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Athletics
Aug 31, 2021

Fall 2021 Information for Specators at University of Scranton Athletic Events

With the start of the fall 2021 semester at The University of Scranton, the department of athletics has announced the following measures for fans attending Royals athletic events on-campus throughout the fall.

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Student
Aug 31, 2021

Fall Mass Schedule for University Community

A note to the University community from the Rev. Herbert B. Keller, S.J., vice president for Mission and Ministry regarding the fall Mass schedule.

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Faculty
Aug 30, 2021

University Announces Faculty Promotions

Nineteen faculty members were granted rank and tenure promotions at the University.

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Staff
Aug 30, 2021

Faculty and Staff: We’re Back! Diversity + Inclusion Lunch and Learn Continues

Join us via Zoom for the next D+I = A Better U! lunch and learn featuring Dr. Abhijit Roy, DBA, faculty in marketing who will present A Business Case for Diversity & Inclusion in the Marketplace.

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Student
Aug 30, 2021

Global Insights Opens with Saudi Arabia

 Fahad Alajmi ’22, a graduate student in business, will discuss the beginning of a new era for the Saudi people at the first Global Insights program.

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Community
Aug 26, 2021

University Awarded NEH Grant for Scranton’s Story

The University received one of just 239 National Endowment for the Humanities grants for its “Scranton’s Story, Our Nation’s Story” project.

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Community
Aug 25, 2021

Conference on disAbility Marks 20th Year

The 20th Annual U.S. Conference on disAbility on Exploring Autism Across the Spectrum will be held virtually on Oct. 14.

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Community
Aug 25, 2021

11th Annual Downtown Scavenger Hunt Planned for Welcome Weekend

Scavenger Hunt in downtown Scranton connects University students to downtown Scranton.

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Student
Aug 25, 2021

Scranton Welcomes Class of 2025

The University will welcome more than 1,100 new graduate and undergraduate students for the start of the fall semester.

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Student
Aug 25, 2021

Seeking Federally Eligible Student Workers at CSSJ

The Center for Service & Social Justice, DeNaples 205B, is currently interviewing for Federally Eligible student work-study positions for this fall.

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General
Aug 25, 2021

Masking Requirements and Campus Access Updated

A tile on the Royals Back Together webpage will indicate masking requirements on campus and campus access for the general public.

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Student
Aug 24, 2021

Royals Back Together: Packing and Planning

Students, as you finalize your packing list for fall (here is a great list!), you might be wondering what you should bring to stay healthy and safe during the pandemic. If so, then this is the list for you.

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General
Aug 24, 2021

HVAC Adjustments Continued for Cleaner Air Indoors

The University has continued HVAC system adjustments made last year to improve air quality in buildings on campus.

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Community
Aug 23, 2021

Schemel Forum to Begin Courses in Multiple Formats

University professors in history, philosophy and English and theatre will lead Schemel Forum courses for the fall semester.

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General
Aug 19, 2021

Campus Ready for Royals Back Together

The University has readied its campus for the return of students for in-person classes for the fall 2021 semester.

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General
Aug 19, 2021

Fall Semester Royals Back Together Plan Announced

The University announced plans for the return to in-person classes for the Fall 2021 semester, which include a COVID-19 vaccine requirement.

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Student
Aug 18, 2021

New Way to Wash Clothes on Campus

The University installed new LG commercial-grade washers and dryers in its residence halls throughout campus.

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Faculty
Aug 17, 2021

Faculty Member Ashley Stampone Nationally Feted

Accounting faculty member Ashley L. Stampone ’10, G’11, received two awards from accounting professional groups in 2021.

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Student
Aug 16, 2021

Summer Spotlight: Jillian Haller '23

Jillian Haller '23 is interning as an undergraduate researcher in Dr. Son’s neurodevelopment lab and working on a project she designed, "Olfactory-Driven Anxiety-like Behavior in the Zebrafish Model."

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Community
Aug 11, 2021

Workshop Offered for NEPA Government Officials

The University’ Center for Ethics and Excellence in Public Service will hold a Zoom workshop on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Aug. 31.

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Student
Aug 11, 2021

Student Group Wins Third National Award in a Row

University’s Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) student chapter named among five Outstanding Student Chapters in the nation.

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Faculty
Aug 10, 2021

Physics Professor Awarded $481,260 NASA Research Grant

NASA’s Space Weather grant awarded to faculty member Nathaniel Frissell, Ph.D., supports undergraduate student participation in the research.

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Community
Aug 06, 2021

Twenty Area Students Begin University of Success

Incoming high school students enter the University of Success, a multi-year, pre-college mentorship program at The University of Scranton.

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Community
Aug 06, 2021

University Approved for Tuition Assistance with DOD

The University approved for Tuition Assistance through Memorandum of Understanding with Department of Defense.

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Community
Aug 04, 2021

University-run Summer Camps are a Success

The University ran two summer camps for high school students: physics and cybercrime investigation. Read about them, here.

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Student
Aug 04, 2021

University Students Receive Awards

Several students were recently honored with awards. Read about them here.

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Faculty
Aug 04, 2021

Recent Faculty Awards

Several faculty members received awards recently. Read about them here.

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Athletics
Aug 04, 2021

Two Named to 2021 CoSIDA Academic All-America® Division III At-Large Teams

Lauren Byrne of the women's swimming & diving team and Tarquin McGurrin of the men's tennis team are named to the 2021 College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-America® Division III At-Large Team.

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Community
Aug 04, 2021

Scranton Brass Orchestra to Perform August 22

The Scranton Brass Orchestra will perform on Sunday, Aug. 22, at 7:30 p.m. in the Houlihan-McLean Center at The University of Scranton.

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Community
Aug 04, 2021

Community-Based Learning Projects Share Stories, Foster Connections

During a unique year, CBL projects create a sense of community and help students connect with Scranton residents.

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Faculty
Aug 04, 2021

Professor Named Among Elite Global Ethical Hackers

Scranton cybersecurity professor named among the elite 100 Certified Ethical Hacker Hall of Fame members in the world.

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Alumni
Aug 04, 2021

New Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics

The University of Scranton will offer a new graduate certificate in business analytics beginning in the fall 2021 semester.

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Student
Aug 04, 2021

Student Awarded National Accounting Scholarship

Scranton student Marissa Angelo is among 253 students in nation selected to receive the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board Scholarship.

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Alumni
Aug 04, 2021

University Announces Honorees for PBC 20th Annual Award Dinner

PBC to present President's Medals Oct. 7.

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Alumni
Aug 03, 2021

Registration Now Open For MAC Symposium Oct. 2

Medical alumni to present and field questions.

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Alumni
Aug 03, 2021

Alumni Class Notes, August 2021

Share your story with your Royal Family.

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Staff
Aug 03, 2021

Campus Mail Delivery for University Offices

With buildings reopening for fall 2021, we will revert back to the previous practice of UPS, Fed Ex, Amazon and other shippers (other than U.S. Postal Service) delivering directly to offices.

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General
Aug 03, 2021

DeNaples Mailroom Reopening

The DeNaples Mailroom will reopen on August 16. Find out the hours here.

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Staff
Aug 02, 2021

August 2021 Meg Cullen-Brown Magis Award Winner

THE MEG CULLEN-BROWN MAGIS AWARD WINNER for August 2021 is Laura Richards-External Affairs.

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