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Jun 28, 2016 Caitlin Burns

PT Alumna Fortner ’99 Featured in Short Film on Assisting Low-Income Families in Peru

Physical Therapy alumna Jodee Fortner ’99 was featured in the Big Rock Eddies Short Film Festival winner Olga- An Arequipa Story. The film showcased the story of 12-year-old Olga, of Arequipa, Peru, as she was treated by Fortner to correct her congenital clubfoot over three years at MMI Peru’s...

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Jun 9, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Landberg to Deliver Keynote at Biodiversity Weekend

Dr. Tobias Landberg, assistant professor of Biology, will be a keynote speaker at the Nantucket Biodiversity Initiative’s Citizen Science Weekend on June 10 in Nantucket, Mass. Dr. Landberg will present on the “Behavioral Ecology and Conservation of Snapping Turtles,” discussing his work...

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Jun 9, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Campbell’s Music Course Featured In Philadelphia Tribune

Dr. Bruce Campbell, assistant professor in the School of Education, was featured in the Philadelphia Tribune on May 25 for a story on his innovative methods of incorporating hip-hop music into the classroom and his influence in the Philadelphia music scene. The story also discusses Campbell’s work...

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Jun 6, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

Adjovi Examines Human Rights Violations in Azerbaijan

Human rights expert Roland Adjovi, assistant professor of Historical and Political Studies at Arcadia University, examined the institutionalization of persons with disabilities, psychosocial dysfunctions, and intellectual impairments in Azerbaijan from May 16 to 25. As Chair of the United...

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May 23, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Transfer Honor Roll: 40 Colleges and Universities Recognized for Dynamic Transfer Pathways

Arcadia University is one of 40 colleges and universities in the nation to be named to the Phi Theta Kappa’s inaugural Excellence in Community College Transfer Honor Roll, which identifies the top four-year colleges and universities for creating dynamic pathways to support community college...

May 13, 2016 Caitlin Burns

MSN Highlights Dr. Brown’s Research of Pets on Human Psyche

MSN highlighted research by Dr. Christina Brown, assistant professor of Psychology, on the effects pets have on humans when they feel socially rejected. Dr. Brown, whose study in collaboration with researchers at Miami University in Ohio was published in March by online multidisciplinary journal...

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Feb 25, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Deloffre Interviewed by The Guardian about Zika Awareness

Maryam Z. Deloffre, assistant professor of political science, was featured in a Feb. 23 piece in The Guardian, “The fight against Zika: ‘We need a proactive global health agenda.’ Deloffre was part of a 10-panelist discussion on how to address the Zika virus. Deloffre said that poverty will be a...

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Feb 23, 2016 Caitlin Burns

The College of Global Studies Participates in National Instagram Survey

Arcadia University’s The College of Global Studies contributed information to a national Instagram survey on higher education social media marketing. The Survey of Use of Instagram in Higher Education Marketing was published by Primary Research Group, Inc. and released earlier this month. The...

Adjovi being interviewed by Reuters on Feb. 5.

Feb 15, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Adjovi Discusses UN Panel Opinion on Assange Hearing

News outlets around the world turned their eyes to Arcadia on Feb. 5, after the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention released its  public statement that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was arbitrarily detained by the United Kingdom and Sweden. Roland Adjovi, assistant...

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Feb 12, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

'Potter' Scholar Dr. Appelbaum Speaks with Sparknotes.com

For Dr. Peter Appelbaum, professor in the School of Education, reading the Harry Potter books is more than indulging in the magical escapism that made it the bestselling book series of all time—it's scholarly research. In addition to teaching curriculum studies and...

Jan 28, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

Tyson ’13M Takes on Flat Earth Theory

If you tell Stephen Tyson ’13M that the Earth is flat, he won’t just laugh you off—especially if you insult his uncle, famed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, in the process. When best-selling hip-hop artist B.o.B. challenged the claims of Pythagoras, Aristotle, Magellan, NASA, and others by...

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Dec 22, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Through Dec. 27, Kleckner’s Puppets in ‘A Christmas Carol’ at Hedgerow Theatre

Alisa Sickora Kleckner, costume shop manager and adjunct professor of visual and performing arts, helps bring Dickens’ classic A Christmas Carol to the Hedgerow Theatre in a production featuring puppets she designed and created. The production runs daily through Dec. 27, with two showings on Dec...