College Of Arts And Sciences

View of Grey Towers Castle from Haber Green

Aug 10, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Princeton Review Names Arcadia Among the ‘Best in the Northeast’

Citing Arcadia’s global perspective, “phenomenal study abroad program,” and “excellent academics,” The Princeton Review has named Arcadia among the “Best in the Northeast” in its “2016 Best Colleges: Region by Region.” In its website profile on Arcadia, The Princeton Review describes the...

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Aug 7, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Dr. Abboud Assesses ISIL Propaganda on Al Jazeera

Dr. Samer Abboud, associate professor of international studies, participated in a roundtable discussing the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), also referred to as ISIS or the Islamic State. Abboud and other analysts say the group's ability to sustain its “nation state” remains in doubt...

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Aug 7, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Dual Enrollment Program with Martin Luther King Jr. High School to Begin in September

The Philadelphia Tribune reported that Arcadia University will offer upperclassmen at The Promise Academy at Martin Luther King Jr. High School the opportunity to earn college credits as part of a dual enrollment program beginning in September. “It’s a win-win situation where we can provide a...

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Jul 30, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Widestrom, Cerski Lay Groundwork for Constitutional Scholars Seminar

Arcadia faculty members Dr. Amy Widestrom, assistant professor of political science, and the Honorable Christopher Cerski, J.D., pre-law adviser and adjunct professor of law and political science, laid the foundational groundwork for a recent Constitutional Scholars Institute Seminar on freedom of...

Jul 28, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Bechtel ’16 Presents ‘Therapeutic Response of a 3D Cancer Model’ at SEPCHE Colloquium

On July 27, Nelisa Bechtel ’16 presented “Investigating the Therapeutic Response of a 3D Cancer Model” at the Southeastern Pennsylvania Consortium for Higher Education (SEPCHE) Summer Undergraduate Research Colloquium at Cabrini College. A biology major, Bechtel was among 30 undergraduate students...

Jul 16, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Mixed Palette: Professionals Blend at National Scientific Illustrators Conference

Story by Madison Caudullo '16 and Jasmine Henderson '15  The artists in Murphy Hall dried the fish with paper towels, prepping the gray bodies for a bath in ink. Instructor Stephen DiCerbo, an expert in gyotaku, a Japanese printing technique, cautioned the class to handle the fish gently,...

Jul 16, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Nicholas Talks Hip-Hop Detectives and Black Superheroes with Metro

In the Metro, Jamar Nicholas, adjunct professor and assistant for the Arcadia University Art Gallery, discusses his neo-noir comic strip, “Detective Boogaloo: Hip-Hop Cop.” Nicholas explains his dedication to print comic strips (as opposed to digital publication), the difficulties of...

Jul 14, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Nearly 100 Drawn to Scientific Illustration Conference

Nearly 100 attendees, from students to industry professionals, were drawn to the 2015 Guild of Natural Science Illustrators (GNSI) Conference at Arcadia University, July 5-11. Conference events included a techniques showcase, workshops, networking opportunities, open sketching, and field trips to...

Jul 8, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Dwyer Publishes New Book on Fifties Nostalgia

Dr. Michael D. Dwyer, assistant professor of media and communication, recently published Back to the Fifties: Nostalgia, Hollywood Film, and Popular Music of the Seventies and Eighties (Oxford University Press). In the years when conservative icon Ronald Reagan emerged, American pop culture...

Jul 8, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Feldman Discusses Debut Novel with Salon.com

On Salon.com, Stephanie Feldman, adjunct professor in the MFA of Creative Writing program, discusses the line between realism and fantasy and the use of fairy tale elements to explore trauma and memory in her debut novel, The Angel of Losses. Feldman’s novel is a Barnes & Noble Discover...

A new exhibition displays photography by Johanna Inman '98 alongside works by Judith Taylor.

Jul 2, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

In Exhibition, Inman ’98 Honors Judith Taylor Through Photography

There is so much I want to show you, a mixed media exhibition by Johanna Inman ’98, runs through July 24 at Philadelphia’s Center for Emerging Visual Artists (CFEVA) Gallery. Inman’s latest work honors the influence of Judith Taylor, former professor and program coordinator of photography at...

(L to R) Maja Subasic, Dr. Amy Cox, and Dr. Jennifer Riggan

Jul 1, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

IPCR Faculty, Staff Attend Peacebuilding Institute

Maja Subasic, International Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) program coordinator, Dr. Amy Cox, director of the IPCR program, and Dr. Jennifer Riggan, associate professor of international studies, attended "Teaching Peace in the 21st Century 7th Annual Summer Peacebuilding Institute...