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June 7, 2019

Ryan’s Solo Exhibition Hailed a “Must See”

The exhibition, “the light/the shade,” by Abigail Ryan ’03 , associate professor of Visual and Performing Art, was hailed in a review by the Olean Times Herald on May 1. “The show on St. Bonaventure University’s campus, “the light/the shade” must be seen by any appreciator of painting and poetry,”...

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May 30, 2019

Dr. Guertin-Martin Joins Inquirer’s “Brewvitational” to Select Top Philadelphia Beers

Dr. Favian Guertin-Martín , assistant professor of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice, joined a select panel of beer experts and enthusiasts at the May 13 Philadelphia Inquirer’s annual Brewvitational , where they ranked 82 Philadelphia area beers in the categories of new beers of 2019...

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May 10, 2019

Nolan, Dr. Kurthakoti Contribute to International Business and Management Book

School of Global Business Instructor Meg Nolan and Associate Professor Dr. Raghu Kurthakoti were published in The Palgrave Handbook of Learning and Teaching International Business and Management . Nolan and Kurthakoti’s chapter, “Short Term International Travel Experience (SITE) As a Learning Model...

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May 9, 2019

Ryan Featured in St. Bonaventure University Solo Exhibition

The second edition of Abbey Ryan ’03 ’s painting collection “the light/the shade” is showing as a solo exhibition at the Quick Center at St. Bonaventure University through June 2. The exhibition is the culmination of a 2017 research trip to Patmos, Greece, and is also a part of Ryan’s one-a-day...

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May 3, 2019

Dr. Theodoraki, Morales ’19, Settle ’19 Target Dormant Cancer Cells

Dr. Maria Theodoraki , assistant professor of Biology, Biology majors Theodore E. Habarth Morales ’19 and Aspen La-Riene Settle '19 , and their research collaborators published “Synthesis, structure-activity relationship and in vitro pharmacodynamics of A-ring modified caged xanthones in a...

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April 30, 2019

Dr. Brinker Publishes Article in The Tax Adviser

Dr. Thomas Brinker , professor of Accounting and executive director of the MBA program, published “Has the TCJA changed the definition of a dependent for children with special needs?” in The Tax Adviser on April 18. In the article, Dr. Brinker explains how special needs children are affected by the...

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April 30, 2019

Dr. Deshpande Serves as Judge at 2019 Indian Film Festival

Dr. Shekhar Deshpande , professor of Media and Communication, served as a judge on the Narrative Film Jury at the 2019 Indian Film Festival of LA (IFFLA) from April 11 to 14. The IFFLA, a non-profit organization that has been running for 17 years, is devoted to cultivating a greater appreciation of...

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April 24, 2019

Dr. Hickman to Speak at International Dyslexia Association Symposium

Dr. Peggy Hickman , associate professor of Education, served as a panelist for the “Knowledge and Practice Standards Symposium,” hosted by Read by 4th and the Pennsylvania Branch of the International Dyslexia Association at Temple University on April 15. Aligned with the movement in the School...

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April 18, 2019

Dr. Dorfman Publishes Seventh Instructional Writing Book

Dr. Lynne Dorfman , associate professor of Education, published “Writing Workshop: Engaging Today’s Students With a Model That Works,” which provides K-8 educators strategic advice, tips, and resources to create engaging writing workshop processes for students. The book includes QR codes for...

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April 18, 2019

Dr. Wolff Receives Teaching Award for Excellence

By Lana Valente '19 Dr. Ned Wolff , professor of Computer Science and Mathematics, received the Award for Teaching Excellence from the Philadelphia branch of the American Statistical Association (ASA) on March 29. Dr. Wolff has worked at Arcadia University for 42 years. Four of his students wrote...

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April 17, 2019

Dr. Chauhan Elected as National Advisor for South Asian Literary Association

The South Asian Literary Association (SALA) elected Dr. Pradyumna S. Chauhan , professor of English, as its national adviser at the 19th annual SALA conference in Chicago in January. The term lasts two years. Dr. Chauhan has served as president of SALA and as an editor for the South Asian Review,...

