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General
Jul 29, 2020

University Prepared for Contact Tracing in Fall

Protocols following CDC and PA Dept. of Health guidelines are in place for contact tracing should the need occur on campus.

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Student
Jul 29, 2020

University Prepares for Safe Return to Campus

The University has made health and safety adjustments to facilities throughout campus for the safe return to campus for the fall semester.

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General
Jul 29, 2020

HVAC Adjustments Mean Cleaner Air Indoors

Changes being made to the University’s HVAC systems in academic and office buildings on campus will improve air quality.

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Student
Jul 29, 2020

University Experts Offer Advice on Adapting to a New Normal

For advice about how to approach this new normal, we talked to two members of our University community with experience working closely with students during times of change.

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Faculty
Jul 29, 2020

Remote CBL: Info-Sessions and Resources

The Office of CBL, Community Relations and Center for Service and Social Justice are providing a series of opportunities to discuss, brainstorm and help to arrange remote Community-Based Learning options for your fall semester course(s).

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Community
Jul 29, 2020

Socially Distanced Semester Perfect Time to Explore Scranton Parks and Trails

As University of Scranton students prepare to return to campus and the City of Scranton, many are asking the same questions -- what are local outdoor and recreational options?

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General
Jul 28, 2020

A Look Ahead to Fall Campus Liturgies

As students, faculty and staff look ahead to a new semester on campus, they can expect daily and weekly campus liturgies to take place, albeit with some changes such as Royal Card access and social distancing.

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General
Jul 28, 2020

Royals Safe Together Website Launched

The University recently launched the Royals Safe Together website with information and updates regarding the safe reopening of campus.

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General
Jul 23, 2020

Scranton Isolation 'Informance,' Episode 14

This week, Performance Music's Isolation 'Informance' features a discussion about the parallels between being a musician in an ensemble and a citizen in a democracy and the question of whether the greatness of a work of art is inextricably tied to the goodness of its creator and the conditions of its creation.

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General
Jul 23, 2020

Passing of James P. Buchanan, Ph.D.

With much sadness, the Psychology Department shares the news of the unexpected passing of (retired) Psychology chairperson James P. Buchanan, Ph.D.

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Alumni
Jul 22, 2020

Makers of The History of The Office Visited Campus

University of Scranton students, staff and alumni interviewed for new Spotify broadcast of The History of the Office.

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Student
Jul 21, 2020

DBA Student/Professor Articles Win National Awards

Manuscripts by two DBA students and accounting professors received silver and bronze medals from the Institute of Management Accountants.

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Faculty
Jul 21, 2020

Faculty Member Named as ECA Executive Director

Stacy Smulowitz, Ph.D., assistant professor of communication and media, was named executive director for the Eastern Communication Association.

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Student
Jul 21, 2020

Students Recognized by Office of Sustainability

The University of Scranton’s Office of Sustainability presented students with awards at a virtual ceremony in the spring.

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Student
Jul 21, 2020

Library Research Prize Winners Recognized for 2020

The University of Scranton’s Weinberg Memorial Library recognized the 2020 Bonnie W. Oldham Library Research prize winners.

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Faculty
Jul 17, 2020

Faculty Awarded Summer Development Grants

Eight University of Scranton professors have been awarded 2020 Faculty Development Summer Grants.

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General
Jul 15, 2020

University Fall Semester Plans Announced

The University of Scranton announces its plans for returning to campus safely for the 2020 fall semester on Aug. 17.

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Community
Jul 15, 2020

Our America by Sondra Myers Published

A new book edited by Sondra Myers, Our America: A Digest of Impressions, Reflections and Opinions, explores the essence of America.

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Alumni
Jul 14, 2020

Alumna CIO Discusses Innovation in the Time of COVID

In a recent interview with HealthLeaders, Karen Murphy, Ph.D., RN '91 discussed how Geisinger and the Steele Institute pivoted to respond to COVID-19. 

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Community
Jul 10, 2020

University SBDC Awarded CARES Act Funds

University’s SBDC awarded CARES Act funds of $317,000 to support education, training and advising of small businesses affected by COVID-19.

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General
Jul 08, 2020

Summer Yoga Flow

Summer Yoga Flow 4-week July Zoom series begins Tuesday, July 7 (July 7, July 14, July 21, July 28).

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Community
Jul 08, 2020

The University of Scranton SBDC: Serving Regional Small Businesses During COVID

While the COVID-19 pandemic may have halted many businesses, The University of Scranton Small Business Development Center (SBDC) team has been working diligently to support our region’s small business community.

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Alumni
Jul 06, 2020

Master’s in Business Analytics Offered at Scranton

The University will offer a new master’s degree in business analytics online and on-campus beginning in the fall 2020 semester.

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Faculty
Jul 06, 2020

Faculty Awarded University Calvius Fund Support

Faculty members awarded University support to explore interdisciplinary approach to subjects.

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Staff
Jul 01, 2020

Meg Cullen-Brown Magis Award - July

Congratulations to our July winner of the Meg Cullen-Brown Magis award, Michael Ritterbeck '09.

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General
Jul 01, 2020

Wall of Fame Nominations Now Being Accepted

The University of Scranton athletics department is now accepting nominations for the Wall of Fame until Aug. 7.

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