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Brain scan from the Attention, Memory, and Cognition Labs

Jul 27, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Psychology Faculty, Students Conduct In-person Lab Research on CBD Treatment, Synesthesia, and Aphantasia

By Katherine Haines '21, '22 Assistant Professors of Psychology Dr. Juan Duque and Dr. Logan Fields, Associate Professor of Psychology  Dr. Katherine Moore, and Professor of Psychology Dr. Steve Robbins are collaborating this summer with students to conduct in-person laboratory research...

Headshot of Arcadia University Associate Dean Alex Otieno

Jul 23, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Professor Otieno Appointed Associate Dean of College of Arts and Sciences

Alex Otieno, a faculty member in the Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice Department, was appointed associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, effective July 12. In this role, Otieno will contribute to several important initiatives in the College of Arts and Sciences including...

Female physical therapy patient wearing green cap with male Arcadia faculty back

Jul 22, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Zarzycki Explores New Treatment for ACL Recovery Through National Grant

After Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) reconstruction surgery, athletes may struggle to return to their previous optimal level of performance, even after physical therapy. Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy Dr. Ryan Zarzycki believes the key to unlocking ACL recovery could be in the nervous...

Arcadia University associate professor of education Dr. Foram Bhukhanwala

Jul 13, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Bhukhanwala Awarded $212K PAsmart Grant to Expand Apprenticeship Opportunities

Associate Professor of Education and Director of the Early Childhood Education Program Dr. Foram Bhukhanwala has been awarded a PAsmart Grant to expand the apprenticeships opportunities in the PreK-4 Program for Early Childhood Education Working Professionals from the Pennsylvania Department of...

Arcadia University psychology faculty Dr. Alison Clabaugh

Jul 7, 2021 Caitlin Burns

You’re Not Alone: Mental Health Coming Out of the Pandemic

By Katherine Haines '21, '22 “We made a huge change in our lives, and now we are expected to snap our fingers and go back to the way things were,” said  Psychology Instructor Dr. Alison Clabaugh. “I just don't think that's going to be the way that it works for a lot of people.” As...

Arcadia University education faculty Dr. Augusto Macalalag

Jul 6, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Macalalag Awarded $2 Million NSF Grant for Collaborative Research on STEM Teaching

Associate Professor of Education Dr. Augusto Macalalag will explore how Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) interdisciplinary learning impacts 7th- through 12th-grade student understanding through an educator professional development program.This collaborative research is...

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Jun 22, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Alumnae, Faculty Publish on Drug-Impaired Driving and Motor Vehicle Fatalities

By Katherine Haines '21, '22 Amanda D’Orazio ’15, ’17M and Amanda Mohr ’12M and faculty members Dr. Karen Scott, associate professor and program director of Forensic Science, and Dr. Barry Logan, associate professor of Forensic Science, published “Recommendations for Toxicological Investigation...

Arcadia University education faculty Dr. Peggy Hickman

Jun 18, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Hickman Receives 2021-2022 Steve Goldberg Faculty Development Award

By Katherine Haines '21, '22 Dr. Peggy Hickman, associate professor of Education, received the 2021-2022 Steve Goldberg Faculty Development Award for her project to revise pre- and in-service educator preparation and development programs in relation to social justice and culturally responsive...

Arcadia University adjunct professor Dr. Allan Branson

May 3, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Branson Featured on Podcast About Stereotypes in Profiling Serial Murderers

By Katherine Haines '21 Dr. Allan Branson, adjunct professor of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice, was featured on a March episode of The Reporter’s Notebook podcast, “Storm Tracking.” Host Gary Anderson interviewed Dr. Branson for the investigative true-crime podcast focusing on the...

Arcadia University faculty Jonathan Shandell

Apr 28, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Shandell Provides Guidance on History of African American Theater in MSNBC Podcast

Associate Professor of Theatre Arts Jonathan Shandell provided research guidance for an episode of MSNBC’s podcast, “Into America,” a show about being Black in America. Into America produced a four-part series for Black History Month, “Harlem on my Mind,” which investigated the legacies of four...

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Apr 14, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Miserandino Co-Authors Study on Cardiovascular Risks

Dr. Marianne Miserandino, chair and professor of Psychology, co-authored the paper “‘Listen and Learn:’ participant input in program planning for a low-income urban population at cardiovascular risk,” which was published by the BMC Public Health journal. The study, co-authored by Assistant...

Two Arcadia students watch as male teacher stretches back of student on PT table

Apr 2, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Physical Therapy Faculty and Students Present at 100th Annual Combined Sections Meeting

The Department of Physical Therapy participated in the 100th annual Combined Sections Meeting hosted by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), which was held virtually this year throughout February and March.  Eleven core Arcadia faculty, two adjunct faculty, at least seven...