Author Archives: David J. Dzurec

New Joint 3-3 Program with Villanova Law

A new affiliation between The University of Scranton and Villanova University School of Law will provide automatic admission and scholarship support to the law school for Scranton students who meet program requirements. The agreement, which will take effect beginning with … Continue reading

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Phi Alpha Theta Inducts New Members

On April 24, 2017 The University Scranton chapter Phi Alpha Theta inducted its newest members. Congratulations on your scholarly achievement!

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Student Presentations at Regional Phi Alpha Theta Conference

On April 1, 2017, Maura Burns and Megan Seton presented papers at the Phi Alpha Theta Eastern PA/DE/NJ/NY Regional Conference in Glassboro, New Jersey.  Seton presented “The Evolution of Women in Lackawanna County,” using newspaper and local resources to compare … Continue reading

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Spring Break in London

As part of the department’s History 295: Britain Past and Present course, eleven students and three faculty members traveled to London over spring break.  Highlights of the trip included visits to Windsor Castle, Stonehenge, Cambridge, Oxford, and Ye Olde Cheshire … Continue reading

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Remembering Professor Williams

It was with great sadness that the members of the department learned of the passing of Bernie Williams in late March.  The loss, however, also served as a time of reflection–one particularly touching tribute was a recent column in the … Continue reading

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Dr. Brennan in Kazakhstan

Dr.Sean Brennan spent five weeks in October and November in Almaty, Kazakhstan helping to establish an academic exchange program between the University of Scranton and Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, the premier university in Kazakhstan. He also taught a four-week seminar … Continue reading

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Dr. Poulson presents on “Divorce & Women’s Rights” in the Hoosier State

On February 20th, Dr. Susan Poulson presented a paper entitled, “Divorce & Women’s Rights: Robert Dale Owen, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Horace Greeley” at the Indiana Association of Historians Annual Meeting in Bloomington, Indiana. In 1860, Greeley, an influential newspaper … Continue reading

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Scranton Faculty at the AHA

Dr. Sean Brennan, Dr. Shuhua Fan, and Dr. Adam Pratt all participated in the recent gathering of the American Historical Association in Atlanta, Georgia in January 2016.  Dr. Fan presented, “Francis Knight, President Eliot, Ko Kunhua, and the Harvard Chinese … Continue reading

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The Hope Horn Gallery Presents Former Scranton Mayor Ezra Ripple’s Civil War Memoir

James Taylor. Leaving Florence Prison. Digital reproduction of lantern slide.  1897. During the 1890s, Civil War veteran and Scranton mayor Ezra Ripple presented public lectures about his experiences as a prisoner of war in camps at Andersonville, Georgia, and Florence, … Continue reading

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Dr. Dzurec presents at University for a Day

The past September Dr. David Dzurec presented “Remember that Old New York Was Once New Amsterdam: The Dutch Roots of American Pluralism” at the Schemel Forum’s University for a Day.  The full talk can be viewed here.    

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