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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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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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Dr. Fan Had a Busy Summer With a Fellowship at The Library of Congress!

Fellowship: Residential fellow at the Library of Congress, funded by a 2016 Florence Tan Moeson Fellowship from Asian Division of the Library of Congress. I am one of the two 2016 residential fellows at the Asian Division of the Library. … Continue reading

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Dr. Shaffern Helps Commemorate the 500th Anniversary of the German Reformation

  From June 26 until July 6, Dr. Robert Shaffern of the History Department took part in a seminar on the Protestant Reformation at the invitation of the Studienforum Berlin, a non-for-profit scholarly institute in Berlin, Germany. This seminar was … Continue reading

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Phi Alpha Theta Inducts New Members

On April 12, 2016 The University of Scranton chapter Phi Alpha Theta inducted ten new members. Congratulations on your scholarly achievement! Megan Alexandra Bershefsky Kaelyn Jacques Matthew Lasewicz Albert J. Mackarey Colin Arthur Moretti Amanda T. Palardy Joseph Carlo Princetta … Continue reading

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