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Jan 18, 2018 Daniel Brumbach

An Art Historian on Leonardo da Vinci

In November, Salvator Mundi, a painting attributed to Leonardo da Vinci, was sold at Christie’s auction house for $450 million, the most money ever paid for a work of art. Six years prior, Dr. Jill Pederson, associate professor of Art History, was among a small group of scholars called to London to...

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Jan 18, 2018 Daniel Brumbach

Nicole Maines Discusses LGBTQ Activism at First-Year Common Read Lecture

Nicole Maines, subject of Arcadia’s First-Year Common Read selection Becoming Nicole: The Transformation of an American Family, visited campus on Oct. 5 to discuss her courageous efforts to embrace life, expand her family’s understanding of gender identity, and secure transgender rights...

Jun 19, 2017 Jennifer Retter

Fortner ’99 Helps Improve Quality of Life for Patients in Peru

When Jodee Fortner ’99 first met 12-year-old Olga, the young girl and her family hoped that treatment at Medical Ministry International (MMI)’s Hope and Health Clinic in Peru would correct Olga’s congenital clubfoot, which rendered her foot twisted at an almost 180-degree angle, her toes nearly...

May 15, 2017 Jennifer Retter

Arcadia Signs Agreements with PAFA, Lansdale Catholic

From left to right: Clint Jukkala, dean of PAFA's School of Fine Arts, David Brigham, president and CEO of PAFA, Dr. John Hoffman, provost and vice president of Academic Affairs, and Dr. Sandra Crenshaw, interim dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. On May 2, Arcadia signed a Memorandum...

May 9, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Philadelphia Mayor’s Office Honors Black Male Development Symposium Leaders

The Mayor’s Office of Philadelphia presented a citation to members of the Arcadia University community for their work over the past 10 years with the Black Male Development Symposium (BMDS). Dr. Doreen Loury, assistant professor of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice at Arcadia...

Apr 21, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Louis Friedler and Jan Tecklin Named Professors Emeriti

With more than 60 years combined teaching at Arcadia, Dr. Louis Friedler, program director of Actuarial Science and professor of Computer Science and Mathematics, and Jan Tecklin, professor of Physical Therapy, have each been named Professor Emeritus. Dr. Friedler Dr. Friedler joined Arcadia...

Apr 17, 2017 Jennifer Retter

Drs. Safford ’16DPT, McClure, Shah Receive APTA Grant for Shoulder Research

Dr. Daniel Safford ’16DPT, MAT, CSCS, adjunct lab instructor, Dr. Philip McClure PT, PhD, FAPTA, professor and chair of Physical Therapy, and Dr. Kshamata Shah PT, PhD, assistant professor of Physical Therapy, received a $22,600 grant from the Orthopaedic Section of the American Physical Therapy...

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Apr 10, 2017 Natavan Werbock

2017 Preview Photo Contest Winners Announced

Apr 5, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Ahmadi ’17 and Long ’17 First Undergraduates at Arcadia to Receive Fulbright Awards, Will Teach English Overseas

Zahra Ahmadi and Clifford Long, members of the Arcadia University Class of 2017, are the first undergraduate students in Arcadia University history to earn a Fulbright U.S. