Arcadia University News


August 17, 2016

Atkins Assesses State of Biased Media in New Book

Larry Atkins , adjunct professor of journalism, assesses the state of the media and the biases they present in his new book, Skewed: A Critical Thinker’s Guide to Media Bias . Released on Aug. 16, the book provides tools for the reader to critique media and better analyze the biases presented as...

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July 21, 2016

Dr. Eaton Receives Fulbright for Literary Research in Nova Scotia

Dr. Kalenda Eaton , 2016-2017 Fulbright Scholar from Arcadia University, has been awarded a J. William ​Fulbright Research Chair in Society and Culture at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. This prestigious opportunity allows exceptional scholars to develop their areas of study at host...

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July 18, 2016

Dr. Abboud’s Book on Syria Featured on “Washington Post” List for Summer Reading

Dr. Samer Abboud ’s new book, Syria , was featured in The Washington Post on June 29 in a story on the best books to read this summer on the Middle East. Published in October, Syria has been acclaimed as one of the most comprehensive reads about the Syrian war. “Samer Abboud’s Syria offers a short...

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June 15, 2016

Dr. Moore Discusses Research on Air with “Life Simplified”

Dr. Katherine Moore , assistant professor of Psychology and head of the Attention, Memory, and Cognition laboratory, was featured in the Bangor Daily News “Life Simplified” a news column and radio show for her work concerning the limits of attention. During her interview, Dr. Moored focused on what...

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June 15, 2016

Batchelor Receives Maybelle Longstreet Prize from Woodmere Art Museum

Betsey Batchelor , associate professor of Visual and Performing Arts, received the Maybelle Longstreet Prize from the Woodmere Art Museum for her painting “Pillar,” on display in the Woodmere Annual 75th Juried Exhibition “The Condition of Place.” The exhibition runs through August 28.

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June 14, 2016

Dalton Awarded Educational Achievement by NAACP

Judith Dalton , associate dean for Institutional Diversity, will be honored by the Cheltenham NAACP on June 26 as the recipient of the 2016 Educational Achievement Award for her work promoting cultural diversity in school communities. According to the Cheltenham NAACP board: “[Dalton’s] passion for...

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June 9, 2016

Dr. Landberg to Deliver Keynote at Biodiversity Weekend

Dr. Tobias Landberg , assistant professor of Biology, will be a keynote speaker at the Nantucket Biodiversity Initiative’s Citizen Science Weekend on June 10 in Nantucket, Mass. Dr. Landberg will present on the “Behavioral Ecology and Conservation of Snapping Turtles,” discussing his work studying...

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June 9, 2016

Dr. Campbell’s Music Course Featured In Philadelphia Tribune

Dr. Bruce Campbell , assistant professor in the School of Education, was featured in the Philadelphia Tribune on May 25 for a story on his innovative methods of incorporating hip-hop music into the classroom and his influence in the Philadelphia music scene. The story also discusses Campbell’s work...

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May 17, 2016

Slesaransky-Poe Featured as Expert in Inquirer on Gender Nonconformity

Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe , founding dean of the School of Education, was featured as an expert on transgender and gender-nonconformity issues in The Philadelphia Inquirer on May 14. Slesaransky-Poe said she finds it concerning that the public conversation about the needs of transgender and...

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May 13, 2016

MSN Highlights Dr. Brown’s Research of Pets on Human Psyche

MSN highlighted research by Dr. Christina Brown , assistant professor of Psychology, on the effects pets have on humans when they feel socially rejected. Dr. Brown, whose study in collaboration with researchers at Miami University in Ohio was published in March by online multidisciplinary journal...

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April 26, 2016

Dr. Smith to Receive Michael L. Berger Faculty Scholars and Artists Prize

Dr. Sheryl Smith , associate professor of Biology, has been selected as the 2016 Michael L. Berger Faculty Scholars and Artists Prize recipient at Arcadia University. Dr. Smith is the second faculty member to receive this award, which was introduced by friends of Provost Emeritus Michael Berger to...

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April 26, 2016

Abbey Ryan Awarded Inaugural Norman Johnston Faculty Fellowship

Abbey Ryan ’03 , assistant professor of Art and Design, is the inaugural recipient of the Dr. Norman Johnston Faculty Fellowship in the Humanities and Social Sciences, beginning June 1, 2016 and ending May 31, 2018. Ryan was selected for her project “the light, the shade," which examines light/dark...

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April 26, 2016

Moran Appointed to National Forensic Sciences Subcommittee

Assistant Program Director of Forensic Science Kimberlee Moran has been appointed to the Organization of Scientific Area Committees (OSAC) Crime Scene Investigation subcommittee. The OSAC is an initiative spearheaded by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and...

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April 26, 2016

Mitchell Discusses Equine Therapy as PTSD Relief

On April 4, Adjunct Professor of Public Health Dené Mitchell ’13MPH, CCRP discussed her research on equine therapy on the American Indian Living radio show and podcast. Mitchell partnered with Sebastian Riding Associates to develop Riding Free , which seeks to reduce Post Traumatic Stress Disorder...

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April 26, 2016

Build Democracies in Schools, Writes Dr. Brasof

Dr. Marc Brasof , assistant professor of Education, published "Teach students about civics through schoolwide governance" in Kappan , the magazine for the education honors society Phi Delta Kappa. Brasof writes of his work with the Rendell Center for Civics and Civic Engagement and Edwin M. Stanton...

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April 21, 2016

Dr. Eaton Accepted to NEH Institute for Work on African Diaspora

Dr. Kalenda Eaton , associate professor of English and director of Global Learning, was accepted into the 2016 National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Institute, “ Arts of Survival: Recasting Lives in African Cities ,” at Indiana University Bloomington, July 6-26. “I am specifically...

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April 20, 2016

Paskell Selected as Artist-in-Residence for Moroccan Art Initiative

School of Education professor Linda Ruth Paskell '81, '96M.Ed. will be the Artist-in-Residency at the Green Olive Arts in Tetouan, Morocco, this July as she continues her photography project, “Color of Poverty.” This project brings awareness about struggles facing women in poverty around the world...

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April 19, 2016

Dr. Riggan Receives Fulbright for Research in Ethiopia

Dr. Jennifer Riggan , associate professor of Historical and Political Studies, will study how civic education has been implemented in Ethiopian secondary schools, through funding from the Teaching/Research Fulbright award. During her sabbatical, Dr. Riggan will teach two international research and...

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April 18, 2016

Dr. Mangione Named Professor of the Year

Dr. Kathleen Mangione, PT, PhD, FAPTA , professor of Physical Therapy, has been selected as Arcadia University’s 2016 Professor of the Year. Generally regarded as the most prestigious recognition that an Arcadia faculty member can receive, the Professor of the Year award reflects outstanding...

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April 15, 2016

Moran Organizes Symposium at Society of American Archeology Annual Meeting

For the 10th year, assistant director of the forensic science program Kimberlee Moran organized a paper symposium before the 81st annual meeting of the Society of American Archeology in Orlando, Fla., from April 6 to 10. Moran opened the symposium with an update of current issues within forensic...

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March 30, 2016

Dr. Bonin Contributes Chapter on Teaching French Novel 'Indiana'

Dr. Kate Bonin , assistant professor of modern languages, contributed the essay "Indiana and the Literary Island: Enlightenment Ideals, Nineteenth-Century Ironies" to Approaches to Teaching Sand's Indiana (Modern Language Association). The book collects teaching strategies for and critical analyses...

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