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October 23, 2020

Dr. Rosoff Meets with Swedish Students About 2020 Election

Dr. Nancy G. Rosoff , dean of graduate and undergraduate studies, recently engaged with a group of high school students in Linköping, Sweden to discuss the experience of being an American voter. The students are in their first year at Berzeliusskolan gymnasium, in a three-year natural science...

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September 1, 2020

Dalton ’24 Helps LGBTQ+ Youth Through TrevorSpace

In 2017, as Howell, NJ resident and first-year student Dalton ’24 searched for answers about gender and identity, little did they know that it would lead them to supporting LGBTQ+ youth through TrevorSpace. An online forum for individuals 13 to 24 years old who identify as LGBTQ+, TrevorSpace...

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August 25, 2020

"Laughing Matters" Course Engages Students of All Ages

By Caitlin Joyce '20 What’s in a laugh? Celeste Walker , associate professor of Undergraduate and Graduate Studies, will virtually teach students about gelotology, the science of laughter, in her class “Laughing Matters” this upcoming fall semester. When held in-person, the course involves a five-...

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April 22, 2020

Artist in the Community Course Gets Creative with Online Learning

How do you make an artistic connection at the community and global levels when coronavirus forces the need for social distancing and stay-at-home orders? This is the question pondered by Linda Ruth Paskell , adjunct professor of Undergraduate and Graduate Studies, when the University transitioned...

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April 22, 2020

Dr. Rosoff’s Book Shortlisted for Anne Bloomfield Prize

Dean of Graduate and Undergraduate Studies Dr. Nancy G. Rosoff ’s recent book, British and American School Stories, 1910–1960: Fiction, Femininity, and Friendship, has made it to the shortlist for the Anne Bloomfield Prize. The book, co-written with Dr. Stephanie Spencer, professor of the History...

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March 11, 2020

Faculty and Staff Present on Improving the First-Year Experience at Annual Conference

Arcadia faculty and staff attended and presented at the 39th Annual Conference on The First- Year Experience which was held in Washington, D.C. from Feb 21 to 24. Dr. Nancy Rosoff , dean of Graduate and Undergraduate Studies, Dr. Rachel Collins , adjunct professor of English and director of Arcadia...

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March 9, 2020

Paskell Featured in ‘Reporter’ for Work with Sex Trafficking Victims

Adjunct Professor of Undergraduate and Graduate Studies Linda Ruth Paskell ’81, ’96MEd was featured in a Feb. 25 story in The Reporter for her recent trip to Cambodia and Thailand, where she worked with victims of sex trafficking to develop skills through art. The news story highlighted Paskell’s...

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February 12, 2020

Arcadia’s Class of 2019 Reports Career Success above National Average

Within a timeframe of six-to-nine months after graduation, members of Arcadia University’s Class of 2019 have secured employment or continued their education with regional, national, and international organizations and universities at a rate above the national average. Approximately 87 percent 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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September 9, 2019

Arcadia Rises in U.S. News and World Report’s Regional and National Rankings

Arcadia University once again rose in the annual U.S. News & World Report rankings , released today, placing highly in national lists for study abroad and regionally for value, innovation, and social mobility. For the first time, the U.S. News & World Report rankings include a national...

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August 21, 2019

Inside Out Program Hosts National Training at Arcadia

From July 28 to Aug. 3, faculty from around the country who teach through the Inside-Out Prison Exchange program visited Arcadia University to learn more about the program, where students and inmates work together in a collaborative classroom at a nearby prison. At present, there are more than 150...

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April 18, 2019

Arcadia Honors Dr. Wes Rose’s Legacy with Endowed Award

On April 6, Arcadia faculty, staff, alumni, students and friends joined members of the Rose family and associates of the ALS Association in Grey Towers Castle for a special evening to celebrate the life of Dr. R. Wesley Rose (1972-2018), associate professor of Biology, and to benefit the R. Wesley...

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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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May 21, 2018

Class of 2018 Ready to Lead

The spirits of 1,000 students earning doctoral, master’s, and baccalaureate degrees could not be dampened by the threat of rain during the 162nd Arcadia University Commencement ceremonies on May 17 and 18 at Kuch Center Alumni Gymnasium. At Thursday evenings Graduate Commencement Ceremony, 490...

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November 30, 2017

Arcadia Recognized as Military Friendly School

(Nov. 30, 2017) – Arcadia University is proud to announce that it has been named a 2018 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs® , STEM Jobs , and Military Spouse . This marks the ninth consecutive year that Arcadia has earned such distinction. Arcadia awards American...

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November 28, 2017

Buscher Talks Asian American Films with NBC News

Adjunct Professor Robert Buscher was featured in a Nov. 7 NBC News story highlighting the Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival (PAAFF), which ran from Nov. 9 to 19. To celebrate the festival’s 10th year, selected films featured many of the first Asian American Hollywood stars. The opening film...

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November 2, 2017

Derr ’16 Publishes Psychology Thesis in Journal of Interpersonal Violence

Psychology alumna Shannon Derr ’16 published her senior thesis research, on personality plasticity and peer victimization, in the Journal of Interpersonal Violence . Advised and co-authored by Associate Professor of Psychology Dr. Michael Morrow , Derr’s research examines whether an activity aimed...

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November 2, 2017

Dr. Tobe Publishes Research on rRNA Sequencing of Microbial DNA

Assistant Professor of Forensic Science Dr. Shane Tobe co-authored a research article titled “Microbial Composition Analyses by 16S rRNA Sequencing: A Proof of Concept Approach to Provenance Determination of Archaeological Ochre,” which was published by the Public Library of Science (PLOS) on Oct...

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November 1, 2017

Dr. Morrow Publishes and Presents on Child Psychology

Dr. Michael Morrow , associate professor of Psychology, published “Teacher factors contributing to dosage of the KiVa anti-bullying program,” a paper that examines the influence of faculty in implementing anti-bullying intervention in elementary schools, in the Journal of School Psychology . The...

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May 23, 2017

Celebrating Arcadia University’s Class of 2017

At Arcadia University’s Commencement ceremonies on May 18 and 19, more than 900 graduates of the Class of 2017 were encouraged to seize opportunities and break down barriers in their career and civic engagement endeavors. President Nicolette DeVille Christensen presided over the Graduate and...

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April 3, 2017

Prof. Matthew Borgen Explores Reality Through Fantasy in Two New Exhibitions

Exhibitions Coordinator and Prof. Matthew Borgen ’s recent digital prints are being featured in two solo exhibitions during the spring 2017 semester. The first, Cities in the Sky , is currently on display at the Barbara Crawford Gallery on the campus of the Springside Chestnut Hill Academy through...

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