February 2023

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All These Isms: Understanding Privilege, Power, and Oppression image
Staff
February 28, 2023

All These Isms: Understanding Privilege, Power, and Oppression

Faculty and staff are invited to the next Diversity+Inclusion = A Better U! lunch and learn program, presented by Dr. Paul Datti, professor in the counseling and human services program.

March 8 Event Featuring Dr. Julius Fleming, Jr. to Explore Black Patience, Emancipation image
Community
February 28, 2023

March 8 Event Featuring Dr. Julius Fleming, Jr. to Explore Black Patience, Emancipation

Dr. Julius Fleming, Jr. to discuss his book and engage in conversation around local implications of Black Patience & Emancipation.

Celebrating Women: 50th Anniversary of Coeducation Events image
Community
February 27, 2023

Celebrating Women: 50th Anniversary of Coeducation Events

Numerous events are planned in March and April for The University of Scranton’s Celebrating Women: 50th Anniversary of Coeducation.

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Community
February 27, 2023

Black History and Housing in Scranton Discussed

The University of Scranton hosted a Community-Based-Learning talk titled “Black History and Housing in Scranton” in February.

Center for Anti-Slavery Studies Collection gifted to Weinberg Memorial Library image
Announcement
February 23, 2023

Center for Anti-Slavery Studies Collection gifted to Weinberg Memorial Library

In partnership with the Center for Anti-Slavery Studies, the Weinberg Memorial Library has acquired a selection of books and media. The resources, gifted from Sherman and Cindy Wooden, include important works on Black Pennsylvanians.

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Student
February 22, 2023

Multicultural Center Renovations Revealed

Input from University students influenced the new design and expansion of the Multicultural Center in the DeNaples Center.

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Student
February 22, 2023

Student Selected for Elite Leadership Program

Scranton graduate student Charles Csaszar among just three in the world chosen to participate in a highly-selective leadership experience.

Donna Rupp is Meg Cullen-Brown Magis Award Winner image
Staff
February 22, 2023

Donna Rupp is Meg Cullen-Brown Magis Award Winner

Donna Rupp receives the Meg Cullen-Brown Magis Award for Feb. 2023

University to Host HamSCI Sixth Annual Workshop image
Community
February 22, 2023

University to Host HamSCI Sixth Annual Workshop

Members of the amateur radio community and professional scientists will convene at the HamSCI Workshop at Scranton March 17-18.

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Announcement
February 21, 2023

'Jim Crow of the North' Film Screening Feb. 26

A film series sponsored by the Office of Community Relations, the Black Scranton Project, and WVIA as part of the Scranton's Story, Our Nation's Story project will conclude Feb. 26 at 3 p.m. with a screening of 'Jim Crow of the North.'

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Announcement
February 21, 2023

Soup for the Soul Donations Start Feb. 23

Each Thursday during Lent through a program hosted by The Center for Service and Social Justice, students will be collecting monetary donations in support of the We Care program at Arrupe House.

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Announcement
February 21, 2023

Save the Date for Celebration of Student Scholars

All University of Scranton students and their faculty mentors are encouraged to consider participating in this showcase of the outstanding and unique scholarly work of our undergraduate and graduate students.

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Announcement
February 21, 2023

University Policies Information Session for Employees March 6

University employees are invited to learn more about the policies overseen the Office of Equity and Diversity on Monday, March 6 at 3:00 p.m. via Zoom.

CBL Faculty Fellow Application Due Feb. 28 image
Announcement
February 21, 2023

CBL Faculty Fellow Application Due Feb. 28

Each Community Based Learning fellow will earn a $2,000 stipend for completing the program.

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Announcement
February 21, 2023

March Events Planned at University

The following is a list of University of Scranton events planned for March 2023.

Upcoming Pysanka Workshops to Benefit Humanitarian Relief to Ukraine image
Community
February 20, 2023

Upcoming Pysanka Workshops to Benefit Humanitarian Relief to Ukraine

University to offer series of pysanka workshops to teach traditional Ukrainian art and benefit humanitarian relief to Ukraine.

