Research

Elizabeth DePace ’16, Mackellar Violich (a research assistant with CEI) and Julia Lerner ’14 examine isopods.

Jun 16, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Isopod Research Project Takes Scott Rawlins, Students to Bahamas

Story by Jasmine Henderson ’15 Surrounded by crystal blue water and warm beaches, Scott Rawlins, professor of art and design, and scientific illustration majors Elizabeth DePace ’16 and Julia Lerner ’14 joined researchers at the Cape Eleuthera Institute (CEI) in the Bahamas last December to...

Physical therapy students helped persons with Multiple Sclerosis or Parkinson Disease regain mobility at Movement Camp.

Jun 4, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Movement Is the Goal at Second Annual Camp

After the success of the physical therapy program’s first Movement Camp last year, the weeklong intensive exercise program once again served as a place to improve coordination, balance, gait, and mobility in people with Parkinson Disease. Participants from the Dan Aaron Stay Fit Program joined...

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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. 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...

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May 14, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Call for Papers: Submit to The Compass by Aug. 15

The second issue of The Compass, edited and managed by the Arcadia University Honors Program, launched in April at the Exhibition for Academic Success and is now calling for papers to include in its third issue. The current issue features articles by eight students from universities across the...

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Apr 17, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Eckenrode Presents at PPTA Southeast District Mini-Combined Sections Meeting

Dr. Brian Eckenrode, assistant professor, presented on “Rehabilitation Following Articular Cartilage Procedures of the Knee” and "Return to Sport Following Articular Cartilage Procedures of the Knee” at the PPTA Southeast District Mini-Combined Sections Meeting on March 21 in Philadelphia, Pa....

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Mar 27, 2015 jretter Retter

Psychology Department Well-represented at Eastern Association Conference

At the 86th Eastern Psychological Association (EPA) Conference earlier this month, 24 Arcadia students and alumni presented on 15 topics ranging from the power of marketing for bottled water to drug interactions in the brain. Faculty members Dr. Steve Robbins, Dr. Christina Brown, ...

Dr. Christina Brown

Feb 24, 2015 jretter Retter

Dr. Christina Brown’s Research Featured in March 2015 ‘Men’s Health’

Men’s Health magazine reported on a study conducted last year by Dr. Christina Brown, assistant professor of psychology, that found that women generally feel more threatened than men when their partner receives a compliment on physical appearance from the opposite sex. Brown surveyed...

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Dec 10, 2014 Daniel DiPrinzio

Students Present Research at SEPCHE Session; Schoff ’15 Discovers, Names Bacterial Virus

Earlier this semester, five Arcadia students presented research at the SEPCHE (Southeastern Pennsylvania Consortium for Higher Education) Summer Undergraduate Research Poster Session at Gwynedd Mercy University. One student, Courtney Schoff ’15, helped to identify and name a bacterial virus. She...

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Dec 2, 2014 Purnell Cropper

AGS Students, Alumna Publish 3 of 4 Articles in Nov. Journal of Political Studies

A student in and an alumna of the Master of Arts in International Relations and Diplomacy program at the American Graduate School (AGS) in Paris were published in the Nov. 2014 issue of The Journal of Political Studies. The journal, which is affiliated with the University of Edinburgh’s Buchanan...

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Nov 26, 2014 Daniel DiPrinzio

Eaton Serves as Panelist for UNCF Conference, Presents at Spain Conference

Dr. Kalenda Eaton, associate professor of English and director of Global Learning, was an invited panelist at the 2014 UNCF/Mellon Programs conference in Atlanta, Ga. The conference focused on scholarship and activism in academic settings. Dr. Eaton participated on the panel, “Building on...

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Nov 3, 2014 Purnell Cropper

WHYY Features Student, Faculty Work on Flesh-eating Beetles, Bone Research

If there is a perfect day for a story about flesh-eating beetles, it’s Halloween. On Oct. 31, students and faculty in Arcadia’s biology and forensic science departments were featured in “The role of flesh-eating beetles in forensics and bone research at Arcadia University” on WHYY’s The Pulse, a...