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August 17, 2010

U.S. News Ranks The University of Scranton in Top 10 Again

U.S. News & World Report ranked The University of Scranton among the top 10 Best Regional Universities in the North for the 17th consecutive year. Scranton tied for tenth in its category in the 2011 edition of “Best Colleges,” which also recognized Scranton for its commitment to teaching, graduation rates and value.
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Family Weekend 2010 Schedule of Events

Registration for Family Weekend, scheduled Sept. 24-26, is free and provides admission to all events except the University Players performances and all meals including the Family Luncheon and Farewell Family Brunch.
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Congressman Kanjorski Announces $2.8 Million Funding for SCHOTT/University of Scranton Project

U.S. Rep. Paul E. Kanjorski announced $2.8 million in federal funding that enables a global manufacturer from northeast Pennsylvania and The University of Scranton to further the research and development needed to create one of the world’s most powerful lasers—an Exawatt laser (one exawatt is a billion billion watts). The funding provides cutting-edge research opportunities for Scranton students and faculty and keeps – and possibly grows – jobs in northeast Pennsylvania.
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Abstract Urban Photographer Featured in Gallery Exhibition

For Wilkes-Barre resident Carl Backlund, all things came together in New York City, where he lived and worked until his retirement in 1988.
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Forbes Recognizes The University of Scranton Among America’s Best Colleges

The University of Scranton is among the elite universities included in Forbes Magazine’s online listing of “America’s Best Colleges 2010,” published on Aug. 11. Scranton, with a rank of 224, was among just 42 colleges in Pennsylvania and 23 Jesuit universities to make the national ranking of 610 institutions.
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Scranton Plans to Welcome Class of 2014

The University of Scranton community will welcome formally the Class of 2014 at the New Student Convocation at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 21, at the Byron Recreation Complex.
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University of Scranton Names New Dean of College of Arts and Sciences

Harold Baillie, Ph.D., provost and vice president for academic affairs at The University of Scranton, has announced the appointment of Brian Conniff, Ph.D., as dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, Scranton’s largest undergraduate college that houses programs in the sciences, humanities, theology and social sciences, as well as the Special Jesuit Liberal Arts Honors Program and the University’s undergraduate Honors Program.
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