College Of Arts And Sciences

Mar 21, 2016 Baaqeyah Amala Muhammad El

Honors Convocation
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Mar 21, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

A Rose of Tralee, by Any Other Name, Could Be Mairéad Comaskey ’10

In the Festival Dome in Tralee, County of Kerry, Ireland, 32 women stood on a stage in late August decked in shimmering gowns and extravagant dresses. In addition to the crowd in the Dome, more than 700,000 people watched from home in anticipation as one of the women would be crowned the 56th...

Mar 16, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Students Showcase Research at Annual Math Conference

On Feb. 27, nine Arcadia University students presented at the 30th Annual Student Mathematics Conference at Moravian College. Priya Kaur ’16, Theresa Dewa ’16, Barrett Doering ’16, Liyuan Zhang ’18, Janel Moore ’16, ZhiYang Zeng ’18, You Zhou ’18, Zhenbang Wang ’19, and LinXing Yao ’18 showcased...

Mar 15, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Hoffman Named Provost and VP for Academic Affairs at Arcadia University

After a national search, Dr. John Hoffman, founding dean of Arcadia University’s College of Arts and Sciences, has been named provost and vice president for Academic Affairs, effective June 1.   “Dr. Hoffman stood out as the right choice for this pivotal role because of his deep commitment...

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Feb 23, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

Renowned Musicians to Visit Women Composers Class March 2, 16

Jeri Lynne Johnson, conductor of the Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra, and Dr. Cynthia Folio, a professor of music studies at Temple University, will serve as guest speakers for Dr. Elizabeth Murphy’s Women Composers course this March. Johnson, who will visit campus on Wednesday, March 2, from 9 to...

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Feb 18, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

A Mixed Palette of Science and Art

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, to prevent the bodies from leaking onto the foam...

Feb 18, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

Feb. 25 to April 24: Arcadia University Art Gallery Presents 'Pati Hill: Photocopier'

Arcadia University Art Gallery is pleased to present Pati Hill: Photocopier, A Survey of Prints and Books (1974–83). Featuring more than 100 works on paper depicting subjects as common as a gum wrapper and as expansive as the Palace of Versailles, this exhibition reconsiders the hybrid...

Arianna Kendra ‘17, Gabriella Santoro ‘16, and Damien Figueras ‘16 holding awards for their theater work.

Feb 18, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

Students Honored at Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival

By Lana Valente '19 Arianna Kendra ‘17, Damien Figueras ‘16, and Gabriella Santoro ‘16 were awarded scholarships, grants, and other prizes for their work in Arcadia theater productions at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Region II Festival (KC/ACTF), Jan. 12-...

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Feb 16, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

In Washington Post, Dr. Deloffre Applies Lessons from Ebola to Zika Virus

In the Feb. 14 Washington Post, Dr. Maryam Deloffre, professor of historical and political studies, writes about the outbreak of Zika virus, which notably can cause microcephaly in babies of mothers infected with Zika while pregnant. Deloffre analyzes successful and unsuccessful...

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Feb 16, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Drs. Moore and Swanson Receive 2016 Research Fellowship

Drs. Katherine Moore and Christina Swanson have been selected to receive Arcadia University’s 2016 Research Support Fellowship, which covers expenses to attend the Council for Undergraduate Research (CUR) Dialogues from Feb. 18 to 21 in Washington, D.C. . Dr. Moore, assistant...

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Feb 16, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

Escaping Eritrea: Understanding the Complexities

Europe’s “migrant crisis”—the historically unprecedented flight of refugees—has recently taken center stage. Eritreans, who hail from an east African country of five million, are the third largest group of refugees behind Syrians and Afghanis, comprising 8% of migrants to Europe. The large...

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Feb 16, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

An Afternoon with Salman Rushdie

In July, Dr. Pradyumna Chauhan, professor of English, sat with author and literary legend Salman Rushdie (Midnight’s Children, The Satanic Verses) for a one-on-one interview at John Wiley & Sons publishing company in Manhattan. In the following excerpts from the two-hour...