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The History Department makes the Royal News

  The History Department is featured in the newest issue of the Royal News: https://news.scranton.edu/articles/2019/12/news-major-growth-cj-history.shtml?utm_source=RoyalNews&utm_medium=Email&utm_content=UniversityNewsArticle1  

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Department Picnic 2019

The History Department held its end of the year picnic on the Saturday before Senior Week.  Faculty, staff, and the History and International Studies seniors all gathered to celebrate the accomplishments of the last four years.  Congratulations Class of 2019!

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Dr. Sean Brennan on “The Priest Who Put Europe Back Together”

May 8 is celebrated as V-E Day, commemorating the Allied acceptance of Nazi Germany’s unconditional surrender. Much has been written about the ensuing months and years as Europe recovered from the horrors of the war. But many haven’t heard of … Continue reading

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2019 Phi Alpha Theta

Congratulations to newly inducted Phi Alpha Theta members. The Phi Alpha Theta Induction Ceremony was held on Monday, April 8th, 2019. Listed below are newly inducted members for 2019. Rebecca Brady John William Burke Hayden S. Davis Anna DiTaranto Sarah … Continue reading

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Phi Alpha Theta 2018 Induction Ceremony

Congratulations to newly inducted Phi Alpha Theta members. The Phi Alpha Theta Induction Ceremony was held on April 16th, 2018. Listed below are newly inducted members for 2018. Matthew Peter Didelot Mary Virginia Farrell Anna Maria Giblin Kyle J. Kolcharno … Continue reading

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Alana Siock and James McKane Present at Wyoming Valley Undergraduate History Conference

Allie Siock and James McKane, recently attended the Wyoming Valley Undergraduate History Conference at Wilkes University. The paper they presented was titled “The Jesuit Takeover of the University of Scranton.” Allie and James worked on this paper in the fall, … Continue reading

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American Historical Association Panel Discussion

Kudos to University of Scranton History faculty and alumni that just participated in a panel discussion at the recent American Historical Association Annual Conference which took place January 4-7th in Washington, DC. Sex, Marriage, and Family in Catholic Europe Chair:    … Continue reading

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Dr. Adam Pratt on Andrew Jackson in the Age of Donald Trump

Since January 2017 when President Donald J. Trump placed a portrait of Andrew Jackson in the Oval Office, his supporters lavished praise on our seventh president while Trump detractors defamed him. How accurate are either of these portrayals? Dr. Adam … Continue reading

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Department Picnic

At the start of senior week the History faculty and graduating seniors gathered at Dr. Dzurec’s house to celebrate the History and IS major’s accomplishments over the past four years.  Congratulations to the class of 2017!

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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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