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Jun 7, 2018 Jen Retter

Tutdeal ’18M Moderates UN Panel on Refugee Crisis

International Peace and Conflict Resolution graduate Nyamal Tutdeal ’18M was featured by World Council of Churches on May 2 for moderating a panel that discussed potential solutions to the Sudanese refugee crisis. A visiting delegation from South Sudan Council of Churches shared the reality of life...

May 29, 2018 Jen Retter

Guinn Discusses Incorporating Community into Street Art

On May 1, David Guinn, adjunct professor of Visual Art and world-renowned muralist, was featured in a Commercial Appeal article for his culturally sensitive approach to street art. Guinn stressed the importance of giving community members a voice when executing public art pieces— an approach he’...

May 19, 2018 Jen Retter

Dr. Loury Featured by ‘Philadelphia Tribune’ as Sheroe

Dr. Doreen Loury, director of Pan African Studies and assistant professor of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice, was one of nine women highlighted as a local ‘Sheroe’ in The Philadelphia Tribune on April 25. Dr. Loury was named a Sheroe at the fourth annual 105.3 WDAS-FM Women of...

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May 11, 2018 Caitlin Burns

‘Philadelphia Inquirer’ Highlights Dr. Chauhan, Brown as Commencement Speakers

On May 7, The Philadelphia Inquirer announced Commencement speakers at local universities, including honorary degree recipients Hank Brown ’18H, former senator from Colorado, and Dr. Suneet Chauhan ’79, ’18H, professor at the University of Texas Health McGovern Medical School. Brown spoke at the...

May 1, 2018 Jen Retter

‘Philadelphia Inquirer’ Reports on Dog Saved by ASB Students

On April 17, The Philadelphia Inquirer featured Alternative Spring Break’s unexpected guest: a pitbull-mix the students christened ‘Spackle.’ Spackle joined the group on their last day volunteering in Dickinson, Texas, where Hurricane Harvey left a trail of destruction as well as many abandoned...

Apr 13, 2018 Caitlin Burns

“The Montiers” Featured by Glenside News

Glenside News featured upcoming WHYY program “The Montiers: An American Story,” which tells the tale of an interracial love affair between the son of Philadelphia's first mayor and a family slave. Arcadia, which sits on a piece of the old Montier property, hosted an exclusive​ showing of the...

Apr 13, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Nair Highlighted as Arcadia’s First President of Color

On April 11, The Philadelphia Tribune highlighted President Ajay Nair’s status as the first Arcadia president of color. Dr. Nair is among the first American-born university presidents of Indian descent nationwide, and his commitment to diversity in higher education is expected to move Arcadia...

Apr 2, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Betts Highlighted as Inspiration to Poetry Students

Genevieve Betts, adjunct professor of English, was featured in Chestnut Hill Local on March 21 for her role as a mentor and inspiration to budding poets. The article noted that many of Betts’ students have gone on to publish their poetry, and one was even named Poet Laureate of Montgomery County...

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Mar 30, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Scott Interviewed by BBC Radio 3

On March 15, Dr. Laurence Scott, professor of English and Creative Writing at the Arcadia London Center, was featured in a BBC Radio 3 podcast, “Has Social Media Cracked the Code to the Crowd?” Recorded in Gateshead, England, the episode discussed benefits and drawbacks of social media, including...

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Mar 27, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Business Wire Highlights Dr. McClure for Distinguished Service Award

Business Wire highlighted Professor and Chair of Physical Therapy Dr. Phil McClure on March 20 for receiving the Paris Distinguished Service Award from the orthopaedic section of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). The honor is bestowed on APTA members whose contributions are “of...

Mar 22, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Education Week Features Dr. Brasof as Expert on Civics Curricula

Dr. Marc Brasof, assistant professor of Education, was featured on March 15 in an Education Week article addressing the importance of a strong civics curriculum in high school classes, especially when discussing the Second Amendment. Brasof stressed the need to take current events and regional...

Mar 14, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Baker-Doyle Featured by Australian Education Magazine

Dr. Kira Baker-Doyle, associate professor of Education, was featured for her expertise on collaborative school leadership in Australian publication The Educator. Published on March 6, the article discussed the possibility of eliminating principals in favor of a ‘teacher-led’ education model. These...