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Nov 11, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

McKeehen ’13 Wins World Series of Poker Main Event

The poker world has a new champion. Joe McKeehen '13 won the 2015 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event, which concluded on Nov. 11. He bested a field of 6,420 players to take home the top prize of $7.6 million and the coveted WSOP bracelet during the ESPN-televised event. In the final...

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Nov 9, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Heading into Second Night of WSOP Final Table, McKeehen ’13 Extends Chip Lead

When the first day of the World Series of Poker’s final table ended, Joe McKeehen ’13 was exactly where he was when it began: leading in chips. Last night’s action, which began with nine players, saw three players knocked out. As the WSOP resumes this evening (Nov. 9), McKeehen holds more than...

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Nov 4, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

MTV.com: Moran Analyzes Decomposition on ‘The Walking Dead’

As assistant director of the forensic science program, Kimberlee Moran typically studies the recently deceased. On MTV.com this week, she switches that analysis to the recently undead. In “An Expert Explains The ‘Walking Dead’ Timeline Of Zombie Decay,” Moran discusses the accuracies and...

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Nov 3, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Ed.D. Candidate Majewski Named Finalist for ‘Best in Education’ Prize

Anthony Majewski, a candidate for the Ed.D. in Educational Leadership, placed in the top three finalists for the Escalante-Gradillas Best in Education Prize, a nationwide prize that rewards educators who “exemplify the commitment to learning, discipline, and character-building,” according to the...

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Oct 27, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

NBC10 Quotes Moran on Toddler Forensic Investigation

Kimberlee Moran, assistant director of the forensic science program, was interviewed by NBC10 on the forensic investigation of Brendan Creato, the three year-old found dead in Cooper River Park near his home in Haddon Township, N.J., in October. Moran, who also spoke on the case with...

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...