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Lecture with Irish Ambassador to the U.S.

J oin The University of Scranton on Wednesday, October 2 at 7 p.m. as we present a lecture with special guest Congressman Matt Cartwright featuring Ambassador of Ireland to the United States, Daniel Mulhall. 

Ambassador Mulhall will speak on the topic, "Ireland, the European Union and the Challenges Posed by Brexit." 

The lecture is free and open to the public and will take place on the University of Scranton campus in the DeNaples Center, McIlhenny Ballroom. 

For information, call 570-941-4419. 

More October Events  

Oct. 3, 7 p.m.: Lecture: Prevention, Healing and Reconciliation: "What structural reforms might help to end the crisis of clergy sexual abuse? How should the Church respond to survivors of abuse?" T ask Force on Healing, Reconciliation and Hope. Kane Forum, Edward Leahy Hall. Free. Call 570-941-4546 or email 

Oct. 4, Noon: Schemel Forum World Affairs Luncheon Seminar: "Transcendentalism, Politics and the Civil War" presented by Leonard Gougeon, Ph.D., The University of Scranton. Rose Room, Brennan Hall. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-6206 or email

Oct. 4-6: "Antigone" by Sophocles presented by the University Players. Royal Theater, McDade Center for Literary and Performing Arts. Fees vary. Read more.

Oct. 5, 9 a.m. Scranton's Ready to Run Northeastern Pennsylvania Program: "Wanted: More Women Like You in Government." 5 th Floor, Brennan Hall. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-7520 or email Read more

Oct. 5, 5 p.m. Distinguished Author Award Dinner honoring Madeline Miller, Friends of the Weinberg Memorial Library. McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center. Reservation required. Call 570-941-7816 or email Read more

Oct. 5, 7:30 p.m.: Performance Music: "In Concert" featuring Dan Levinson's Palomar Jazz Band with vocalist Molly Ryan. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email

Oct. 10: 18th Annual U.S. Conference on disABILITY "Exploring Autism Across the Spectrum: Building Inclusive Communities." McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center. Free for general public with a fee for registrants interested in CEU credit. Call 570-941-7819 or visit

Oct. 18, 7:30 p.m.:  34 th Henry George Lecture: "Human Capital, Inequality and Growth" presented by Kevin M. Murphy, Ph.D., University of Chicago. McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 570-941-4048 or email