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Aug 1, 2018 Jen Retter

Heads or Tails: Psychology Faculty ‘Flip’ Over Cellphones in Class

By Nicole Gieselman ’19 Two Arcadia faculty members are turning heads with a new method of eliminating unnecessary cellphone use in classrooms: positive reinforcement. “It can be really disheartening, as a professor, when you put so much time and effort into your course, and you see students...

Jun 7, 2018 Jen Retter

Students, Faculty Attend NAFSA’s International Educators Conference

Arcadia students and faculty joined nearly 10,000 international education professionals at the 2018 NAFSA: Association of International Educators Annual Conference at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, Pa., from May 27 to June 1. This year’s theme, “Diverse Voices, Shared...

May 30, 2018 Jen Retter

Faculty, Staff Recognized at 2018 Years of Service Luncheon

By Nicole Gieselman '19 On May 23, Arcadia University celebrated its dedicated faculty and staff at the 2018 Years of Service Luncheon in the Kuch Gymnasium. The ceremony recognized outstanding research, teaching, and student support efforts by faculty and staff, including Dr. Pradyumna Chauhan...

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Feb 20, 2018 Jen Retter

Vincent ’14, ’18M Researches Links Between Grief and Discipline

Christine Vincent ’14, ’18M, MPH, a Counseling and Public Health master’s candidate, had her research on bereaved families accepted for publication by the Journal of the Pennsylvania Counseling Association, a professional, refereed journal dedicated to the study and development of the counseling...

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Feb 13, 2018 Jen Retter

Omaggio ’16MSGC Researches Social Media’s Role in Genetic Counseling

Genetic Counseling alumna NinaMarie Omaggio ’16MSGC published "Have You Ever Googled a Patient or Been Friended by a Patient? Social Media Intersects the Practice of Genetic Counseling" in the Journal of Genetic Counseling on Jan. 15. Conducted as part of her thesis, Omaggio’s study surveyed...

Oct 20, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia’s Shoulder Research Center Seeks Study Participants

Arcadia University’s Shoulder Research Center is seeking patients for a six-week exercise rehabilitation study on rotator cuff tendinopathy. The National Institutes of Health grant funded trial, conducted in collaboration with the University of Oregon, studies shoulder muscle activation patterns in...

Sep 20, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Scott Publishes on Drug Detection in Rat Hair

Dr. Karen Scott, director of Forensic Science, and doctorate student Lorna Nisbet published a paper in the Oxford Academic Journal of Analytical Toxicology that assesses the impact hair color has on the detection of certain high potency psychoactive drugs. “Application of a Urine and Hair...

Jul 6, 2017 Jen Retter

Dr. Rosoff Presents 'Advice for High School Girls' at Conference

On June 23, Dr. Nancy Rosoff, dean of Graduate and Undergraduate Studies, presented “Career Girls and Homemakers: Advice for High School Girls” at the Society for the History of Children and Youth’s ninth biennial conference at Rutgers University. This year’s theme, “Transition, Transaction, and...

Nicole Gieselman Apr 9, 2017 8:00 pm

Coming Face to Face With the Beast

There is a beast that stalks college students all around the world in the middle of the night. It creeps on all fours into their bedrooms, takes possession of their minds, and prevents them from doing the very thing they are in college to do: their homework. This beast comes in many forms:...

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Mar 23, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Professors Collaborate on the Art and Science of Bones

By Assistant Professor of Biology Dr. Tobias Landberg and Associate Professor of Art and Design Gregg Moore   Gregg Moore, associate professor of Art and Design, and Dr. Tobias Landberg, assistant professor of Biology, were awarded a $10,000 Materials-Based Research Grant from the Center...

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Sep 9, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

Dr. Tobe Published in 'Scientific Reports'

Dr. Shanan Tobe, assistant professor of Forensic Science, published "Stygofauna enhance prokaryotic transport in groundwater ecosystems" in Scientific Reports, part of the SpringerNature group of journals. In the article, co-authored with Renee J. Smith, James S. Paterson, Elise Launer,...