Research

Jan 28, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Stelacio Shines, Whether Digging Fire Lines or Fighting Ferocious Plants

By PURNELL T. CROPPER “We had no trees on our street until my mom petitioned the city—she got all our neighbors to sign a letter—and we finally had some planted on our block,” says Maria Stelacio ’11 with a laugh, reflecting on her childhood in Philadelphia and moments that inspired her love of...

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Jan 25, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Research with Curotto Helps Patel Develop Passion for Chemistry

By Heather C. Mick ’11 Chemistry major Sanket Patel ’12 sought out research opportunities with Arcadia faculty early in his academic career to develop a greater understanding of chemistry. Now, he's prepared for medical school and to conduct his own research projects in the future. “I have been...

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Jan 14, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Dodgen Researches Mapuche, Analyzes Statistics for Dual Degree

By Sarah R. Schwartz ’10   Math and Spanish major Danielle Dodgen ’11 recently returned from a semester in Chile, where she researched the Mapuche as part of her Spanish Senior Capstone project—one of two projects she needs to complete her dual degree. A native of Phoenix, Ariz., Dodgen...

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Sep 21, 2010 Purnell Cropper

Boyer Hall, Science Labs Get Makeover, Green Roof

Over the summer, Facilities staff and Delran Builders gave Boyer Hall and its science labs an extensive makeover—adding four rooms, upgrading labs, creating an accessible bathroom, and even installing a green roof atop the amphitheater. The most stunning improvement is the build-out of the...

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Sep 17, 2010 Purnell Cropper

Student Brings Jane Addams Biographer to Arcadia

By Sarah R. Schwartz ’10 On Thursday, Sept. 16, more than 65 people showed up to listen to a discussion by Louise Knight, a noted biographer of Jane Addams. The event happened as a result of the efforts of International Studies and Spanish major Amanda Nosel ’11, who spent the summer interning at...

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Aug 10, 2010 Purnell Cropper

Class of 2014: Loving Bats and Forensic Science

Alexis Levorse “earned her Gold Award, the Girl Scouts' highest honor, in the spring for completing a leadership project of her own design—researching and building 20 bat houses, which were then hung throughout the community,” reports Parsippany (N.J.) This Week on Aug. 4 in an article on “Local...

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Jun 23, 2010 Purnell Cropper

Bauer Presents Paper at Computability Conference in China

Matthew S. Bauer ’10 and Dr. Xizhong Zheng, Associate Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics, co-authored a paper “On the Weak Computability of Continuous Real Functions” that was accepted for the Seventh International Conference of Computability and Complexity in Analysis held this week,...

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May 4, 2010 Purnell Cropper

Stelacio and Brophy Present Research at Two Conferences

“They continued working in my lab during the school year on tree cores and data analysis,” says Howard. “We were investigating the role forest fires play in structuring the vegetation—the ages, sizes, and species composition of trees. These unique cliff-top forests contain a wealth of biodiversity...

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Apr 6, 2010 Purnell Cropper

15 Receive Ellington Beavers Awards for Intellectual Inquiry

Fifteen Arcadia University students received Ellington Beavers Awards for Intellectual Inquiry at Honors Convocation on March 27. This award is for student research that best exemplifies the substantial intellectual inquiry inherent in good research. The award was established in 1989 by the...

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Apr 2, 2010 Purnell Cropper

Forensic Science Students in Seattle for Forum, Conference

By Meghan McKiernan In February, the second-year students of Arcadia’s Forensic Science master’s program had the exciting opportunity to attend the 62nd annual meeting of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences in Seattle, Wash. There, the students spent a week attending the conference,...

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Feb 5, 2010 Purnell Cropper

Shoko Nakatomi: Studying To Be 'Peace Builder'

By Erin DuBois ’11 Last summer, in her quest to promote peace, Shoko Nakatomi traveled as far as Tanzania. A Japanese student in Arcadia’s International Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) program, Nakatomi says that studying abroad gave her the skills to become a “comprehensive and useful...