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Jan 2, 2014 Purnell Cropper

The Mercury: Spring-Ford to Partner with Arcadia, Irish School for Global Studies Courses

Spring-Ford Area School District is developing a global studies curriculum, which includes a partnership with Arcadia University and a school in Ireland to develop the “Limerick to Limerick” student exchange program, according to an article published Nov. 11 in The Mercury (Pottstown). “In the...

Jan 2, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Charlotte Observer Quotes Rawlins in ‘The Art of Science’

Scott Rawlins, professor of art and design and an authority on scientific illustration, was quoted in a Dec. 8 Charlotte Observer feature story, “Art of science: Audubon sponsors atlas of Mecklenburg birds,” about Charlotte-based scientific illustrator Leigh Anne Carter and her latest project:...

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Jan 2, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Misher ’88 Founds School for Children with Autism

Karen Misher ’88, associate professor of Art and Design, was featured in a Fox 29 news story about her dream, which is now reality for her sons and other students with autism. After having a hard time finding the right kindergarten for her six-year-old twins, Misher began to dream of a school...

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Jan 2, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Retter ’16 Has USA Today College Writing Cited in U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report recently quoted Jennifer Retter ’16 in its Nov. 15 University Directory article, “Living at Home Not As Bad As Some Students May Think.” On Nov. 12, Retter contributed a piece to USA Today College, “My mom is my R.A.: 10 perks of being a commuter student” in which she...

Dec 12, 2013 Purnell Cropper

Kim Canfield Named Philadelphia Inquirer Academic Performer of the Year

Kim Canfield, a standout member of the women’s soccer team at Arcadia University, is the 2013 Philadelphia Inquirer Academic Performer of the Year. A junior forward/midfielder from Hillsborough, N.J., Canfield is a biology/pre-physician assistant major with a 3.77 cumulative grade point average....

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Dec 5, 2013 Purnell Cropper

Student’s Research Lauded by Genetic Society of America

Ann Josette Ramirez ’14 has received an award from the Genetic Society of America to present research at the society’s 55th Annual Drosophila Research Conference in San Diego in March. Her poster, “Exposure of larvae to Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) causes dysregulation of the dTOR signaling...

Nov 22, 2013 Purnell Cropper

Rendell Center for Citizenship and Civics at Arcadia University and National Constitution Center Announce Essay Contest Finalists

At the National Constitution Center (NCC) on Nov. 21, Former Governor Ed Rendell and Judge Marjorie Rendell announced the finalists of a citizenship essay contest undertaken through the Rendell Center for Citizenship and Civics at Arcadia University. The contest was aimed at 4th and 5th grade...

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Oct 23, 2013 Purnell Cropper

CBS Philly: U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor Visits Arcadia University

CBS Philly ran a video clip of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s Oct. 23 presentation at Arcadia University. Watch the video. VIEW GALLERY

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Sep 30, 2013 Purnell Cropper

Huffington Post: Atkins Explores a Troublesome Aspect of the Federal Media Shield Law

Larry Atkins, journalist and adjunct professor of media and communication, explains and critiques an amendment to the Free Flow of Information Act, the third federal shield law that Congress has considered, in an article for Huffington Post, “Federal Media Shield Law Should Extend to Unpaid...

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Sep 17, 2013 Purnell Cropper

Paradis Provides Background on Establishment of Camp William Penn

On Sept. 12, Dr. James M. Paradis, adjunct professor of history, gave a talk on “Camp William Penn and Its Influence on the Civil War” at the Old Baldy Civil War Round Table in Blackwood, N.J. Dr. Paradis spoke on the historical background that led to the establishment of Camp William Penn in the...

Sep 3, 2013 Purnell Cropper

Newsworks: ‘Scenes of the crime featured in “No Bingo for Felons” at Arcadia gallery’

Arts and culture reporter Peter Crimmins wrote about No Bingo for Felons for WHYY’s The exhibition, on view at Arcadia University Art Gallery through Nov. 3, examines the nature of crime and its relationship to art making. Co-curated by Julian Hoeber and Alix Lambert, it includes...

Aug 28, 2013 Purnell Cropper

BuzzFeed: Arcadia Featured on List of ‘Campuses That Make You Feel Like You’re At Hogwarts’

Arcadia University students have been saying it for a while, but Arielle Calderon of BuzzFeed recently pointed out the similarities between Grey Towers Castle and Harry Potter’s alma mater in “21 College Campuses That Make You Feel Like You’re At Hogwarts.” (Go to the article at The...