University Announces April Events

03/13/2017

Through Apr. 21        Art Exhibit: “Where Do Ideas Come From? Sculpture by Lisa Fedon.” Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall. Free during gallery hours. Call 570-941-4214 or email darlene.miller-lanning@scranton.edu.

Through April 25       Exhibit: “From Medieval to Modern: Highlights from the Weinberg Library Rare Book Collection,” featuring rare books from the McHugh Special Collections that include medieval manuscript leaves. Heritage Room, Weinberg Memorial. Free during library hours. Call 570-941-6341or email michael.knies@scranton.edu.

Apr. 1              9 a.m. Preview Day for accepted students to The University of Scranton’s class of 2021. Various locations on campus. Call 570-941-7540 or email admissions@scranton.edu.

Apr. 1              7:30 p.m. Performance Music: “In Concert” featuring The University of Scranton Jazz Ensemble with guest artist. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu.

Apr. 3              noon Schemel Forum’s Munley Law World Affairs Luncheon Series: “Isis in America: From Retweets to Raqqi” presented by Lorenzo Vidino, Ph.D., director of the program on extremism at George Washington University. Rose Room, Brennan Hall. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-6206 or email emily.brees@scranton.edu.

Apr. 4              8:30 a.m. Kane Competition in physics/engineering for high school students. Byron Complex. Registration required. Call 570-941-7509 or email elizabeth.chalk@scranton.edu.

Apr. 4              5 p.m. Violence Free Zone Workshop presented by the Jane Kopas Women’s Center. A workshop discussing forms of gender violence, rape culture, how to intervene and information on resources. Meeting Room 406, DeNaples Center. Registration required. Free. Call 570-941-6194 or email jkwc@scranton.edu.

Apr. 6              5 p.m. 22nd Annual ACHE Healthcare Symposium: “Financial Implications: The Push from Inpatient to Outpatient Care.” McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center. Registration required. Fees vary. Includes dinner, presentation and panel discussion. Call 570-498-3813 or email erik.schab@scranton.edu.

Apr. 6              6 p.m. Asian Studies Spring Film Series: “Journey from the Fall.” Discussion will follow. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Free. Call 570-941-7643 or email shuhua.fan@scranton.edu.

Apr. 6-8          8 p.m. Thursday through Friday; 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday. “Spring Awakening” presented by The Liva Arts Company. PNC Auditorium, Loyola Science Center. $10 general admission; $7 elders; $5 University of Scranton students, faculty and staff. Call 570-941-7401 or email info@scranton.edu.

Apr. 8              9 a.m.  NEPA AAUP Alliance Conference: “Shared Governance and the Future of Higher Education.” Kane Forum, Edward Leahy Hall. Fees. Registration required. Call 570-941-6174 or email danielle.arigo@scranton.edu.

Apr. 9              7:30 p.m. Performance Music: “In Concert” featuring Manhattan School of Music Brass Orchestra and The University of Scranton Singers. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu.

April 11          6 p.m. Exhibit Lecture: “From Medieval to Modern: Highlights from the Weinberg Library Rare Book Collection” by  Special Collections Librarian Michael Knies with a reception immediately following. Heritage Room, Weinberg Memorial. Free. Call 570-941-6341or email michael.knies@scranton.edu.

Apr. 11            7 p.m. Sustainability Symposium: “Pennsylvania Energy and Our Environment.” Presentation and panel discussion. Moskovitz Theater, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 570-941-6267 or email mark.murphy@scranton.edu.

Apr. 12            7 p.m. Cross Cultural Centers Film Showing: “Audrie and Daisy.” Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Free. Call 570-941-6194 or email justine.johnson@scranton.edu.

Apr. 13           11:45 a.m. Schemel Forum and Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine Collaborative Program: “The Odyssey by Homer: A History and Physical Exam” presented by Harmar Brereton, M.D. MBS Lobby & Auditorium, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. Registration required. Free. Call 570-941-6206 or email emily.brees@scranton.edu.

