Campus News

Nov 19, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Ryan’s Live Demo Raises Funds for Rodriguez Memorial Scholarship

Artist Abbey Ryan ’03, associate professor of Visual and Performing Arts, showcased her talents during a live painting demonstration on Nov. 2 on the staircase landing of Grey Towers Castle. Ryan has conducted live painting demonstrations at Arcadia since 2011, each year raising hundreds of dollars...

Nov 16, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Again Ranked First in Nation by IIE for Study Abroad Participation

For the ninth consecutive year, the Institute of International Education has ranked Arcadia University first in the U.S. in study abroad participation. Arcadia earned the recognition in IIE’s Open Doors report, released on Nov. 13, based on the percentage of undergraduate students participating in...

Nov 14, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Faculty, Students Participate in Programming Contest and Conference

Arcadia’s Computer Science and Mathematics faculty and students competed at the annual Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges Eastern Regional Conference at Marymount University in Arlington, Va., from Oct. 19 to 20. William Bibbs ’20, Andy Malinsky ’20, Brian Muller ’19, Virginia Myrkalo...

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Nov 11, 2018 Jennifer Retter

Geneticist and Biologist Dr. Nathan Mortimer Presents on Parasite Interactions

The Department of Computer Science and Mathematics hosted geneticist and biologist Dr. Nathan Mortimer, who held two presentations for students and faculty on Nov. 8. An assistant professor of Cellular Immunology at Illinois State University, Dr. Mortimer conducts research on the methods that...

Nov 9, 2018 Jennifer Retter

Mr. Beaver Turns the Big Four-Oh 

This year marked the 40th anniversary of the Mr. Beaver Beauty Pageant, a Miss America-style production launched during an era of Beaver College characterized by idiosyncratic festivities and “inside joke” events. One of Arcadia’s longest standing traditions, Mr. Beaver has attracted Britney Spears...

Nov 9, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Heidelberg University Professor Contextualizes Computability for Computer Science and Mathematics Students

Dr. Klaus Ambos-Spies, professor from Heidelberg University in Germany, presented on computability to students and faculty from Computer Science and Mathematics on Nov. 1. His visit to campus allowed him to work with Dr. Xizhong Zheng, professor of Computer Science and Mathematics, on computability...

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Nov 9, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Visual and Performing Arts Alumni, Staff Nominated for Barrymore Awards

By Richard Lefler '19 On Nov. 5, Arcadia alumni, faculty, and staff from the Visual and Performing Arts Department were recognized at the annual Barrymore Awards for Excellence in Theatre. The awards honor local artists and theater companies in Philadelphia’s thriving theater community. Robin...

Nov 8, 2018 Jennifer Retter

Drs. Crivelli-Kovach, Wertime Named Professors Emeriti

In recognition of their distinguished teaching, research, and leadership, Dr. Andrea Crivelli-Kovach, professor and director of Graduate Programs in the Department of Public Health, has been named Professor Emerita, and Dr. Richard Wertime, professor of English, has been named Professor Emeritus...

Nov 7, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Help End Hunger This Holiday Season Through the 25th Annual Empty Bowl

Help the fight against hunger and enjoy a bowl of delicious soup at the 25th annual Empty Bowl Benefit Dinner on Nov. 12, hosted by the Community and Civic Engagement Center. Seatings are scheduled from 4:30 to 6 p.m. and from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in Grey Towers Castle. This year, proceeds will be...

Nov 6, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Brown Raises Funds for Kidney Disease Services and Research

By Lana Valente '19 When Arcadia University Adjunct Professor of English Clare Brown’s daughter, Meara, was diagnosed with chronic kidney disease at six months old, she decided that ignorance wasn’t an option for her family. Meara has a horseshoe kidney, where the two kidneys are fused...

Nov 6, 2018 Caitlin Burns

BAAAU Achieve Preview Scholarship Goal, Launch #20for2020

In just three months, the Black Alumni Association of Arcadia University (BAAAU) has exceeded its goal for its first annual Preview scholarship. Preview, a two-credit course and weeklong international experience for first-year and transfer students, can be an exciting global opportunity. However...