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University of Scranton Announces November Events

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Through Dec. 9         Art display of pen and ink drawings of historic architecture and landmark sites of Scranton and the surrounding region by artist Don Murray. Heritage Room, Weinberg Memorial Library. Free during library hours. Call 570-941-6341 or email michael.knies@scranton.edu.

Oct. 21 through Nov. 18        Art Exhibit: “Tower: Paintings by Dale Emmart.” Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall. Free during gallery hours. Call 570-941-4214 or email darlene.miller-lanning@scranton.edu.

Nov. 3             6 p.m. Asian Studies Film Festival: Chinese Women in the 20th Century and Beyond, film screening of “The King of Masks.” Brennan Hall, Pearn Auditorium. Free. Call 570-941-7643 or email shuhua.fan@scranton.edu.

Nov. 4             noon to 1:30 p.m. C-SPAN Election 2016 Bus, an interactive multi-media learning center focused on bringing C-SPAN’s campaign coverage to communities nationwide. Base of Commons, near Commons Flag Terrance (Linden Street at Monroe Avenue). Free. Call 570-941-7669 or email info@scranton.edu.

Nov. 5             9 a.m. Northeast PA Kids Judge Neuroscience Fair. Students learn how the brain works by participating in hands-on neuroscience experiments. Room 133, Loyola Science Center. Free. Registration required. Call 570-941-4419 or email community@scranton.edu.

Nov. 5             7:30 p.m. Performance Music: “In Concert” featuring The University of Scranton Jazz Band with guest artist drummer Marion Felder. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu.

Nov. 6             9 a.m. Open House for prospective students and their families. John Long Center. Registration required. Free. Call 888-SCRANTON or email admissions@scranton.edu.

Nov. 7             4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saudi National Day Celebration features Saudi Arabian food, dance, music and culture. Hosted by the University’s Saudi Students Club. McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 570-941-4841 or email international@scranton.edu.

Nov. 7             6 p.m. Lecture: “Frank Little Bear” a Native American lecturer, musician and performer. Kane Forum, Edward Leahy Hall. Free. Call 570-941-4160 or email jose.sanchez@scranton.edu.

Nov. 9             7 p.m. Lecture: “Inside the Middle East – A New President Requires a New Understanding of the Middle East” by author Avi Melamed, an independent Israel-Middle East strategic intelligence analyst. Kane Forum, Leahy Hall. Free. Call 570-941-6305 or email info@scranton.edu.

Nov. 10           6 p.m. Asian Studies Film Festival: Chinese Women in the 20th Century and Beyond, film screening of “Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress.” Brennan Hall, Pearn Auditorium. Free. Call 570-941-7643 or email shuhua.fan@scranton.edu.

Nov. 11            11 a.m. Veterans Day Interfaith Prayer Service. Part of The University of Scranton’s Veteran’s Day events sponsored by the University’s Veterans Club and Veterans Advocacy Committee. Commons Flag Terrace. Free. Call 570-941-4334 or email veteransclub@scranton.edu.

Nov. 11            2:15 p.m. Veterans Day Event: Veterans and ROTC Resource Lounge Dedication and Open House. Part of The University of Scranton’s Veteran’s Day events sponsored by the University’s Veterans Club and Veterans Advocacy Committee. First Floor of Hyland Hall. Free. Call 570-941-4334 or email veteransclub@scranton.edu.

Nov. 11            7 p.m. Veterans Day Lecture: “Stress Reduction – Cultivating Awareness by Living Mindfully” sponsored by Lockheed Martin. Held in conjunction with The University of Scranton’s Veteran’s Day events sponsored by the University’s Veterans Club and Veterans Advocacy Committee. Lynett Auditorium, Hyland Hall. Free. Call 570-941-4334 or email veteransclub@scranton.edu.

Nov. 11            7:30 p.m. Performance Music: “In Concert” featuring The University of Scranton String Orchestra. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu.

Nov. 11-13 & 18-20     8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday, Theater: “Leveling Up” by Deborah Zoe Laufer presented by the University of Scranton Players. Fees vary. Call 570-941-4318 or email uofsplayers@gmail.com.

Nov. 12           7:30 a.m. Schemel Forum Bus Trip: “Two Stars in the Philadelphia Galaxy.” Includes visiting the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s 40th Annual Craft Show and the Locks Gallery. $80. Reservations required by Oct. 1. Call 570-941-6206 or email emily.brees@scranton.edu.

Nov. 15           6:30 p.m. Financial Aid Workshop. The program will include information on federal- and state-aid programs, student and parent loans, and alternative financing options for prospective students and their parents. (In case of inclement weather, the workshop will be held on Thursday, Nov. 17 at 6:30 p.m.) McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 570-941-7701 or email finaid@scranton.edu.

Nov. 17           noon Schemel Forum World Affairs Luncheon Series: “Transforming the World: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development” presented by David Donoghue, ambassador and permanent representative of Ireland to the United Nations. McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-6206 or email emily.brees@scranton.edu.

Nov. 17           6 p.m. Asian Studies Film Festival: Chinese Women in the 20th Century and Beyond, film screening of “Women Who Flirt.” Brennan Hall, Pearn Auditorium. Free. Call 570-941-7643 or email shuhua.fan@scranton.edu.

Nov. 19           7:30 p.m. Performance Music: “In Concert” featuring The University of Scranton Symphonic Band. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu.

Nov. 29           noon Schemel Forum’s Munley Law World Affairs Luncheon Series: “The Cultural Limits of Free Speech” presented by David Shipler, Pulitzer Prize-winning author and former correspondent of The New York Times. Rose Room, Brennan Hall. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-6206 or email emily.brees@scranton.edu.

Nov. 29           7 p.m. Latin American Film Festival: “Metegol” Argentina, 2013. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Free. Call 570-941-7778 or email yamile.silva@scranton.edu.