College Of Arts And Sciences

A student investigates a handprint at Arcadia's Crime Scene House. Photo courtesy of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia

Jun 30, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

High School Students Scour Arcadia Crime Scene House for Clues

Sixteen high school students came to Arcadia on June 23 to practice gathering forensic evidence at Arcadia’s Crime Scene House at 2063 Church Road, as part of the Teva Pharmaceuticals summer internship program at The College of Physicians of Philadelphia and in conjunction with Arcadia's...

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Jun 25, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Adjovi Investigates Human Rights Violations in Malta

Human rights experts Mads Andenas and Roland Adjovi, assistant professor of historical and political studies at Arcadia and Vice Chair-Rapporteur of the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, arrived in Malta on June 23 to meet with civil leaders and government members on the...

Jun 22, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Award-winning Author Beth Kephart to Lead Creative Writing Weekend, Give Reading

Visiting Writer Beth Kephart will lead writing workshops June 27-28 as part of the M.F.A. in Creative Writing program's Summer Creative Writing Institute. In addition to teaching a private master class, Kephart will read passages from her books Small Damages, Going Over, One Thing Stolen, and This...

Scott Rawlins, professor of art and design, will discuss his trip to Eleuthera in the Bahamas as part of the GNSI conference.

Jun 19, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

National Conference Draws Scientific Illustrators to Arcadia, July 5-12

Nearly one hundred scientific illustrators from around the world will gather at Arcadia University for the Guild of Natural Science Illustrators (GNSI) Conference and Annual Meeting in July. Sponsored by Arcadia, DB Shaw Studios, and the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators, the core...

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Jun 18, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

In New Research, Wright Finds ALS Gene Therapy Ineffective

Dr. Megan C. Wright, assistant professor of biology, and colleagues published new findings on Lou Gehrig’s disease, or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), in Pain and Central Nervous System Week. ALS causes both cellular abnormalities and rapid degeneration of motor neurons. These abnormalities...

Elizabeth DePace ’16, Mackellar Violich (a research assistant with CEI) and Julia Lerner ’14 examine isopods.

Jun 16, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Isopod Research Project Takes Scott Rawlins, Students to Bahamas

Story by Jasmine Henderson ’15 Surrounded by crystal blue water and warm beaches, Scott Rawlins, professor of art and design, and scientific illustration majors Elizabeth DePace ’16 and Julia Lerner ’14 joined researchers at the Cape Eleuthera Institute (CEI) in the Bahamas last December to...

Jun 15, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Dr. Siskind Receives 2015 Lloyd M. Abernethy Faculty Outstanding Service Award

At this year’s May Graduate Commencement, Dr. Peter Siskind, assistant professor of history and chair of the historical and political studies department, received the 2015 Lloyd M. Abernethy Faculty Outstanding Service Award, presented every two years to a full-time faculty member or professional...

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Jun 12, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

IPCR Students Make Headlines Throughout Serbia, Montenegro

Story by Madison Caudullo '16 Five students made headlines this spring for their travels through Serbia and Montenegro as part of the Global Field Study course Conflict, Governance, and State Building: The Balkans, led by Professor Alex Grigorev and Dr. Amy Cox, director of the International...

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Jun 12, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Atkins Remembers Sixers' Success on Philly.com

On Philly.com, Larry Atkins, adjunct professor of journalism, recounts his early days as a Sixers fan, witnessing the team’s 1983 NBA championship win in Los Angeles, and his hopes for the team’s future. There we were—at the Forum, with Jack Nicholson and all the other Hollywood elites and a...

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Jun 11, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Wirth ’12 Slams Roller Derby Competitors as ‘Mar’ge Equality’

Natasha Wirth ’12 was featured in South Philly Review for her involvement with Philly Roller Derby (PRD). Wirth has competed with PRD since March 2015. In addition to roller derby, “Mar’ge Equality,” as she’s known on the track, works as a freelance interpreter and medical case manager at Mazzoni...

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Jun 10, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Taysha Canales ’11 Appears in Second World Premiere

South Philly Review spotlights Taysha Canales ’11 for her roles as Mother Wolf, the Monkey, and Kaa the Snake in the Arden Theatre Company’s world premiere of The Jungle Book. This is Canales’ second consecutive world premiere, having acted in Moon Cave at Philadelphia’s Azuka Theatre in the spring...

Tom Johnston '96 is CEO of Dutch biotechnology company Mucosis.

Jun 10, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Trustee Johnston ’96 Talks Needle-free Vaccines on News Medical

In a Q&A, trustee Tom Johnston ’96, CEO of Dutch biotechnology company Mucosis, joins Chief Scientific Officer Dr. Kees Leenhouts to discuss how the company is developing safe vaccines to be administered intranasally or orally, instead of by needle. "Eventually, scientists became familiar...