Arcadia University News


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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August 25, 2016

Drs. Noakes, Guertin-Martin, and Lee Conduct Research at RNC, DNC This Summer

Dr. John Noakes , associate professor and chair of the Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice Department, along with Assistant Professors of Criminal Justice Dr. Favian Guertin-Martin and Dr. Anne M. Lee , joined a team of student and faculty researchers from Western Washington University,...

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August 23, 2016

Alumna Art Featured in Magazine and Blog for Showcasing Trauma

Artist and actress Jenna Rose Simon ’11 was featured in the June edition of Mode ELLE magazine and in a July 19 blog post by Darkness to Light for her artwork that depicts emotional and physical trauma inflicted by others. Simon, who earned a bachelor’s degree at Arcadia in Psychology, has been...

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August 18, 2016

Shandell Co-edits Anthology That Examines ‘Experiments in Democracy’

Jonathan Shandell , associate professor of Theater Arts, co-edited Experiments in Democracy: Interracial and Cross-Cultural Exchange in American Theater, 1912-1945 , alongside Dr. Cheryl Black, professor of theatre and director of graduate studies at the University of Missouri. Published by...

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August 17, 2016

Atkins Assesses State of Biased Media in New Book

Larry Atkins , adjunct professor of journalism, assesses the state of the media and the biases they present in his new book, Skewed: A Critical Thinker’s Guide to Media Bias . Released on Aug. 16, the book provides tools for the reader to critique media and better analyze the biases presented as...

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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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July 27, 2016

Arcadia University Accepted into Conservation Center for Arts and Historic Artifacts’ Philadelphia Stewardship Program

The Conservation Center for Arts and Historic Artifacts (CCAHA), one of the largest nonprofit institutions for art preservation in the country, has selected Arcadia University to participate in its 2016 Stewardship Program. Sponsored by the William Penn Foundation, CCAHA’s Philadelphia Stewardship...

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July 18, 2016

Dr. Abboud’s Book on Syria Featured on “Washington Post” List for Summer Reading

Dr. Samer Abboud ’s new book, Syria , was featured in The Washington Post on June 29 in a story on the best books to read this summer on the Middle East. Published in October, Syria has been acclaimed as one of the most comprehensive reads about the Syrian war. “Samer Abboud’s Syria offers a short...

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July 12, 2016

Dr. Bartoli Appointed as Chair of Psychology and Counseling Accrediting Body

Dr. Eleonora Bartoli , associate professor and director of Arcadia’s Master’s program in Counseling, was selected to chair the Masters in Psychology and Counseling Accreditation Council (MPCAC) after chairing its Masters in Counseling Accreditation Committee since 2013. As chair, Dr. Bartoli will...

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June 22, 2016

Marion Cohen Publishes New Poetry Books

Marion Cohen , adjunct professor of Mathematics, is celebrating the release of her 25th and 26th published books, Closer to Dying and What I’m Wearing Today . Both books highlight Cohen’s passion for poetry, while merging it with other interests and observations. Closer to Dying , an unthemed...

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June 15, 2016

Dr. Moore Discusses Research on Air with “Life Simplified”

Dr. Katherine Moore , assistant professor of Psychology and head of the Attention, Memory, and Cognition laboratory, was featured in the Bangor Daily News “Life Simplified” a news column and radio show for her work concerning the limits of attention. During her interview, Dr. Moored focused on what...

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June 15, 2016

Batchelor Receives Maybelle Longstreet Prize from Woodmere Art Museum

Betsey Batchelor , associate professor of Visual and Performing Arts, received the Maybelle Longstreet Prize from the Woodmere Art Museum for her painting “Pillar,” on display in the Woodmere Annual 75th Juried Exhibition “The Condition of Place.” The exhibition runs through August 28.

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June 9, 2016

Arcadia University Launches Micro-Credential on Gender and Sexual Diversity

Arcadia University’s School of Education has opened enrollment for its unique online graduate micro-credential program, Gender and Sexual Diversity for Educators and Leaders , which focuses on instituting safe and welcoming environments for students with diverse sexualities and gender expressions,...

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May 25, 2016

Arcadia Alum Showcases at Cannes Festival

Arcadia University was represented at the Cannes Film Festival this year, when Ryan Regan ’13 and his production partner Derick Crucius had the world premiere of their short-film Charley Tucson on May 19. “It’s a little surreal,” Regan said, who graduated with a BA in Communications with a focus in...

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May 20, 2016

Junior, Senior Psychology Students Present at Poster Shows

On April 7, more than 50 students in the Personality Psychology class presented their research from the semester . Each year, students in the class design and run experiments, share their work with the community, and receive feedback. Senior Psychology and Sport Psychology students presented their...

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May 17, 2016

Slesaransky-Poe Featured as Expert in Inquirer on Gender Nonconformity

Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe , founding dean of the School of Education, was featured as an expert on transgender and gender-nonconformity issues in The Philadelphia Inquirer on May 14. Slesaransky-Poe said she finds it concerning that the public conversation about the needs of transgender and...

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May 16, 2016

Ahmadi ’16 Selected for U.S. Department of State Critical Language Program

Zahra Ahmadi ’16 , an International Studies major with a concentration in the Middle East and Africa, will learn a year’s worth of Persian in just two months in Tajikistan through the U.S. Department of State’s Critical Language Scholarship program. Ahmadi , who is from Afghanistan, is among only...

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May 4, 2016

Loeffler’s Philadelphia Gallery Hosts Judged Exhibition Showcasing Mother-Artists

The Gray Gallery , owned by Art and Design Chair Carole Loeffler , will welcome the new juried exhibition, Immersed , featuring the work of seven female artists that celebrates the overlooked and undervalued art of women who attempt to balance the roles of mother and artist. Juried by Dr. Jill...

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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 26, 2016

Mitchell Discusses Equine Therapy as PTSD Relief

On April 4, Adjunct Professor of Public Health Dené Mitchell ’13MPH, CCRP discussed her research on equine therapy on the American Indian Living radio show and podcast. Mitchell partnered with Sebastian Riding Associates to develop Riding Free , which seeks to reduce Post Traumatic Stress Disorder...

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April 26, 2016

Build Democracies in Schools, Writes Dr. Brasof

Dr. Marc Brasof , assistant professor of Education, published "Teach students about civics through schoolwide governance" in Kappan , the magazine for the education honors society Phi Delta Kappa. Brasof writes of his work with the Rendell Center for Civics and Civic Engagement and Edwin M. Stanton...

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