University Announces April Calendar of Events

03/12/12

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

April  1, 7:30 p.m. 
“In Concert” featuring The University of Scranton Singers with a chamber ensemble from the Manhattan School of Music Brass Orchestra. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 941-7624.

April 3, 7 p.m.
Education for Justice lecture by Karen Greenberg, director of the Center on National Security, Fordham University. Pearn Auditorium of Brennan Hall. Free. Call 941-4051.

April 10, noon.
Schemel Forum Luncheon Series: “The Greening of Democracy? The Arab Spring and its Outcomes” presented by Elbiet Matynia, director, Transregional Center for Democratic Studies, the New School. Rose Room, Brennan Hall. Pre-registration required. Fees vary. Call 941-7816.

April 12, 7 p.m.
Education for Justice film “Restrepo” followed by discussion facilitated by Professor Erin Leach, military science. Pearn Auditorium of Brennan Hall. Free. Call 941-4051.

April 12, 8 a.m.
Second annual Conference on Aging Research featuring keynote address by renowned molecular biochemist and geneticist Bruce Ames, Ph.D., professor of biochemistry and molecular biology at the University of California. Rose Room, Brennan Hall. Free. Call 941-6353.

April 12-15, 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. 
“Spring Awakening” presented by the Liva Arts Company. Jefferson Auditorium, Leahy Hall. Ticket prices vary. Call 941-7462.

April 14, noon.
Earth Week Hill Section Street Sweep and Alumni Day of Service. Clean-up organized by The University of Scranton Student Government. Call 941-7520.

April 15, 7:30 p.m.
“Love Songs, a Concert in Memory of Joan Sylvester” featuring guest artist Wycliffe Gordon and the University’s Jazz Ensemble. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 941-7624.

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.

April 16-25
Exhibit: Earth Week Environmental Art Show featuring student art and photography concerning environmental themes. Heritage Room, Weinberg Memorial Library. Free during library hours. Call 941-7520.

April 16, 7 p.m.
Earth Week Environmental Art Show reception. Free. Heritage Room, Weinberg Memorial Library. Call 941-7520.

April 17, 7 p.m.  
Education for Justice film “Taking the Heat” about Brenda Berkman, retired Captain of the N.Y.C. Fire Department, followed by discussion facilitated by Political Science Professor Jean Harris, Ph.D. Pearn Auditorium of Brennan Hall. Free. Call 941-4051.

April 19, 8 a.m. 
Seventh Annual Kane Competition for high school students. Byron Recreation Complex. Pre-registration required. Call 941-7509.

April 19, 4:30 p.m. 
Campus Take Back the Night Pre-Rally. Dionne Campus Green. Call 941-6194.

April 20, 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. 
Earth Week Fair Trade Vendors’ Fair. Free. Dionne Campus Green. Call 941-7520 for more information.

April 24, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Earth Day Fair with interactive games and information related to the environment, sustainable practices and faculty/student projects related to environmental issues. Local green businesses and organizations will also participate. Patio, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 941-7520.

April 25, 3:30 p.m. 
Math Integration Bee, McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 941-6580.

April 25, 7 p.m.
Education for Justice lecture presented by Brenda Berkman, former NYC fire captain, founder of the “United Women Firefighters” organization in New York City and Director of Women First Responders of 9/11. Moskovitz Theater, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 941-4392.

April 26, 4 p.m. 
Henry George Spring Lecture: “The Economic Causes and Consequences of AIDS in Africa” by Ann Case, Alexander Stewart 1886 Professor of Economics and Public Affairs, Princeton University. McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 941-7475.

April 26, 7:30 p.m.
Judaic Studies Institute Lecture “Israel: Dangers and Opportunities in the Days Ahead” by Bret Stephens, foreign affairs columnist and deputy editor of The Wall Street Journal. Free. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Call 941-7956.

April 27-29 and May 4-5, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday 
“A Year with Frog and Toad” music by Robert Reale, book and lyrics by Willie Reale, based on the books by Arnold Lobel, presented by The University of Scranton Players. McDade Center for Literary and Performing Arts. Ticket prices vary. Call 941-4318. Note: Additional performances May 1-2. through Times-Tribune Lunchbox Series at Scranton Cultural Center. Performance times and ticket prices vary. Call 346-7369.

April 28, 7:30 a.m.
Schemel Forum Springtime in the Hudson Valley bus trip: visits to the Roosevelt Library at Hyde Park and the Storm King Sculpture Park with lunch at the Culinary Institute of America. Departs from Linden Circle. Pre-registration required. Fee: $70.00. Call 941-7816.

April 28-29, 9 a.m. Saturday and noon Sunday.
Friends of the Weinberg Memorial Library Annual Book and Plant Sale. Heritage Room, Weinberg Memorial Library. Call 941-4078.

April 28, 7 p.m. 
Urban Beats Dance Show. McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center. Proceeds from the $5 ticket price will be donated to a charity. Call 941-5441.

April 28, 7:30 p.m. 
“29th Annual World Premiere Composition Series Concert” featuring The University of Scranton Concert Band and Concert Choir with guest composers/conductors Joseph Pilafian and Joseph Boga. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 941-7624.

April 30, 6 p.m. 
Earth Week Lecture by William Brady, President and CEO of Mascoma Corporation and University of Scranton Trustee. MosKovitz Theater, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 941-7520.


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