Arcadia University News

March 17, 2017

Arcadia Public Art Project Receives Positive Community Feedback

Arcadia University students in the apprenticeship program (Entrepreneurship/Gallery Apprenticeship) and renowned muralist David Guinn received positive feedback at the community forum they hosted on March 6, where they presented a sketch of the public art project for Glenside station. Approximately...

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March 17, 2017

Arcadia Hosts Conference to Address Opioid Epidemic

On Thursday, April 6, Arcadia University will host “Opioids in Your Backyard, Montgomery County: A Search for Solutions Symposium,” a one-day event to address the ever-present and growing problem of opioid abuse in the Philadelphia area. The event will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Great Room...

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March 17, 2017

TEDx Brings Big Ideas to Arcadia University, April 2

What’s the big idea? Find out when Arcadia University hosts “The Big Idea” TEDx Conference on Sunday, April 2, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Great Room, where speakers from around the region will share their inspiration for change. Speakers will include Arcadia’s own 2016 Big Idea Competition winner...

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March 15, 2017

Forensic Science Program Earns Reaccreditation from FEPAC

The Forensic Science Education Programs Accreditation Commission (FEPAC) has renewed the accreditation for Arcadia University's Master of Science in Forensic Science program. Arcadia is one of the few institutions to hold accreditation, with only 16 fully accredited master’s programs in the United...

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February 22, 2017

Arcadia University and Montgomery County Bomb Squad Host Training Exercise for West Chester SWAT Team

Arcadia University and the Montgomery County Bomb Squad hosted a booby-trap awareness training for the West Chester SWAT team at the University’s campus Crime Scene House on Feb. 21. Members of the West Chester SWAT team went through the house in groups trying to detect the fake booby-traps, which...

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November 10, 2016

Lu ’15 Publishes Capstone Research in ‘Journal of Analytical Toxicology’

The Oxford Journals’ Journal of Analytical Toxicology recently published “ Impact of Expanding ELISA Screening in DUID Investigations to Include Carisoprodol/Meprobamate and Zolpidem ,” by Forensic Science graduate Aileen Lu ’15. Mentored by Dr. Karen Scott, associate professor of Forensic Science...

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November 7, 2016

Olson Presents on Flesh-Eating Beetles at International Congress of Entomology

This September, Biology major Stephanie Olson '17 presented a poster on the growth and development of flesh-eating beetles at the 25th International Congress of Entomology in Orlando, Fla. Olson, who will use the poster as part of her Capstone presentation, completed the research alongside Dr...

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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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July 27, 2016

Moran Participates in International Day of Archaeology on July 29

For the fourth year in a row, Kimberlee Moran , assistant director of the Forensic Science program, helped showcased the day to day work of archaeologists by writing about her work as a forensic archaeologist in the worldwide Day of Archaeology held on July 29. Day of Archaeology brings together...

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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 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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November 20, 2015

Moran Provides Navajo Members with 'CSI: Window Rock'

Kimberlee Moran , forensic archaeologist and assistant director of the Forensic Science program, recently spent a week in the Navajo territory of Window Rock, on the New Mexico/Arizona border, training the Navajo Department of Transportation in the identification and recovery of human remains. “On...

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November 4, 2015 Moran Analyzes Decomposition on ‘The Walking Dead’

As assistant director of the forensic science program, Kimberlee Moran typically studies the recently deceased. On this week, she switches that analysis to the recently undead. In “An Expert Explains The ‘Walking Dead’ Timeline Of Zombie Decay,” Moran discusses the accuracies and...

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October 27, 2015

NBC10 Quotes Moran on Toddler Forensic Investigation

Kimberlee Moran , assistant director of the forensic science program, was interviewed by NBC10 on the forensic investigation of Brendan Creato, the three year-old found dead in Cooper River Park near his home in Haddon Township, N.J., in October. Moran, who also spoke on the case with

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October 14, 2015

Students Bring Forensics to Franklin Institute’s ‘Science After Dark’

Students in the Master of Science in Forensic Science program took over the Train Room at the Franklin Institute for the Institute’s Science After Hours event on Oct. 13, where they staged a crime scene and set up tables with science activities, such as learning how to dust for fingerprints...

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August 27, 2015

Papal Bomb Training, Franklin Institute Investigations Highlight Forensic Science Week Events

Arcadia’s Forensic Science Program hosted and participated in several events in celebration of August’s National Forensic Science Week . The week recognized the importance of forensic science in crime scene investigation and those who practice forensic science. Faculty and students of the Master of...

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June 30, 2015

High School Students Scour Arcadia Crime Scene House for Clues

Sixteen high school students came to Arcadia on June 23 to practice gathering forensic evidence at Arcadia’s Crime Scene House at 2063 Church Road, as part of the Teva Pharmaceuticals summer internship program at The College of Physicians of Philadelphia and in conjunction with Arcadia's Master of...

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April 8, 2015

Klobut ’15M, Dr. Scott Present on Detecting Drug Abuse Through Hair

Master of Science in Forensic Science student Jakub Klobut ’15M and Dr. Karen Scott , director and associate professor of Forensic Science, presented research on “Supported Liquid Extraction,” a method of drug abuse detection through hair, at the 67th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of...

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February 26, 2015

McClure Receives Carlin-Michels Achievement Award from the Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Association

Dr. Phil McClure , professor of physical therapy, received the Carlin-Michels Achievement Award from the Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Association at its annual meeting on Nov. 1, 2014. The award acknowledges sustained outstanding contributions to the profession of physical therapy.

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February 25, 2015

Scott and Logan Publish Paper on Synthetic Cannabinoid Drugs in Forensic Science Reviews

Dr. Karen Scott , assistant professor and director of the forensic science program, and Dr. Barry Logan , clinical professor of forensic science, recently published an article titled “Pharmacology, Toxicology, and Adverse Effects of Synthetic Cannabinoid Drugs” in Forensic Science Reviews . The...

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January 27, 2015

Arcadia Cuts Ribbon on Crime Scene House

Dr. John Hoffman , dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, cut the ribbon during the Jan. 22 opening ceremonies of Arcadia’s Crime Scene House at 2063 Church Road. Also present were Dr. Karen Scott , director and associate professor of forensic science, and Montgomery County law enforcement...

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