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August 31, 2022

Dr. Pederson Selected for Summer Institute on 16th Century Spanish Invasion of Mexico

by John DeRosier Dr. Jill Pederson , associate professor of Art History, was tapped by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Institute for higher education, “Worlds in Collision: Nahua and Spanish Pictorial Histories and Annals in 16th-Century Mexico,” to investigate indigenous...

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August 15, 2022

Dr. McClintock, Imel ‘23MPH, MMS Publish Research in ‘Nutrition and Health’

Dr. Heather McClintock , assistant professor of Public Health, and Brittany Imel ’23MPH, MMS published “Food insecurity and medication restricting behavior among persons with diabetes in the United States” in Nutrition and Health, an online, international, peer-reviewed journal. Their analysis was...

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August 15, 2022

Dr. Pinsky Publishes Paper in ‘Sex Education’

Dr. Dina Pinsky , chair of the Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice Department and associate professor of Sociology, recently published ‘Digitally mediated communication and school-based sex education in the USA’ in the international journal Sex Education. To determine how young people are...

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August 5, 2022

Dr. Oldoni, Forensic Science Alumna Publish Paper in ‘Journal of Forensic Sciences’

Dr. Fabio Oldoni, assistant professor of Forensic Science, and Yoon Jung Yang ’20, ‘21MSFS published “American Forensic DNA Practitioners' Opinion on Activity Level Evaluative Reporting” in the July issue of the Journal of Forensic Sciences, the official journal of the American Academy of Forensic...

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July 14, 2022

Dr. Longacre, Sweeney, Cygan to Speak at Aug. 2 Oncology Caregiving Webinar

Dr. Margaret Longacre , associate professor and chair of Public Health, is set to speak at a webinar on Aug. 2 about oncology caregiving. Hosted by the National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship Cancer Policy & Advocacy Team (NCCS CPAT), the webinar will also feature Mary Sweeney , vice...

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July 11, 2022

Dr. Mathers-Lowery Studies the Power of Nature, Publishes in Frontiers in Psychology

Profound experiences with nature are shown to facilitate pro-environmental behavior later in life, according to research co-authored by Becky Mathers-Lowery, Ph.D. , post-doctoral researcher, USTRIVE program . “The Power of a Profound Experience With Nature: Living With Meaning,” by Dr. Mathers-...

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July 7, 2022

Dr. Appelbaum’s Soundscapes Selected for Queer Ecologies Art Exhibition

A collection of “sound walks” by Peter Appelbaum, Ph.D. , professor of Education and director of Education Studies and Art Education Programs, is to be included in Queer Ecologies, an indoor and outdoor art exhibition at two sites in Philadelphia this summer. Dr. Appelbaum’s We’re Where? Hear Here...

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June 7, 2022

Dr. Shandell Speaks on African American Artists on “Adventures in Theater History: Philadelphia” Podcast

Dr. Jonathan Shandell , associate professor of Theater Arts at Arcadia University, appeared June 3 on the podcast "Adventures in Theater History: Philadelphia." On this episode of the podcast , Philadelphia theater historian Peter Schmitz leads a conversation inspired by Dr. Shandell's article, "...

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August 30, 2021

Dr. Pederson Publishes Book on Leonardo da Vinci, Speaks on Australia Radio on Mona Lisa

Dr. Jill Pederson , associate professor of Art History, this summer published " Leonardo, Bramante, and the Academia: Art and Friendship in Fifteenth-Century Milan " (2021, Harvey Miller/ Brepols), the first study to provide a comprehensive historical and theoretical account of the long-debated,...

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July 29, 2021

Dr. Guertin-Martin Discusses Local Brews in UK Based Magazine

By Katherine Haines '21, '22 Associate Professor of Criminal Justice Dr. Favian Guertin-Martin was featured by UK-based Pellicle Magazine in a July 14 article focusing on Forest & Main Brewing Company in Ambler. Writer Anne Wallentine digs into the history and inner workings of Forest and Main...

