University Announces March Calendar of Events

02/15/12

March 1 through April 5
Exhibit: Alphabets from the Zaner-Bloser Collection. Heritage Room, Weinberg Memorial Library. Free during library hours. Call 941-6341.

March 1, 7 p.m.
Entrepreneurship Panel Discussion: “The Marcellus Shale- Fabulous Opportunities for Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs” presented by Lackawanna College and The University of Scranton Entrepreneurship Program in conjunction with the Northeast Pennsylvania Technology Member Colleges and Universities. McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center. Free. Call. 941-7401.

March 2, 7:30 p.m.
“In Recital” featuring organist Tim Brumfield. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 941-7624.

March 2-4, 8 p.m.  Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday
“Fuddy Meers” by David Lindsey-Abaire, directed by Sheila Stasack, presented by The University of Scranton Players. McDade Center for Literary and Performing Arts. Ticket prices vary. Call 941-4318.

March 6, 1 p.m. registration.
PIAA District II Sportsmanship and The University of Scranton Bochicchio Sport Character Initiative Workshop for Student Athletes. Loyola Science Center. Pre-registration required. Prices vary. Call 607-237-9263  

March 6, 6:30 p.m. registration.
PIAA District II Sportsmanship and The University of Scranton Bochicchio Sport Character Initiative Workshop for Parents. Moskovitz Theater, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 607-237-9263  

March 6, 6:30 p.m.
“Regan Reads: A Poetic Interlude” presented by Nell Regan, Irish poet and Fulbright Scholar at the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa and Berkley California, sponsored by Irish Culture. Heritage Room, Weinberg Memorial Library. Free. Call 941-7816.

March 6, 7 p.m.
The Greek and European Crisis Lecture and Panel Discussion. McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 941-4048.

March 7, 7:15 a.m. registration.
PIAA District II Sportsmanship and The University of Scranton Bochicchio Sport Character Initiative Workshop. Tracks for student athletes, parents and coaches. Moskovitz Theater, DeNaples Center. Pre-registration required. Prices vary. Call 607-237-9263.

March 7, noon.
Schemel Forum Luncheon Series: “Three Major Pandemics: Malaria, Tuberculosis and HIV/Aids: An Overview from an African Perspective” presented by William A. Takang, M.D., practicing physician and consultant from Cameroon, Hubert Humphrey Fellowship alumnus, research scholar at New York University School of Medicine. Rose Room, Brennan Hall. Pre-registration required. Fees vary. Call 941-7816.

March 7, 7 p.m.
Global Status of Women Forum hosted by the Jane Kopas Women’s Center, in celebration of International Women’s Day. A discussion on ways women from around the world are organizing for social change and creating an equitable world. McDonnell Room, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 941-6194.

March 7, 7:30 p.m.
Dangers of Insider Trading sponsored by the The Business and Criminal Justice Clubs. Presentation via skype. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Free. Call 941-7401.

March 21, 7 p.m.
French Film Series: “Potiche” (Trophy Wife) directed by Francois Ozon. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Free. Call 941-4165.

March 21, 7:30 p.m.
“In Recital” featuring The University of Scranton Performance Music students. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 941-7624.

March 22, 7 p.m.
Lecture: “A Catholic priest among Muslims: What I have learned” presented by Fr. Thomas Michel, S.J., board of the Academic Council of the Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding at Georgetown University, the International Advisory Board of the Khalidi Library in Jerusalem, and the Advisory Board of the Center for Civilizational Dialogue at the University of Malaya in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Room 133, Loyola Science Center. Free. Call 941-4546

March 22, 7 p.m.
Education for Justice Lecture: retired Army Col. Mark Volk, awarded the Soldier’s Medal, the army’s highest non-combat award for heroism, for his actions at the Pentagon on 9/11. Part of the Education for Justice events for the 2011-2012 theme “Finding Justice after 9/11.” Rose Room, Brennan Hall.  Free. Call 941-4051.

March 23, 9 a.m. registration.
High School Computing Contest. Collegiate Hall, Redington Hall.  Call 941-7774.

March 26 through March 30; April 16 through May 4
Exhibit: “The Visiting Nurse Association of Scranton: One Hundred Years” Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall. Free during gallery hours. Call 941-4214.

March 27, 7 p.m.
French Film Series: “White Material” directed by Claire Denis. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Free. Call 941-4165.

March 27, 7 p.m.
Education for Justice poetry reading presented by Brian Turner, 2005 Beatrice Hawley Award, The New York Times “Editor's Choice” selection and the 2007 Poets Prize. Moskovitz Theater, DeNaples Hall. Free. Call 941-4051.

March 28, 6 p.m.
Tour of Asia: Kazakhstan Festival featuring ethnic food, display, and presentation on Kazakhstan. Rose Room, Brennan Hall. Free. Call 941-6312.

March 30, noon.
Schemel Forum Luncheon Series: “Back to the Future: FDR’s Four Freedoms Go Global” presented by Allida Black, executive editor of the fdr4freedoms Digital Initiative and research professor of history and international affairs, the George Washington University. Collegiate Hall, Redington Hall. Pre-registration required. Fees vary. Call 941-7816.

March 30, 5 p.m.
Gallery Lecture: “The Visiting Nurses Association of Scranton” presented by Josephine Dunn, Ph.D., professor of art history, The University of Scranton and Marian Farrell, Ph.D., professor of nursing, The University of Scranton. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Public reception to follow: Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall. Free. Call 941-4214.

March 31, 9 a.m.
Preview Day for students accepted to The University of Scranton. Various locations on campus. Call 941-7540.

Schemel Forum Courses

Tuesdays March 20 through May 8, 6 p.m. 
Seminar Series: “Madness, Mystery and Murderous Desire: Charles Dickens’ Bleak House” presented by Denise Fulbrook, Ph.D. adjunct faculty member, The University of Scranton. Heritage Room, Weinberg Memorial Library. Pre-registration required. Fees vary. (Please note: there are no classes April 3 and April 24.) Call 941-7816.



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Stan Zygmunt
Director of News & Media Relations
The University of Scranton
(570)-941-7662