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Mar 9, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Forensic Science Student Presents on Test for Stimulant Kratom

Arcadia University Master of Science in Forensic Science student Theresa Scott, a resident of Brighton, Mich., presented her research, “Chemical Characterization of Kratom and Associated Alkaloids,” at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences in February in Atlanta. “I have...

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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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Feb 20, 2012 Susan Gettlin

Summer Internship at Center for Applied Linguistics

As part of its annual summer internship program, the Center for Applied Linguistics is looking for highly qualified graduate students interested in measurement and assessment issues related to language.  The interns will work closely with the Psychometrics/Research team on projects that provide...

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Feb 7, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Kubischta ’10 Discovers Love and a Legal Career in London

Catherine Kubischta ’10 grew up on a small farm in the heart of North Dakota and dreamt of someday practicing law and exploring the globe. She came to Arcadia as an International Studies major and was one of the first students to declare a major in Global Legal Studies (GLS), new to Arcadia in 2006...

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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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Jan 24, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Gilman Scholarship Recipient Explores Art History Amidst Estruscan Walls

Dao La ’13, an Art History major in the Honors program, is currently studying at the Umbra Institute in Perugia, Italy, through Arcadia University’s College of Global Studies (CGS). Her semester in the heart of Italy, living and studying amidst Etruscan walls is made possible, in part, by a...

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Jan 10, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Coalition for Christian Outreach Profiles Alumna Caylynn Zeitz ’11

The Coalition for Christian Outreach recently profiled Caylynn Zeitz ’11, who earned a degree in Early Childhood and Elementary Education. Zeitz is a campus ministry intern alongside her CCO staff mentors, Greg and Ashley Sovereign. “Because of my involvement with the ministry at Arcadia, I ended...

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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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Nov 29, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Community Development in a Cape Town Classroom: Ekstein ’12 Discovers New Direction

By Sarah R. Schwartz ’10 Amanda Ekstein ’13, an International Business and Culture major, admits that most people think she’s a little crazy for choosing the three-year degree path. But at the end of three years, she will have a degree in hand, a wealth of experience from exploring three different...

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Nov 29, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Criminal Justice Major Lands Prestigious Federal Internship

By Purnell T. Cropper Three years ago Ashley Gast ’12 arrived on campus with a plan: study biology and then pursue a master’s degree and career in forensic science. But she had a change of heart after taking Dr. John Noakes’ First-Year Seminar Contested Convictions: Exploring Claims of Actual...

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Nov 29, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Career Development: Marketing Your Transferable Skills

By Stephenie F. Wilson, Assistant Director of Career Education There is not always a linear path between a specific academic major and a career. So, what happens when your plans change and you find yourself considering work that does not seem to directly relate to your major? It is a combination...