Research

Nov 13, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Inspired by Father's Police Stories, Paul Pursues Career in Forensic Science

By SARAH R. SCHWARTZ ’10 Photography CHRISTINA YEE ’13 Real forensic discoveries don’t come in half-hour episodes, neatly packaged. Anisha Paul ’13M, a second-year master's student in the Forensic Science program, knows that when it comes to research, breakthroughs are all about persistence and...

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Sep 24, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Cooper, Volk ’12 Publish Article on Myosatellite Cells

Instructor of Biology Sarah Cooper and Melissa Volk, who graduated from Arcadia with a B.A. in Biology in 2012, had their paper "Muscle Injury and The Role of Myosatellite Cells in Muscle Healing and Regeneration" published in the summer 2012 edition of the Journal of the Human Anatomy and...

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Sep 11, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Biology Major Wins Award, Meets Nobel Laureate at Sigma Xi Conference

Sneha Thomas ’13, a Biology major with a Pre-Med concentration, won second place and received a Certificate of Award for the Excellence at the Northeastern Sigma Xi Research Symposium in April for her ongoing research examining oviposition preferences in the Asian tiger mosquito with Associate...

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Sep 7, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Mikulski Presents ‘Linking US Agriculture to the World’ at American Chemical Society National Meeting

Neil Mikulski ’02, ’04M, presented “Foreign Agricultural Service: Linking US Agriculture to the World” at the 244th American Chemical Society National Meeting and Exposition: Materials for Health and Medicine, held in Philadelphia, Aug. 19-23. He graduated from Arcadia University with a B.A. in...

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Aug 29, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Wolf and Curotto Present Research on 'Ring Polymer Dynamics in Curved Spaces'

Dr. Manny Curotto, Professor and Chair of Chemistry and Physics, and Sarah E. Wolf, a junior Chemistry major who has been doing research with Curotto for two years, presented their work on “Ring Polymer Dynamics in Curved Spaces” at the 244th American Chemical Society National Meeting and...

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Aug 14, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Chemistry Alum Jacoby Wins TA Award While Pursuing Ph.D.

Kimberly Jacoby ’10, who is entering the third year of her doctoral studies at Temple University, will receive the Guy F. Allen Memorial Award in September. The award recognizes outstanding teaching assistants. She has served as a TA for the undergraduate Organic Chemistry lecture and laboratory...

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Aug 2, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Smith and Student Researchers Test Effects of Toxins Commonly Found in Household Items

By Chris Macchi ’12 Dr. Sheryl Smith, Assistant Professor of Biology, is researching the effects of four synthetic toxins on fruit flies. The chemicals—Bisphenol A (BPA), Parabens, Phthalates, and Perfluorooctanoic Acid (PFOA)—are found commonly in American households. Of these toxins, BPA may be...

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Jul 10, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Once Homeless, Reynoso ’12 Graduates with Honors and a Passion for Human Rights Law

Growing up in the Bronx, Alyssa Ramos-Reynoso ’12 was taught that with hard work she could go anywhere and achieve anything. But during the nights she spent sleeping in New York City subway stations, depending on the kindness of acquaintances for her next meal, she was shaken. Attending college was...

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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...