurity tools and systems.

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General
Oct 01, 2019

"Disability in the Archive" Lecture, Oct. 2

As part of the 2019-2020 Humanities Forum, Susan Antebi will contextualize disability and the project of disability studies as integral to reading Mexican cultural and public health history.

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General
Oct 01, 2019

Flu Shot and Blood Pressure Clinic on Campus

There will be a flu shot and blood pressure clinic on campus Thursday, Oct. 3, and Friday, Oct. 4 in the Long Center lobby.

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