Arcadia University News

February 26, 2014

Arcadia Students Present at Moravian Undergraduate Mathematics Conference

Eight Arcadia University students—including four mathematics majors, two biology majors, and two psychology majors—presented at the annual Moravian Undergraduate Mathematics Conference on Feb. 15. As has been the case the last four years, there were more student speakers from Arcadia than from any...

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February 25, 2013

Oatis Co-authors Two Papers

Dr. Carol Oatis , Professor of Physical Therapy, co-authored “Correlations among measures of knee stiffness, gait performance and complaints in individuals with knee osteoarthritis,” recently published in Clinical Biomechanics. Co-authors also included Dr. Ned Wolff , Professor of Mathematics, and...

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February 20, 2013

Eight Students Present at Mathematics Conference

On Feb. 16, eight Arcadia University students presented at the Moravian College Undergraduate Mathematics Conference. The day-long conference provides an opportunity for undergraduate college students from the tri-state area to come together to present talks and discuss mathematics, statistics,...

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May 3, 2012

Friedler, Wolff Publish Paper in 'Studies in College Mathematics'

Drs. Louis Friedler and Ned Wolff of the Mathematics Department co-authored "What's New with Reform Calculus in the US?" which appeared in Vol. 15, No. 1 of the Studies in College Mathematics , a Chinese Journal, in January 2012. The purpose of this paper is to update Chinese audiences on what has...

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May 3, 2012

Wolf Presents Co-Authored Paper at AERA Conference

Professor of Mathematics Dr. Ned Wolff presented "The Impact of Math Science Partnership Work on Higher Education Faculty," a paper he co-authored, at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Conference in Vancouver on April 13.

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May 3, 2012

Friedler Appointed to MAA Notes Editorial Board

Dr. Louis Friedler , Professor of Mathematics, was recently appointed to a two-year term on the Editorial Board of the Notes of the Mathematical Association of America. The Notes series disseminates educational information and reports as well as resources for mathematics faculty use.

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January 27, 2012

Charles Ritchie: Where Dreams and Reality Collide

By Michael Schwartz ’14 More than 70 people gathered in Arcadia University’s MainStage theater the evening of Jan. 23 to enter the dreamscape of Charles Ritchie, Artist and Associate Curator of Modern Prints and Drawings at National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. In his lecture, “34 Years of...

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January 17, 2012

Computer Science and Math Capstone Presentations

In December 2011 Computer Science and Math students held Capstone Presentations. Below are a sampling of the students’ Capstones with abstracts of their research: “The set chromatic number of a graph” Angela Adams, Ashley Knappenberger, Meagan Leas and Alyssa The abstract: The paper “The Set...

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September 16, 2011

First-Year Seminar Sows Fall Harvest

Editor's note: The following was written collaboratively by students in the We Are What We Eat first-year seminar using While classes at Arcadia University just started a couple weeks ago, the freshman seminar, We Are What We Eat, dug right into their information. One damp Friday...

March 22, 2011

Cohen Rhymes Her Way Through Math

Marion Cohen , Adjunct Professor of Mathematics, and a long-time poet and writer, published a page of "math-teaching limericks" on the inside front cover of the February issue of Math Horizons. Three cheers for the Old Babylon-ies. We love those illustrious cronies. Instead of our decimals they...


March 1, 2011

Five Math Students Present at Conference

On Saturday, Feb. 26, five Arcadia University math majors made individual presentations at the Moravian College Undergraduate Mathematics Conference. Abstracts of their talks are below. Brian Curcio Title: An introduction to sabermatrics Abstract: Sabermetrics is the application of statistics to...


January 28, 2011

Cohen Publishes 'Truth and Beauty, Math and Literature'

Marion Deutsche Cohen , Adjunct Professor of Mathematics, published “Truth and Beauty: A Course in Math and Literature” in the December 2010/January 2011 issue of MAA FOCUS , the news magazine of the Mathematical Association of America. “We can use math to explore and explain mysteries of the...


November 2, 2010

Ortiz Publishes on Delta Hedging Mortgage Servicing Rights Portfolio

Dr. Carlos Ortiz , Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics, published a paper on "Delta hedging a portfolio of servicing rights under gamma and vega constraints with optimal fixed income securities" in the Journal of Risk Finance (Vol. 11 Iss: 4, pp.377 – 400) with co-authors Anne Zissu of...


September 8, 2010

Free Hot Dogs Today with Alumni Celebrity Grillers

Arcadia’s tradition of free hot dogs and Alumni Celebrity Grillers kicks off today (Wednesday, Sept. 8) at 4 p.m. as the women’s soccer team plays the first official game on the New Field, facing Cedar Crest College. Also watch for a special appearance by the Arcadia Knight mascot. The campus...


September 3, 2010

New Students Gather for Convocation

The Class of 2014—the third-largest entering first-year class in the history of the University with 555 freshmen—along with a robust 135 transfer students packed Stiteler Auditorium on Tuesday, Aug. 31, for the traditional new student Convocation ceremony. (See additional story on the 26 freshmen...

April 6, 2010

Loury Receives Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching

Dr. Doreen E. Loury , Assistant Professor of Sociology and Director of Act 101, was awarded the coveted Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching at the Arcadia University Honors Convocation on March 27. “Dr. Loury has been an influential member of the Arcadia University community since 1991,...

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February 23, 2010

Torchia Panelist on ‘Curating and Risk,’ March 13

Richard Torchia , Director of the Arcadia University Art Gallery, is a featured panelist on "Curating and Risk: A Day of Conversations," March 13, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Moore College of Art & Design. "Curating and Risk" is the fifth in a series of public conversations about issues and ideas...

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February 5, 2010

Brinker Addresses Tax Implications of Selling Residences

Thomas M. Brinker , Professor of Accounting, wrote an article for the Jan. 1 issue of the Journal of Financial Service Professionals (Chester, Pa.) on “Planning to Sell Your Personal Residence? Reviewing the Basics and Some Recent Changes.” The tax laws applicable to home sales and vacation homes...

February 2, 2010

Haffar Addresses World Affairs Council on Peacebuilding

Dr. Warren R. Haffar , Associate Dean for Internationalization and Director of the International Peace and Conflict Resolution master’s program, spoke on “Peacebuilding and Conflict Resolution/Special Envoys” on Monday, Feb. 1, at the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia. Recognizing that U.S...

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January 29, 2010

Stackhouse Research to Explore Adolescent Cerebral Palsy

Dr. Scott Stackhouse , Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy, has been awarded a $40,000 research grant supported by the Foundation for Physical Therapy Inc. for a two-year study on "Combination of High-Intensity Strength and Locomotor Training to Improve Walking Activity in Ambulatory...

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January 22, 2010

Atkins Book of Op-Eds Released in Paperback

Larry the Liberal Lawyer Lashes Out , a book by Larry Atkins , Adjunct Professor of journalism, is now available in paperback (ASJA Press) through Atkins book was first published in 2005 and is a collection of Op-Eds and essays that includes politics, law, journalism, current events,...

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