Arcadia University News


October 31, 2018

Actuary Derek Eyler Advises Actuarial Science Students

The Computer Science and Mathematics Department invited Derek Eyler, an actuary and associate partner of AON Counseling, to speak to actuarial students on Oct. 23. Eyler advised students on finding careers, taking certification exams, and alternative professional options for students with strong...

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October 23, 2018

Computer Science and Math Department Holds Picnic

The Department of Computer Science and Math held their annual departmental picnic on Oct. 6. At the picnic, students and faculty of the department enjoyed games of volleyball, cornhole, trivia, and grilled food. International faculty from Jiangsu University, located in Zhenjiang, China, also...

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October 22, 2018

Jiangsu University Students Celebrate Mid-Autumn and National Day Festivals

On Oct. 1, Jiangsu University (JSU) students and Arcadia’s Computer Science and Mathematics faculty gathered at Minado Restaurant in Norristown, Pa. to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival and the National Day of the People's Republic of China. Students and faculty connected over dinner, shared their...

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September 6, 2018

Margolis, Dr. Ford Awarded NSF Grant for New Campus Science & Education Network

Interim Chief Information Officer Leslie Margolis and Dr. Vitaly Ford , assistant professor of Computer Science and Mathematics, were awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to provide new, high-speed networking resources on campus for technology-driven science and education applications...

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August 22, 2018

Dr. Ford Receives Grant for GenCyberCoin Project

Dr. Vitaly Ford , assistant professor of Computer Science and Mathematics, has created a web platform where middle school and high school students can learn about cryptocurrency and web security through his grant award from the National Security Agency (NSA) and the National Science Foundation (NSF...

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May 30, 2018

Faculty, Staff Recognized at 2018 Years of Service Luncheon

By Nicole Gieselman '19 On May 23, Arcadia University celebrated its dedicated faculty and staff at the 2018 Years of Service Luncheon in the Kuch Gymnasium. The ceremony recognized outstanding research, teaching, and student support efforts by faculty and staff, including Dr. Pradyumna Chauhan ,...

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May 8, 2018

Computer Science Students Present Language Learning App at Women in Computing Conference

Computer Science majors Maisa Hamdan ’18 and Margaret Blackmon ’18 presented “DeepLang: A Language Learning App Empowered by Deep Learning” alongside Dr. Yanxia Jia , associate professor of Computer Science and Mathematics, at the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Philadelphia Celebration...

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December 13, 2017

Three Earn Gilman International Scholarships

This November, three Arcadia students received the U.S. Department of State’s Gilman International Scholarship Program Spring 2018 Award, a national scholarship benefiting students who plan to study abroad. Biology major Aspen Settle ’19 will study in Australia, Computer Science major Jules Turner...

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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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