Monthly Archives: April 2014

Dr. Fan invited to present on Educational Reform in China (in China)

Dr. Shuhua Fan has been invited to present her paper “A Golden Decade in China: The Harvard-Yenching Institute and Yenching University (1928-1937)” at the “Yenching University and Liberal Education in Modern China International Conference” in Beijing, China on April 26, … Continue reading

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Phi Alpha Theta Inducts New Members

The University of Scranton Chapter of Phi Alpha Theta (the History Honor Society) inducted fourteen new members on April 14, 2014.  Dr. Adam Pratt welcomed the new members with a talk entitled (appropriately) “Why I Became a History Major.”  Congratulations … Continue reading

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Dr. Shaffern ‘indulges’ us with a new publication.

Robert W. Shaffern, Dominicans, Indulgences and Imperial Rivalry in Fourteenth-Century Germany (Rochester, NY: The Edwin Mellen Press, 2014). Indulgences have long been known as the occasion for the Protestant Reformation of the early sixteenth-century, but less well known are the … Continue reading

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What do you do with a degree in History from Scranton? Ask Trish Ross.

Tricia M. Ross, a 2007 graduate of the History Department, has won a 2014-2015 Fulbright Student Award to Germany. After graduation from Scranton, Trish studied for master’s degree from Yale University. She is now working on her doctoral dissertation at … Continue reading

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