Arcadia University News


January 3, 2019

Glaccum Discusses Gender and Sexuality in ‘Warplay’

Kevin Glaccum , adjunct professor of Theater Arts at Arcadia and artistic director of the Azuka Theatre Company, was interviewed by Philadelphia Magazine on Nov. 8. “LGBTQ&A: Kevin Glaccum” focused on Glaccum’s directorial work for Azuka Theatre’s Warplay production, which re-imagined Greek...

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December 18, 2018

Farnan Awarded CASE Scholarship

Andrea Farnan , associate director of Alumni Relations, received the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District II Conference Scholarship. The CASE District II Conference, held in Philadelphia this March, will bring together advancement services/donor relations, alumni...

December 18, 2018

Dr. Siskind Organizes Urban History Association Conference

Dr. Peter Siskind , associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, assistant professor of History, and executive director of the Urban History Association (UHA), was a primary organizer of UHA’s Ninth Biennial Conference, held in Columbia, S.C. from Oct. 18 to 21. More than 400 scholars...

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December 10, 2018

Dr. Campbell Presents At Popular & American Culture Conference

Dr. Bruce Campbell , associate professor of Education, presented “What Does the Soundtrack of the Revolution Sound Like?” during the Race, Revolution, and Hip-Hop session of the 2018 Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association Conference held in Baltimore, Md., on Nov. 10. Dr. Campbell’...

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November 30, 2018

Dr. McClure Contributes to Guidelines for Concussion Treatment

Dr. Phil McClure , professor and chair of Physical Therapy, was featured in Business Wire ’s “MedRisk’s ISAB Creates Guidelines for Treating Concussion Symptoms,” an article analyzing the first vestibular therapy guidelines for workers suffering from concussions. Dr. McClure is an advisor to...

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November 27, 2018

Students, Faculty Receive Awards at Counseling Conference

Students and faculty from Arcadia’s graduate Counseling program were honored at the Pennsylvania Counseling Association (PCA) Conference, held from Nov. 9 to 11 in Pittsburgh. Adjunct Professor of Counseling Lois Keller won the PCA Outstanding Practitioner Award, which recognizes a professional...

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November 20, 2018

Dr. Moore, Oguz ’18 Research Musician Cognition

Dr. Katherine Moore , assistant professor of Psychology, Pinar Oguz ’18 , and Jim Meyer, of Elmhurst College, published “Superior Fluid Cognition in Trained Musicians” in Sage Journals on Nov. 9. Their research explores the relationship between trained musicians and fluid intelligence, or the...

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November 20, 2018

Dr. Morrow, Students Study Coping and Peer Provocation

Dr. Michael Morrow , associate professor of Psychology, co-published research on coping and peer provocation in two academic journals. “College Students’ Daily Coping, Mood, and Quality of Life: Benefits of Problem-Focused Engagement,” co-authored with Psychology alumna Leaha Shermeyer ’16 and...

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November 20, 2018

Students Attend Philadelphia Actuaries Meeting

Actuarial Science majors Caroline Toner ’20 , Kelsey Mashinski ’21 , Di Zhu ’21 , and Alyssa Grandmont ’20 attended a Philadelphia Actuaries Club meeting on Nov. 8 with Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics Irina Pogrebivsky . Students attended a panel session on non-traditional...

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November 13, 2018

Dr. Kantak Receives Grant to Study Stroke Hand Function Recovery

How often do you use one hand to complete an activity? Not often, according to Dr. Shailesh Kantak , assistant professor of Physical Therapy. The dependency on using both hands to complete most tasks of daily living– from putting on socks in the morning to pulling up the bedsheets at night– is what...

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November 5, 2018

Dr. Morra Talks Energy Efficiency in WalletHub

Dr. Wayne Morra , professor emeritus in the School of Global Business, was featured as an expert on energy efficiency in “Most & Least Energy-Efficient States,” an article published by WalletHub . Emphasizing environmentally conscious practices, Dr. Morra answered questions related to energy-...

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November 1, 2018

Arcadia Receives STEM Teacher Grant as Part of Noyce Program

The National Science Foundation has awarded Arcadia University a grant for $178,249 as part of the Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program. The grant, totalling $1.32 million, is split between the collaborative Philadelphia Regional Noyce Partnership Scholarship Program (PRNP-S) that includes...

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October 30, 2018

Dr. Brasof, Alumnae Present at Social Studies Conference

On Oct. 19, Dr. Marc Brasof , assistant professor of Education, and Vicky Lynch ’18M , Madeline Robinson ’18 , and Heather Hingston ’18M presented a new framework for teaching controversial issues in politically divisive times to educators, board members, and student-teachers at the 65th annual...

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October 29, 2018

Muraresku, McCormick Research Mitochondrial Disease Treatment

Genetic Counseling alumnae Colleen Muraresku ’09, ’11M and Elizabeth McCormick ’09, ’11M , genetic counselors and researchers for the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)’s Mitochondrial Medicine Frontier program, published “Mitochondrial Disease: Advances in Clinical Diagnosis, Management,...

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October 22, 2018

Dr. Oatis Featured in Wiley’s Research Headlines

Dr. Carol Oatis , professor of Physical Therapy, published her research on Total Knee Replacement therapy with Wiley’s Arthritis Care & Research. Dr. Oatis’ research, "Characteristics of Usual Physical Therapy post Total Knee Replacement (TKO) and Their Associations with Functional Outcomes,"...

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October 22, 2018

Dr. Woldoff Discusses Classroom Management Strategies at Autism Awareness Lecture

Dr. Sarah Woldoff , assistant professor of Education, presented “Classroom and Behavior Management Strategies” as part of the Autism Awareness Lecture Series at Camden County College on Oct. 16. Dr. Woldoff’s workshop focused on behavioral characteristics of children diagnosed with Autism spectrum...

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October 2, 2018

Dr. Moore, Alumnae, Students Publish Memory Lab Research

Dr. Katherine Moore , assistant professor of Psychology, Jessica Avanzato ’18 , Korissa Belville ’18 , Jaimie Jasina ’18 , Aziza Ransome ’18 , and Ariel Kershner ’19 , along with Purdue University graduate student Liz Wiemers, published their research project “Using Rapid Serial Visual Presentation...

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October 2, 2018

Iskandarani ’18 Publishes Paper on Language Learning

Lana Iskandarani ’18 , a graduate student in the School of Education’s Connected Learning & Technologies certificate program, published “Production-Centered Classroom Environment Increases Students’ Understanding and Interest in Learning Foreign Languages” in the Journal of Foreign Languages,...

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September 18, 2018

Dr. Conway Named to Editorial Board of Genetics/Genomics Competency Center

Dr. Laura Conway , associate director of Genetic Counseling, was named to a one year term to the editorial board of the Genetics/Genomics Competency Center beginning Sept. 30. Members of the editorial board ensure that the materials in the collection are comprehensive, current, accurate. These...

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September 13, 2018

Drs. Deshpande and Mazaj '97 Named Routledge Featured Authors

Dr. Shekhar Deshpande , professor of Media and Communication, and Dr. Meta Mazaj ’97 were named as Routledge Featured Authors for their recent book, World Cinema: A Critical Introduction. World Cinema, published by Routledge, offers a critical perspective on cinematic industries around the world...

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September 12, 2018

Dr. Shah Accepted to Selective Grant Mentoring Program

Dr. Kshamata Shah , assistant professor of Physical Therapy and director of Education for International Physical Therapists, was accepted to the U.S. Bone and Joint Initiative/Bone and Joint Canada Young Investigator Initiative (YII) Grant Mentoring and Career Development Program, a selective...

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