Arcadia University News


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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August 23, 2017

Bates ’18 Awarded National Scholarship for Student Teachers

In August, Early Elementary and Special Education student Olivia Bates ’18 was awarded the J. Jay Hostetler Scholarship for undergraduate student teachers from the international honor society Kappa Delta Pi. Bates was one of 38 students selected nationwide to receive the $500 scholarship. Founded...

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August 15, 2017

Exploring E-Sports and the Growing Digital Spectatorship

By Dominic Bierwisch '18 E-Sports are a rapidly expanding form of gaming-based entertainment, with over 134 million people reporting watching E-Sports in 2015. Dom Bierwisch, a Junior Chemistry major at Arcadia, decided to turn his love of video games and appreciation of the benefits of E-...

August 15, 2017

From the Inside: Healthy Minds and Bodies Program

By Olivia Bates '18 What’s your Big Idea? As a rising senior in the Early Elementary/Special Education and Honors programs at Arcadia, I have had multiple opportunities to explore my passions and skills through interesting curricular and extracurricular experiences. Throughout the past...

August 15, 2017

The Power of Mentorship and Education

By Erika Raskay '18 As a political science major, I felt that I was expected to join my peers in seeking internships and volunteerism with campaign programs, local politicians and government agencies. However, through the Honors Program at Arcadia, I was able to broaden my academic and...

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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December 12, 2012

Citizen’s Voice: Luzerene County Professor Travels to Cuba with Arcadia Faculty

On Dec. 9, Citizen’s Voice reported that Andrew Petonak, a faculty member at Luzerne County Community College, participated in Arcadia University’s Global Faculty Development Workshop at the University of Havana, Cuba, in the summer of 2012. Andrew Petonak, coordinator of Journalism and Media...

October 1, 2012

Psychology, Physical Therapy Collaboration Results in Publication in 'Gait and Posture'

In her Psychology senior thesis, Olga Stanislavova ’12 looked at whether walking speed across an instrumented walkway used in physical therapy practice could be affected by mental categories activated without participant awareness. Individuals covertly presented with verbal materials priming the...

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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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May 14, 2010

Tetreault Thesis: 35 Days, 35 Articles, 35 Posters

It was Feb. 9 when senior Graphic Design major Rick Tetreault ’10 blogged about his ambitious goal, soon to be the title of his senior Capstone thesis: “35 days, 35 articles, 35 posters.” The articles came from the New York Times . The artistry was inspired—not just by the daily headlines, but also...

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May 11, 2010

Hamilton Displays Thesis, Scotland Jewelry on Her Blog

Luminita Hamilton ’10, earning a B.F.A. in Metals and Jewelry, expresses her passion about making jewelry in her blog and displays work from her Capstone thesis and study abroad in Scotland at luminitahamilton.blogspot.com . “Since the fourth grade I have been making jewelry….We had a mini-society...

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May 7, 2010

Photos from Capstone Presentations Available on Flickr

The Class of 2010 is the largest graduating class in the University’s 157-year history, and there may be a new record number of Capstone posters. “Last year Instructional Technology printed 170 Capstone posters. This year we printed 230,” reports Calvin Wang , Sciences Librarian. “On our peak day,...

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January 29, 2010

Stackhouse Research to Explore Adolescent Cerebral Palsy

Dr. Scott Stackhouse , Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy, has been awarded a $40,000 research grant supported by the Foundation for Physical Therapy Inc. for a two-year study on "Combination of High-Intensity Strength and Locomotor Training to Improve Walking Activity in Ambulatory...

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