Arcadia University News

January 7, 2016

On-Verge Talks About Arcadia’s “Mind-blowing” Art Gallery Shows

Arcadia University’s Art Gallery and its curator, Richard Torchia , were highly praised in a Dec. 15 post on the Cue Art Foundation's online publication, . Artist and critic Daniel Gerwin wrote that he “regularly had [his] mind blown by Arcadia’s shows, including of Ray Johnson, and...

art art gallery arts plaudits

December 15, 2015

Rosoff Presents on Cover Illustrations at History of Education Society in Liverpool

Dr. Nancy Rosoff , dean of Graduate and Undergraduate Studies, presented on “Materialities: Covers and Illustrations in British and American School and College Stories” at the annual meeting of the History of Education Society in Liverpool, England, in November. The paper, which Rosoff co-wrote...


November 30, 2015

Dr. Joan Saverino Presents on Bread Making and Embroidery

Dr. Joan Saverino , adjunct professor of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice , combined the domestic and the academic in two presentations on the social and cultural importance of bread making and embroidery. On Oct. 9, Dr. Saverino presented on “The Intimacy of Bread Making, Culinary...

anthropology plaudits

November 20, 2015

Moran Provides Navajo Members with 'CSI: Window Rock'

Kimberlee Moran , forensic archaeologist and assistant director of the Forensic Science program, recently spent a week in the Navajo territory of Window Rock, on the New Mexico/Arizona border, training the Navajo Department of Transportation in the identification and recovery of human remains. “On...

forensic science plaudits

November 18, 2015

Dr. Moore Examines Scientific Reliability on 270-Researcher Team

Assistant Professor of Psychology Dr. Katherine Moore is one of 270 researchers published in a Science Magazine article for her work with the Reproducibility Project: Psychology (RPP), which replicates previously published studies and compares the results to the original findings. The study was...

college of arts and sciences plaudits psychology research

October 29, 2015

Lee Displays Photography in “Portraiture,” “Reveal”

In September and August, photography by June Yong Lee , assistant professor of visual and performing arts, was displayed at two juried art exhibits. A portrait from his “Skin Portraits” series, a project consisting of nude photography, was exhibited in “Portraiture: Pictures in Photography” at the...

art and design photography plaudits

October 28, 2015

Dr. Deshpande Leads Discussion on Film 'Rati Chakravyuh'

On Oct. 22, Dr. Shekhar Deshpande , professor of media and communication , led “Everything Is Always in the Middle,” a discussion at the nonprofit arts organization Philadelphia Slought Foundation . Dr. Deshpande discussed Indian mythologies, marriage customs, and storytelling in Rati Chakravyuh ,...

media and communication plaudits

October 20, 2015

Dr. Hilary Dick Awarded Research Fellowship

Dr. Hilary Parsons Dick , assistant professor of international studies, has been awarded a Wenner-Gren Hunt Postdoctoral Fellowship , which supports the development of previously completed research. The Fellowship, which she will hold throughout 2016, will support the final stages of revision on...

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October 15, 2015

Dr. Scott’s Book Nominated for Samuel Johnson Prize (Updated)

Update : Dr. Laurence Scott's book, The Four Dimensional Human , was shortlisted for the 2015 Samuel Johnson Prize. The winner will be announced Monday, Nov. 2. The other finalists are: Landmarks by Robert Macfarlane Neurotribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity by Steve...

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September 30, 2015

Landberg Makes Headlines for Conservation Work with Snapping Turtles

Dr. Tobias Landberg , assistant professor of biology, was featured in several Connecticut news outlets over the summer for his work with researchers from Mystic Aquarium and Tributary Mill Conservancy in Old Lyme, Conn., studying snapping turtles. The Hartford Courant cited Landberg’s assessments...

biology faculty homepage plaudits

September 23, 2015

Laxton Presents at Colloquium of Doctors of Health Science

Mary Laxton , MPA, PA-C, DFAAPA, professor in the department of medical science and community health, presented at the 7th Annual Colloquium of Doctors of Health Science sponsored by Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. Her presentation, titled “Advantages of and Global Incident and...