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Student
February 20, 2023

Club Spotlight: Royal Signers

Royal Signers President Julia Higgins '23, said that at weekly meetings, members learn signs related to a theme, perform songs in American Sign Language and reflect on Deaf culture in the media.

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Alumni
February 17, 2023

Alumni Class Notes, February 2023

Share your story with your Royal Family.

Michelle Gonzalez Maldonado, Ph.D., Named Provost image
Staff
February 15, 2023

Michelle Gonzalez Maldonado, Ph.D., Named Provost

Rev. Joseph Marina, S.J., president, named Michelle Gonzalez Maldonado, Ph.D., as provost and senior vice president for academic affairs.

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Faculty
February 15, 2023

NSF and ARDC Grants Support HamSCI Workshop

Physics professor Nathaniel Frissell, Ph.D., was awarded two grants to support a Ham Radio Science workshop at the University Mar. 17-18.

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Faculty
February 15, 2023

Faculty Profile: A Conversation With Dr. Roxana Curiel

Roxana Curiel, Ph.D. shares the 'lion's den' moment that inspired her to be an educator, her teaching methods designed to connect with students and research that lends itself to activism.

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Announcement
February 15, 2023

Ash Wednesday is February 22

Lent, is a solemn reminder of human mortality and the need for reconciliation with God, begins with Ash Wednesday on Feb. 22. All services will be held in the DeNaples Center Ballroom (4th floor).

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Announcement
February 15, 2023

Apply to Be a Social Media Intern at the University

The Department of Marketing Communications is seeking new social media interns for summer and fall semesters.

In With The New: Updates To Royal News image
Announcement
February 15, 2023

In With The New: Updates To Royal News

Find helpful tools, expanded accessibility and an even better reading experience with the updated format at Royal News.

'Title 42:  Justice at the Border' Event March 2 image
Announcement
February 14, 2023

'Title 42:  Justice at the Border' Event March 2

The event will begin with an introduction to Title 42 and the KINO Border Initiative, followed by a background of the historical context of migration in Scranton and the impact on people at the U.S.- Mexico border.  

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Announcement
February 14, 2023

Feb. 22 event celebrates Kuwait National Day, Kuwait Liberation Day

The University community is invited to celebrate Kuwait National Day with Kuwaiti coffee and sweets, Henna, Arabic calligraphy, and more. The event will be led by Badoor Albuloushi, Fulbright scholar and teaching assistant in the World Languages Department.

The University of Scranton Players Present 'Little Women: The Musical' February 24-26, March 3-5 image
Announcement
February 14, 2023

The University of Scranton Players Present 'Little Women: The Musical' February 24-26, March 3-5

Talkbacks, in collaboration with the Jane Kopas Women’s Center will allow audiences a chance to discuss stereotypes of women presented within the performance, and how these stereotypes have impacted societies today.

Six Eclectic World Affairs Seminars Set for Spring image
Community
February 14, 2023

Six Eclectic World Affairs Seminars Set for Spring

The Schemel Forum’s World Affairs Luncheon Seminars aim to bring the world to Scranton.

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Community
February 14, 2023

Guaranteed Income and Human Potential Analyzed

Co-founder of Penn’s Center for Guaranteed Income Research to speak at the Slattery Center for Ignatian Humanities Lecture on Feb. 23.

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Announcement
February 10, 2023

Feb. 21 at 3:30 p.m. is Multicultural Center Blessing and Opening Ceremony

The University community is invited to join for the grand opening of the Multicultural Center new space Feb. 21, at 3:30 p.m., first floor, DeNaples Center.

Hope Horn Gallery Hosts Artist Travis Prince image
Community
February 9, 2023

Hope Horn Gallery Hosts Artist Travis Prince

Guest artist Travis Prince’s exhibition at the Hope Horn Gallery is among the University’s Black History Month events.

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Announcement
February 8, 2023

Celebrate El Carnaval Feb. 17

An upcoming event sponsored by Latin American and Latinx Studies (LALS), the Spanish Cultural Society, and the Multicultural Center will offer attendees the opportunity to sample Latin American food, listen to Latin American and Latinx music, and participate in games and crafts from the region.

