Arcadia University News

May 10, 2012

Big Fork Eagle: U.S. Presidential Scholar Semifinalist to Pursue Double Major at Arcadia

Big Fork Eagle (Big Fork, Mont.) reported that Amber McDaniel , an incoming member of the class of 2016, was one of 550 semifinalist chosen out of 3.2 million students in the 2012 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program, the highest academic honor in the country. McDaniel will pursue a double major in...

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March 29, 2012

Philadelphia Fox29: Loury Speaks on Racial Profiling

Dr. Doreen Loury , Assistant Professor of Sociology, was a guest on Channel FOX 29 Philadelphia for a Race In America segment on March 29. Joined by Bill Anderson, radio host at 900am WURD, Loury spoke on the topic of racial profiling in response to news related to the Trayvon Martin shooting,...

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March 23, 2012

Exoneree Takes Center Stage at Wrongful Convictions Forum

By Ashley Gast ’12 Faculty, students and members from the community were invited to attend a panel discussion on eyewitness mis-identification and wrongful convictions Tuesday night in the Commons Great Room. The forum was led by Pennsylvania Innocence Project’s legal director Marissa Bluestine,...

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March 2, 2012

Arcadia University Gets a Nod from ‘Scottsboro Boys,’ PA Innocence Project

Arcadia University, in collaboration with the Pennsylvania Innocence Project (PIP) was mentioned in the Philadelphia Theatre Company’s Scottsboro Boys Playwise program, which ran at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre, Jan. 20-Feb.19. PIP teamed with the Pennsylvania Capital Representation Project (PCRP)...

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November 29, 2011

Criminal Justice Major Lands Prestigious Federal Internship

By Purnell T. Cropper Three years ago Ashley Gast ’12 arrived on campus with a plan: study biology and then pursue a master’s degree and career in forensic science. But she had a change of heart after taking Dr. John Noakes ’ First-Year Seminar Contested Convictions: Exploring Claims of Actual...

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September 27, 2011

Van Horne Presents Papers at Criminology Conference in Lithuania

Dr. Sheryl Van Horne , Assistant Professor and Director of Criminal Justice, attended the European Society for Criminology Conference in Vilnius, Lithuania, from Sept. 21 to 24. She moderated two panel sessions and presented two papers. The annual conference presents an overview of the latest...

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June 15, 2010

Neafsey Receives 2010 Senior Golden Disc Award

By Sarah R. Schwartz ’10 At Reunion on Friday, June 4, Stephen A. Neafsey ’10 was presented with the Senior Golden Disc Award for demonstrating a lasting commitment and dedication to Arcadia University and inspiring the admiration of his classmates. The Senior Golden Disc Award is presented to a...