Campus News

Dr. Shandell speaks to a group about his book.

Feb 19, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Shandell’s New Book Focuses on African American Theater in the 1940s and 50s

Dr. Jonathan Shandell, associate professor of Visual and Performing Arts, discussed themes and the artist’s struggle during a reading and signing of his recent book, The American Negro Theatre and the Long Civil Rights Era, on Feb. 13. The American Negro Theatre, a theater in Harlem during the...

Student writes suggestion on window of Curriculum Lab

Feb 19, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Students Bring Curriculum Lab into 21st Century Education Space

At the back of Landman Library’s first floor, in a room with windows covered in multicolored writing, lies an Arcadia “best-kept secret”— the Curriculum Lab, a space providing Education students with teaching resources. Students in the Education 411 class, “Designing Learning Environments,”...

Arcadia Basketball Knight Out in Alumni Gym - Wear white to ice the competition

Feb 18, 2019 Jennifer Retter

Feb. 21: Men's Basketball Hosts Semifinals

Support men's basketball on Thursday, Feb. 21 at 7 p.m. in Kuch as they vie for a shot at the conference championship. Students: Stop by the Chat at 6:15 p.m. tonight and Wednesday for giveaways, music, and a selfie station with the Knight. Wear white for our "knight-outs" to...

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Feb 13, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Sink One’s Battleship with Landman Library’s Games

The Landman Library now offers an assortment of classic board games for members of the Arcadia community to enjoy. Whether you’re playing in the library or taking it home, games can be checked out for up to one week. Available games include backgammon, Battleship, checkers, chess, Codenames,...

Students in the Ireland GFS course investigate the details of the countryside.

Feb 7, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Ireland GFS Students Host Art Exhibition Inspired by International Experience

Students in last year’s “Inspired by the View: The Beauty and Boldness of Ireland” Global Field Study (GFS) will showcase their art and music inspired by the course on Saturday, Feb. 9 at Elcy’s Cafe in Glenside from 2:30 to 4 p.m. The opening reception will include a live instrumental performance...

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Feb 5, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Celebrates African American History Month

Arcadia University will celebrate African American History Month with a variety of events this month, including a concert, book reading and signing, and a youth oratorical competition.    Book Reading and Signing with Dr. Shandell Wednesday, Feb. 13, 5 to 7 p.m. Stein Fireplace...

Daboh '11M with Dr. Riggan and GFS students in Sierra Leone.

Feb 4, 2019 Caitlin Burns

IPCR Alumnus Appointed As Director General of the Sierra Leone Content Agency

Fodeba Daboh ’11M, International Peace and Conflict Resolution alumnus and adjunct professor of Historical and Political Studies, was recently appointed as Director General of the Sierra Leone Local Content Agency by His Excellency the President, Rtd Brig. Dr. Julius Maada Bio. The Sierra Leone...

An example of a self-bound book in the "Writers Making Books" exhibition.

Feb 1, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Celebrates Walt Whitman Through Exhibit “Writers Making Books”

The exhibition “Writers Making Books,” featuring samples of Philadelphia-based and international writers who print their own works, is on view at Spruance Gallery through April 21. The collection showcases the variety within typesetting, printing medium, binding, and overall design of the...

Book cover of Free Speech on Campus

Feb 1, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Welcomes Expert of Freedom of Expression for UKnighted Event Feb. 22

Dr. Sigal Ben-Porath, professor of Education, Political Science, and Philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania, will address the Arcadia community during the Open Expression Task Force’s “Freedom of Speech on Campus” UKnighted event on Friday, Feb. 22 from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Common’s Great Room...

Headshot of Dr. Doreen Loury

Feb 1, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Loury Nominated for “Black History in the Making” Award, Appointed to Philadelphia Defenders Association Board

Dr. Doreen Loury, assistant professor of Sociology and director of Pan-African Studies, was honored at a Jan. 21 reception by One Village Alliance as the 2019 Black History in the Making (BHIM) Legacy Award. The award honors remarkable role models and mentors who both embody the values of Dr....

Six students posing cheerfully by their Scarlet Steppers poster

Jan 31, 2019 Natavan Werbock

Knight Vision: January 2019
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Jan 31, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Engineering Students Earn Scholarship for Washington University Winter Program

Arcadia University Mathematics and Pre-Engineering students Talha Zaid Kiani ’20 and Muhammad Moiz Saeed ’20 traveled to Washington University in St. Louis, Mo. during winter break to explore university options for the 3+2 program. Each received a new departmental scholarship to fund the experience...