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May 10, 2019

Nolan, Dr. Kurthakoti Contribute to International Business and Management Book

School of Global Business Instructor Meg Nolan and Associate Professor Dr. Raghu Kurthakoti were published in The Palgrave Handbook of Learning and Teaching International Business and Management . Nolan and Kurthakoti’s chapter, “Short Term International Travel Experience (SITE) As a Learning Model...

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May 9, 2019

Ryan Featured in St. Bonaventure University Solo Exhibition

The second edition of Abbey Ryan ’03 ’s painting collection “the light/the shade” is showing as a solo exhibition at the Quick Center at St. Bonaventure University through June 2. The exhibition is the culmination of a 2017 research trip to Patmos, Greece, and is also a part of Ryan’s one-a-day...

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May 3, 2019

Dr. Theodoraki, Morales ’19 Target Dormant Cancer Cells

Dr. Maria Theodoraki , assistant professor of Biology, and Biology major Theodore E. Habarth Morales ’19 investigated why current chemotherapeutic drugs fail to target dormant breast cancer cells, and examined a new drug—derived from a Southeast Asian plant with naturopathic properties—that may...

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April 30, 2019

Dr. Brinker Publishes Article in The Tax Adviser

Dr. Thomas Brinker , professor of Accounting and executive director of the MBA program, published “Has the TCJA changed the definition of a dependent for children with special needs?” in The Tax Adviser on April 18. In the article, Dr. Brinker explains how special needs children are affected by the...

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April 26, 2019

Faculty, Staff Present at Next-gen Network and Technology Conference

Interim Chief Information Officer Leslie Margolis , Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics Dr. Vitaly Ford , Director of Infrastructure John Zottola , and Senior Network Engineer Matt Flint attended the 2019 KINBERCON Conference on April 2-3 in Philadelphia, Pa. In fall 2018,...

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April 24, 2019

Mao Li'19 Passes Actuarial Science Exams

Mao Li '19, Actuarial Science major, recently passed the Short-term Actuarial Mathematics (STAM) exam from Society of Actuaries (SOA), representing his third exam completed upon graduation. STAM is a new course offered at Arcadia, which was developed after the curriculum change in Fall...

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April 19, 2019

Moore Opens “Soil, Stone, and Bone” Show at The Clay Studio

Gregg Moore , associate professor of Art and Design, opened “Soil, Stone, Bone”—a ceramics exhibition featuring bone china made from animal bones ashes and farmland earth—at The Clay Studio in Old City, Philadelphia. Moore’s collection of bone-ash ceramics is inspired by the cycle of life,...

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April 18, 2019

Dr. Dorfman Publishes Seventh Instructional Writing Book

Dr. Lynne Dorfman , associate professor of Education, published “Writing Workshop: Engaging Today’s Students With a Model That Works,” which provides K-8 educators strategic advice, tips, and resources to create engaging writing workshop processes for students. The book includes QR codes for...

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April 18, 2019

Dr. Wolff Receives Teaching Award for Excellence

By Lana Valente '19 Dr. Ned Wolff , professor of Computer Science and Mathematics, received the Award for Teaching Excellence from the Philadelphia branch of the American Statistical Association (ASA) on March 29. Dr. Wolff has worked at Arcadia University for 42 years. Four of his students wrote...

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April 17, 2019

Petersen’s New Play “Chrysalis” Performed at Villanova April 27 and 28

Kathryn Petersen , associate professor of Theater Arts, is having her new play Chrysalis featured in Villanova's "Staged Reading" series on April 27 and 28. The play explores the story of 17th century naturalist and illustrator Maria Sybilla Merian and her daughter, Dorothea. After Sibylla Merian...

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April 15, 2019

Sansevere ’20 to Intern at CHOP for Injury Science Research

Have you ever heard your cell phone go off while you were driving and taken your eyes off the road to look for it? Through her internship at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia this summer, Psychology major Kayla Sansevere ’20 is researching why teens experience distracted driving, which the...

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April 15, 2019

Students Present at Interdisciplinary Research Conference

Arcadia students presented research at the ninth annual interdisciplinary Regional Undergraduate Student Research Conference (RUSRC) on March 23. The event was hosted by Delaware State University, and focused on “Why Academic Diversity in Higher Education Enriches all the Disciplines.” At the...

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April 10, 2019

Dr. Rosoff Publishes Book on Impact of Fiction on Female Gender Identity

After 10 years of preparation, B ritish and American School Stories, 1910–1960: Fiction, Femininity, and Friendship by Dr. Nancy G. Rosoff , dean of Graduate and Undergraduate Studies, and co-author Dr. Stephanie Spencer, professor of the History of Women’s Education at the University of Winchester...

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April 10, 2019

Students Present at Math Association of America Conference

Students from Computer Science and Mathematics presented at the Eastern Pennsylvania and Delaware (EPADEL) Mathematical Association of America Conference at King’s College in Wilkes Barre, Pa., on March 23. The analytical research presented included: Carlie Banchi ’20 , Shurong Huang ’19 , and...

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April 5, 2019

Ciallella ’15 Publishes Toxicology Research

Forensic Science alumna Heather Ciallella ’15 published her first scientific article, “Advancing Computational Toxicology in the Big Data Era by Artificial Intelligence: Data-Driven and Mechanism-Driven Modeling for Chemical Toxicology,” with the Journal of Chemical Research in Toxicology on March...

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April 3, 2019

Arcadia Celebrates Academic Achievement at Honors Convocation

Arcadia University celebrated academic achievement and scholastic excellence at the 2019 Honors Convocation on March 30. More than 1,000 students earned distinguished honors and honors in the spring and fall 2018, and 59 student and faculty awards were presented. President Ajay Nair addressed the...

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April 1, 2019

Dr. Campbell Creates Playlist for “How We Fight White Supremacy” Publication

Dr. Bruce Campbell Jr. , associate professor of Education, contributed work based on the intersectionality of his research on music, leadership and social justice to the new book, “How We Fight White Supremacy: A Field Guide to Black Resistance” by Akiba Solomon and Kenrya Rankin. In addition to an...

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March 26, 2019

Ireland Publishes Article on Gaelic and Old English Poetry

Dr. Colin A. Ireland , professor emeritus at The College of Global Studies and former resident director of Arcadia Ireland programs, published “Visionary Poets and the Aesthetics of Vision: Perspectives on Gaelic and Old English Poetic Practices”— an article exploring stereotypes associated with...

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March 26, 2019

Reale Publishes 10th Poetry Book, "Season of Subtraction"

Michelle Reale, associate professor of Landman Library, published her tenth book of poetry, Season of Subtraction , with Bodighera Press. “In Season of Subtraction, Michelle Reale entangles you in the language of ache and need, and the search for a lost relative who becomes a found love,” wrote...

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March 20, 2019

Dr. Tevald Awarded Grant for Transplant Research

By Lana Valente '19 Dr. Michael Tevald , associate professor of Physical Therapy and director of Post-Professional programs, is the recipient of a $40,000 Acute Care Research Grant. His project, “Early Impact of Lung Transplantation on Skeletal Muscle,” will enable the development of evidence-based...

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March 5, 2019

Dr. Wolff Awarded Teacher Excellence Award by Philadelphia ASA

Dr. Ned Wolff , professor of Computer Science and Mathematics, was awarded the Teacher Excellence Award by the Philadelphia branch of the American Statistical Association. He’ll receive this award at an event on March 29. Colleagues and students submitted letters of recommendation to the...

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