#ArcadiaStrong: Virtual Capstone Edition

We asked our social media followers to sum up their senior thesis in one sentence: 


1. "I'm writing about how genetic tests (like 23andMe) affect identity." - Kiara Jacoby '20

2. "I looked at the Public Sphere and WikiLeaks, the Pentagon Papers, and Edward Snowden." - Mary Pat Murray '20

3. "A monoclonal antibody that can induce apoptosis of tumor cells in pancreatic cancer." - Kristen Lukowski '20

4. I examined the 1968 election and its significance as a turning point in American politics.

- Michael Costigan '20

5. "The effect of sclerostin and immune system interactions on bone metabolism." - Emily Schlechtweg '20

6. "Stemness/EPHA5 contribution to trastuzumab resistance in HER2+ breast cancer." - Marissa Rosario '20

7. "[International Collegiate Business Strategy Competition] Team for the School of Global Business!" - Brett Fenstermacher '20

8. "Diagnosed diabetic retinopathy using machine learning." - Muhammad Moiz Saeed '20

9. "Created a website for Arcadia's Registrar." - Jules Turner '20

10. "CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing and dystrophin expression in Duchenne muscular dystrophy." - Kayla Drago '20

11. "[How] insufficient progranulin levels contribute to frontotemporal dementia." - Karlie Flowers '20 

12. "Went to schools in the Philly region to get more young women interested in Computer Science!" - Maya Sierra '20

13. "I wrote about gender and racial bias in the juvenile justice system." - Alyson Nagel '20 

14. "The roles of the London Underground in the creation of modern London." - Amanda Dombroski '20

15. "I'm writing about migration policy in France, and how it affects aid workers' ability to help migrants." - Raquel Kubicz '20

16. "How executive function impacts our perception of an ambiguous stimulus." - Emily Schneider '20

17. "Decomposition Method Reliability in Calculating Postmortem Interval." - Connor McCann '20

18. "Factors of alcohol use to relieve PTSD symptoms and progression to Alcohol Use Disorder comorbidity." - Maeghan Myers '20

19. "The factors and alleviation of learned helplessness in the elderly." - Ashley Eckett '20

20. "An analysis of childhood trauma and the violence of war in Pan's Labyrinth." - Meg McGee '20

21. "Chronic Illness/Pain and Art Therapy through Textiles." - Cat '20

22. The effects of virtual reality on cognition in the treatment of stroke patients.

- Melissa Schoettle '20

23. "The Rusyn minority in Ukraine and Slovakia." - Jakub Kovar '20

24. "Climate change's effects on forest biodiversity, and how fire management can combat that." - Nina Zack '20

25. "How Instagram's fashion community makes people more materialistic." - Emelie Vasquez '20

26. "Women's memorial organizationsm and how they changed the historical narrative of the Confederacy, the South, and slavery after the American Civil War." - Emma Connolly '20



#ArcadiaStrong Posts We Love

Creative Writing students shared their work via Zoom. 


Arcadia's essential workers captured the Blue Angels and Thunderbirds flying over campus.


Project featured in header by Sage Forte '20

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