Arcadia University News


October 15, 2019

Dr. Seibert Hanson Receives Love of Learning Award

Dr. Aroline Seibert Hanson , associate professor of Spanish and Linguistics, received the 2019 Phi Kappa Phi Love of Learning Award, which she will put toward classroom resources for students who are learning Brunca, an endangered, indigenous language in Costa Rica. Established in 2007, the Love of...

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October 3, 2019

Dr. Rosoff Presents Research on School Stories Role Models

Dr. Nancy G. Rosoff , dean of Graduate and Undergraduate Studies, presented her paper, “'I have been very proud of my girls': Principals and Headmistresses in British and American School Stories,” during the annual Women's History Network conference in September in London. The paper examined the...

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October 1, 2019

Dr. Craik, Dr. Mangione Publish on PT Intervention for Hip Fractures

Each year, 300,000 Americans suffer a hip fracture and struggle to return to the ambulatory activities they enjoyed prior to it. Dr. Rebecca Craik , dean of the College of Health Sciences, and Dr. Kate Mangione , professor of Physical Therapy, recently co-published the study “Effect of a...

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October 1, 2019

Q&A with Dr. Rebecca Craik and Dr. Kate Mangione

To better understand the results of the study, “Effect of a Multicomponent Home-Based Physical Therapy Intervention on Ambulation After Hip Fracture in Older Adults,” Dr. Rebecca Craik, dean of the College of Health Sciences, and Dr. Mangione, professor of Physical Therapy, addressed the history of...

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September 26, 2019

Dr. Shandell’s Book Named Finalist for George Freedley Award

Dr. Jonathan Shandell , associate professor of Theater Arts, was one of eight finalists for the Theatre Library Association’s George Freedley Memorial Award for his recent book, The American Negro Theatre and the Long Civil Rights Era . The American Negro Theatre and the Long Civil Rights Era...

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September 25, 2019

Dr. Ford Receives NCC Innovations in Cybersecurity Education Award

GenCyberCoin is not just a widely used educational tool—it’s also an award winner. Dr. Vitaly Ford , assistant professor of Computer Science and Mathematics at Arcadia University, was one of five winners in the National CyberWatch Center’s (NCC) Innovations in Cybersecurity Education award program...

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September 18, 2019

Dr. Dean Inspires Young Adults to be Curious at Regional Leadership Institute

Dr. Kim Dean , chair of the School of Education, addressed students in the sixth through 12th grades selected to represent their schools as Chief Science Officers (CSO) during the Pennsylvania SEED Leadership Training Institute at Arcadia in August. The 60 CSOs explored STEM leadership initiatives...

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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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September 1, 2019

Dr. Hanson Publishes on the Vitality of Brunca Language

Dr. Aroline Seibert Hanson , associate professor of Spanish and Linguistics, published “Reexamining the classification of an endangered language: The vitality of Brunca” with the University of Hawaii Press this summer. In the article, Dr. Hanson details her research with the indigenous people of...

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August 31, 2019

Dr. Kim Publishes in ‘Managerial and Decision Economics’

Dr. Jun Woo Kim , associate professor in the School of Global Business, published “Anchored putter ban: An examination of whether anchored putting impacts career success and putting performance” in Managerial and Decision Economics on Aug 23. The article examines the effects of anchored putting on...

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August 8, 2019

Dr. Pederson Publishes on the Impact of Artists on Leonardo da Vinci’s Work

Dr. Jill Pederson , associate professor of Visual and Performing Arts, contributed a chapter on the impact Donato Bramante’s friendship had on the work of Leonardo da Vinci to the recently published book Leonardo in Dialogue from the Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz. In the chapter, “Leonardo...

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July 19, 2019

Dr. Ferrell Presents on Artist Jay DeFeo in Paris

Dr. Elizabeth Ferrell , assistant professor of Art History, presented “The Ring Around the Rose” at Jay DeFeo and Beyond: Abstraction, Gender and its Effects in Paris, France on June 14. Her presentation included an overview of her current book project, The Ring around The Rose: Jay DeFeo and Her...

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July 18, 2019

Dr. Loury Appointed to Philadelphia Commission for Women, to Advocate for Veterans

Dr. Doreen Loury wants to make sure women veterans have a voice. That voice should reach more people, with her appointment by Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney to serve on the city’s Commission for Women. As a Marine Corps veteran who served during the Vietnam era, and a member of the Air Force...

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July 17, 2019

Rawlins Presents on Scholar/Explorer Archetype at GNSI Annual Meeting

Indiana Jones—archeologist, adventurer, and scientific illustrator. At least, that is one of the tenets posited by Scott Rawlins , professor of Visual and Performing Arts, during a presentation on the incarnation of the scholar/explorer archetype during the Guild of Natural Science Illustrators (...

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June 21, 2019

Dr. Brasof Publishes in the Journal of Educational Change

Dr. Marc Brasof , assistant professor of Education, published “Meeting the discipline challenge: Capacity-building youth-adult leadership” in the Journal of Educational Change on June 14. The article addresses causes of in-school conflicts and explores how youth courts—diversion programs that offer...

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June 18, 2019

Dr. Brinker Publishes on Financing Opportunities for Children with Special Needs

Dr. Thomas Brinker , professor of Accounting and executive director of the MBA program, published “Financing opportunities for medical expenses incurred by children with special needs” in The Tax Adviser on June 13. The article provides insight on tax benefits for families with children who have...

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June 18, 2019

Dr. Pederson Presents in Mexico for da Vinci’s Quincentennial Anniversary

Dr. Jill Pederson , associate professor of Visual and Performing Arts, was one of eight speakers who presented at the “Leonardo da Vinci: 500 anos depues,” an interdisciplinary conference hosted by the Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Science and the Humanities at the Universidad Nacional...

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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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