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September 19, 2019

Humanities Research Lab Open House

The Humanities Research Lab (2035 Church Road) is hosting their annual Open House on Monday, Sept. 23 at 4 p.m. Enjoy food and music, tour the lab spaces, and learn more about upcoming events and the Think Tank Project . Former winners of the Think Tank Project Award will present their work.

September 19, 2019

Joyce ’20 Featured by Funimation for #LGBTcosplay Pride Month

Sociology major Caitlin Joyce ’20 was featured on the official Funimation Instagram account on June 19 during their #LGBTcosplay Pride Month celebration. Funimation, one of the leading anime distribution companies in North America, posted a photo of her cosplay, a costume based on the design of a...

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September 18, 2019

Dr. Dean Inspires Young Adults to be Curious at Regional Leadership Institute

Dr. Kim Dean , chair of the School of Education, addressed students in the sixth through 12th grades selected to represent their schools as Chief Science Officers (CSO) during the Pennsylvania SEED Leadership Training Institute at Arcadia in August. The 60 CSOs explored STEM leadership initiatives...

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September 17, 2019

Change in Sequence for Physical Therapy Dual Degree Cohort

Starting May of 2020, students will work towards their MPH degree during their first year. Years two and three encompass the Physical Therapy program. If offered admission for the dual degree, the MPH program will start in May and will last 4 semesters (Summer, Fall, Spring, Summer). The DPT...

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September 13, 2019

Arcadia Poets Symposium

It's time for the 6th Arcadia Poets Symposium! poetry reading and panel discussion to be held on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 4 to 5:40 p.m. Amphitheater of the Dining Services Building “The Role of the Poet in Society” University Seminar is sponsoring this event. As part of the course, we are inviting...

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September 12, 2019

Costaro ’23 and Family Persevere, Find Place at Arcadia

On Dec. 8, 2016, Tyler Costaro ’23 found his life upturned. His father and role model, Anthony, had suffered a Grade 5 Ruptured Brain Aneurysm while on a delivery route two hours from his family. The Rockville Center, N.Y. resident had only a 1 percent chance of survival. “As a 15-year-old kid, I...

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September 11, 2019

Knight for Nutrition Food Pantry Fall 2019 Hours

Any Arcadia student who experiences food insecurity can access the Knights for Nutrition food pantry , located in 110 Knight Hall. The pantry will be open throughout the semester on Mondays from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m., and on Thursdays from 4:40 to 7 p.m. Students can use the pantry on a semi-anonymous...

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September 11, 2019

Five Elected to Arcadia University’s Board of Trustees

Ronald Eicholtz , Sara Lomax-Reese , James Moran , Daniel Rivera ’17 , and John Rollins have been elected to the Arcadia University Board of Trustees. The five individuals bring a wealth of experience in a diverse range of professions, including in the biomedical, finance, health care, and media...

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September 10, 2019

Dr. Parsons Dick, Brown ’19 Publish Column in ‘Anthropology News’

International Studies major Melanie Brown ’19 and Associate Professor of Historical and Political Studies Dr. Hillary Parsons Dick published “Speak American,” a column based on Brown’s senior thesis, in Anthropology News on Aug.16. The column explores American news coverage of racializing discourse...

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September 9, 2019

Arcadia Rises in U.S. News and World Report’s Regional and National Rankings

Arcadia University once again rose in the annual U.S. News & World Report rankings , released today, placing highly in national lists for study abroad and regionally for value, innovation, and social mobility. For the first time, the U.S. News & World Report rankings include a national...

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September 8, 2019

‘City Blocks’ Exhibition Featured in ‘Philadelphia Inquirer’

“City Blocks,” an exhibition by Adjunct Professor of Visual and Performing Arts Jennifer Manzella , was featured in art critic Edith Newhall’s “Philadelphia galleries” roundup in the Philadelphia Inquirer on Aug 28. On display in the Rosedale Gallery until Dec. 8, the exhibition includes 15...

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September 5, 2019

Decades Later, the Arcadia Legacy Continues for the Langella Family

“The campus feels the same as 30 years ago,” said International Economics alumnus Pasquale Langella ’90 , who visited campus on Aug. 22 with his son, Giuseppe Langella , who moved in as an international student with the English Language Institute. “I’m sad because I’ve lost him, but we encouraged...

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September 5, 2019

Think Tank Competition for Funding Projects

Get funding for a collaborative interdisciplinary project with faculty. The Humanities Research Lab (2035 Church Rd) is hosting a Think Tank Competition for students and faculty working on cutting-edge humanities projects (Art History, Music, Literature, Religion, Philosophy, History, Modern...

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September 5, 2019

Applied Behavior Analysis Program Ranked Nationally, Dr. Woldoff Interviewed

Arcadia’s School of Education’s Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) program was once again ranked nationally by AppliedBehaviorAnalysisEDU.org , an independent online publishing group on state licensing, educational options, and practice domains for practicing and future ABA professionals. The program...

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September 3, 2019

Career Education Hosts Business and Communications Meet-Up on Sept. 24

The Office of Career Education (OCE) will host a Business and Communications Meet-Up on Tuesday, Sept. 24 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in Grey Towers Castle’s Rose and Mirror rooms. Previously called the Business Networking Night, the event—open to all majors—now includes employers hiring for communications...

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September 1, 2019

Dr. Hanson Publishes on the Vitality of Brunca Language

Dr. Aroline Seibert Hanson , associate professor of Spanish and Linguistics, published “Reexamining the classification of an endangered language: The vitality of Brunca” with the University of Hawaii Press this summer. In the article, Dr. Hanson details her research with the indigenous people of...

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August 31, 2019

Dr. Kim Publishes in ‘Managerial and Decision Economics’

Dr. Jun Woo Kim , associate professor in the School of Global Business, published “Anchored putter ban: An examination of whether anchored putting impacts career success and putting performance” in Managerial and Decision Economics on Aug 23. The article examines the effects of anchored putting on...

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August 29, 2019

Public Safety Reminder on Campus Speed Limit, Emergency Notification System

Public Safety wants to remind the University community to adhere to the vehicular speed limits on campus. The speed limit is 15 miles-per-hour, except in parking lot areas, where it is 5 miles-per-hour. Arcadia sees a high volume of pedestrian traffic on campus, and it is important that vehicular...

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August 29, 2019

Fall FYSAE Cohort Departs for London and Stirling for the Last Time

The 19 first-year students who boarded buses headed to the airport on Aug. 28 could hardly contain their excitement to study abroad in London, England and Stirling, Scotland through Arcadia’s First-Year Study Abroad Experience (FYSAE) program. This fall, 13 students will study at the Arcadia London...

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August 28, 2019

‘Broad Street Review’ Praises ‘Jennifer Manzella: City Blocks’

Broad Street Review art critic Pamela J. Forsythe lauded Jennifer Manzella, adjunct professor of Art and Design, for her ability to find beauty in unlikely places in an Aug. 12 review. Manzella’s exhibition, “City Blocks,” includes copper etchings that reflect the cityscape of Philadelphia and...

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August 26, 2019

New Students Venture into Community for Day of Service

Organized by Arcadia’s Community and Civic Engagement Center (CCEC), Day of Service—a tradition designed to introduce new students to the University’s values and service initiatives—led first-years and transfers to 24 locations in Philadelphia, Montgomery, and Bucks counties on Monday, Aug. 26...

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