Category Archives: Student Research

Senior History Major Maura Burns Wins Research Awards at Pennsylvania Historical Association Annual Conference

  Congratulations to Senior History Major Maura Burns for earning 2nd place in the poster competition at the Pennsylvania Historical Association Annual Conference which was held October 12-14 at the Radisson Lackawanna Station in Scranton. Maura’s poster was the result … Continue reading

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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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Royals “Scanathon”

As part of the City of Scranton’s yearlong 150th Anniversary celebration, the Royals Historical Society and Adam Pratt’s History 140 class participated in the Weinberg Memorial Library Scanathon in October. Along with community partners the Lackawanna Historical Society and the … Continue reading

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Applications for the 2016 Smithsonian Institution Fellowship Program Now Open

Students interested in pursuing graduate work in History or International Studies are encouraged to look into the Smithsonian Fellowship Program.  Also as a reminder for those students applying to graduate programs most deadlines are less than two months away.  Feel … Continue reading

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History Major Wins Library Research Prize

Congratulations to History Major Christine Panzitta for winning the Weinberg Memorial Library’s 2013-2014 Undergraduate Research Prize. Her paper, “Desertion in the Union Army, 1861-1866” examines the ways in which the Union government and the home front defined and dealt with … Continue reading

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