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October 24, 2019

Cancer Research Drives Dr. Theodoraki

Dr. Maria Theodoraki Assistant Professor of Biology Courses: General Biology I, Microbiology, Cancer Biology, and Faculty Sponsored Research Expertise: Molecular Chaperones Advice for Students: "If you are persistent on working in cancer research, make sure your heart is in it. There is a lot of...

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October 22, 2019

Dr. Guertin-Martín Publishes on Waste in Beer Production in Criminology Journal

Dr. Favian Guertin-Martín , associate professor of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice, published “Tapping into Environmental Harm in Brewing: An Exploration of Pollution and Waste in Beer Production” in the Oct. 1 Journal of the American Society of Criminology Division on Critical...

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October 18, 2019

Johnston Fellow Dr. Campbell Produces Social Justice Album

Dust + Dignity Podcast: Music from the Series , a studio album executive produced by Associate Professor of Education Dr. Bruce Campbell Jr. , was released on Oct 11. The album is a collection of the music used in Dr. Campbell’s “Dust + Dignity Podcast,” which highlights individuals who promote...

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October 15, 2019

Dr. Seibert Hanson Receives Love of Learning Award

Dr. Aroline Seibert Hanson , associate professor of Spanish and Linguistics, received the 2019 Phi Kappa Phi Love of Learning Award, which she will put toward classroom resources for students who are learning Brunca, an endangered, indigenous language in Costa Rica. Established in 2007, the Love of...

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October 3, 2019

Dr. Rosoff Presents Research on School Stories Role Models

Dr. Nancy G. Rosoff , dean of Graduate and Undergraduate Studies, presented her paper, “'I have been very proud of my girls': Principals and Headmistresses in British and American School Stories,” during the annual Women's History Network conference in September in London. The paper examined the...

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October 1, 2019

Dr. Craik, Dr. Mangione Publish on PT Intervention for Hip Fractures

Each year, 300,000 Americans suffer a hip fracture and struggle to return to the ambulatory activities they enjoyed prior to it. Dr. Rebecca Craik , dean of the College of Health Sciences, and Dr. Kate Mangione , professor of Physical Therapy, recently co-published the study “Effect of a...

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October 1, 2019

Q&A with Dr. Rebecca Craik and Dr. Kate Mangione

To better understand the results of the study, “Effect of a Multicomponent Home-Based Physical Therapy Intervention on Ambulation After Hip Fracture in Older Adults,” Dr. Rebecca Craik, dean of the College of Health Sciences, and Dr. Mangione, professor of Physical Therapy, addressed the history of...

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September 26, 2019

Dr. Shandell’s Book Named Finalist for George Freedley Award

Dr. Jonathan Shandell , associate professor of Theater Arts, was one of eight finalists for the Theatre Library Association’s George Freedley Memorial Award for his recent book, The American Negro Theatre and the Long Civil Rights Era . The American Negro Theatre and the Long Civil Rights Era...

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September 25, 2019

Dr. Ford Receives NCC Innovations in Cybersecurity Education Award

GenCyberCoin is not just a widely used educational tool—it’s also an award winner. Dr. Vitaly Ford , assistant professor of Computer Science and Mathematics at Arcadia University, was one of five winners in the National CyberWatch Center’s (NCC) Innovations in Cybersecurity Education award program...

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September 10, 2019

Dr. Parsons Dick, Brown ’19 Publish Column in ‘Anthropology News’

International Studies major Melanie Brown ’19 and Associate Professor of Historical and Political Studies Dr. Hillary Parsons Dick published “Speak American,” a column based on Brown’s senior thesis, in Anthropology News on Aug.16. The column explores American news coverage of racializing discourse...

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September 1, 2019

Dr. Hanson Publishes on the Vitality of Brunca Language

Dr. Aroline Seibert Hanson , associate professor of Spanish and Linguistics, published “Reexamining the classification of an endangered language: The vitality of Brunca” with the University of Hawaii Press this summer. In the article, Dr. Hanson details her research with the indigenous people of...

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August 31, 2019

Dr. Kim Publishes in ‘Managerial and Decision Economics’

Dr. Jun Woo Kim , associate professor in the School of Global Business, published “Anchored putter ban: An examination of whether anchored putting impacts career success and putting performance” in Managerial and Decision Economics on Aug 23. The article examines the effects of anchored putting on...

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August 20, 2019

Park '21 Fights Poverty Through Internship

Passionate about foreign policy, International Studies major Rachel Park ’21 landed an internship with the Borgen Project, a nonprofit dedicated to eradicating hunger and poverty around the world. As an international affairs intern, Park supported national campaigns to make global poverty a focus...

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August 20, 2019

Dr. Longacre Receives American Cancer Society Grant for Integrated Caregiver Portal Development

Dr. Margaret Longacre , assistant professor of Public Health, has been awarded an American Cancer Society grant for "The Systemic Integration of Caregivers in Cancer Palliative Care" to conduct research for the development and testing of a standardization process to involve caregivers in patient...

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July 19, 2019

Dr. Ferrell Presents on Artist Jay DeFeo in Paris

Dr. Elizabeth Ferrell , assistant professor of Art History, presented “The Ring Around the Rose” at Jay DeFeo and Beyond: Abstraction, Gender and its Effects in Paris, France on June 14. Her presentation included an overview of her current book project, The Ring around The Rose: Jay DeFeo and Her...

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June 28, 2019

Turner ’20 Receives Scholarship to Attend Women in Computing Conference

Computer Science major Jules Turner ’20 received AnitaB’s Grace Hopper Scholarship to attend the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing (GHC) from Oct. 1 to 4 in Orlando, Fla. Established to advance women in the computer science and technology field, scholarships are awarded to students who...

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June 24, 2019

Education Alumni Ranked Among Philly’s Best Teachers

Six School of Education graduates were featured in a Philly.com article highlighting 2019 Lindback Foundation Distinguished Teaching Award winners from the School District of Philadelphia: Denise Piotrowski Eiler ’06MEd (Educational Leadership), a social studies teacher at Baldi Middle School who “...

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June 21, 2019

Dr. Brasof Publishes in the Journal of Educational Change

Dr. Marc Brasof , assistant professor of Education, published “Meeting the discipline challenge: Capacity-building youth-adult leadership” in the Journal of Educational Change on June 14. The article addresses causes of in-school conflicts and explores how youth courts—diversion programs that offer...

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June 19, 2019

Lee’s Exhibition Featured at Jeonju International Photo Festival

June Yong Lee , associate professor of Art and Design, was invited to showcase at the 12th annual Jeonju International Photo Festival in Jeonju, South Korea from May 18 to 26. Submissions from 10 Arcadia University students were also showcased in the festival’s student photography exhibition. Lee’s...

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June 19, 2019

Banchi ’20 Awarded CAMAR Scholarship for Actuarial Science

Actuarial Science major Carlie Banchi ’20 was awarded the Casualty Actuaries of the Mid-Atlantic Region (CAMAR) scholarship by the Casualty Actuarial Society for outstanding performance in an Actuarial Science program in May. Each year, CAMAR scholarships are awarded to six students from Arcadia...

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June 18, 2019

Dr. Brinker Publishes on Financing Opportunities for Children with Special Needs

Dr. Thomas Brinker , professor of Accounting and executive director of the MBA program, published “Financing opportunities for medical expenses incurred by children with special needs” in The Tax Adviser on June 13. The article provides insight on tax benefits for families with children who have...

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