Arcadia University News


July 14, 2017

Students, Alumni, Faculty Participate in Scientific Illustration Conference

Scientific Illustration students and alumni joined Professor of Visual and Performing Arts Scott Rawlins at the Guild of Natural Science Illustrators’ annual meeting at Warren Wilson College in Swannanoa, N.C. The conference, held from June 25 to July 1, featured educational panels and speakers, as...

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July 6, 2017

Dr. Rosoff Presents 'Advice for High School Girls' at Conference

On June 23, Dr. Nancy Rosoff , dean of Graduate and Undergraduate Studies, presented “Career Girls and Homemakers: Advice for High School Girls” at the Society for the History of Children and Youth’s ninth biennial conference at Rutgers University. This year’s theme, “Transition, Transaction, and...

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June 21, 2017

HAPS Alumna, Students Participate in Women’s Leadership Conference

International Studies alumna Rabiyah Mujahid ’17 , Political Science major Erika Raskay ’18 , and Political Science and Psychology major Nichole Sickel ’18 were among an elite group of students selected to attend the 2017 National Education for Women's (NEW) Leadership Pennsylvania summer institute...

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June 19, 2017

Fortner ’99 Helps Improve Quality of Life for Patients in Peru

When Jodee Fortner ’99 first met 12-year-old Olga, the young girl and her family hoped that treatment at Medical Ministry International (MMI)’s Hope and Health Clinic in Peru would correct Olga’s congenital clubfoot, which rendered her foot twisted at an almost 180-degree angle, her toes nearly...

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June 16, 2017

Dr. Kurthakoti Named Best Instructor of 2017 X-Culture Competition

Dr. Raghu Kurthakoti , assistant professor of Marketing in the School of Global Business, received a Best Instructor Award for his contributions to the 2017 X-Culture Competition, a large-scale learning exercise that provides students firsthand experience in international, virtual collaboration. Dr...

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June 1, 2017

Dr. Bonin Examines Women in French Literature at International Conference

Dr. Kate M. Bonin , assistant professor of Modern Languages and Cultures, attended the 2017 Women in French Conference in Leeds, England from May 19 to 21. This year’s theme, “Women Behaving Badly (?): Women’s Pleasures and Their Discontents in French and Francophone Cultures and Societies,”...

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May 30, 2017

MPH Candidates Present at College of Physicians Poster Session

Arcadia’s Master of Public Health program was well represented at The College of Physicians of Philadelphia’s annual Public Health Student Poster Session on May 9. Hosted by the Section on Public Health and Preventive Medicine, the conference recognized outstanding achievement in the Philadelphia...

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May 25, 2017

Dr. Eaton Awarded Frank and Evelyn Steinbrucker Endowed Chair

Dr. Kalenda Eaton , associate professor of English, will improve the networking and research opportunities of Humanities faculty and students as the 2017 recipient of the Frank and Evelyn Steinbrucker Endowed Chair. Dr. Eaton was recognized during the Years of Service luncheon on May 24. Dr. Eaton’...

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May 10, 2017

First-Year Seminar Students Showcase Crime-Solving Skills at Science Fest

Arcadia University students in the First-Year Seminar course “Science, Sleuthing, and Sherlock” showcased their crime-solving skills at the 2017 Philadelphia Science Festival. During the Science in the National Park session on April 27, students demonstrated how to use forensic ecology to analyze...

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May 5, 2017

Students Showcase Short Films at Hiway Theater

Nearly a dozen Arcadia students have been selected to showcase their short films at the Hiway Theater’s “Local Shorts” event on Wednesday, May 10. After the 11 films are screened, a Q&A session will be held with some of the filmmakers. The students are Allison Nye ’20 , Kristen Stedman ’19 ,...

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April 24, 2017

Michelle Reale Publishes Poetry Compilation

Michelle Reale , associate professor and faculty librarian for English and Music, published a new chapbook, The Marie Curie Sequence , through Dancing Girl Press. This collection of prose poems looks at the life of Marie Curie and her courage in being a mother, wife, and a career woman, during a...

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April 21, 2017

Students Explore Health Care Careers at Steel City Diversity Conference

Arcadia University was among a select group of colleges and universities invited to the University of Pittsburgh's first Steel City Health Careers Diversity Conference on April 14 and 15. Led by Judy Dalton , associate dean of Institutional Diversity, and May Their Aye , coordinator of Diversity...

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April 18, 2017

Students, Faculty Experience Shakespearean Theater at Blackfriars Playhouse

Over spring break, Dr. Jennifer Matisoff and Dr. Jim Casey , assistant professors of English, led students to the American Shakespeare Center’s Blackfriars Playhouse , the only re-creation of Shakespeare's indoor theater in existence. One of few theaters worldwide to apply early modern staging...

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April 17, 2017

Drs. Safford ’16DPT, McClure, Shah Receive APTA Grant for Shoulder Research

Dr. Daniel Safford ’16DPT, MAT, CSCS , adjunct lab instructor, Dr. Philip McClure PT, PhD, FAPTA , professor and chair of Physical Therapy, and Dr. Kshamata Shah PT, PhD , assistant professor of Physical Therapy, received a $22,600 grant from the Orthopaedic Section of the American Physical Therapy...

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April 14, 2017

Dr. McClintock Presents Research on Global Health Literacy

Dr. Heather McClintock , visiting assistant professor of Public Health, presented her research on health literacy at The Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) annual conference, “Healthy People, Healthy Ecosystems: Implementation, Leadership and Sustainability in Global Health” on...

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April 11, 2017

Modern Language Students Inducted into National Honor Societies

Arcadia University Modern Language and Cultures students recently were inducted into the French, Spanish, and Italian national honor societies for recognition of high academic achievement and advanced studies in the languages and cultures of French, Spanish, and Italian-speaking countries...

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April 7, 2017

Professors Carole Loeffler and Maryann Worrell ’05 Explore Interconnecting Elements

Art Department Chair and Professor Carole Loeffler and Adjunct Professor Maryann Worrell ’05 collaborated on a new sculptural exhibition, “Interconnecting Elements,” that was on display at the Boston Street Gallery in Philadelphia from Feb. 2 to March 18. Loeffler and Worrell have exhibited work...

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April 7, 2017

Dr. Cox Appointed to Leadership Council of Better Angels

Dr. Amy Cox , assistant professor of Historical and Political Studies and director of the International Peace Conflict Resolution (IPCR) program, has been appointed to the Leadership Council of Better Angels. The Council stated that Dr. Cox’s work as director of IPCR was a deciding factor for her...

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April 6, 2017

Dr. Goretsky Appointed to Editorial Board of NASPA Publication

Arcadia University Dean of Students Andrew Goretsky, Ed.D. was appointed to a two-year term on the editorial board of Technology and Higher Education: Emerging Practice , a new, biannual journal published by NASPA- Student Affairs Professionals in Higher Education, the leading association for the...

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April 5, 2017

Ahmadi ’17 and Long ’17 First Undergraduates at Arcadia to Receive Fulbright Awards, Will Teach English Overseas

Zahra Ahmadi and Clifford Long , members of the Arcadia University Class of 2017, are the first undergraduate students in Arcadia University history to earn a Fulbright U.S. Student Award from the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. Ahmadi and Long were...

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April 3, 2017

Frame Named 2017 Montgomery County Poet Laureate

The Montgomery County Poet Laureate Program (MCPL) has named Chad Frame ’16MFA , adjunct professor of English, as its 2017 Montgomery County Poet Laureate . Frame will hold the title until April 1, 2018. Frame’s work has appeared in many literary magazines, including decomP, Menacing Hedge, Mobius...

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