Plaudits

Oct 10, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Brasof Leads Series with Phila. School District for National History Day

Dr. Marc Brasof, assistant professor of Education and coordinator of Secondary Social Studies and English Education, will lead a 9-session professional development series through Feb. 27 with teachers and leaders from the School District of Philadelphia. Dr. Brasof will work with middle and high...

Sep 20, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Scott Publishes on Drug Detection in Rat Hair

Dr. Karen Scott, director of Forensic Science, and doctorate student Lorna Nisbet published a paper in the Oxford Academic Journal of Analytical Toxicology that assesses the impact hair color has on the detection of certain high potency psychoactive drugs. “Application of a Urine and Hair...

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Sep 14, 2017 Jennifer Retter

Dr. Parsons Dick Discusses Immigration Policy on ‘Anthropological Airwaves’

Dr. Hilary Parsons Dick, associate professor of Historical and Political Studies, participated in “Immigration, Discourse, and Trump's Border Wall” on Anthropological Airwaves, a podcast produced by the American Anthropologist journal. Dr. Parsons Dick addressed the roles and responsibilities of...

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Sep 8, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Brock ’19 Wins TripAdvisor Study Abroad Scholarship

Caroline Brock ‘19 was named the winner of TripAdvisor FlipKey Study Abroad Scholarship on Aug. 31 for her essay on the importance of travel. The FlipKey Study Abroad Scholarship awards one student $1,000 to put toward studying abroad. The winning essay is featured on FlipKey’s blog. Read More

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Sep 6, 2017 Caitlin Burns

‘La Voce di New York’ Features Reale’s Poetry on Syrian Refugees

Michelle Reale, associate professor of the Library and access services and outreach librarian, has two upcoming books scheduled for publication in 2018. On Aug. 17, Italian-American newspaper La Voce di New York published a piece discussing her upcoming book of poetry, Confini (which translates...

Aug 31, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Slesaransky-Poe Named Champion of Social Justice

Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe, professor in the School of Education, is the recipient of the 2017 Champion of Social Justice Award by the Parent Education and Advocacy Leadership (PEAL) Center. Dr. Slesaransky-Poe was recognized for "her work in creating welcoming, inclusive, and safe schools and...

Aug 30, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Armstrong ’18 Presents at International Feminist Conference

This summer, Print Communications major Helen Armstrong '18 presented “Supernatural at the Crossroads: Slash Shipping and Female” at Console-ing Passions, an international conference for feminist media studies. Her presentation explored why young women and girls show particular interest in slasher...

Aug 30, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Daly ’18 Completes Injury Science Research Internship at CHOP

This summer, Psychology major Nicole Daly ‘18 completed the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia’s (CHOP) prestigious Injury Science Research Experiences for Undergraduates program. The 10-week internship gives students the opportunity to participate in fundamental research on the causes and...

Meaghan Drumm ’15 mentors high school students at the Forensic Sciences Mentoring Institute. Photo from The Intelligencer.

Aug 24, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Alumni Lead Forensic Science Camp

On Aug. 12, The Intelligencer published a piece on the Forensic Sciences Mentoring Institute, led by Arcadia Master of Science in Forensic Science alumni Mandy Mohr ’12, Alex Krotulski ’15, and Meaghan Drumm ’15. Each summer, the program gives 12 local high school students the opportunity to work...

Aug 23, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Bates ’18 Awarded National Scholarship for Student Teachers

In August, Early Elementary and Special Education student Olivia Bates ’18 was awarded the J. Jay Hostetler Scholarship for undergraduate student teachers from the international honor society Kappa Delta Pi. Bates was one of 38 students selected nationwide to receive the $500 scholarship....

Aug 22, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Cox Responds to Charlottesville Protest in ‘500 Pens’ Feature

500 Pens featured International Peace and Conflict Resolution Program Director Dr. Amy Cox in a recent article discussing how to confront hatred and bigotry in daily life. A response to the Charlottesville protest, the piece focuses on how individuals can ease tensions in hostile situations:...

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Aug 7, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Damario ’18M Recognized for Cognitive Therapy Certification Score

Counseling student Marc Damario ’18M was lauded by the Community Behavioral Health of Philadelphia and the Beck Community Initiative on July 14 for earning this year’s highest score on the Cognitive Therapy Rating Scale (CTRS) in Philadelphia. He is the first Arcadia student in the program’s...