Apr. 18            11 a.m. Earth Day Fair with interactive games, presentations and information related to the environment and sustainable practices. Rain date Apr. 20. Free. DeNaples Center Patio. Call 570-941-7520 or email linda.walsh@scranton.edu.

Apr. 19            4:00 p.m. Henry George Lecture “Climate Policy in the Age of Trump: An Economic Perspective” presented by Robert Stavins, Ph.D., Albert Pratt Professor of Business and Government, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. Free. Moskovitz Theater, DeNaples Center. Call 570-941-4048 or email aram.balagyozyan@scranton.edu.

Apr. 20            6 p.m. Earth Day “Evening of Environmental Science” with University student-run interactive science experiments and exhibit of University of Scranton Earth Day Essay Contest submissions. Free. Loyola Science Center. Call 570-941-7669 or email stan.zygmunt@scranton.edu.

Apr. 20            6 p.m. Asian Studies Spring Film Series: “Pather Panchali.” Discussion will follow. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Free. Call 570-941-7643 or email shuhua.fan@scranton.edu.

Apr. 21            11 a.m. Computer Programming Contest for high school students. Loyola Science Center. Registration required. Call 570-941-7774 or email robert.mccloskey@scranton.edu.

Apr. 21            7:30 p.m. Annual American Association of Physics Teachers Central Pennsylvania Section Conference: “Seeing Anew – How Advances in Microscopy are Changing the Life Sciences” presented by Matthew Farrar, Ph.D., assistant professor of physics, Messiah College. PNC Auditorium, Loyola Science Center. Free. Call 570-941-6289 or email nicholas.truncale@scranton.edu.

Apr. 21-23 and 28-30 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Performance: “Mr. Burns, A Post-Electric Play” by Anne Washburn presented by The University of Scranton Players. McDade Center for Literary and Performing Arts. Fees vary. Call 570-941-4318 or email uofsplayers@gmail.com.

Apr. 22            7:30 a.m. Schemel Forum Bus Trip: “Two Stars in the New York Galaxy.” $110. Reservation required. Call 570-941-6206 or email emily.brees@scranton.edu.

Apr. 22            2 p.m. Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Celebration “Holi: The Indian Festival of Color.” Dionne Green, Campus. Free. Call 570-941-7434 or email shuhua.fan@scranton.edu.

Apr. 23            7:30 p.m. Performance Music: “In Recital” featuring Kako Miura, violinist. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu.

Apr. 24            7 p.m. Pre-Law Program Film Screening “Balancing the Scales.” Discussion follows by director and attorney Sharon Rowen. DeNaples Center, Moskovitz Theater. Free. Call 570-941-5814 or email matthew.meyer@scranton.edu.

Apr. 25            7 p.m. Latin American Film Festival: “Trash” Brazil. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Free. Call 570-941-7778 or email yamile.silva@scranton.edu.

Apr. 27            4:30 p.m. Math Integration Bee. Calculus based competition for both high school and college divisions. McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center. Free. Registration required. Call 570-941-6580 or email stacey.muir@scranton.edu.

Apr. 27            5 p.m. Campus Take Back the Night Pre-Rally. Dionne Green. Free. Call 570-941-6194 or email justine.johnson@scranton.edu.

Apr. 27            7 p.m. Campus Take Back the Night Speak Out. Alumni Memorial Green. Free. Call 570-941-6194 or email justine.johnson@scranton.edu.

Apr. 28            noon Schemel Forum and The Scranton Times-Tribune Collaborative Program: “Putin’s Poker Game” presented by Jill Dougherty, Global Fellow, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. Rose Room, Brennan Hall. Fees vary. Registration required. Call 570-941-6206 or email emily.brees@scranton.edu.

Apr. 29-30      9 a.m. Saturday; noon Sunday. Friends of the Library Book Sale. Heritage Room, Weinberg Memorial Library. Call 570-941-7816 or email kym.fetsko@scranton.edu.

Apr. 29            7:30 p.m. Performance Music: “34th Annual World Premiere Composition Series Concert” featuring the premieres of two works by composer/conductor Erica Von Kleist performed by The University of Scranton Concert Band and Concert Choir. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu.


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The University of Scranton
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