Plaudits

Mar 3, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Valverde Joins Governor’s Roundtable to Discuss Senate Bill

On Feb. 23, Kathy Valverde, associate professor and director of Genetic Counseling, presented to Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf at Swarthmore College about Pennsylvania Senate Bill 3 (SB3), which would limit the amount of time a woman has to terminate her pregnancy to 20 weeks, instead of at the...

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Mar 3, 2017 Jennifer Retter

Scott ’17 to Join JLRacing Ambassador Rowing Team

Global Securities and Emergency Management major Maurice Scott ’17 has been selected to join the JLRacing Ambassador Team, a program aimed at bringing together amateur and elite athletes who share a passion for rowing and high performance gear. Scott, one of 150 rowers selected from more than 500...

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Feb 28, 2017 Jennifer Retter

Dr. Lee and Johnson ’16 Publish on Differentiation of Self

Dr. Hsin-Hua (Cathy) Lee, assistant professor of Psychology, and her research assistant, graduate student Rachel Johnson ’16, published “Differentiation of self as a predictor of Asian-American immigrants’ perceptions of cultural harmony” in the Journal of Family Therapy on Feb. 10. The...

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Feb 27, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Three Students Accepted to Global Leadership Program

Michelle Mendia ’19, Michele Freire ’18, and Caitlyn Black ’18 have all been accepted into the Vira I. Heinz Program for Women in Global Leadership and awarded scholarships to participate in summer study abroad opportunities. Each of Arcadia’s recipients will spend a portion of their summer at...

Feb 2, 2017 Jennifer Retter

Dr. Morra Co-publishes on Bushmeat Refrigeration and Reduction

Dr. Wayne Morra, professor in the School of Global Business, co-published “Refrigeration and the Reduction of the Takeoff Rate of Bushmeat” in SAGE Open alongside Andrew J. Buck of Temple University, Tavor Tchai of Max Stern Yezreel Valley College, Israel, and Uriel Spiegel of Bar-Ilan University,...

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Jan 25, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Reale Publishes New Book on Achieving a Work-Life Balance

Associate Professor and Faculty Librarian for English and Music Michelle Reale published Becoming a Reflective Librarian and Teacher: Strategies for Mindful Academic Practice, a book that helps readers achieve better work-life balance through a step-by-step guide. Published by the American Library...

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Jan 23, 2017 Jennifer Retter

Dr. Grady to Publish on English Poet John Donne

Dr. Hugh Grady, professor emeritus of English, will publish John Donne and Baroque Allegory: The Aesthetics of Fragmentation, a study of lyric poetry written by John Donne between the 1590s and his death in 1631, through Cambridge University Press in 2017. Traditionally a Shakespearean scholar,...

Jan 19, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Eaton Gives Keynote Speech at Ottawa MLK Day Celebration

Dr. Kalenda Eaton, associate professor of English, gave the keynote address at the 13th annual Ottawa DreamKEEPERS Martin Luther King, Jr. Day celebrations in Ottawa, Canada on Jan. 16. She discussed how Canada has been a beacon since the 19th century in the fight for equality and freedom, from...

Jan 18, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Cohen Publishes New Poetry Book Based on Arcadia Course

Marion Cohen, adjunct professor of Mathematics, has taken her in-class discussions and transformed them into a work of poetry with the release of her 27th book, Truth and Beauty. Published by WordTech Editions, the chapbook explores how students and teacher relate to each other in life...

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Jan 12, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Sandra Clark ’14MBA Featured in ‘Philadelphia Sunday Sun’

Sandra Clark ’14MBA was featured in the Jan. 8 Philadelphia Sunday Sun for her new role at WHYY as vice president for news and civic dialogue. Clark discussed her plans for WHYY and the hope that the broadcast network will be a place where ideas and information are exchanged, and not just the...

Jan 10, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Inquirer Heralds Atkins’s ‘Skewed’ as Timely for Current News Climate

The Philadelphia Inquirer reviewed Adjunct Professor of English Larry Atkins’s book, Skewed: A Critical Thinker’s Guide to Media Bias on Jan. 6, detailing it as “timely, given the recent fierce debate over "fake news" vs. reputable journalism.” Skewed provides tools for today’s news reader to...

Jan 9, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Craik Featured by PT in Motion News for Role in Rehab Research Plan

Dr. Rebecca Craik, dean of the College of Health Sciences, was featured in PT in Motion News for her role in the completion of the National Institutes of Health's (NIH) rehabilitation research plan on Dec. 13. The NIH blue ribbon panel, which Dr. Craik co-chairs, created the five-year plan,...