College Of Arts And Sciences

Arcadia University alumna Julie Demarest

Nov 11, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Demarest ’05M Brings Closure to Families of Fallen Soldiers

For the past four years of her fifteen year career at the Armed Forces DNA Identification Laboratory (AFDIL), Forensic Science alumna Julie Demarest ’05M has worked to help families of missing soldiers from World War II, the Korean War, Vietnam War, and Cold War.  As the Technical Leader of...

Arcadia University student Patrick Kirby with certificate

Nov 10, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Computer Science Helps Students Build Resume with Security Plus Certificate

Assistant Professor of Computer Science Dr. Vitaly Ford teamed up with Sabre Systems, Inc., and the Urban League of Philadelphia to allow students to obtain skills and qualifications that will give them an edge when applying to professional positions in the cybersecurity and technology fields....

Floral postcards designed by Arcadia University professor Betsey Batchelor

Oct 23, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Batchelor Uses Art to Promote Democratic Voting

“In 2018, I had a call to action to combat this political despair,” said Betsey Batchelor, associate professor of Visual and Performing Arts at Arcadia University, who has joined thousands of other activists encouraging Democrats to vote in the upcoming election through Postcards to Voters. “While...

Arcadia University adjunct professor Larry Atkins

Oct 5, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Atkins Publishes About the Importance of On-Campus Learning

Larry Atkins, adjunct professor of English, published an op-ed, “Don’t Sound the Death Knell for Colleges—They’ll Bounce Back,” on RealClearEducation on Sept. 26.  The article discusses how on-campus learning may not be as obsolete as some predict, with the rise of remote learning during...

Arcadia University student Savannah Masker in her EMT uniform

Oct 5, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Masker ’24 Working Overtime as EMT and First-Year Student

By Aaron Uscinowicz '22 Most first-year students experience the challenge of balancing work and school—on top of the traditional challenges, Mays Landing, N.J. resident Savannah Masker ’24 is also an overnight Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) with the Absecon Ambulance Squad.  The...

Arcadia University professors Alison Clabaugh and Peter Appelbaum

Sep 21, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Drs. Clabaugh and Appelbaum Team Up to Raise Awareness About Social Justice in the Classroom

“One of the things that we hear about online learning is that it can be isolating for some students—they miss the social connection and that sense of belongingness,” said Dr. Alison Clabaugh, visiting instructor of Psychology.  “You know you don’t have those times to chat in the hallway or...

Arcadia University's campus: Commons on right, Castle to left

Sep 15, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Again Ranked Best in Region By U.S. News and World Report

Arcadia University was once again ranked among the region's top performing schools by U.S. News and World Report for its 2021 “Regional Universities—North” list, as released yesterday.  The University ranked 45th of 176 schools this year, remaining in the top 25 percent of regional...

Arcadia University student Alexis Testa looks through a microscope

Sep 2, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Forensic Science Uses Hybrid Model for Fall 2020

“Once we got sent home last spring, we lost half the semester for lab work,” said Dr. Heather Harris, assistant professor of Forensic Science. “We had just gotten to the meat of the coursework, but the students didn’t get to apply it.” Like many lab courses in the Spring 2020 semester, the...

Arcadia University professor Gregg Moore shows a student to spin pottery

Sep 1, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Moore Featured in Art and Design Video Series

Gregg Moore, associate professor of Art and Design, was interviewed in an Aug. 19 episode of “Design in Dialogue,” a popular online video series by curator Glenn Adamson, which features conversations among leading artists, curators, and designers. In the video, Moore talks with host Adamson and Dan...

Arcadia University's Grey Towers Castle with 2021 Best Northeast badge.

Aug 20, 2020 Caitlin Burns

For Sixth Straight Year, Arcadia Ranks Best Regionally with Princeton Review

Arcadia University was ranked among the Princeton Review’s “Best Northeastern” in its “2021 Best Colleges: Region by Region” for the sixth consecutive year. This prestigious list ranks Arcadia among nine schools in the greater Philadelphia area—and 50 in Pennsylvania—that are “academically...

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Aug 20, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Rawlins Prepares for Teaching Scientific Illustration Online

A seashell, a pinecone, the shell of a black walnut, and several other objects are items that students would usually receive in class during Scott Rawlins’ introductory Scientific Illustration course. This year, they are included in mailed kits Rawlins designed for students to develop their...

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Jun 26, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Garcia on SCOTUS Ruling on Gay and Transgender Employees

By Caitlin Joyce '20 In a landmark decision made in Bostock v. Clayton County, Ga., the Supreme Court ruled that the 1964 Civil Rights Act protects LGBT+ employees from discrimination based on sex on June 15. In a 6-3 decision, Justice Neil Gorsuch delivered the majority opinion that Title VII...