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U.S. Rep. Dean, Human Rights Activist Prendergast to Receive Honorary Degrees at...

Arcadia is excited to present honorary doctoral degrees to U.S. Representative Madeleine Dean (PA-4th) and human rights activist John Prendergast at the University's 2020 Commencement ceremonies,...
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Bradley Receives Arts + Business Council Leadership Award
Adjunct Professor of Graduate and Undergraduate Studies David Bradley was selected as one of 12 recipients of the Arts + Business Council of Greater Philadelphia’s 2020 Leadership Awards, which...
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Will ’06M, MPH Fights Coronavirus Stateside, Treats Epidemics Around the World
[block1]“As a physician assistant, I treat each patient by looking at the whole person in front of me,” explains Scott Will ’06M, MPH about the global perspective and public health training he gained...
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Specht ’20 Awarded 2020 Fulbright for Brazil

COVID-19 isn’t stopping International Studies and Spanish double major Heidi Specht ’20 from fulfilling her goal of working in Brazil after graduation. In April, Specht was announced as an English...
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Staying Socially Active While Social Distancing
“Extroverts crave external stimulation,” said Dr. Marianne Miserandino , professor of Psychology at Arcadia University. “Another word for extroversion that we’re using in personality psychology is...
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Artist in the Community Course Gets Creative with Online Learning
How do you make an artistic connection at the community and global levels when coronavirus forces the need for social distancing and stay-at-home orders? This is the question pondered by Linda Ruth...
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Hornig ’23 Explores University Sustainability Efforts as Honors Project
Psychology major Jessica Hornig ’23 , a self-professed tree-hugger, wondered: How is Arcadia contributing to a sustainable future? So, for her honors program passion project, she embarked on a...
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Arcadia’s Grey Towers Castle Crowned as Best Wedding Venue...

A location fit for royalty, Arcadia University’s Grey Towers Castle was voted Best Wedding Venue in Montgomery County in a public vote by MontcoHappenings, as released on March 27. This is the first...
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Lauren Cain-Baxter '17M Provides Telehealth Counseling, Advice for Self-Care
[block1]“When working with clients, l integrate positive psychology as a way to counter the negative things like the grief and sense of loss that they, and many of us, are experiencing,” said...
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Health Care Workers Find Emergency Lodging at Arcadia’s...

The College of Global Studies is helping medical students at Whittington Hospital in Highgate, London, as they fight the COVID-19 virus. The Princess Elizabeth House , across the street from...
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May 26, 2020

Dr. Harris Featured in Netflix Criminology Series

Dr. Heather Harris , assistant professor of Forensic Science, was featured in the Netflix documentary series “How to Fix a Drug Scandal. ” The series explores the cases of Annie Dookhan and Sonja Farak, two forensic drug scientists who tampered with court evidence within their Massachusetts...

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May 25, 2020

Remembering Veterans on Memorial Day

Dr. Peter Siskind Associate Provost for Finance and Planning Years at Arcadia: 16 Expertise: post-World War II American political and urban/suburban history Advice to students: “I'm a big fan of complexity. It's a trait of a lot of historians, to try to not reduce things to single causes or single...

historical and political studies history

May 22, 2020

Mark Dean Quoted for Psychotherapist Expertise on Dreams

Mark Dean , adjunct professor of Visual and Performing Arts, was featured in a March 13 WHYY article for his expertise in dream analysis as a psychotherapist in Philadelphia. The news story originated as a segment on The Pulse , a weekly health and science podcast. In discussing dreams and their...

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May 21, 2020

Bonacci '20 Reimagines the Art of Theater During Social Quarantine

By Caitlin Joyce '20 While theater productions around the country have halted due to the COVID-19 outbreak, B.F.A. in Drawing and Painting graduate Laura Bonacci ’20 has kept the spirit of performance going through live sketches, illustrations, and motion graphics to capture the essence of dance...

class of 2020 art and design

May 20, 2020

Dr. Goretsky Authors Book Chapter and Presents on Online Education

Arcadia’s Dean of Students Dr. Andrew Goretsky contributed a chapter to the new book Online & Engaged: Innovative Student Affairs Practices for Online Learner Success published by National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA). Dr. Goretsky authored Chapter 7 of the book,...

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May 20, 2020

Arcadia Adopts SAT-Optional Policy for Class of 2025

Arcadia University will join more than 1,100 universities and colleges nationwide with a standardized-test optional admissions policy beginning with current high school juniors applying for the Fall 2021 semester. In collaboration with University leadership, a working group of Arcadia faculty,...

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