Arcadia University News

February 24, 2015

Dr. Christina Brown’s Research Featured in March 2015 ‘Men’s Health’

Men’s Health magazine reported on a study conducted last year by Dr. Christina Brown , assistant professor of psychology, that found that women generally feel more threatened than men when their partner receives a compliment on physical appearance from the opposite sex. Brown surveyed more than 400...

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December 10, 2014

Students Present Research at SEPCHE Session; Schoff ’15 Discovers, Names Bacterial Virus

Earlier this semester, five Arcadia students presented research at the SEPCHE (Southeastern Pennsylvania Consortium for Higher Education) Summer Undergraduate Research Poster Session at Gwynedd Mercy University. One student, Courtney Schoff ’15 , helped to identify and name a bacterial virus. She...

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December 2, 2014

AGS Students, Alumna Publish 3 of 4 Articles in Nov. Journal of Political Studies

A student in and an alumna of the Master of Arts in International Relations and Diplomacy program at the American Graduate School (AGS) in Paris were published in the Nov. 2014 issue of The Journal of Political Studies . The journal, which is affiliated with the University of Edinburgh’s Buchanan...

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November 26, 2014

Eaton Serves as Panelist for UNCF Conference, Presents at Spain Conference

Dr. Kalenda Eaton , associate professor of English and director of Global Learning, was an invited panelist at the 2014 UNCF/Mellon Programs conference in Atlanta, Ga. The conference focused on scholarship and activism in academic settings. Dr. Eaton participated on the panel, “Building on our...

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November 3, 2014

WHYY Features Student, Faculty Work on Flesh-eating Beetles, Bone Research

If there is a perfect day for a story about flesh-eating beetles, it’s Halloween. On Oct. 31, students and faculty in Arcadia’s biology and forensic science departments were featured in “The role of flesh-eating beetles in forensics and bone research at Arcadia University” on WHYY’s The Pulse , a...

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August 25, 2014

Brown and Daniels Co-author Paper in ‘Evolutionary Psychology’

Dr. Christina Brown , assistant professor of Psychology, and Emily Daniels ’14 , who graduated from Arcadia University with a B.A. in Psychology, recently published a journal article on their research, titled “Verbal compliments as a differential source of mate poaching threat for men and women” in...

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July 17, 2014

Haumesser ’11 and Kinebrew ’90 Named Woodrow Wilson Ohio Teaching Fellows

Each year, the Woodrow Wilson Ohio Teaching Fellowship recruits teacher candidates who have worked or are working in the science, technology, engineering, math, and medicine (STEMM) fields to complete a master’s program, earn their teaching licenses, and commit to three years of teaching math and...

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May 8, 2014

Counseling Program Grad Students Recognized for Helping Lineberger ’13M, Montco Foster Parents

By Courtney Wright Last year, a group of graduate students in the Counseling Program at Arcadia University came together to assist a recent graduate in need of help with a local organization she was leading. This June, the Pennsylvania Psychological Association (PPA) will recognize those students...

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December 5, 2013

Student’s Research Lauded by Genetic Society of America

Ann Josette Ramirez ’14 has received an award from the Genetic Society of America to present research at the society’s 55th Annual Drosophila Research Conference in San Diego in March. Her poster, “Exposure of larvae to Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) causes dysregulation of the dTOR signaling...


March 8, 2013

Psychology Faculty, Students and Alumni Present at EPA Meeting

[wzslider autoplay="true" interval="4000" height="360" info="true"]Six faculty members, 12 undergraduate students, one graduate student and two alumni attended the annual meeting of the 84th Annual Meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association in New York City, from March 1 to 4. They presented...

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March 6, 2013

Forensic Science Faculty and Students Attend AAFS Meeting

The 65th annual American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) meeting was held Feb. 18-23 in Washington D.C. and was attended by faculty and students of Arcadia’s Master of Science in Forensic Science (MSFS) program. Second-year students Katie Tynon and Apisri Ieamniramit gave platform presentations...

