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December 5, 2017

Computer Science Team Places in National Cyber League Competition

Arcadia’s Computer Science Cybersecurity Student Team participated in the National Cyber League (NCL), a cloud-based cybersecurity competition held Nov. 3 to 5. Arcadia’s team, led by Assistant Professor of Computer Science Vitaly Ford , placed 33 out of 174 teams, completing 87 percent of...

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May 2, 2017

Computer Science Students Present at St. Joseph’s Research Symposium

On April 21, Computer Science students presented research on data mining and related topics at Saint Joseph's University’s Sigma Xi Research Symposium. Led by Dr. Kathy Macropol , assistant professor of Computer Science, 22 students presented the following posters: Christine Acurantes ’17 , Kin Lu...

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April 21, 2017

Dr. Louis Friedler and Jan Tecklin Named Professors Emeriti

With more than 60 years combined teaching at Arcadia, Dr. Louis Friedler , program director of Actuarial Science and professor of Computer Science and Mathematics, and Jan Tecklin , professor of Physical Therapy, have each been named Professor Emeritus. Dr. Friedler Dr. Friedler joined Arcadia in...

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November 11, 2016

Students Present on Music Generation at Computer Science Conference

Andrew DeSousa ’16 , S tephen DeChristopher ’13, ’17M , and Timothy Hyers ’18 presented research on the automatic computer-generation of music at the Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges conference at Frostburg State University on Oct. 28. With Assistant Professor of Computer Science and...

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November 10, 2016

Dr. Jia and Chan ’16 Exhibit Poster at Women in Computing Conference

Rachel Chan ’16 and Dr. Yanxia Jia , associate professor of Computer Science and Mathematics, presented their poster, “Fall or Not Fall: That is the Question,” at the 2016 Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing conference. Stephanie Roscher ’16 and Alex Campana ’16 also contributed research...

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October 19, 2016

Bennett ’17, Palmer ’18 Receive Prestigious Gilman Scholarship to Study Abroad

Anilyn Bennett ’17 , International Studies major, and Justynn Palmer ’18 , Computer Science major, were among approximately 850 undergraduates across the U.S. selected to receive the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study abroad during the fall 2016 semester. Bennett, is...

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October 11, 2012

Computer Science Students Take Notes from R&R Voice and Data Expert

As part of President Oxholm’s initiative to have companies from which Arcadia buys goods and services give back to the Arcadia Community, Chief Information Officer Steve Alter arranged for Ray Miller, the owner of R&R Voice and Data, to be a guest lecturer to the students in the CS227:...

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February 24, 2012

Bauer ’10 Solves Open Problem in Computability Logic

The Villanova University Department of Computing Science reports that graduate student Matt Bauer ’10 , in the course of working on his master's thesis in computer science, "solved an open problem in Computability Logic, showing that the basic first-order fragments of it is PSPACE-complete. The...

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February 24, 2012

Bauer ’10 Solves Open Problem in Computability Logic

The Villanova University Department of Computing Science reports that graduate student Matt Bauer ’10 , in the course of working on his master's thesis in computer science, "solved an open problem in Computability Logic, showing that the basic first-order fragments of it is PSPACE-complete. The...

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January 27, 2012

Charles Ritchie: Where Dreams and Reality Collide

By Michael Schwartz ’14 More than 70 people gathered in Arcadia University’s MainStage theater the evening of Jan. 23 to enter the dreamscape of Charles Ritchie, Artist and Associate Curator of Modern Prints and Drawings at National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. In his lecture, “34 Years of...

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January 17, 2012

Computer Science and Math Capstone Presentations

In December 2011 Computer Science and Math students held Capstone Presentations. Below are a sampling of the students’ Capstones with abstracts of their research: “The set chromatic number of a graph” Angela Adams, Ashley Knappenberger, Meagan Leas and Alyssa The abstract: The paper “The Set...

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July 1, 2011

Honorary Degree Recipient Stein: "We're In a Time of Tremendous Opportunity"

“[We’re] in a time of a tremendous opportunity and tremendous challenge for our country, for our world and for each of you,” said Isaac Stein to graduates during his Honorary Degree acceptance speech. “We are not in trouble, we are just—as the cartoon character Pogo used to say—confronted by...

April 6, 2010

Loury Receives Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching

Dr. Doreen E. Loury , Assistant Professor of Sociology and Director of Act 101, was awarded the coveted Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching at the Arcadia University Honors Convocation on March 27. “Dr. Loury has been an influential member of the Arcadia University community since 1991,...

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February 19, 2010

Spiders Were Just a Taste of Faculty-Student Research Collaborations

Boyer Hall was crawling with students, faculty, staff, Trustees and visitors on Wednesday, Feb. 17, and some of the displays of student-faculty research were creeping, too, especially the spiders and fruit flies. Departments opened their labs for the fun and informal gathering where faculty members...

February 5, 2010

Brinker Addresses Tax Implications of Selling Residences

Thomas M. Brinker , Professor of Accounting, wrote an article for the Jan. 1 issue of the Journal of Financial Service Professionals (Chester, Pa.) on “Planning to Sell Your Personal Residence? Reviewing the Basics and Some Recent Changes.” The tax laws applicable to home sales and vacation homes...

January 12, 2010

Johnston Publishes Inside Look at Prison Life

Dr. Norman Johnston , Professor Emeritus of Sociology, published his latest book, “INSIDE: Prison and Prison Life.” Johnston’s book is available at the Eastern State Penitentiary gift shop, where Johnston has four other books on sale. An expert on the subject of prison architecture, Johnston...

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