Arcadia University News


January 25, 2017

Reale Publishes New Book on Achieving a Work-Life Balance

Associate Professor and Faculty Librarian for English and Music Michelle Reale published Becoming a Reflective Librarian and Teacher: Strategies for Mindful Academic Practice , a book that helps readers achieve better work-life balance through a step-by-step guide. Published by the American Library...

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January 23, 2017

Dr. Grady to Publish on English Poet John Donne

Dr. Hugh Grady , professor emeritus of English, will publish John Donne and Baroque Allegory: The Aesthetics of Fragmentation , a study of lyric poetry written by John Donne between the 1590s and his death in 1631, through Cambridge University Press in 2017. Traditionally a Shakespearean scholar,...

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January 19, 2017

Dr. Eaton Gives Keynote Speech at Ottawa MLK Day Celebration

Dr. Kalenda Eaton , associate professor of English, gave the keynote address at the 13th annual Ottawa DreamKEEPERS Martin Luther King, Jr. Day celebrations in Ottawa, Canada on Jan. 16. She discussed how Canada has been a beacon since the 19th century in the fight for equality and freedom, from...

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January 18, 2017

Cohen Publishes New Poetry Book Based on Arcadia Course

Marion Cohen , adjunct professor of Mathematics, has taken her in-class discussions and transformed them into a work of poetry with the release of her 27th book, Truth and Beauty . Published by WordTech Editions, the chapbook explores how students and teacher relate to each other in life...

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January 12, 2017

Sandra Clark ’14MBA Featured in ‘Philadelphia Sunday Sun’

Sandra Clark ’14MBA was featured in the Jan. 8 Philadelphia Sunday Sun for her new role at WHYY as vice president for news and civic dialogue. Clark discussed her plans for WHYY and the hope that the broadcast network will be a place where ideas and information are exchanged, and not just the...

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January 10, 2017

Inquirer Heralds Atkins’s ‘Skewed’ as Timely for Current News Climate

The Philadelphia Inquirer reviewed Adjunct Professor of English Larry Atkins ’s book, Skewed: A Critical Thinker’s Guide to Media Bias on Jan. 6, detailing it as “timely, given the recent fierce debate over "fake news" vs. reputable journalism.” Skewed provides tools for today’s news reader to...

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January 9, 2017

Dr. Craik Featured by PT in Motion News for Role in Rehab Research Plan

Dr. Rebecca Craik , dean of the College of Health Sciences, was featured in PT in Motion News for her role in the completion of the National Institutes of Health's (NIH) rehabilitation research plan on Dec. 13. The NIH blue ribbon panel, which Dr. Craik co-chairs, created the five-year plan, which...

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December 21, 2016

Dr. Ferrell Presents on DeFeo’s ‘The Rose’ at American Art Seminar

Dr. Elizabeth Ferrell , one of two scholars selected to participate in the Newberry Library’s American Art and Visual Culture seminar on Dec. 2, presented “Between Action and Object: DeFeo’s Myths about The Rose ,” a chapter which will appear in her upcoming publication, The Ring Around The Rose :...

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December 19, 2016

Dr. Brasof Leads Youth-Adult Leadership Initiative in New York

Dr. Marc Brasof , assistant professor of Education, is collaborating with Youth Development Consultant Marc Fernandes to lead one of the largest youth-adult leadership initiatives in the country. Dr. Brasof will help reform student councils into youth-adult councils in the 200 high schools that are...

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December 6, 2016

Pavlik, Huber, and Justice Publish Case Report in Journal of the American Association of Physician Assistants

Daniel Pavlik , MSPAS, PA-C, Michael Huber , MMS, PA-C, DFAAPA, and Melissa Justice , assistant professors in the Department of Medical Science and Community Health, had their article, “A young woman with numbness in her feet,” published in the Journal of the American Association of Physician...

