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November 1, 2011

Subject of ‘A Beautiful Mind’ and Nobel Laureate to Talk at Scranton

John F. Nash, Jr., Ph.D., who received the Nobel Prize in Economics in 1994 and the subject of the 2001 feature film “A Beautiful Mind,” will deliver the annual Harry Mullin, M.D., Memorial Lecture at The University of Scranton on Wednesday, Nov. 16, at 7 p.m. in the Houlihan-McLean Center. He will discuss “Ideal Money and the Motivation of Saving and Thrift.” A brilliant mathematician, Dr. Nash is best known for his work in game theory, which, in simple terms, focuses on how groups of people interact. His theories have provided insight into the forces that govern chance and events in market economics, computing, evolutionary biology, artificial intelligence, accounting, politics and military strategy.
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'DC Law Day' A Success

The Washington area chapter of the Council of Alumni Lawyers and the Pre-Law Society at The University of Scranton held "DC Law Day" on Oct. 27 for current pre-law students at the University. 

Scranton students traveled to Washington to hear from alumni lawyers who are currently practicing law in Washington D.C., both for the federal government and in private practice.
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Students Provide Safe Tricks and Treats for Area Children

Hundreds of University of Scranton students on 44 resident hall floors participated in a “Safe Trick or Treat” event for more than 300 area children from United Neighborhood Centers, Friends of the Poor and the campus community on Oct. 30.
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