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Apr 17, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Petersen’s New Play “Chrysalis” Performed at Villanova April 27 and 28

Kathryn Petersen, associate professor of Theater Arts, is having her new play Chrysalis featured in Villanova's "Staged Reading" series on April 27 and 28. The play explores the story of 17th century naturalist and illustrator Maria Sybilla Merian and her daughter, Dorothea. After Sibylla Merian...

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Apr 10, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Rosoff Publishes Book on Impact of Fiction on Female Gender Identity

After 10 years of preparation, British and American School Stories, 1910–1960: Fiction, Femininity, and Friendship by Dr. Nancy G. Rosoff, dean of Graduate and Undergraduate Studies, and co-author Dr. Stephanie Spencer, professor of the History of Women’s Education at the University of Winchester,...

Dr. Doreen Loury

Apr 3, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Loury Speaks at Temple’s Veterans Day Event, Interview for City of Philadelphia Spotlight Series

On March 28, Dr. Doreen Loury spoke at Temple University’s second annual Salute to Vietnam Veterans. The Salute to Vietnam Veterans recognized Temple alumni, staff, and students who served in the Vietnam war or during the Vietnam era. Dr. Loury is a Marine Corps veteran who served during the...

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Apr 1, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Campbell Creates Playlist for “How We Fight White Supremacy” Publication

Dr. Bruce Campbell Jr., associate professor of Education, contributed work based on the intersectionality of his research on music, leadership and social justice to the new book, “How We Fight White Supremacy: A Field Guide to Black Resistance” by Akiba Solomon and Kenrya Rankin. In addition to...

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Mar 26, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Ireland Publishes Article on Gaelic and Old English Poetry

Dr. Colin A. Ireland, professor emeritus at The College of Global Studies and former resident director of Arcadia Ireland programs, published “Visionary Poets and the Aesthetics of Vision: Perspectives on Gaelic and Old English Poetic Practices”— an article exploring stereotypes associated with the...

Dr. Michael Tevald

Mar 20, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Tevald Awarded Grant for Transplant Research

By Lana Valente '19 Dr. Michael Tevald, associate professor of Physical Therapy and director of Post-Professional programs, is the recipient of a $40,000 Acute Care Research Grant. His project, “Early Impact of Lung Transplantation on Skeletal Muscle,” will enable the development of evidence-...

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Mar 15, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Buscher Named Program Director of Fleisher Art Memorial

Rob Buscher, adjunct professor of Japanese cinema and Asian American studies, was named program director of the Fleisher Art Memorial on Feb. 25. As program director, Buscher will oversee Fleisher’s exhibit programs, community outreach operations, and educational opportunities for adult and student...

Dr. Longacre

Mar 14, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Longacre Publishes on Cancer Caregivers and Support Communities

Dr. Margaret Longacre, assistant professor of Public Health, was published in Cancer Caregivers, a comprehensive guide to the science of cancer caregiving. Dr. Longacre has studied the family caregiving and its impacts the health system. She contributed two chapters to Cancer Caregivers,...

Dr. Lee

Mar 14, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Lee Publishes on Minors’ Conflicts with Parents in Journal of Family Therapy

Dr. Hsin-Hau (Cathy) Lee, assistant professor of Psychology, published “A qualitative investigation of former Taiwanese unaccompanied minors’ culture‐based conflicts with parents” in the Journal of Family Therapy. The article is co-authored with psychologist Dr. David M. Kasson and Dr. Shiqin (...

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Mar 12, 2019 Caitlin Burns

On BBC Mini-Series, Dr. Dwyer Talks About America’s Self-image in the 1980s

Dr. Michael Dwyer, associate professor of Media and Communication, appeared in the BBC Four documentary mini-series "American History's Biggest Fibs" on Feb. 1. On the show, Dwyer discussed the importance of the 1950s to America's self-image in the 1980s. The mini-series is hosted by the British...

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Mar 5, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Wolff Awarded Teacher Excellence Award by Philadelphia ASA

Dr. Ned Wolff, professor of Computer Science and Mathematics, was awarded the Teacher Excellence Award by the Philadelphia branch of the American Statistical Association. He’ll receive this award at an event on March 29. Colleagues and students submitted letters of recommendation to the...

Diana Noller

Mar 5, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Noller Receives PA Mental Health Community Outreach Grant

Dr. Diana T. Noller, chair of the Department of Medical Science, hopes that one day Americans can overcome the stigma of mental health, and she is working to help the cause. In January, Dr. Noller was awarded the Mental Health Community Outreach Grant from the National Commission on...