Visiting scholar of Arabic and Islamic studies to speak Jan. 27

    Lycoming College will host Dr. Mordechai Kedar, a visiting scholar of Arabic and Islamic studies from Bar-Ilan University in Israel, for two public lectures on Thursday, Jan. 27. His visit is sponsored by the College, Ohev Sholom Synagogue and the Williamsport Federation of Jewish Charities.

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    Students organize "Everyone Deserves a Coat" project

    Lycoming College students recently organized "Everyone Deserves a Coat," a class project aimed at providing winter clothing to those in need in the Williamsport area. The students were members of a Judaic studies course taught by Dr. Pamela Gaber, professor of archaeology and religion.

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    College to host an interfaith discussion on religion and water

    Lycoming College will host an interfaith panel discussion titled, "The Spiritual Dimension of Water," on Wednesday, Oct. 13, at 7 p.m. in the College's Mary L. Welch Honors Hall. Lycoming faculty and spiritual leaders in the community will examine the vital issue of water shortage from many different perspectives.

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    Archaeology Program completes expedition in Cyprus

    The Lycoming College Archaeology Program announced the completion of its 2010 expedition to Idalion, Cyprus, under the direction of Dr. Pamela Gaber, professor of archaeology and Judaic studies and director of Lycoming's field school.

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