Arcadia University News


May 1, 2013

Campbell Presents at the National Social Science Conference

On March 26, Dr. Bruce Campbell presented his research, “Caribbean Students’ Social Adjustment and the University’s Commitment to Being Culturally Responsive,” at the National Social Science Association Conference in Las Vegas, Nev. This study investigated the experiences of Caribbean college...

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March 20, 2013

Binckley Co-Authors Paper on Pirate Perch and Predator-Prey Interactions

Dr. Christopher A. Binckley , Assistant Professor of Biology, co-authored a paper, “Is the pirate really a ghost? Evidence for generalized chemical camouflage in an aquatic predator, Pirate Perch (Aphredoderus sayanus),” which was recently published in The American Naturalist . William Resetarits...

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March 6, 2013

Mazzanti Named President of Council of Forensic Science Educators

At the annual American Academy of Forensic Sciences meeting in Washington D.C., the Council of Forensic Science Educators (COFSE) announced Heather Mazzanti , Assistant Director and Assistant Professor of Forensic Science at Arcadia University, to be its new president. As the president-elect...

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March 6, 2013

Forensic Science Faculty and Students Attend AAFS Meeting

The 65th annual American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) meeting was held Feb. 18-23 in Washington D.C. and was attended by faculty and students of Arcadia’s Master of Science in Forensic Science (MSFS) program. Second-year students Katie Tynon and Apisri Ieamniramit gave platform presentations...

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February 27, 2013

Noakes Co-authors Paper on the Policing of Occupy Wall Street in NYC

Dr. John Noakes , Associate Provost for Faculty Advancement and Student Learning, co-authored “Strategic Incapacitation and the Policing of Occupy Wall Street in New York City, 2011,” which was published in Policing and Society . The abstract follows: The U.S. national response to the 11 September...

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February 27, 2013

Slesaransky-Poe Publishes in ‘Phi Delta Kappan’

Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe ’s article, “Adults set the tone for welcoming all students,” appeared in the February 2013 issue of Phi Delta Kappan , the publication of Phi Delta Kappa International, the premier professional association for educators. Speaking as a mother and a teacher educator,...

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February 26, 2013

Chance Presents at NAIS Conference

Janet Chance , Director of the Office of School and Community Collaborations in the School of Education, will present “Intentional Leadership Development...What Works?” with several colleagues at the National Association of Independent Schools’ Annual Conference in Philadelphia from Feb. 27 through...

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February 26, 2013

Gustavson and Baker-Doyle Present at Ethnography Forum

Dr. Leif Gustavson , Interim Dean, School of Education, and Dr. Kira Baker-Doyle , Assistant Professor, School of Education, along with Upper Dublin High School English teachers, led a panel discussion at the 34th Annual Ethnography in Education Research Forum in Philadelphia on Feb. 23. They...

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February 26, 2013

Cooper Publishes in the Journal of the Human Anatomy and Physiology Society

Sarah Cooper , Instructor of Biology, published “The Role of Endoscopic Cholangiopancreatography in Pancreaticobiliary Disease” in the Winter Edition of the HAPS EDucator , the Journal of the Human Anatomy and Physiology Society. Scott Rawlins , Professor of Scientific Illustration, illustrated the...

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February 25, 2013

Hooker Presents Paper at BLGTA College Conference

Dr. Steve Hooker , Assistant Professor, School of Education, presented a paper, “How do gay and lesbian educators negotiate their sexual identities in their K-12 schools?” at the Midwest BLGTA College Conference in Lansing, Mich., in February.

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February 25, 2013

Education Professors Sponsor Youth Leadership Workshop

Dr. Kira Baker-Doyle , Assistant Professor, School of Education, Dr. Kathy Trainor , Adjunct Professor, School of Education, Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe , Associate Professor, School of Education, and Beth Specker , Director of Educational Initiatives at the School of Continuing Studies, worked...

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February 25, 2013

Oatis Co-authors Two Papers

Dr. Carol Oatis , Professor of Physical Therapy, co-authored “Correlations among measures of knee stiffness, gait performance and complaints in individuals with knee osteoarthritis,” recently published in Clinical Biomechanics. Co-authors also included Dr. Ned Wolff , Professor of Mathematics, and...

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February 25, 2013

Oikonomidis Publishes on Marine Archaeology in ‘ENALIA’

Dr. Stavros Oikonomidis , Archaeology Instructor, The College of Global Studies, has published an article, “Mycenaeans and the Adriatic: A nautical challenge. Investigating the beginnings of navigation in the Adriatic Sea.” in the December 2012 edition of ENALIA , the journal of the Hellenic...

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February 25, 2013

Simos Receives Innovative Researcher for Foreign Learning Award

Joanna Simos , Student Life Officer (Athens), The College of Global Studies, received an Innovative Researcher for Foreign Learning Award from Amrita University in India. Joanna is engaged in a Doctorate of Professional Studies in educational psychology at Middlesex University. Her research...

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February 25, 2013

Morrow Publishes and Presents Research on Bullying

Dr. Michael Morrow , Assistant Professor of Psychology, had a paper accepted for publication in Merrill-Palmer Quarterly. It is titled “Relations among Multiple Types of Peer Victimization, Reactivity to Peer Victimization, and Academic Achievement in Fifth-Grade Boys and Girls.” He also organized...

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February 25, 2013

Turco Publishes Research on Foreign Visitors at 2010 FIFA World Cup

Dr. Douglas M. Turco , Associate Academic Dean, The College of Global Studies, co-authored “Profiles of foreign visitors attending the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa,” which was published in the Africa Journal for Physical Education, Recreation and Dance .

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February 21, 2013

Slesaransky-Poe Facilitates Workshops at National Convention on Creating Safe, Inclusive Schools

Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe , Associate Professor in Special Education, facilitated two workshops at the National Association of Schools Psychologists (NASP) Annual Convention on Feb. 15 in Seattle, Wash. The first workshop, “Is this the right school for my gender nonconforming son?” narrated the...

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February 20, 2013

AAFS Recognizes Award-Winning Forensic Toxicologists of NMS Labs

Drs. Barry Logan and Sherri Kacinko , Adjunct Professors in Arcadia University’s Master of Forensic Science program, are two of three NMS Labs experts who will be recognized at the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) meeting in Washington, D.C., for their contributions to forensic...

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February 20, 2013

Eight Students Present at Mathematics Conference

On Feb. 16, eight Arcadia University students presented at the Moravian College Undergraduate Mathematics Conference. The day-long conference provides an opportunity for undergraduate college students from the tri-state area to come together to present talks and discuss mathematics, statistics,...

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January 30, 2013

Physical Therapy Department Well Represented at 2013 Combined Sections Meeting

Arcadia University’s Department of Physical Therapy was well represented at the Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association in San Diego, Calif., in January. Program Planning Marty Eastlack, PT, PhD, was the Program Chair for all of the Section on Research activities for...

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January 30, 2013

Paddock Publishes Paper in ‘Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease’

Dr. Brie Paddock , Assistant Professor of Biology, published “Invertebrate Models of Alzheimer’s Disease” in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease . A majority of the genes linked to human disease belong to evolutionarily conserved pathways found in simpler organisms, such as Caenorhabditis elegans...

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