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Staff
February 8, 2023

Milestone Moment for Scranton's Interlibrary Loan Team

At the University’s Weinberg Memorial Library, Kevin Kocur, Interlibrary Loan Coordinator, and Melisa Gallo ’16, G’21, Interlibrary Loan and Collections Assistant, recently processed the 20 millionth borrowing request of Ex Libris RapidILL, a global interlibrary loan system.

New Week, New Ranking: Lady Royals Up to No. 3 in Latest Top 25 Polls image
Athletics
February 7, 2023

New Week, New Ranking: Lady Royals Up to No. 3 in Latest Top 25 Polls

Following two more Landmark Conference victories last week, the University women's basketball team moved up one spot to No. 3 in the latest D3hoops.com and WBCA Top 25 polls.

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Community
February 7, 2023

University of Success Now Accepting Applications

The University of Success is now accepting applications from area students in eighth grade for the upcoming 2023 academic year.

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Student
February 7, 2023

University Student Teachers Begin at Area Schools

University undergraduate and graduate education students have begun serving as student teachers at 12 local schools this semester. 

Scranton Among Nation’s Best Business Schools image
Alumni
February 7, 2023

Scranton Among Nation’s Best Business Schools

The Princeton Review lists The University of Scranton among the nation’s “Best Business Schools” in 2023 guidebook.

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Announcement
February 7, 2023

Global Insights presents: Pakistan

All faculty, staff and students are invited to join the Feb. 21 Global Insights program for 2022-23, featuring graduate student Ramsha Siddiqui.

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Announcement
February 6, 2023

16th Annual Fitness Challenge Registration Deadline Feb. 8

Join University's Center for Health and Wellness (CHEW) in committing to 150 minutes of exercise per week with the 16th Annual Fitness Challenge. Registration deadline for employees, faculty, and students is end of day Feb. 8.

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Community
February 2, 2023

Matt Munisteri Set to Perform with Jazz Band

Guitarist Matt Munisteri will offer a free masterclass and concert with The University of Scranton’s Jazz Band on Sunday, Feb. 19.

2023 Earth Day Essay Contest Set for Area Students image
Community
February 2, 2023

2023 Earth Day Essay Contest Set for Area Students

Area students in grades five to 12 can participate in The University of Scranton Earth Day Essay Contest free of charge.

Registration Now Open For Shamrockin' Eve 2023 image
Alumni
February 1, 2023

Registration Now Open For Shamrockin' Eve 2023

Royals from the Classes of 2018-2023 to gather together for Scranton tradition March 10.

Scranton Inclusive Books for Employees Offers Spring Book Club image
Announcement
February 1, 2023

Scranton Inclusive Books for Employees Offers Spring Book Club

Staff and faculty are invited to read SCRIBE's spring semester book club selection 'The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.'

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Announcement
February 1, 2023

Professors Facilitate Diversity/Inclusion Lunch and Learn Series

The Office of Equity and Diversity is pleased to announce the upcoming Diversity + Inclusion = A Better U!  lunch and learn programs for staff and faculty.

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Community
February 1, 2023

The University Celebrates Black History Month

The University has planned multiple events for students and the general public for Black History Month both on- and off-campus.

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General
February 1, 2023

'Curtains' presented by Liva Arts Company

Performances of musical comedy whodunnit 'Curtains' will take place April 20 - 22 at the Royal Theater, McDade Center

Asian New Year Celebration and Workshop Feb. 9 image
General
February 1, 2023

Asian New Year Celebration and Workshop Feb. 9

Asian New Year Celebration and Workshop will take place Thursday, Feb. 9 at  6 p.m., Brennan 509.

Club Spotlight: University of Scranton Philosophy Society image
Student
February 1, 2023

Club Spotlight: University of Scranton Philosophy Society

Philosophy Society President Tess Sinclair ‘23, shares a bit about her favorite philosopher, and discusses the value of membership from her perspective as a STEM major.

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