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April 17, 2019

Petersen’s New Play “Chrysalis” Performed at Villanova April 27 and 28

Kathryn Petersen , associate professor of Theater Arts, is having her new play Chrysalis featured in Villanova's "Staged Reading" series on April 27 and 28. The play explores the story of 17th century naturalist and illustrator Maria Sybilla Merian and her daughter, Dorothea. After Sibylla Merian...

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April 10, 2019

Dr. Rosoff Publishes Book on Impact of Fiction on Female Gender Identity

After 10 years of preparation, B ritish and American School Stories, 1910–1960: Fiction, Femininity, and Friendship by Dr. Nancy G. Rosoff , dean of Graduate and Undergraduate Studies, and co-author Dr. Stephanie Spencer, professor of the History of Women’s Education at the University of Winchester...

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April 3, 2019

Dr. Loury Speaks at Temple’s Veterans Day Event, Interview for City of Philadelphia Spotlight Series

On March 28, Dr. Doreen Loury spoke at Temple University’s second annual Salute to Vietnam Veterans. The Salute to Vietnam Veterans recognized Temple alumni, staff, and students who served in the Vietnam war or during the Vietnam era. Dr. Loury is a Marine Corps veteran who served during the...

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April 1, 2019

Dr. Campbell Creates Playlist for “How We Fight White Supremacy” Publication

Dr. Bruce Campbell Jr. , associate professor of Education, contributed work based on the intersectionality of his research on music, leadership and social justice to the new book, “How We Fight White Supremacy: A Field Guide to Black Resistance” by Akiba Solomon and Kenrya Rankin. In addition to an...

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March 26, 2019

Ireland Publishes Article on Gaelic and Old English Poetry

Dr. Colin A. Ireland , professor emeritus at The College of Global Studies and former resident director of Arcadia Ireland programs, published “Visionary Poets and the Aesthetics of Vision: Perspectives on Gaelic and Old English Poetic Practices”— an article exploring stereotypes associated with...

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March 20, 2019

Dr. Tevald Awarded Grant for Transplant Research

By Lana Valente '19 Dr. Michael Tevald , associate professor of Physical Therapy and director of Post-Professional programs, is the recipient of a $40,000 Acute Care Research Grant. His project, “Early Impact of Lung Transplantation on Skeletal Muscle,” will enable the development of evidence-based...

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March 15, 2019

Buscher Named Program Director of Fleisher Art Memorial

Rob Buscher , adjunct professor of Japanese cinema and Asian American studies, was named program director of the Fleisher Art Memorial on Feb. 25. As program director, Buscher will oversee Fleisher’s exhibit programs, community outreach operations, and educational opportunities for adult and...

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March 14, 2019

Dr. Longacre Publishes on Cancer Caregivers and Support Communities

Dr. Margaret Longacre , assistant professor of Public Health, was published in Cancer Caregivers , a comprehensive guide to the science of cancer caregiving. Dr. Longacre has studied the family caregiving and its impacts the health system. She contributed two chapters to Cancer Caregivers ,...

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March 14, 2019

Dr. Lee Publishes on Minors’ Conflicts with Parents in Journal of Family Therapy

Dr. Hsin-Hau (Cathy) Lee , assistant professor of Psychology, published “A qualitative investigation of former Taiwanese unaccompanied minors’ culture‐based conflicts with parents” in the Journal of Family Therapy. The article is co-authored with psychologist Dr. David M. Kasson and Dr. Shiqin (...

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March 12, 2019

On BBC Mini-Series, Dr. Dwyer Talks About America’s Self-image in the 1980s

Dr. Michael Dwyer , associate professor of Media and Communication, appeared in the BBC Four documentary mini-series " American History's Biggest Fibs " on Feb. 1. On the show, Dwyer discussed the importance of the 1950s to America's self-image in the 1980s. The mini-series is hosted by the British...

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