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The recently released 2023 Brigham Young University Accounting Rankings have placed The University of Scranton Accounting Department among the most productive accounting education research institutions in the world. The prestigious report also ranked Douglas M. Boyle, D.B.A., professor and chair of the Accounting Department and director of the Ph.D. program, No. 5 (tie) in the world, and James F. Boyle, D.B.A., associate professor of accounting and director of the Master of Accountancy program, No. 25 (tie) for accounting education publication productivity in the past six years.
May 16, 2024

Accounting Dept. Research Among Most Productive in World

Scranton Accounting Department and faculty members ranked internationally for volume of education research published in top peer-reviewed journals.

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May 9, 2024

Dr. Yamile Silva Earns International Award

Dr. Yamile Silva, Chair of the Department of Languages and Cultures and Director of Latin American and Latinx Studies, has been selected as winner for the best scholarly Collaborative Project by the international professional organization GEMELA.

Nathaniel Frissell, Ph.D., assistant professor physics and engineering at The University of Scranton, worked with Scranton students and an international network of ham radio operators he developed to collect data and monitor changes in the ionosphere during the total solar eclipse on April. 8. Dr. Frissell’s project was one of just five Citizen Science Investigations selected by NASA for the study of the total solar eclipse.
April 9, 2024

Scranton Professor Leads NASA-Selected Eclipse Study

A NASA-selected, ham-radio-leveraged eclipse research project of Scranton physics professor Nathaniel Frissell, Ph.D., spanned the globe in coverage.

An article written by Douglas M. Boyle, DBA, chair of The University of Scranton’s Accounting Department and director of the University’s Ph.D. in Accounting program, received the 2024 Curt Verschoor Ethics Feature of the Year Award from the Institute of Management Accountants’ Committee on Ethics and Strategic Finance. This is the second-time Dr. Boyle has received this national award.
March 26, 2024

Professor Wins Second National Accounting Ethics Award

A research article that offers a model for building a career-long ability to fend off fraud wins national ethics award, making professors at Scranton the top recipients of this notable prize.

Six of the 2023-2024 Fulbright teaching assistants, graduate assistants and visiting instructors are shown presenting at a March 5 World Language Day event. Top row, from left: Yun (Lily) Chiang - Taiwan (Chinese), Rahma Baklouti - Tunisia (Arabic) and Joshua Hartmann - Germany (German). Bottom row: Naoko Omori - Japan (Japanese), Sheila Mignolet - Argentina (Spanish) and Héloïse Vérissi - France (French).
March 8, 2024

100 High School Students Spend World Language Day on Campus

On World Language Day, March 5, Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistants' (FLTAs) and Visiting Instructors shared interactive displays about their countries with visiting students from across northeastern Pennsylvania.

Karen Smith, Ph.D., director of clinical ethics at Banner Desert Medical Center and former chief ethicist for the Henry Ford Health System in Michigan, discussed “The Role of Ethics and Ethics Committees in Healthcare” at a lecture sponsored by Ethics Across the Curriculum, a new initiative began at The University of Scranton this academic year. At the lecture held on campus in February, from left, are: Michelle Maldonado, Ph.D., provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at Scranton; Dr. Smith, guest speaker; Sarah Kenehan Ph.D., executive director of the Slattery Center for Ignatian Humanities; and Christopher Hauser, Ph.D., assistant professor of philosophy at Scranton.
March 12, 2024

Role of Ethics in Healthcare Discussed at University

A new initiative at The University of Scranton, Ethics Across the Curriculum, hosted a lecture on “The Role of Ethics and Ethics Committees in Healthcare.”

Héloïse Vérissi, a French Fulbright Language Teaching Assistant, recently hosted “Beyond Borders: A Journey Through Folktales from the French Speaking World.”
February 22, 2024

Event Showcases Beauty of French Language

Héloïse Vérissi, a French Fulbright Language Teaching Assistant, recently hosted “Beyond Borders: A Journey Through Folktales from the French Speaking World.”

MS Biochemistry graduate students, Norwell Bautista, left, and Noemi Carreto, right, perform research in the chemistry laboratory space at the Loyola Science Center. These students are being mentored by Dr. Gerard Dumancas, center.
December 3, 2023

Chemistry Professor, Students Publish Original Research

Chemistry professor worked with students and published two original research articles in American Chemical Society journals.

Robert C. Feenstra, Ph.D., the C. Bryan Cameron Distinguished Chair in International Economics at University of California (UC), Davis, presented “The ‘China Shock’ After 22 Years,” at The University of Scranton’s 37th Henry George Lecture. From left: John Ruddy, D.P.S., associate professor of economics and finance; Dr. Feenstra; Mark Higgins, Ph.D., dean of the Kania School of Management; and Iordanis Petsas, Ph.D., professor and chair of the Department of Economics and Finance.
November 20, 2023

University Hosts 37th Henry George Lecture

Economist Robert Feenstra, Ph.D., presented The University of Scranton’s 37th Henry George Lecture.

