The University of Scranton and Pennsylvania American Water will sponsor an environmental art and essay exhibition for area students during Earth Week activities in April. Submissions will be showcased April 25, from 6 to 9 p.m., on the fourth floor of the DeNaples Center on the University’s campus. “The Lorax” will be shown at the event, free to the public.Area students in grades 7 to 12 can submit essays that address the theme “Leaving Our Planet Better Than We Found it.” All must address an environmental threat, explain the impact and articulate a plan of action. Submissions must be sent to The University of Scranton, Provost Office, 800 Linden Street, Scranton, Pa., 18510, by April 12. For details, visit scranton.edu/earthweek or call 570.941.7520.