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November 22, 2016

Dr. Rosoff Presents at History of Education Society Meeting, University of Winchester Conference

Nancy Rosoff , Dean of Graduate and Undergraduate Studies, presented “Engaging the Senses: Co-ed Magazine as a Source of Informal Education” at the Annual General Meeting of the History of Education Society (UK) in Malvern, England on Nov. 18. Examining publications from the 1950s, Dr. Rosoff...

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November 5, 2016

Times Chronicle and Glenside News Highlight “Exploring Public Art” Series

The Times Chronicle and Glenside News published a feature story about Arcadia University’s “Exploring Public Art: Legacy, Community, & Innovation” series on Nov. 4. Arcadia’s Chief Marketing and Communications Officer Laura Baldwin and Art Gallery Director Richard Torchia were quoted throughout...

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November 4, 2016

Huber Receives Partnership Award at Physician Assistant National Conference

Michael Huber, MMS, PA-C, DFAAPA , a ssistant professor and Director of Outreach in the Department of Medical Science, received the Partnership Award at the Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA) Education Forum this October in Minneapolis. This national award recognizes an individual or...

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November 4, 2016

Glaccum Accepts Barrymore Award on Behalf of Azuka Theatre

At the 2016 Barrymore Awards for Excellence in Theatre on Oct. 24, Adjunct Professor Kevin Glaccum accepted the June and Steve Wolfson Award for an Evolving Theatre Company on behalf of Azuka Theatre, where he serves as artistic director. The award seeks to increase public awareness of Philadelphia...

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October 26, 2016

Dr. Rosen Co-Edits Volume on Current Climate of Youth Activism

Dr. Sonia Rosen , assistant professor of Education, published her first co-edited volume, Contemporary Youth Activism: Advancing Social Justice in the United States , about the history of youth activism and its current state, and how this type of activism effects changes. The volume was released at...

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September 15, 2016

Dr. Widestrom Chosen for American Political Science Award

Dr. Amy Widestrom , assistant professor of Historical and Political Studies, was chosen for a Clarence Stone Scholar Award by the Urban and Local Politics Section of the American Political Science Association. The Clarence Stone Scholar Award recognizes up to two young scholars who are making...

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September 9, 2016

Dr. Tobe Published in 'Scientific Reports'

Dr. Shanan Tobe , assistant professor of Forensic Science, published "Stygofauna enhance prokaryotic transport in groundwater ecosystems" in Scientific Reports , part of the SpringerNature group of journals. In the article, co-authored with Renee J. Smith, James S. Paterson, Elise Launer, Eliesa...

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September 6, 2016

In Inquirer, DiPrinzio Talks Email Literacy

Dan DiPrinzio , director of Communications in the Office of University Relations, published “ It’s OK to seem literate in your emails ” in the Sept. 2 Philadelphia Inquirer . After an editorial last year on the exclamation mark , DiPrinzio addresses how some use all lowercase lettering in business...

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August 31, 2016

Kaier Publishes Op-ed on Ichthyosis in New York Times

Anne Kaier , adjunct professor of English, published “ Finding Refuge With the Skin I’m In ,” an op-ed that chronicles her experiences with lamellar ichthyosis, in The New York Times on Aug. 24. The piece appeared in the paper’s Disability series, which features essays, art, and opinions by and...

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August 31, 2016

Torchia Participates in “Unlisted” Exhibition at Crane Arts

Richard Torchia , Arcadia University Art Gallery director, was selected as one of 13 curators to participate in “Unlisted,” an exhibition hosted by Icebox Project Space and Marginal Utility. The show runs until Saturday, Sept. 10 at the Crane Arts Building in Philadelphia. Each curator was invited...

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August 23, 2016

Dr. Brasof Speaks about “Student Voice” in Civic Education on Canadian Podcast

Jean Courtney, leader of the student voice movement in Ontario, Canada who is a retired educator in the Ministry of Education, interviewed Dr. Marc Brasof , assistant professor of Education, about a lack of student voices in school policy and how this relates to teens being uninterested in civic...

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