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November 2, 2010

Scranton Ranks Among Nation’s Top Producers of Fulbright Students  

The University of Scranton was among just 91 colleges ranked as the nation’s “Top Producers of Fulbright Students” in the Oct. 24, 2010, issue of The Chronicle of Higher Education online. Susan Trussler, Ph.D., (right) Fulbright program advisor at The University of Scranton, stands with Scranton’s four 2010/11 Fulbright scholarship recipients Mackenzie Jean Lind, Mary Claire Martin, Mary Elise Lynch and Janine Maria Grosso.
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Alumni News the Latest Update to Royal News

As you might have noticed over the past month or so, Royal News, The University of Scranton’s weekly e-newsletter, has received an updated look.
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University of Scranton Nationally Recognized for Value

Two national publications have recognized The University of Scranton for the value of education it provides.
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Pioneer in Endocrinology and Cancer Treatment to Talk at Scranton

Nobel Prize-winning endocrine oncologist Andrew V. Schally, Ph.D., M.D., who earned the prestigious award in 1977 for his work in neuro- endocrinology, will deliver the annual Harry Mullin, M.D., Lecture at The University of Scranton on Thursday, Nov. 11, at 8 p.m., in the Houlihan-McLean Center.
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Safe Trick or Treat at The University of Scranton

Halloween looked as if it came a little early this year as more than 200 area children dressed in costumes roamed through residence halls on campus for “Safe Trick-or-Treat” on Sunday, Oct. 17.
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Contemporary Latino/a Performance: An Evening with Caridad Svich

On Wednesday, Nov. 10, The University of Scranton will welcome acclaimed NYC-based playwright, songwriter, translator and editor Caridad Svich to campus.
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The Chronicle Praises University's Integration of New Faculty

The Chronicle of Higher Education, a newspaper that reports news for college and university faculty members and administrators, highlighted the University’s successful integration of more than 80 new professors onto campus in a five-year period.
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Attendance at Open House Sets Record

More than 1,000 prospective students attend The University of Scranton’s Open House on Sunday, Oct. 24, setting a new record for the event.
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University Announces New Faculty Members

The University of Scranton has appointed 21 new full-time faculty members for the 2010-2011 academic year.
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Motivational Speaker to discuss The Power of Personal DECISIONS

The Office of the Provost and Vice-President for Academic Affairs and the Division of Student Life are pleased to announce Andrea Mosby, a frequent and popular speaker at college campuses across the country, will provide a special address to first year students titled, The Power of Personal DECISIONS.
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Latin Heritage Dinner Honors Local Leaders

Local Latin American community leaders were honored at the fourth annual Latin Heritage Dinner on Oct. 3 at The University of Scranton’s DeNaples Center.
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Schemel Forum Offers Luncheon Series: World Affairs Briefings

The Schemel Forum’s Luncheon Seminar Series: World Affairs Briefings, held periodically throughout the fall semester at The University of Scranton, explores topics ranging a woman’s perspective of Afghanistan to a mid-term assessment of President Obama’s counterterrorism strategy.
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Reconciliation Among Christians Discussed at Symposium

Ecumenism within Christian denominations, particularly in the Roman Catholic Church’s relationships with the Orthodox Church and Methodist Church, was discussed at this semester’s Catholic Studies Lecture.
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