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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...

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Jun 4, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Instructor, Costumer Austin ’09 Featured in PhillyVoice

On May 19, Rebecca Austin ’09, adjunct professor of theater arts, was featured on PhillyVoice.com for her work in technical theater. Austin has worked in wardrobe and costuming for The Bearded Ladies Cabaret and Tribe of Fools, two Philadelphia theater companies. Now...

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Jun 2, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Nine Alumni, Two Faculty Publish Genetics Research

Dr. Sheryl Smith and Dr. Carlos Ortiz, along with student coauthors Frederic J. Deuschle ’12, Lauren A. DiLorenzo ’12, Katie L. Goeller ’12, Christopher R. Macchi ’12, Sarah E. Muller ’13M, Brittany D. Pasierb ’13M, Joseph E. Sable ’11, Jessica M. Tucci ’12, and Marykathryn Tynon ’13M, were part of...

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Jun 1, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Dr. Abboud Talks Syrian Economy on CCTV America

On May 28, Dr. Samer Abboud, associate professor of international studies, spoke with China Central Television America about challenges facing the Syrian economy, which has suffered under the ongoing civil war. The interview also was featured on Indian news site Firstpost. Abboud is a...

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Jun 1, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Dr. Curotto Recommended for $70,000 Research Grant on Lithium Ion Batteries

In May, the American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund (ACS PRF) recommended that a $70,000 research grant be awarded to Dr. Emanuele Curotto, professor and chair of the Department of Chemistry and Physics, for his research proposal, “Quantum Simulations of Lithium Ion...

May 18, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Class of 2015 Poised to Impact the World

Against a backdrop of blue skies and Grey Towers Castle, nearly 500 students received baccalaureate degrees at Arcadia’s 2015 Undergraduate Commencement on May 15. The previous evening, approximately 400 graduate students received master's and doctoral degrees. Deogratias Niyizonkiza, founder of...

May 4, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Murphy Hall to Undergo Renovations

Murphy Hall, headquarters of Arcadia’s Art and Design program, soon will undergo renovations to upgrade its facilities and space. Through renovations and, possibly, additional construction, the plan could add up to 20,000-square-feet for Art and Design space. The University hopes to bring the...

May 4, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Noakes to NewsWorks: Keep Riot Police Away from Front Lines

Dr. John Noakes, associate provost for faculty advancement and student learning, was quoted in a May 5 NewsWorks article on the Philly Is Baltimore protest. Noakes spoke on police response to protestors in light of the Center City march on April 30 and the recent protests in Baltimore...

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Apr 24, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Eaton Presents Paper Examining Black Identities in Belize

Dr. Kalenda Eaton, associate professor of English and director of global learning, presented at the “Roots/Heritage Tourism in Africa and the African Diaspora: Case Studies for a Comparative Approach” international conference in Miami, Fla., from Feb. 12 to 14. Dr. Eaton’s paper, “...And we were...

Apr 24, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Pederson Receives Grants for Leonardo da Vinci Research

Dr. Jill Pederson, assistant professor of art history, was recently awarded two prestigious grants in support of her research on Leonardo da Vinci. Pederson received the Franklin Research Grant from the American Philosophical Society, which she used to support research on her forthcoming book...

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Apr 22, 2015 jretter Retter

Parsons Dick Presents at the American Anthropological Association Meetings

In December, Dr. Hilary Parsons Dick, assistant professor of international studies, ​attended​ the American Anthropological Association Meetings in Washington D.C. to​ present her work on immigration policy as part of a panel called “Professional Divides III: Journalists and Anthropologists in...