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August 30, 2011

Science Center Places Science Education in Plain View

The first thing visitors notice upon entering the expansive, newly constructed portion of Loyola Science Center is what isn’t there – walls. Glass from floor to ceiling throughout phase one of the center exposes science being taught and learned at The University of Scranton. Glass-walled laboratories reveal students and faculty using research equipment so sophisticated that, in some cases, it requires the precision of air-supported tables that appear to float. Glass-walled study rooms and gathering spaces combine light with panoramic views of the campus and Lackawanna Valley.
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Inauguration Lecture Examines Human Rights, Religion

World-renowned human rights lawyer Rev. Frank Brennan, S.J., will discuss the quandary of fighting for human rights while trying to preserve or form friendships among apparent foes at the Inauguration Lecture on Tuesday, Sept. 13, which is one of a series of events commemorating the inauguration of Rev. Kevin P. Quinn, S.J., as The University of Scranton’s 25th president.
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A Celebration of Service Set Sept. 9

Friday, Sept. 9, has been designated as a Celebration of Service Day for faculty, staff and students as part of the Inauguration of The University of Scranton’s 25th President, Reverend Kevin P. Quinn, S.J.
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RAs Rave About Downtown Scranton

Students devoured delicious gourmet chocolate, sipped organic smoothies, purchased unique Electric City pillows, eco-friendly soaps, “up-cycled” jewelry and one-of-a-kind accessories, and even shopped at an Apple store – the computer, not the fruit – all without ever leaving downtown Scranton.
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Taiwanese Chamber Music Concert Illustrates Interdependence

One of the intentions of Interdependence Day is to promote a better understanding of the connectedness of people of different cultures and communities and how these relationships affect one another. A performance by an internationally acclaimed ensemble that blends cultural styles through its music is an ideal fit for an Interdependence Day concert.
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