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Jun 6, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

Adjovi Examines Human Rights Violations in Azerbaijan

Human rights expert Roland Adjovi, assistant professor of Historical and Political Studies at Arcadia University, examined the institutionalization of persons with disabilities, psychosocial dysfunctions, and intellectual impairments in Azerbaijan from May 16 to 25. As Chair of the United...

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May 19, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

In Video, 2016 Grads Share Future Plans

Find out what some of the graduates of the Class of 2016 have planned after Commencement.

A nighttime photo of a raccoon using the Tookany Creek to get around campus.

May 4, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Katrina Hosbach '16 Tracks Nature on Campus for Senior Thesis

By Hope Cuff '18 Did you know coyotes have been known to wander through Arcadia University’s campus? Biology student Katrina Hosbach ’16 discovered the coyote duo last fall after setting up wildlife cameras at three sites on campus for her yearlong ecological study for senior thesis. With...

Apr 26, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

Dr. Smith to Receive Michael L. Berger Faculty Scholars and Artists Prize

Dr. Sheryl Smith, associate professor of Biology, has been selected as the 2016 Michael L. Berger Faculty Scholars and Artists Prize recipient at Arcadia University. Dr. Smith is the second faculty member to receive this award, which was introduced by friends of Provost Emeritus...

Apr 26, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

Abbey Ryan Awarded Inaugural Norman Johnston Faculty Fellowship

Abbey Ryan ’03, assistant professor of Art and Design, is the inaugural recipient of the Dr. Norman Johnston Faculty Fellowship in the Humanities and Social Sciences, beginning June 1, 2016 and ending May 31, 2018. Ryan was selected for her project “the light, the shade," which examines light/dark...

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Apr 21, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

Dr. Eaton Accepted to NEH Institute for Work on African Diaspora

Dr. Kalenda Eaton, associate professor of English and director of Global Learning, was accepted into the 2016 National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Institute, “Arts of Survival: Recasting Lives in African Cities,” at Indiana University Bloomington, July 6-26. “I am specifically...

Deena Damschroder ’16 at the Experimental Biology Conference.

Apr 15, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Biology Students Present on Alzheimer’s at Experimental Conference

Biology students Deena Damschroder ’16 and Delaena Cline ’16, with Assistant Professor of Biology Dr. Brie Paddock, presented their research on Alzheimer’s at the Experimental Biology Conference in San Diego, April 2-6. Damschroder’s research, “Dietary restriction exacerbates memory loss in a...

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Apr 14, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Herreid-Halstead ’15 Wins 2016 MCCA Graduate Student Award

Graduate student Stacey Herreid-Halstead ’15 was chosen as the 2016 Montgomery County Counseling Association (MCCA) Graduate Student Award recipient for her counseling skills. Associate professor of Psychology Dr. Eleonora Bartoli recommended Herreid-Halstead to the MCCA based on Herreid-...

Apr 6, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

Acrobatics and Puppetry Take the Stage as Midway Comes to Life

By Shani Carrington '18 On Thursday, April 7, Arcadia’s theater performers will step aside as puppets take center stage in Midway, the puppet show for adults written by Arcadia instructor and costume shop manager Alisa Kleckner. The show runs at the MainStage Theater through April 17. Midway...

Mar 30, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Abbey Ryan Performs Live Painting Demonstration on April 1

Abbey Ryan ’03, assistant professor of art, will perform a live painting demonstration on Friday, April 1 in Grey Towers Castle from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Ryan began conducting live painting demonstrations in 2011 to honor the memory of Jami Rodriguez '00. Each year, the proceeds from the auction of...

Mar 29, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Psychology Student Shermeyer ’17 to Research Bullying Through CHOP Internship

This summer, Arcadia University psychology student Leaha Shermeyer ‘17 will spend her time conducting research on intervention methods for middle school bullying victims, through the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) Research Institute Summer Scholars Program in conjunction with University...