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    University Announces Virtual Events for Spring

    The University of Scranton announces its calendar of virtual events that are open to the public for the spring semester.
    February 16, 2021

    Through Mar. 21       Hope Horn Gallery Art Exhibit: Soaring Gardents Artists’ Retreat: The Second Decade. Scheduled appointments only. Free. Call 570-941-4214 or email darlene.miller-lanning@scranton.edu.

    Feb. 17        Noon. Schemel Forum World Affairs Seminar: “Vanguard: How Black Women Overcame Barriers, Won the Vote, and Insisted on Equality for All” presented by Martha S. Jones, J.D., Ph.D., Society of Black Alumni Presidential Professor, professor of History and the SNF Agora Institute, Johns Hopkins University. ZOOM. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-6206 or email alicen.morrison@scranton.edu.

    Feb. 19        3 p.m. Northeast Student Data Corps: Data Science Career Virtual Panel. This event is for students and educators interested in learning more about data science careers, internships and education from panelists in academia, government, industry and not for profit organizations. Registration required http://bit.ly/20210219-DATA. Free. Email ahmed.gomaa@scranton.edu.

    Feb. 25        3 p.m. Scranton Reads and the Office of Community Relations: “Never Caught: An Online Dialogue.” Registration required. Free. Call 570-941-4419 or email community@scranton.edu.

    Mar. 9      Noon. Schemel Forum World Affairs Seminar: “Next Steps with Russia?” presented by Jill Dougherty, was CNN’s Moscow Bureau Chief for almost a decade, a Russian expert, adjunct professor at Georgetown University and a CNN on-air contributor. ZOOM. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-6206 or email alicen.morrison@scranton.edu.

    Mar. 16      Noon. Schemel Forum World Affairs Seminar: “America: The Farther Shore” presented by Carla McCabe, president and CEO, WVIA. ZOOM. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-6206 or email alicen.morrison@scranton.edu.

    Mar. 24      Noon. Schemel Forum World Affairs Seminar in collaboration with the Department of World Languages and Cultures and Latin American Studies: “Borges and Me: My Travels in the Highlands of Scotland with a Literary Genius” presented by Jay Parini, Axinn Professor of English, Middlebury College, Vermont. ZOOM. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-6206 or email alicen.morrison@scranton.edu.

    Mar. 26 through Apr. 23       Hope Horn Gallery Art Exhibit: Retrieve: Recent Collage By Zoja Forsberg. Scheduled appointments only. Free. Call 570-941-4214 or email darlene.miller-lanning@scranton.edu.

    Mar. 27        9 a.m. Virtual Preview Day for accepted students to The University of Scranton’s class of 2025. Reservations required. Call 570-941-7540 or email admissions@scranton.edu.

    Apr. 9       Noon. Schemel Forum World Affairs Seminar: “The Abolitionist International” presented by Manisha Sinha, Ph.D., Draper Chair in American History, University of Connecticut. ZOOM. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-6206 or email alicen.morrison@scranton.edu.

    Apr. 16         Noon. Schemel Forum World Affairs Seminar: “A Jesuit Education and Integrative Thinking in Biotechnology (fighting Tuberculosis) and Economics (eradicating poverty)” presented Michael Fairbanks, Ph.D., Fellow at Harvard and the chairman and founder of Akagera Medicines, a biotech company based in Boston and San Francisco focused on cures for infectious diseases. ZOOM. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-6206 or email alicen.morrison@scranton.edu.

    Apr. 22        TBA. University of Scranton Earth Day Essay Contest virtual announcement of winners. ZOOM. Free. Call 570-941-6267 or email susan.falbo@scranton.edu.

    Apr. 24      11 a.m. Schemel Forum Virtual Tour: “The Museum of the American Revolution.” ZOOM. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-6206 or email alicen.morrison@scranton.edu.

    May 2 through 14      Hope Horn Gallery Art Exhibit: University of Scranton Student Exhibition 2021. Scheduled appointments only. Free. Call 570-941-4214 or email darlene.miller-lanning@scranton.edu.

    May 7-9          9 a.m. National History Day State Competition (virtual) for junior and senior high school students. Registration required. Call 570-941-4549 or email nhdparegion2@gmail.com.

    TBA    Noon. Schemel Forum World Affairs Seminar: “Consciousness: Life Transitions and the Importance of Story - Continued” presented by Harmar Brereton, M.D. ZOOM. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-6206 or email alicen.morrison@scranton.edu.

    Schemel Forum Courses

    Mondays: Feb. 8, 15, 22 & Mar. 1, 8, 15      6 p.m. Schemel Forum Evening Course: “Eros and Metaphor: Contemporary Love Poems” presented by Billie R. Tadros, Ph.D., assistant professor, Department of English & Theatre, The University of Scranton. ZOOM. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-6206 or email alicen.morrison@scranton.edu.

    Thursdays: Feb. 11, 18, 25 & Mar. 4, 11, 18    6 p.m. Schemel Forum Evening Course: “Addiction, Attachment, Trauma, and Recovery: The Power of Connection” presented by Oliver J. Morgan, Ph.D., professor of Counseling and Human Services, The University of Scranton. ZOOM. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-6206 or email alicen.morrison@scranton.edu.

    Tuesdays: Mar. 16, 23, 30 & Apr. 6, 13, 20      6 p.m. Schemel Forum Evening Course: “Women Philosophers of the Middle Ages and Early Modernity” presented by Andrew LaZella, Ph.D., associate professor of philosophy, The University of Scranton. ZOOM. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-6206 or email alicen.morrison@scranton.edu.

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