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May 6, 2021

Brown ’21 Works With Hydrocephalus Association for Capstone

Graphic Design major Mya Brown ’21 found inspiration for her capstone project from her brother’s fatal battle with Hydrocephalus , which is an abnormal accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid within the cavities of the brain. This spring, she worked with the Hydrocephalus Association (HA) to redevelop...

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May 6, 2021

Haines '21 '22 Creates Podcast to Educate on Controlled Burns

In the Capstone 2021 Series, members of the Class of 2021 showcase their capstone and thesis projects. Media and Communications and Biology double major Katherine Haines ’21, ’22 explores how conservation biology topics can be communicated through multimedia tools like podcasts, in order to be more...

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May 5, 2021

Mueller ’21 Explore COVID Impact in Capstone Project

In this series, the members of the Class of 2021 showcase their capstone and thesis projects. Media and Communications major Josephine Mueller '21 dives into how COVID-19 has affected college students in a magazine she created for her senior capstone project. Mueller always wanted to write...

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April 28, 2021

Kachuyevski ’21 Examines Creativity and the Importance of Art Education

In this series, members of the Class of 2021 showcase their capstone and thesis projects. Media and Communications major Nikolai Kachuyevski '21 advocates for art education, making a personal statement with a visual album that explores creativity and the various journeys people go on throughout...

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April 23, 2021

Climate Change and Fire are Affecting the Composition of Forests

In the Capstone 2021 Series, members of the Class of 2021 showcase their capstone and thesis projects. Environmental Journalism major Rikki Rosenthal '21 explores the correlation between fire disturbances and climate patterns in Western Maryland through their experience in the...

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January 27, 2021

Brown ’21 Uses Design Skills to Help Small Businesses, Nonprofits

Mya Brown ’21 had dreamed of being a surgeon to help those suffering from Hydrocephalus, which is an abnormal accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid within the cavities of the brain. However, after her first year at Arcadia University, she found her passion for art and will graduate this May with a...

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November 3, 2020

Alumnae and Dr. McClintock Present Research at Conferences

Alexandria Davenport ’20M, MPH and Alexis Lambert ’22MPH presented their capstone posters at the American College of Epidemiology’s (ACE) virtual Annual Meeting Sept. 21 to 23. Both projects, Davenport’s “Religiosity and the Treatment of Mental Health among African Americans” and Lambert’s “Visual...

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April 29, 2020

#ArcadiaStrong: Virtual Capstone Edition

We asked our social media followers to sum up their senior thesis in one sentence: 1. "I'm writing about how genetic tests (like 23andMe) affect identity." - Kiara Jacoby '20 2. "I looked at the Public Sphere and WikiLeaks, the Pentagon Papers, and Edward Snowden." - Mary Pat Murray '20 3. "A...

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September 10, 2019

Dr. Parsons Dick, Brown ’19 Publish Column in ‘Anthropology News’

International Studies major Melanie Brown ’19 and Associate Professor of Historical and Political Studies Dr. Hillary Parsons Dick published “Speak American,” a column based on Brown’s senior thesis, in Anthropology News on Aug.16. The column explores American news coverage of racializing discourse...

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August 14, 2019

Recent Graduate Publishes Thesis with Journal of Cancer Survivorship

Master of Public Health alumna Marsha Trego ’18 wanted to pursue further research after presenting her thesis, and has now published the continued study in the Journal of Cancer Survivorship . Following her graduation, Trego decided to continue researching food insecurity in cancer survivors. Her...

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February 13, 2018

Omaggio ’16MSGC Researches Social Media’s Role in Genetic Counseling

Genetic Counseling alumna NinaMarie Omaggio ’16MSGC published "Have You Ever Googled a Patient or Been Friended by a Patient? Social Media Intersects the Practice of Genetic Counseling" in the Journal of Genetic Counseling on Jan. 15. Conducted as part of her thesis, Omaggio’s study surveyed...

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December 14, 2017

Dr. Rose, Settle ’19 Present at International Cell Biology Conference

Dr. Wes Rose , associate professor of Biology, and Biology major Aspen Settle ’19 presented “Diverse patterns of phosphatase activation and localization: unique implications for the control of interferon-gamma signaling in CNS neurons” at the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) and European...

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June 7, 2016

Katherine Cambareri '16 Debunks Sexual Abuse Stereotypes in Gallery Exhibition

The Department of Art and Design and the Art Research Collaboration (ARC) Exhibition Program is hosting “Katherine Cambareri: Well, What Were You Wearing?” on display through July 15 at Arcadia University’s Judith Taylor Gallery. Katherine Cambareri ’16 used her senior capstone presentation to...

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January 18, 2016

Math Capstone Brings Numbers and Models to War, Baseball, and More

Mathematics students present their final projects at the Winter Mathematics Capstone in December. More than 20 students presented on: “Sabermetrics,” applying statistical analysis to baseball records; “Game Theory and the War on Terror,” exploring concepts such as the classic Prisoner’s Dilemma...

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April 30, 2015

Senior Capstone Presentations Impress, Inform

From April 23 to 26, seniors presented on topics in science, psychology, English, mathematics, history, and more at the 46th annual Capstone Presentation. The celebration of student work also featured an art reception, musical performances, and theater productions.

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December 3, 2014

David Klein ’15: ‘Senior Thesis: Monster or Misunderstood?’

Senior year is here, which means that David Klein ’ 15 and every other Arcadia University senior are busy at work on a Senior Thesis or Capstone project. Klein writes about his journey, from intimidation and fear of the unknown to an appreciation for all he’s learning through the process. Read his...

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April 29, 2014

Photos: Capstone Poster Presentations 2014

Photos by Kara Wright ’14 and Christina Yee ’14

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May 25, 2012

Intelligencer: Art Senior Produces Largest-Known Intaglio-Type in U.S.

The Intelligencer reported on May 18: "Arcadia University senior Hannah Riotto has produced the largest-known photopolymer intaglio-type in the United States. It’s a 15-foot-long installation where viewers will recognize the icons of Barnesville, Schuylkill County, transitioning to the Philadelphia...

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April 24, 2012

First Interdisciplinary Capstone: Gender and Sexuality Symposium, April 25

Arcadia's first interdisciplinary Capstone features a gender and sexuality symposium on Wednesday, April 25, from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Grey Towers Castle Mirror and Rose Rooms. "This symposium is different from our usual model of presenting Capstones by major. It is interdisciplinary, showcasing the...

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May 4, 2011

Students Put Academic Capstones on Display This Week

The 42nd Annual Presentation of Capstone Projects at Arcadia University takes place from Tuesday, April 19, through Tuesday, May 17, and the public is invited to attend any session. Arcadia University has long valued the importance of individual student projects. In 1989, as part of the University'...

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June 23, 2010

Bauer Presents Paper at Computability Conference in China

Matthew S. Bauer ’10 and Dr. Xizhong Zheng , Associate Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics, co-authored a paper “ On the Weak Computability of Continuous Real Functions ” that was accepted for the Seventh International Conference of Computability and Complexity in Analysis held this week...

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