Margarete L. Zalon, Ph.D., professor emerita in the Department of Nursing at The University of Scranton, received the Sigma Theta Tau 2023 Capstone International Nursing Book Award for Nursing Excellence for the third edition of her book “Nurses Making Policy: From Bedside to Boardroom.”
November 21, 2023

Professor Emerita Receives Excellence Award for Book

Professor emerita Margarete L. Zalon’s book received a 2023 International Book Award from Sigma Theta Tau.

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October 2, 2023

How is Anime Connected to Japanese Culture?

Students learned about how Japanese history and politics are reflected in anime characters and storylines at a September event hosted by Japanese visiting instructor Naoko Omori. 

Professor Konstantin Lyavdansky joined The University of Scranton as an adjunct faculty member in 1993. 
November 9, 2023

Faculty Profile: A Conversation With Professor Konstantin Lyavdansky

A University of Scranton adjunct faculty member in the World Languages and Cultures Department since 1993, Prof. Konstantin Lyavdansky offers advice to students attempting to learn a language, shares his favorite course to teach and explains his role as a global officer.

Two members of The University of Scranton faculty in the Panuska College of Professional Studies, Michael Crowell, PT, DSc, left, and Mary L. (Doyle) Troy, Ph.D., NCC, LPC ’95 G’20, advocate for veterans through their academic research and classroom education. 
November 2, 2023

University Educators Advocate for Veterans

Through academic research and classroom instruction at The University of Scranton, Michael Crowell, PT, DSc and Mary L. (Doyle) Troy, Ph.D., NCC, LPC ’95 G’20 advocate for veterans.

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October 19, 2023

Prof. Franca Kelly Shares Love of Languages

Professor Franca Kelly, adjunct faculty in the World Languages Department, believes the best way to learn and become proficient in a language is by immersing oneself in that culture and language. She currently teaches Italian 101.

A $488,947 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF), awarded to Vincent Farallo, Ph.D., assistant professor of biology at The University of Scranton, will allow for the participation of 30 or more undergraduate students, who will learn cutting-edge respirometry techniques as they research the physiology and chemical ecology of poison frogs.
October 18, 2023

Professor Awarded Nearly Half-Million Dollar Grant

Biology faculty member’s six-figure National Science Foundation Grant will enable additional student-faculty research projects for years to come.

Six of the 2023-2024 Fulbright teaching assistants, graduate assistants and visiting instructors are shown, clockwise, from top left: Sheila Mignolet - Argentina (Spanish), Rahma Baklouti - Tunisia (Arabic),  Naoko Omori - Japan (Japanese), Yun (Lily) Chiang - Taiwan (Chinese), Héloïse Vérissi - France (French) and Joshua Hartmann - Germany (German). Absent from photos: Ximena Jimenez - LLC (Spanish).
September 28, 2023

Introducing New Fulbright Language Teaching Assistants and Visiting Instructors 

Gain insight on Argentina, France, Tunisia and Germany, Japan and Taiwan from the 2023-2024 Fulbright teaching assistants, graduate assistants and visiting instructors.

University of Scranton appointed 22 new faculty members for the fall 2023 semester.
October 3, 2023

University Appoints 22 New Faculty Members

The University has appointed 22 new full-time faculty members for the 2023-2024 academic year.

Fulbright Scholar Joshua Hartmann and friend, in Germany, overlooking the Chiemsee, a freshwater lake in Bavaria also known as the Bavarian Sea.
September 24, 2023

Fulbright Scholar Joshua Hartmann Presents: 'Germany'

All students, faculty and staff are invited to the Global Insights event that will featured Joshua Hartmann presenting a discussion on Germany, Thursday, Oct. 12 at 11:30 a.m. in the Kane Forum.

Stephen E. Whittaker, Ph.D., professor of English and theatre at The University of Scranton, received the 2023 John L. Earl III Award for service to the University, the faculty and the wider community. From left are: Joseph Marina, S.J., president; Dr. Whittaker, John L. Earl III Award recipient; Karen Earl Kolon, M.D. ’85, daughter of the late John Earl; and Michelle Maldonado, Ph.D., provost and senior vice president for academic affairs.
September 5, 2023

Stephen E. Whittaker, Ph.D., Receives Earl Award

Stephen E. Whittaker, Ph.D., professor of English and theatre, received The University of Scranton’s 2023 John L. Earl III Award.

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