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July 28, 2021

Dr. Barry Receives Ellington Beavers Award for Study on Empathy in Care Workers

By Rikki Rosenthal '21 Undergraduate Healthcare Administration Program Director and School of Global Business Associate Professor Dr. Teta Barry received the Ellington Beavers Fund for Intellectual Inquiry for her study on job satisfaction, empathy, and stress management in direct care aides...

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July 27, 2021

Psychology Faculty, Students Conduct In-person Lab Research on CBD Treatment, Synesthesia, and Aphantasia

By Katherine Haines '21, '22 Assistant Professors of Psychology Dr. Juan Duque and Dr. Logan Fields , Associate Professor of Psychology Dr. Katherine Moore , and Professor of Psychology Dr. Steve Robbins are collaborating this summer with students to conduct in-person laboratory research. Dr. Duque...

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July 23, 2021

Professor Otieno Appointed Associate Dean of College of Arts and Sciences

Alex Otieno , a faculty member in the Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice Department, was appointed associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, effective July 12. In this role, Otieno will contribute to several important initiatives in the College of Arts and Sciences including...

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July 22, 2021

Dr. Zarzycki Explores New Treatment for ACL Recovery Through National Grant

After Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) reconstruction surgery, athletes may struggle to return to their previous optimal level of performance, even after physical therapy. Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy Dr. Ryan Zarzycki believes the key to unlocking ACL recovery could be in the nervous...

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July 13, 2021

Dr. Bhukhanwala Awarded $212K PAsmart Grant to Expand Apprenticeship Opportunities

Associate Professor of Education and Director of the Early Childhood Education Program Dr. Foram Bhukhanwala has been awarded a PAsmart Grant to expand the apprenticeships opportunities in the PreK-4 Program for Early Childhood Education Working Professionals from the Pennsylvania Department of...

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July 7, 2021

You’re Not Alone: Mental Health Coming Out of the Pandemic

By Katherine Haines '21, '22 “We made a huge change in our lives, and now we are expected to snap our fingers and go back to the way things were,” said Psychology Instructor Dr. Alison Clabaugh . “I just don't think that's going to be the way that it works for a lot of people.” As restrictions...

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July 6, 2021

Dr. Macalalag Awarded $2 Million NSF Grant for Collaborative Research on STEM Teaching

Associate Professor of Education Dr. Augusto Macalalag will explore how Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) interdisciplinary learning impacts 7th- through 12th-grade student understanding through an educator professional development program.This collaborative research is...

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June 22, 2021

Alumnae, Faculty Publish on Drug-Impaired Driving and Motor Vehicle Fatalities

By Katherine Haines '21, '22 Amanda D’Orazio ’15, ’17M and Amanda Mohr ’12M and faculty members Dr. Karen Scott , associate professor and program director of Forensic Science, and Dr. Barry Logan, associate professor of Forensic Science, published “ Recommendations for Toxicological Investigation...

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June 18, 2021

Dr. Hickman Receives 2021-2022 Steve Goldberg Faculty Development Award

By Katherine Haines '21, '22 Dr. Peggy Hickman , associate professor of Education, received the 2021-2022 Steve Goldberg Faculty Development Award for her project to revise pre- and in-service educator preparation and development programs in relation to social justice and culturally responsive...

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May 3, 2021

Dr. Branson Featured on Podcast About Stereotypes in Profiling Serial Murderers

By Katherine Haines '21 Dr. Allan Branson , adjunct professor of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice, was featured on a March episode of The Reporter’s Notebook podcast, “ Storm Tracking .” Host Gary Anderson interviewed Dr. Branson for the investigative true-crime podcast focusing on the...

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April 28, 2021

Dr. Shandell Provides Guidance on History of African American Theater in MSNBC Podcast

Associate Professor of Theatre Arts Jonathan Shandell provided research guidance for an episode of MSNBC’s podcast, “Into America,” a show about being Black in America. Into America produced a four-part series for Black History Month, “Harlem on my Mind,” which investigated the legacies of four...

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