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Jun 3, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Taylor ’21 Quoted by Baltimore Sun at Weekend Protest

BFA Acting major Jack Taylor ’21 is one of thousands who took to the streets across the United States between May 30 and 31 to protest the social injustices toward black Americans. His participation in an Edgewood, Md. protest was captured in the June 1 Baltimore Sun. “‘It’s so easy to just go...

Linda Ruth Paskell showing photos she took in Thailand and Cambodia.

Mar 9, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Paskell Featured in ‘Reporter’ for Work with Sex Trafficking Victims

Adjunct Professor of Undergraduate and Graduate Studies Linda Ruth Paskell ’81, ’96MEd was featured in a Feb. 25 story in The Reporter for her recent trip to Cambodia and Thailand, where she worked with victims of sex trafficking to develop skills through art. The news story highlighted Paskell’...

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Dec 17, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Moore Featured in New York Times for “Farm-to-Table” Approach to Ceramics

Gregg Moore, Visual and Performing Arts professor, was featured in a Dec. 5 The New York Times article for his collaboration with Chef Dan Barber of Blue Hill at Stone Farms restaurant. Moore approached Barber about a “farm-to-table” approach to not only the food served at Blue Hill, but the...

Angel McNeil with another woman being interviewed.

Dec 4, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Dr. McNeil Featured for Philadelphia Marathon Participation

Dr. Angela McNeil, director of the ACT 101/Gateway to Success program, was featured on Philadelphia’s FOX29 News on Nov. 23 about her participation in the 8K of the Philadelphia Marathon, which was held that weekend in Center City and the surrounding areas.  Dr. McNeil and other runners...

President Ajay Nair

Oct 17, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Chronicle of Higher Education Highlights Dr. Nair’s Dedication to Diversity

President Ajay Nair was featured in the Oct. 6 Chronicle of Higher Education for his dedication to diversifying higher education. Following his op-ed in The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Chronicle spotlighted the University’s recent increase in racial and gender diversity in its administration...

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Oct 7, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Featured in PBS39 for Study Abroad Programs

From weeklong cultural immersion to yearlong study abroad opportunities, Arcadia has it all– and was nationally recognized for it. On Sept. 20, PBS39 featured Arcadia after U.S. News & World Report ranked the University second in the nation for study abroad. The segment including interviews...

President Ajay Nair

Sep 27, 2019 Caitlin Burns

President Nair Op-Ed in Philadelphia Inquirer Focuses on Higher Education Leadership Diversity

President Ajay Nair published an op-ed, “Higher education must close its leadership diversity gap,” in the Sept. 10 The Philadelphia Inquirer, where he discussed the discrepancy between higher education leadership and its diverse student body. Dr. Nair wrote: “Why is it important for a...

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Sep 27, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Correll featured in ‘Philadelphia Inquirer’

Melissa Correll, faculty librarian for Education, was featured in “Why Pennsylvania jury duty pays $9 per day” in the Philadelphia Inquirer on Aug 26. After being called for jury duty two years in a row, Correll left a comment on Curious Philly, a Philadelphia Inquirer forum for local phenomena...

Caitlin Joyce cosplaying as Sakura Minamoto

Sep 19, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Joyce ’20 Featured by Funimation for #LGBTcosplay Pride Month

Sociology major Caitlin Joyce ’20 was featured on the official Funimation Instagram account on June 19 during their #LGBTcosplay Pride Month celebration. Funimation, one of the leading anime distribution companies in North America, posted a photo of her cosplay, a costume based on the design of a...

Manzella etching for City Blocks exhibition

Sep 8, 2019 Jen Retter

‘City Blocks’ Exhibition Featured in ‘Philadelphia Inquirer’

“City Blocks,” an exhibition by Adjunct Professor of Visual and Performing Arts Jennifer Manzella, was featured in art critic Edith Newhall’s “Philadelphia galleries” roundup in the Philadelphia Inquirer on Aug 28. On display in the Rosedale Gallery until Dec. 8, the exhibition includes 15...

Manzella etching from City Blocks exhibition

Aug 28, 2019 Jen Retter

‘Broad Street Review’ Praises ‘Jennifer Manzella: City Blocks’

Broad Street Review art critic Pamela J. Forsythe lauded Jennifer Manzella, adjunct professor of Art and Design, for her ability to find beauty in unlikely places in an Aug. 12 review. Manzella’s exhibition, “City Blocks,” includes copper etchings that reflect the cityscape of Philadelphia and...

Back to Kansas by Spencer Finch

Jul 24, 2019 Caitlin Burns

'Philadelphia Inquirer' Reviews Spencer Finch Exhibition

“Spencer Finch: As Lightning on Landscape” is a can’t miss show, according to The Philadelphia Inquirer Art Critic Edith Newhall in her July 3 review.  The exhibition, on display at the University’s Spruance Gallery until Dec. 15, showcases work of New-York based artist Finch from 1995 to...