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February 6, 2020

Reale Publishes Book on Challenges of Teaching Information Literacy

Michelle Reale ’99, 16MFA , associate professor of Landman Library, has published a new book, “Meeting the Challenge of Teaching Information Literacy,” which examines the variety of challenges which arise in her field. Reale draws upon her own experiences to analyze the specific difficulties and...

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December 13, 2019

Dr. Bornstein, Correll, Voglino ’18 Co-Present at PAC-TE Conference

Dr. Jodi Bornstein , associate professor of Education; Melissa Correll , Information Literacy and Instruction librarian and liaison to the School of Education; and Mekenzie Voglino ’18 , graduate student in Literacy Studies and English as a Second Language (ESL), co-presented at the Pennsylvania...

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November 21, 2019

Limited Hours of Operation Planned for Thanksgiving

Arcadia University will have limited hours of operation for student services during the Thanksgiving holiday. Monday, Nov. 25 Kuch Center: 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. Fitness Center: 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. Lenox Pool: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 26 Dining Services: The Dining Hall and Easton Café closes at 2...

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September 27, 2019

Correll featured in ‘Philadelphia Inquirer’

Melissa Correll , faculty librarian for Education, was featured in “Why Pennsylvania jury duty pays $9 per day” in the Philadelphia Inquirer on Aug 26. After being called for jury duty two years in a row, Correll left a comment on Curious Philly, a Philadelphia Inquirer forum for local phenomena,...

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March 26, 2019

Reale Publishes 10th Poetry Book, "Season of Subtraction"

Michelle Reale, associate professor of Landman Library, published her tenth book of poetry, Season of Subtraction , with Bodighera Press. “In Season of Subtraction, Michelle Reale entangles you in the language of ache and need, and the search for a lost relative who becomes a found love,” wrote...

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February 19, 2019

Students Bring Curriculum Lab into 21st Century Education Space

At the back of Landman Library’s first floor, in a room with windows covered in multicolored writing, lies an Arcadia “best-kept secret”— the Curriculum Lab, a space providing Education students with teaching resources. Students in the Education 411 class, “Designing Learning Environments,”...

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February 13, 2019

Sink One’s Battleship with Landman Library’s Games

The Landman Library now offers an assortment of classic board games for members of the Arcadia community to enjoy. Whether you’re playing in the library or taking it home, games can be checked out for up to one week. Available games include backgammon, Battleship, checkers, chess, Codenames,...

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January 23, 2019

Reale Publishes Fifth Academic Monograph on Inquiry and Research

Michelle Reale , associate professor of Landman Library, has published her fifth academic monograph, Inquiry and Research: A Relational Approach in the Classroom, with the American Library Association. In her book, Reale discusses how to foster the curiosity of students, and the importance of...

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May 15, 2018

Reale Reads Original Work at Calandra Institute’s Italian Poetry Series

Michelle Reale , associate professor and faculty librarian, read from her Birds of Sicily (2017) collection during the VIA/Italian Americana Night of Poetry at the John D. Calandra Italian American Institute at Queens College in New York City on April 20. Birds of Sicily , which explores the...

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April 24, 2018

Reale Publishes New Book on the Perception of University Librarians

Michelle Reale , associate professor and faculty librarian, published “The Indispensable Academic Librarian: Teaching and Collaborating for Change,” a new book that challenges the way academic librarians are perceived within their institutions and discusses becoming a proactive educator and...

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April 10, 2018

Environmental Network Hosts Annual Scarlet, Grey, and Green Day April 19

In celebration of Earth Day on April 22, join Arcadia University’s Environmental Network in celebrating Scarlet, Grey, and Green Day with a series of events throughout the day on April 19. Succulent Fundraiser From 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 4 to 4:30 p.m., bring a pot or mug to the Fireplace Lounge to...

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November 8, 2017

Reale Invited to Lecture at Bowling Green State University

Michelle Reale , associate professor of the Library and Access Services, discussed poetic inquiry as a research method as a guest lecturer to Dr. Sandra Faulkner’s graduate qualitative methods class at Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio. Through a Skype video call, students asked...

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September 6, 2017

‘La Voce di New York’ Features Reale’s Poetry on Syrian Refugees

Michelle Reale , associate professor of the Library and access services and outreach librarian, has two upcoming books scheduled for publication in 2018. On Aug. 17, Italian-American newspaper La Voce di New York published a piece discussing her upcoming book of poetry, Confini (which translates to...

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July 21, 2017

Reale Publishes Poetry Collection on Delirium Tremens

Michelle Reale , associate professor and faculty librarian for English and Music, recently published a collection of poems, All These Things Were Real: Poems of Delirium Tremens , through West Philly Press. This compilation of autoethnographic poems focus on her experience of watching her son...

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June 7, 2017

Library Organizes Silent Writing Retreat for Faculty, Staff

Landman Library hosted the first Silent Writing Retreat on Arcadia University’s campus on June 5, with eight faculty and staff members working on projects ranging from editing manuscripts to completing grant proposals in a silent, supportive, collaborative environment. “Writing is often lonely, and...

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April 24, 2017

Michelle Reale Publishes Poetry Compilation

Michelle Reale , associate professor and faculty librarian for English and Music, published a new chapbook, The Marie Curie Sequence , through Dancing Girl Press. This collection of prose poems looks at the life of Marie Curie and her courage in being a mother, wife, and a career woman, during a...

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April 12, 2017

Landman Library Hosts Gaming Day April 14

Get your game on on Friday, April 14 at Landman Library with Gaming Day. From noon to 4 p.m., collect $200 with Monopoly or even head West with Oregon Trail. Other games include Pandemic, One Night Ultimate Werewolf, Exploding Kittens, Othello, and Bananagrams. In collaboration with the University’...

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January 25, 2017

Reale Publishes New Book on Achieving a Work-Life Balance

Associate Professor and Faculty Librarian for English and Music Michelle Reale published Becoming a Reflective Librarian and Teacher: Strategies for Mindful Academic Practice , a book that helps readers achieve better work-life balance through a step-by-step guide. Published by the American Library...

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May 8, 2015

Larissa Gordon to Participate in National Assessment Program

Larissa Gordon , M.S.L.I.S., M.Ed., information literacy coordinator and faculty librarian, has been selected to participate in the Association of College and Research Libraries’ third year of a national assessment program. Assessment in Action: Academic Libraries and Student Success will aid...

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April 20, 2015

Campus WiFi Access Improving by Fall Semester

Over the 2015 spring break, Arcadia’s Information Technology (IT) staff worked to increase WiFi connectivity on campus, ensuring more connection points and, possibly, fewer excuses for late homework assignments. IT created a coverage map for residence halls and Grey Towers Castle in January,...

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April 20, 2015

Curious Creatures Collaboration at Awbury Arboretum

Curious Creatures , a collaborative outdoor art installation between students at Arcadia and students at Mt. Airy's Project Learn School, opened in the arboretum's Secret Garden on April 11. It will be on display until Sunday, April 26. Visit the arboretum website for more information.

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