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October 24, 2017

Loeffler Depicts Post-Election America in New Exhibition

Carole Loeffler , associate professor and chair of Visual Arts, is featured in the Mount Airy Contemporary art exhibition “Achromatic,” which The Philadelphia Inquirer named as one of the “15 top-flight gallery shows to see in Philly this fall.” Loeffler’s work, “Diminish,” is a direct reaction to...

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October 24, 2017

Dr. Slesaransky-Poe Named Champion of Social Justice by PEAL Center

Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe , professor of Education, was named a 2017 Champion of Social Justice by the Parent Education and Advocacy Leadership (PEAL) Center. She was recognized for “her work in creating welcoming, inclusive, and safe schools and organizations for gender non-binary and...

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September 27, 2017

Ryan’s Work Featured in Four Art Exhibitions Around the Country

Abbey Ryan ’03 , associate professor of Art and Design and recipient of the inaugural Norman Johnston Faculty Fellowship, is featured in four art exhibitions across the country this fall and winter. Her painting “Two Peaches with Leaves” is showcased on the postcard for the Tri-State Invitational...

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September 21, 2017

Visual and Performing Arts Alumni, Faculty, Staff Nominated for Barrymore Awards

On Monday, Oct. 30, faculty, staff, and alumni representing Arcadia’s Visual and Performing Arts Department will be recognized at the Barrymore Awards for Excellence in Theatre, a ceremony that celebrates Philadelphia’s diverse performing arts community. For the second consecutive year, Damien...

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September 20, 2017

Dr. Scott Publishes on Drug Detection in Rat Hair

Dr. Karen Scott , director of Forensic Science, and doctorate student Lorna Nisbet published a paper in the Oxford Academic Journal of Analytical Toxicology that assesses the impact hair color has on the detection of certain high potency psychoactive drugs. “Application of a Urine and Hair...

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September 19, 2017

Dr. Kachuyevski Receives Fulbright to Study Ukrainian National Identity

Dr. Angela Kachuyevski , associate professor of Historical and Political Studies, is the recipient of a J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship award to Ukraine– the third faculty member and fifth University member to earn a Fulbright award in the past two years. Beginning in February 2018, Dr...

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September 14, 2017

Dr. Parsons Dick Discusses Immigration Policy on ‘Anthropological Airwaves’

Dr. Hilary Parsons Dick , associate professor of Historical and Political Studies, participated in “ Immigration, Discourse, and Trump's Border Wall ” on Anthropological Airwaves , a podcast produced by the American Anthropologist journal. Dr. Parsons Dick addressed the roles and responsibilities...

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September 13, 2017

Dr. Campbell, Belloff Present on Educational Technology at International Conference

Dr. Bruce Campbell , associate professor of Education, and Tim Belloff , director of Academic Technology Services and a doctoral student in Arcadia’s Educational Leadership (Ed.D) program, presented “Technology and the Achievement Gap: An Educator’s Leadership Plan for Action with Training” at the...

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September 13, 2017

Isaacs ’18M Receives Genetic Counseling Award to Research Counselor-Patient Alliances

Genetic Counseling’s Jessica Isaacs ’18M received a 2017 Jane Engelberg Memorial Fellowship (JEMF) Student Research Award for a project geared toward strengthening counselor-patient relationships. In her proposal, “Potential Methods to Strengthen the Counselor-Patient Alliance in a Genetic...

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August 31, 2017

Dr. Slesaransky-Poe Named Champion of Social Justice

Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe , professor in the School of Education, is the recipient of the 2017 Champion of Social Justice Award by the Parent Education and Advocacy Leadership (PEAL) Center. Dr. Slesaransky-Poe was recognized for "her work in creating welcoming, inclusive, and safe schools and...

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August 30, 2017

Armstrong ’18 Presents at International Feminist Conference

This summer, Print Communications major Helen Armstrong '18 presented “ Supernatural at the Crossroads: Slash Shipping and Female” at Console-ing Passions, an international conference for feminist media studies. Her presentation explored why young women and girls show particular interest in slasher...

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August 30, 2017

Daly ’18 Completes Injury Science Research Internship at CHOP

This summer, Psychology major Nicole Daly ‘18 completed the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia’s (CHOP) prestigious Injury Science Research Experiences for Undergraduates program. The 10-week internship gives students the opportunity to participate in fundamental research on the causes and...

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August 23, 2017

Bates ’18 Awarded National Scholarship for Student Teachers

In August, Early Elementary and Special Education student Olivia Bates ’18 was awarded the J. Jay Hostetler Scholarship for undergraduate student teachers from the international honor society Kappa Delta Pi. Bates was one of 38 students selected nationwide to receive the $500 scholarship. Founded...

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August 22, 2017

Dr. Cox Responds to Charlottesville Protest in ‘500 Pens’ Feature

500 Pens featured International Peace and Conflict Resolution Program Director Dr. Amy Cox in a recent article discussing how to confront hatred and bigotry in daily life. A response to the Charlottesville protest, the piece focuses on how individuals can ease tensions in hostile situations: “...

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August 9, 2017

Students, Alumni, Faculty Promote Health and Wellness in Belize

Students, alumni, and faculty from Arcadia’s Physical Therapy, Genetic Counseling, Public Health, Physician Assistant, Education, and Counseling programs continued their mental health, physical wellness, and education efforts in Belize from July 15 to 26. This year’s trip overlapped with Camp...

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August 7, 2017

Damario ’18M Recognized for Cognitive Therapy Certification Score

Counseling student Marc Damario ’18M was lauded by the Community Behavioral Health of Philadelphia and the Beck Community Initiative on July 14 for earning this year’s highest score on the Cognitive Therapy Rating Scale (CTRS) in Philadelphia. He is the first Arcadia student in the program’s...

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August 1, 2017

Dr. Curotto Expands Electronic Structure Research through Monte Carlo Workshop

Dr. Manny Curotto , professor and chair of chemistry and physics, attended the Telluride Science Research Center’s annual workshop on Monte Carlo methods for electronic structure theory this July. The conference gave Dr. Curotto the opportunity to hear from experts in the field and compare their...

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July 26, 2017

McGovern, Smith Publish Immunity Verification Research

Student Health Services Director Kathy McGovern, MSN, CRNP and Assistant Director Theresa Smith, MSN, CRNP published “Proof of Immunity Requirements for Health Care Providers and Students: A Guide” in Consultant360 , a multimedia platform for primary care professionals. Over the past nine years at...

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July 25, 2017

Arcadia Rotaract Attends Multinational Leadership Conference

In June, members of Arcadia Rotaract traveled to Washington, D.C for the 2017 Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) North America Conference, an immersive, multinational training program that encourages Rotary International’s core values of service, fellowship, diversity, and integrity in student...

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July 21, 2017

Reale Publishes Poetry Collection on Delirium Tremens

Michelle Reale , associate professor and faculty librarian for English and Music, recently published a collection of poems, All These Things Were Real: Poems of Delirium Tremens , through West Philly Press. This compilation of autoethnographic poems focus on her experience of watching her son...

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July 14, 2017

Department of Physical Therapy Named to Marquette Challenge Philanthropy Circle

For their contributions to the Foundation for Physical Therapy’s VCU-Marquette Challenge, Arcadia’s Department of Physical Therapy was recognized at the Foundation Awards Luncheon on June 22 in Boston, Mass. Arcadia was one of 15 institutions to receive an honorable mention for donating more than $...

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