Research

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Jul 10, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Blustein and Psychology Students Look For Conclusive Results in MK801 Research

Each summer, a number of Arcadia University students elect to remain on campus for the opportunity to conduct research with faculty. This summer is no different, as research assistants gear up to begin projects in a variety of different fields. The Psychology Department has sponsored student...

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Jul 8, 2012 Donna Whitlock

Wright Receives Ellington Beavers Faculty Award for Intellectual Inquiry

Dr. Megan Wright, Assistant Professor of Biology, was awarded the Ellington Beavers Faculty Award for Intellectual Inquiry at the Graduate Commencement Ceremony in May. The award honors the legacy of Dr. Ellington Beavers, former Chair of the Board of Trustees, and is designed to encourage and...

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Jun 27, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia Professor Leads International Research Team at Euro 2012

A team of international scholars led by Professor Douglas Michele Turco, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs at The College of Global Studies at Arcadia University, has announced key statistics on the social and economic impact of soccer fans in Poland for the European Cup 2012. The research team...

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Jun 14, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Foster ’12 Discovers Passion for Chemistry, Pursues Ph.D.

As a junior in high school, Celia Foster ’12 never could have known that typing the simple words “Best Schools for Study Abroad” into a search engine would drastically alter the course of her life. Undecided about her major, she was certain about one thing: she was going to experience cultures...

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Apr 24, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Tucker ’12 Analyzes DNA for Rattlesnake Population Research

By Chris Macchi ’12 Last summer Biology major Sharese Tucker ’12 tested the DNA of timber rattlesnake populations (Crotalus horridus) found in Westmoreland County, Pa., with the hopes of making conclusions about the factors causing their genetic variation. Mentored by Dr. Lauretta Bushar, Tucker...

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Apr 13, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Gallo ’13 Receives REU Award for Summer Research

Chemistry major Annastasia Gallo ’13 received a prestigious Research Experience for Undergraduates award (REU), to participate in a 10-week summer internship in collaboration with the Center for the Environmental Implications of Nanotechnology (CEINT). The award, given by the American Chemical...

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Mar 2, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Chemistry Majors' Research Results From NSF Award, Faculty Mentorship, Internship

  Seven Arcadia University Chemistry majors—including one who received an NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates, several working with Arcadia faculty mentors, and one doing an internship with a local company—participated in the 12th Annual Student Poster Sessions sponsored by the...

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Feb 28, 2012 Donna Whitlock

Faculty and Students Put Research Front and Center

The third annual Faculty and Student Research Expo is Thursday, March 1, from 3:30 to 6 p.m. in Boyer Hall and the Health Sciences Building. Meet faculty researchers and their student collaborators and see firsthand the scientific research that takes place on Arcadia’s campus. Attendees are...

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Jan 30, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

DPT Class of 2012 Present First Capstone Projects Under New Cirriculum

Fifty-five members of the 2012 Doctor of Physical Therapy Class presented Capstones Presentations projects in the Great Room of the Commons on Thursday, Jan. 26.  Poster sessions were followed by research platform presentations. The Class of 2012 pioneered the creation of a clinical database...

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Dec 16, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Genetic Counseling Program Produces Strong Showing at Annual Education Conference

The Arcadia University Genetic Counseling program had another strong showing at the Annual Education Conference (AEC) for the National Society of Genetic Counselors in San Diego, from Oct. 27-30. More than 1,500 genetic counselors from across the country attended the AEC. Six of the fourteen 2011...

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Oct 14, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Stetser Assists Local Contributor in Pursuit of Spanish

The Chestnut Hill Local (Philadelphia, Pa.) recently published “Enemies of Reading: ¿Mi vida loca? A grown man hides from his Spanish teacher, Part 1,” an opinion piece by contributor Hugh Gilmore. Determined to learn more of the Spanish Language than what is available on Univision, but unsure of...

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Sep 13, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Kistenmacher ’12 Cultivates Seed Beetle Study with Faculty Collaboration

Sarah Kistenmacher ’12 spent the summer pioneering a lab-based research under the supervision of Dr. Chad Hoefler, Assistant Professor of Biology. Her study “Congruence between host preference and reproductive success in Callosobruchus maculatus seed beetles” revolves around host preferences and...