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September 23, 2015

Mangione Publishes Articles in ‘Physical Therapy’

Dr. Kathleen Mangione published two articles in Physical Therapy , recently. The first, “Rethinking Hospital-Associated Deconditioning: Proposed Paradigm Shift,” details the dangers of stigmatizing and not addressing the declining physical functionality in older adults. The second, “Progressive...

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September 18, 2015

Dr. Bushar Publishes on New Jersey Rattlesnakes

Lauretta Bushar, Ph.D. , professor and chair of the Department of Biology , co-authored “Population Isolation and Genetic Subdivision of Timber Rattlesnakes (Crotalus horridus) in the New Jersey Pine Barrens” in the September issue of Herpetologica . Through DNA and statistical analysis, Dr. Bushar...

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September 17, 2015

Former Resident Director at The College of Global Studies Publishes Article on Early Medieval Ireland and Europe

Dr. Colin Ireland , former resident director at The College of Global Studies’ Dublin center , recently published an article in Early Medieval Ireland and Europe: Chronology, Contacts, Scholarship: A Festschrift for Dáibhí Ó Cróinín , an anthology that discusses the cultural interactions that took...

plaudits the college of global studies

September 14, 2015

Eckenrode and Stackhouse Publish Manuscript in the International Journal of Sports and Physical Therapy

Drs. Brian Eckenrode and Scott Stackhouse published a case report in the International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy detailing the effects the effects of noxious electrical stimulation on the pain threshold of a runner with achilles tendinopathy. “Improved Pressure Pain Thresholds and Function...

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September 14, 2015

Eckenrode and DPT Students Volunteer in Philadelphia Schools

Dr. Brian Eckenrode , assistant professor of physical therapy, volunteered at the Athlete Health Organization screening of Philadelphia middle school and high school students on June 6 along with DPT students Charles Kim , Junsik Yoon , and Jeff Turner from the Class of 2016. This free event...

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September 14, 2015

Miller Presents at Inter-professional Simulation Conference

Dr. Amy Miller , assistant professor and director of entry-level DPT curriculum, and Colleen Chancler of Good Shepard Penn Partners Penn Medicine shared their collaborative work using high fidelity human simulators at the Inter-professional Simulation Conference held July 15 and 16 at Widener...

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July 30, 2015

Widestrom, Cerski Lay Groundwork for Constitutional Scholars Seminar

Arcadia faculty members Dr. Amy Widestrom , assistant professor of political science, and the Honorable Christopher Cerski, J.D. , pre-law adviser and adjunct professor of law and political science, laid the foundational groundwork for a recent Constitutional Scholars Institute Seminar on freedom...

college of arts and sciences plaudits politics, government & law

July 27, 2015

Genetic Counseling Graduate Student Royer Selected for LEND Fellowship at CHOP

Following a multi-stage, competitive application process, genetic counseling student Erin Royer ’16M was selected for a year-long fellowship with the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities program at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Each year, a genetic counseling fellow is...

college of health sciences genetic counseling plaudits research

July 15, 2015

Stackhouse Presents at Continuing Education Seminar in Plainsboro, N.J.

Dr. Scott Stackhouse , assistant professor of physical therapy, presented a continuing education seminar titled “Are you stimulating your patients’ best outcomes: an electrotherapy update” to the University Medical Center at Princeton in Plainsboro, N.J. in the spring.

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July 15, 2015

Eastlack Publishes Article in ‘Journals of Gerontology: Medical Sciences’

Dr. Marty Eastlack , assistant professor of physical therapy, co-wrote an article titled “Asymmetry in CT Scan Measures of Thigh Muscle 2 Months After Hip Fracture: The Baltimore Hip Studies,” which was published in Journals of Gerontology: Medical Sciences .

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