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Sep 30, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Landberg Makes Headlines for Conservation Work with Snapping Turtles

Dr. Tobias Landberg, assistant professor of biology, was featured in several Connecticut news outlets over the summer for his work with researchers from Mystic Aquarium and Tributary Mill Conservancy in Old Lyme, Conn., studying snapping turtles. The Hartford Courant cited Landberg’s assessments...

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Aug 18, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Paradis’ Account of Black Union Infantry Highlighted in Military Images

Dr. James M. Paradis, adjunct professor of history, was quoted in the Summer 2015 issue of Military Images, a magazine dedicated to the photographic history of the Civil War. The article details the history of the 6th United States Colored Infantry, one of 11 regiments to train at Camp William...

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Aug 17, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Dr. Belcher’s Son Marries at Castle; Wedding Featured in Philadelphia Inquirer

As part of its weekly spotlight on area weddings, The Philadelphia Inquirer highlighted a ceremony at Grey Towers Castle between Allison Watman and Eric Belcher, son of former Professor of History Dr. Gerald L. Belcher, who passed away in 1991. A graduate of Ringling Bros. and Barnum &...

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Aug 14, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

In Editorial, DiPrinzio Addresses the Exclamation Point

Daniel DiPrinzio, director of communications, published “Goodbye, Exclamation Point” in the Aug. 9 Philadelphia Inquirer. The editorial was reprinted in the Chicago Tribune, Tampa Bay Times, and outlets in Georgia, Iowa, Massachusetts, Montana, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina,...

Jul 16, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Nicholas Talks Hip-Hop Detectives and Black Superheroes with Metro

In the Metro, Jamar Nicholas, adjunct professor and assistant for the Arcadia University Art Gallery, discusses his neo-noir comic strip, “Detective Boogaloo: Hip-Hop Cop.” Nicholas explains his dedication to print comic strips (as opposed to digital publication), the difficulties of...

Jul 8, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Feldman Discusses Debut Novel with Salon.com

On Salon.com, Stephanie Feldman, adjunct professor in the MFA of Creative Writing program, discusses the line between realism and fantasy and the use of fairy tale elements to explore trauma and memory in her debut novel, The Angel of Losses. Feldman’s novel is a Barnes & Noble Discover...

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Jul 2, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Inquirer: Author Bryant ’99M Receives Sibert Medal

The Philadelphia Inquirer reported that author Jen Bryant ’99M won the Robert F. Sibert Medal for her most recent picture book, The Right Word: Roget and His Thesaurus. The Right Word recounts the life of Peter Mark Roget, the British physician who created Roget’s Thesaurus. Given at the...

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Jun 12, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Atkins Remembers Sixers' Success on Philly.com

On Philly.com, Larry Atkins, adjunct professor of journalism, recounts his early days as a Sixers fan, witnessing the team’s 1983 NBA championship win in Los Angeles, and his hopes for the team’s future. There we were—at the Forum, with Jack Nicholson and all the other Hollywood elites and a...

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Jun 11, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Wirth ’12 Slams Roller Derby Competitors as ‘Mar’ge Equality’

Natasha Wirth ’12 was featured in South Philly Review for her involvement with Philly Roller Derby (PRD). Wirth has competed with PRD since March 2015. In addition to roller derby, “Mar’ge Equality,” as she’s known on the track, works as a freelance interpreter and medical case manager at Mazzoni...

Tom Johnston '96 is CEO of Dutch biotechnology company Mucosis.

Jun 10, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Trustee Johnston ’96 Talks Needle-free Vaccines on News Medical

In a Q&A, trustee Tom Johnston ’96, CEO of Dutch biotechnology company Mucosis, joins Chief Scientific Officer Dr. Kees Leenhouts to discuss how the company is developing safe vaccines to be administered intranasally or orally, instead of by needle. "Eventually, scientists became familiar...

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Jun 4, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Instructor, Costumer Austin ’09 Featured in PhillyVoice

On May 19, Rebecca Austin ’09, adjunct professor of theater arts, was featured on PhillyVoice.com for her work in technical theater. Austin has worked in wardrobe and costuming for The Bearded Ladies Cabaret and Tribe of Fools, two Philadelphia theater companies. Now...

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Jun 1, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Dr. Abboud Talks Syrian Economy on CCTV America

On May 28, Dr. Samer Abboud, associate professor of international studies, spoke with China Central Television America about challenges facing the Syrian economy, which has suffered under the ongoing civil war. The interview also was featured on Indian news site Firstpost. Abboud is a...