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August 3, 2021

Celebrate 2019 Graduate Coxwell’s Book “Falling” on Aug. 9

By Rikki Rosenthal ’21 Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Creative Writing alumna Rebekah Coxwell ’19M published her first book, Falling , with Southern Fried Karma Press. A celebratory book launch will take place at Grey Towers Castle in the Rose Room at 6:30 p.m. on Aug. 9. “Written with vibrant...

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July 29, 2021

Students Present at Mathematics Conference

By Katherine Haines '21, '22 Arcadia Computer Science and Mathematics students presented at the spring conference of the regional section of the Mathematics Association of America , which was held online this year. Erik Edward ’21 and Kody Ream ’21 , with support from Luke Thatcher ’21 , presented...

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July 22, 2021

Dr. Zarzycki Explores New Treatment for ACL Recovery Through National Grant

After Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) reconstruction surgery, athletes may struggle to return to their previous optimal level of performance, even after physical therapy. Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy Dr. Ryan Zarzycki believes the key to unlocking ACL recovery could be in the nervous...

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July 21, 2021

Students Present Research at College of Physicians Section on Public Health and Preventive Medicine

Ten Master of Public Health students at Arcadia University presented research at the College of Physicians in Philadelphia’s Student Research Section on Public Health and Preventative Medicine. The student presentations, listed below, focused on a variety of important public health issues,...

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July 13, 2021

Dr. Bhukhanwala Awarded $212K PAsmart Grant to Expand Apprenticeship Opportunities

Associate Professor of Education and Director of the Early Childhood Education Program Dr. Foram Bhukhanwala has been awarded a PAsmart Grant to expand the apprenticeships opportunities in the PreK-4 Program for Early Childhood Education Working Professionals from the Pennsylvania Department of...

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June 18, 2021

Dr. Hickman Receives 2021-2022 Steve Goldberg Faculty Development Award

By Katherine Haines '21, '22 Dr. Peggy Hickman , associate professor of Education, received the 2021-2022 Steve Goldberg Faculty Development Award for her project to revise pre- and in-service educator preparation and development programs in relation to social justice and culturally responsive...

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June 14, 2021

1853 Communications Nabs Second Place in Students Save Lives Challenge

By Katherine Haines '21, '22 Arcadia’s student-run Public Relations agency, 1853 Communications , won second place in the Students Save Lives College Challenge, organized by the Gift of Life Donor Program . 1853 Communications is run through a practicum course in the Department of Media and...

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June 9, 2021

Business Students Earn Top Results in International Competition

By Katherine Haines '21, '22 Arcadia University’s International Collegiate Business Strategy Competition (ICBSC) team of School of Global Business students competed in the annual Business Simulation throughout the spring semester, with some members earning the highest marks in multiple categories...

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June 3, 2021

LRN Research and Tutors Featured in HAPS Educator

Arcadia faculty, staff, and students from across the University collaborated to explore retention in the classroom in an article, “The Benefits of Handwriting Class Notes: Neuroanatomy, Mindfulness, and Anecdotal Evidence Supporting Handwritten Notes,” in the April edition of Human Anatomy and...

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June 1, 2021

Dr. Reale Publishes 11th Book on Poetry, “Blood Memory”

Dr. Michelle Reale ’99, ’16MFA, ’20EdD , professor of Landman Library, published a new collection of poems, Blood Memory: Prose Poems (Idea Press), an exploration of the Italian-American experience and the mythologization of both the culture and the experience. Dr. Reale has another collection...

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May 17, 2021

Stroth ’21MPH Wins Philabundance Award for Internship Project

Master of Public Health student Katelynn Stroth ’21MPH won Philabundance’s Healthy Pantry Initiative Recipe Challenge this spring for a video project she produced as an intern with Turning Points for Children’s Food and Wellness Network (FAWN). Throughout the semester, Stroth created 39...

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May 13, 2021

Arcadia Cyber League Team Places in National Competition

Arcadia University Computer Science and Mathematics students Alexandr Chebatarev ’22 , Käthe Specht ’22 , Shane Leinbach ’21 , and Nicholas McAndrew ’22 participated as a team in the National Cyber League competition in April, placing in the top 3 percent. As a team, they came in second in the...

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May 6, 2021

Brown ’21 Works With Hydrocephalus Association for Capstone

Graphic Design major Mya Brown ’21 found inspiration for her capstone project from her brother’s fatal battle with Hydrocephalus , which is an abnormal accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid within the cavities of the brain. This spring, she worked with the Hydrocephalus Association (HA) to redevelop...

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May 6, 2021

Haines '21 '22 Creates Podcast to Educate on Controlled Burns

In the Capstone 2021 Series, members of the Class of 2021 showcase their capstone and thesis projects. Media and Communications and Biology double major Katherine Haines ’21, ’22 explores how conservation biology topics can be communicated through multimedia tools like podcasts, in order to be more...

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May 5, 2021

Mueller ’21 Explore COVID Impact in Capstone Project

In this series, the members of the Class of 2021 showcase their capstone and thesis projects. Media and Communications major Josephine Mueller '21 dives into how COVID-19 has affected college students in a magazine she created for her senior capstone project. Mueller always wanted to write...

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April 28, 2021

Dr. Shandell Provides Guidance on History of African American Theater in MSNBC Podcast

Associate Professor of Theatre Arts Jonathan Shandell provided research guidance for an episode of MSNBC’s podcast, “Into America,” a show about being Black in America. Into America produced a four-part series for Black History Month, “Harlem on my Mind,” which investigated the legacies of four...

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April 28, 2021

Kachuyevski ’21 Examines Creativity and the Importance of Art Education

In this series, members of the Class of 2021 showcase their capstone and thesis projects. Media and Communications major Nikolai Kachuyevski '21 advocates for art education, making a personal statement with a visual album that explores creativity and the various journeys people go on throughout...

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April 28, 2021

Students and Faculty Present at Forensic Science Conference

By Aaron Uscinowicz '22 Nine students in Arcadia’s Masters of Forensic Sciences program presented at the 2021 American Academy of Forensic Sciences meeting from Feb. 15 to 19. Presentation topics varied between criminalistics, toxicology, and general forensic science. Presenting students include:...

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April 20, 2021

Physician Assistant Ranked Nationally by Intelligent.com

Arcadia University’s Physician Assistant (PA) program in the Department of Master of Medical Science was ranked #4 nationally by Intelligent.com on its “The Top 49 Physician Assistant Degree Programs.” Arcadia’s PA program was ranked as “Best PANCE Pass Rate” among the 49 programs. The program has...

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April 14, 2021

Dr. Miserandino Co-Authors Study on Cardiovascular Risks

Dr. Marianne Miserandino , chair and professor of Psychology, co-authored the paper “‘Listen and Learn:’ participant input in program planning for a low-income urban population at cardiovascular risk,” which was published by the BMC Public Health journal. The study, co-authored by Assistant...

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March 30, 2021

Dr. Appelbaum Publishes on Preparing Mathematics Learners for Global Crises

By Katherine Haines '21 Dr. Peter Appelbaum , professor of Education, had an article, “Embracing Dystopia: Mathematics Education in the COVID Era,” accepted for publication in the spring edition of Educational Studies in Mathematics. This article was co-authored by Charoula Stathopoulou, professor...

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