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February 8, 2011

Performance Music at Scranton Presents ‘Love Songs’ Valentine’s Weekend

The University of Scranton’s Jazz Ensemble will present “Love Songs” with guest artist Grammy award-winner Loren Schoenberg on Sunday, Feb. 13, at 7:30 p.m. in the Houlihan-McLean Center. Admission is free and open to the public. Schoenberg is a well-known saxophonist, pianist, conductor, writer, teacher and jazz historian. He is the executive director of The National Jazz Museum in Harlem, N.Y., and leader of the Loren Schoenberg Big Band and The National Jazz Museum in Harlem All-Stars.
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Lecture Focuses on the Importance of Christian-Muslim Understanding

With much being written about the impact of relations between Jews and Muslims on stability in the Middle East, a lecture at The University of Scranton titled “In Love with Islam, Believing in Jesus” will emphasize the importance of mutual understanding between Christians and Muslims for peace in the region.
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Free Income Tax Assistance Service Offered

Low and moderate income individuals, families and senior citizens can once again receive free assistance in completing and filing their federal, state and local tax returns through The University of Scranton’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program and a group of local human service organizations led by the United Way of Lackawanna and Wayne Counties.
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University Hosts Newcombe Scholarship Luncheon

On Jan. 24, a luncheon was held in the DeNaples Center to recognize and honor the recipients of the Charlotte W. Newcombe Scholarship, which benefits mature female students.
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Local Literature Scholar to Recite Translations of Belgian Poet’s Works

The Weinberg Memorial Library will host a reading of poems translated from “The Book of Snow” on Thursday, Feb. 10, at 7:30 p.m.
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