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March 6, 2013

Counseling Student Gives a Voice to Survivors of Military Sexual Assault

The U.S. Air Force sexual assault scandal continues to shock the nation, after reporting preliminary figures of 796 recorded sexual assault cases in 2012—a 30 percent increase from 2011. In response to this rising pandemic, the Air Force conducted several thousand interviews to inform the...

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January 31, 2013

Morris ’13M Lands Job in the Field within First Year of Study

By SARAH R. SCHWARTZ ’10 Photography JOSH BLUSTEIN Most counseling psychology students have to wait till their final year of graduate school to get practical experience in a counseling setting. However, Matt Morris ’13M , a student in Arcadia University’s master’s degree program in Counseling...

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November 13, 2012

Inspired by Father's Police Stories, Paul Pursues Career in Forensic Science

By SARAH R. SCHWARTZ ’10 Photography CHRISTINA YEE ’13 Real forensic discoveries don’t come in half-hour episodes, neatly packaged. Anisha Paul ’13M , a second-year master's student in the Forensic Science program , knows that when it comes to research, breakthroughs are all about persistence and...

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September 24, 2012

Cooper, Volk ’12 Publish Article on Myosatellite Cells

Instructor of Biology Sarah Cooper and Melissa Volk , who graduated from Arcadia with a B.A. in Biology in 2012, had their paper "Muscle Injury and The Role of Myosatellite Cells in Muscle Healing and Regeneration" published in the summer 2012 edition of the Journal of the Human Anatomy and...

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September 11, 2012

Biology Major Wins Award, Meets Nobel Laureate at Sigma Xi Conference

Sneha Thomas ’13 , a Biology major with a Pre-Med concentration, won second place and received a Certificate of Award for the Excellence at the Northeastern Sigma Xi Research Symposium in April for her ongoing research examining oviposition preferences in the Asian tiger mosquito with Associate...

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September 7, 2012

Mikulski Presents ‘Linking US Agriculture to the World’ at American Chemical Society National Meeting

Neil Mikulski ’02, ’04M, presented “Foreign Agricultural Service: Linking US Agriculture to the World” at the 244th American Chemical Society National Meeting and Exposition: Materials for Health and Medicine, held in Philadelphia, Aug. 19-23. He graduated from Arcadia University with a B.A. in...

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August 29, 2012

Wolf and Curotto Present Research on 'Ring Polymer Dynamics in Curved Spaces'

Dr. Manny Curotto , Professor and Chair of Chemistry and Physics, and Sarah E. Wolf , a junior Chemistry major who has been doing research with Curotto for two years, presented their work on “Ring Polymer Dynamics in Curved Spaces” at the 244th American Chemical Society National Meeting and...

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August 14, 2012

Chemistry Alum Jacoby Wins TA Award While Pursuing Ph.D.

Kimberly Jacoby ’10 , who is entering the third year of her doctoral studies at Temple University, will receive the Guy F. Allen Memorial Award in September. The award recognizes outstanding teaching assistants. She has served as a TA for the undergraduate Organic Chemistry lecture and laboratory...

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August 2, 2012

Smith and Student Researchers Test Effects of Toxins Commonly Found in Household Items

By Chris Macchi ’12 Dr. Sheryl Smith , Assistant Professor of Biology, is researching the effects of four synthetic toxins on fruit flies. The chemicals—Bisphenol A (BPA), Parabens, Phthalates, and Perfluorooctanoic Acid (PFOA)—are found commonly in American households. Of these toxins, BPA may be...

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July 10, 2012

Once Homeless, Reynoso ’12 Graduates with Honors and a Passion for Human Rights Law

Growing up in the Bronx, Alyssa Ramos-Reynoso ’12 was taught that with hard work she could go anywhere and achieve anything. But during the nights she spent sleeping in New York City subway stations, depending on the kindness of acquaintances for her next meal, she was shaken. Attending college was...

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