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    In-person Lectures/Events Return to Campus

    The University of Scranton held a number of in-person events for members of the University community and invited guests, including a talk by University of Scranton alumnus Neal Thompson ’87 about his new book, “The First Kennedys: The Humble Roots of An American Dynasty.” The event was co-sponsored by The Gail and Francis Slattery Center for the Ignatian Humanities and the History Department.
    April 6, 2022

    In recent weeks, The University of Scranton hosted an array of in-person speakers and events, including: University of Scranton alumnus Neal Thompson, class of 1987, who discussed his new book, “The First Kennedys: The Humble Roots of An American Dynasty;” Ambassador Bergdís Ellertsdóttir of Iceland, who presented the Jay Nathan, Ph.D., Visiting Scholar Lecture Series; and Rev. James L. Heft, the author of “The Future of Catholic Higher Education: The Open Circle,” who spoke as part of the University’s participation in Ignatius 500. In addition, the University held a Byzantine Catholic prayer service for Ukraine in the Byzantine Rite Chapel in Ciszek Hall and students participated in a political dialogue titled, “Freedom and Our Founding.”

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