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Jun 3, 2021 Caitlin Burns

LRN Research and Tutors Featured in HAPS Educator

Arcadia faculty, staff, and students from across the University collaborated to explore retention in the classroom in an article, “The Benefits of Handwriting Class Notes: Neuroanatomy, Mindfulness, and Anecdotal Evidence Supporting Handwritten Notes,” in the April edition of Human Anatomy and...

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Rikki Rosenthal Apr 29, 2021 11:39 am

How the Dendro Lab Taught Me It’s Okay to Not Know What You’re Doing

When I first started my journey at Arcadia, I was a Biology student. One aspect of the Biology Department that intrigued me were the faculty-sponsored research labs. The majority of professors within the department have research labs, ranging from microbiology to animal behavior to forest ecology....

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Jul 29, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Longacre Sees Pandemic Intensifying Caregiving Challenges

“Considering family caregivers and those they care for during this time of COVID-19 is vital,” said Dr. Margaret Longacre, chair of Public Health. “One decision somewhere can have varied impacts on others somewhere else because we are so interdependent.”  In the U.S., 11 million people, or...

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Jan 22, 2020 Andrea Walls

Dr. Michael Tevald Challenges Physical Therapy Students to Improve Patient Care

Dr. Michael Tevald Associate Professor of Physical Therapy Director of Post-Professional Programs Expertise: Impact of aging and chronic disease on skeletal muscle physiology and performance Research Focus: Evidence-based Rehabilitation Strategies, Skeletal Impairments, and Lung...

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Dec 19, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Faculty, Students Present on Biomedical Needs, Human Rights, and Male Bystander Intervention Programs

Members of the Arcadia community presented at the 2019 American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting and Expo, themed “Creating the Healthiest Nation: For science. For action. For health,” which took place in Philadelphia from Nov. 2 to 6.  Four faculty members from the Public...

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Dec 6, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Bridget Miller Named Director of Institutional Research and Effectiveness

Arcadia is pleased to announce that, after a national search, Dr. Bridget Miller—an educational leader, change manager, researcher, and assessment professional with more than 10 years of leadership experience—will join the University as director of Institutional Research and Effectiveness....

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Jessica Derr Oct 15, 2019 5:23 pm

5 Tips for Rocking Your First Conference

One of the things that makes a small school like Arcadia so special is that you are truly able to carve out a professional identity. This past summer, I was given the chance by Arcadia’s English Department to attend the Philadelphia Writers Conference. I was elated and honored to be selected, but...

Aug 20, 2019 Jen Retter

Park '21 Fights Poverty Through Internship

Passionate about foreign policy, International Studies major Rachel Park ’21 landed an internship with the Borgen Project, a nonprofit dedicated to eradicating hunger and poverty around the world. As an international affairs intern, Park supported national campaigns to make global poverty a focus...

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Aug 20, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Longacre Receives American Cancer Society Grant for Integrated Caregiver Portal Development

Dr. Margaret Longacre, assistant professor of Public Health, has been awarded an American Cancer Society grant for "The Systemic Integration of Caregivers in Cancer Palliative Care" to conduct research for the development and testing of a standardization process to involve caregivers in patient...

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Apr 2, 2019 Daniel DiPrinzio

Arcadia University Announces Collaborative Hemp Research Project

Arcadia University is developing a collaborative research program with Agri-Kind Hemp, a Chester County-based corporation. The first phase of the collaboration, beginning in April 2019, will focus on conducting growth and harvest comparisons of different industrial hemp seed/clonal varieties and...

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Feb 7, 2019 Farrah Bradley

New IRB Compliance for Exempt Protocols and Consent

On February 21, 2019 the Office of Sponsored Research and Programs (OSRP) and the Committee on the Protection of Research Subjects (COPRS) is hosting a training on the New Common Rule which was put into effect on January 21, 2019. This training will focus on the changes to the Exempt categories and...