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Apr 13, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Opioids in Your Backyard Highlighted in “For Goodness Sake” Segment on FOX 29

“Opioids in Your Backyard: Montgomery County: A Search for Solutions,” hosted by Arcadia University Department of Public Health, Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, and Montgomery County Community College, was featured in the Times Chronicle and The Intelligencer before the symposium on...

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Apr 10, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Women’s Basketball Coach Featured by HRC for LGBTQ Visibility in NCAA

Lexie Gerson, women’s basketball assistant coach, was profiled in a Human Rights Campaign story about inclusion of the LGBTQ community in NCAA basketball tournaments on March 31. Gerson is one of five openly gay coaches and players highlighted in the story, which highlighted them as “five...

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Mar 30, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Atkins Pens Op-Ed on Free Speech

Larry Atkins, adjunct professor of English, published an op-ed on TheHill.com that discussed the silencing of conservative views on college campuses. Atkins said that it is up to instructors to lead by example, and encourage open discussion in classrooms. “Universities should encourage political...

Mar 15, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Abboud Featured in Syria Reconstruction Story

Dr. Samer Abboud, associate professor of Historical and Political Studies, was featured in a story by IRIN News on March 8 about the rebuilding of Syria. Dr. Abboud said it was unlikely that Syrian business executives would return under the current regime. “We are at a point now [where the...

Mar 3, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Valverde Joins Governor’s Roundtable to Discuss Senate Bill

On Feb. 23, Kathy Valverde, associate professor and director of Genetic Counseling, presented to Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf at Swarthmore College about Pennsylvania Senate Bill 3 (SB3), which would limit the amount of time a woman has to terminate her pregnancy to 20 weeks, instead of at the...

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Jan 12, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Sandra Clark ’14MBA Featured in ‘Philadelphia Sunday Sun’

Sandra Clark ’14MBA was featured in the Jan. 8 Philadelphia Sunday Sun for her new role at WHYY as vice president for news and civic dialogue. Clark discussed her plans for WHYY and the hope that the broadcast network will be a place where ideas and information are exchanged, and not just the...

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Nov 5, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Times Chronicle and Glenside News Highlight “Exploring Public Art” Series

The Times Chronicle and Glenside News published a feature story about Arcadia University’s “Exploring Public Art: Legacy, Community, & Innovation” series on Nov. 4. Arcadia’s Chief Marketing and Communications Officer Laura Baldwin and Art Gallery Director Richard Torchia were quoted throughout...

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Nov 2, 2016 Caitlin Burns

President DeVille Christensen Featured in International Educator Magazine

President Nicolette DeVille Christensen is featured in the Nov. 1 edition of International Educator magazine in an in-depth interview as a leader in international education. The interview highlights President DeVille Christensen's career in higher and international education, her thoughts on what...

Oct 4, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Community Rallies in Support of #Missing24

Wearing all black and holding signs of support, students, faculty, and staff gathered on Haber Green on Sept. 26 to stand in solidarity with the #Missing24 movement started by actor Isaiah Washington. The demonstration included an open mic, where University community members shared spoken word...

Robert Younger's Bypass #3 (left) and Leaning Bypass #2 (right) at "Unlisted." Photo by: Aaron Igler, Greenhouse Media

Aug 31, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Torchia Participates in “Unlisted” Exhibition at Crane Arts

Richard Torchia, Arcadia University Art Gallery director, was selected as one of 13 curators to participate in “Unlisted,” an exhibition hosted by Icebox Project Space and Marginal Utility. The show runs until Saturday, Sept. 10 at the Crane Arts Building in Philadelphia....

Aug 23, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Brasof Speaks about “Student Voice” in Civic Education on Canadian Podcast

Jean Courtney, leader of the student voice movement in Ontario, Canada who is a retired educator in the Ministry of Education, interviewed Dr. Marc Brasof, assistant professor of Education, about a lack of student voices in school policy and how this relates to teens being uninterested in civic...

Pati Hill, A Swan: An Opera in Nine Chapters, 1978. Photograph by Aaron Igler (Greenhouse Media), Courtesy the Estate of Pati Hi

Aug 23, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Torchia and Curator Catherine Morris Discuss the Legacy of Pati Hill

The Pew Center for Arts and Heritage recently invited Catherine Morris, curator of the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, to talk about Pati Hill with Richard Torchia, Arcadia University Art Gallery director. Their conversation explores how Hill's use of the copier in the 1970s...