Arcadia University News

September 3, 2010

New Students Gather for Convocation

The Class of 2014—the third-largest entering first-year class in the history of the University with 555 freshmen—along with a robust 135 transfer students packed Stiteler Auditorium on Tuesday, Aug. 31, for the traditional new student Convocation ceremony. (See additional story on the 26 freshmen...

April 6, 2010

Loury Receives Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching

Dr. Doreen E. Loury , Assistant Professor of Sociology and Director of Act 101, was awarded the coveted Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching at the Arcadia University Honors Convocation on March 27. “Dr. Loury has been an influential member of the Arcadia University community since 1991,...

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February 23, 2010

Torchia Panelist on ‘Curating and Risk,’ March 13

Richard Torchia , Director of the Arcadia University Art Gallery, is a featured panelist on "Curating and Risk: A Day of Conversations," March 13, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Moore College of Art & Design. "Curating and Risk" is the fifth in a series of public conversations about issues and ideas...

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February 5, 2010

Brinker Addresses Tax Implications of Selling Residences

Thomas M. Brinker , Professor of Accounting, wrote an article for the Jan. 1 issue of the Journal of Financial Service Professionals (Chester, Pa.) on “Planning to Sell Your Personal Residence? Reviewing the Basics and Some Recent Changes.” The tax laws applicable to home sales and vacation homes...

February 2, 2010

Haffar Addresses World Affairs Council on Peacebuilding

Dr. Warren R. Haffar , Associate Dean for Internationalization and Director of the International Peace and Conflict Resolution master’s program, spoke on “Peacebuilding and Conflict Resolution/Special Envoys” on Monday, Feb. 1, at the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia. Recognizing that U.S...

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January 29, 2010

Stackhouse Research to Explore Adolescent Cerebral Palsy

Dr. Scott Stackhouse , Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy, has been awarded a $40,000 research grant supported by the Foundation for Physical Therapy Inc. for a two-year study on "Combination of High-Intensity Strength and Locomotor Training to Improve Walking Activity in Ambulatory...

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January 22, 2010

Atkins Book of Op-Eds Released in Paperback

Larry the Liberal Lawyer Lashes Out , a book by Larry Atkins , Adjunct Professor of journalism, is now available in paperback (ASJA Press) through Atkins book was first published in 2005 and is a collection of Op-Eds and essays that includes politics, law, journalism, current events,...

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January 19, 2010

Valenzuela Sound Designer for 'Any Given Monday'

Mark Valenzuela , resident production sound designer for the Arcadia University Theater program, also has joined Philadelphia’s Theatre Exile as sound designer for Any Given Monday by Bruce Graham, which runs Feb. 4 though Feb. 28 at the Plays and Players Theatre. According to ,...

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January 19, 2010

Paradis to Talk About Camp William Penn on WURD

Dr. James Paradis , Adjunct Professor of History, can be heard live on WURD radio (AM 900) on Sunday, Jan. 24, at 5 p.m., answering calls about Camp William Penn. Paradis also is the narrator and historian behind Black Soldiers in Blue, a video documentary presented by Cheltenham Township...

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January 15, 2010

Adjovi Writes about African Court’s First Ruling

Roland Adjovi , Academic Director of Arcadia’s Nyerere Centre for Peace Research and Centre for East African Studies in Arusha, Tanzania, recently published on op-ed Forum article commenting on the first-ever judgment by the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights in both Jurist , newsletter of...

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January 12, 2010

Johnston Publishes Inside Look at Prison Life

Dr. Norman Johnston , Professor Emeritus of Sociology, published his latest book, “INSIDE: Prison and Prison Life.” Johnston’s book is available at the Eastern State Penitentiary gift shop, where Johnston has four other books on sale. An expert on the subject of prison architecture, Johnston...

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January 12, 2010

Chauhan Chairs South Asian Literacy Association Conference

Dr. Pradyumna Chauhan, Professor of English and President of the South Asian Literary Association, was mentioned in an article regarding the 10th annual SALA Conference, which was held in Philadelphia Dec. 26-27. As President of the Association, Chauhan was involved in various activities, including...

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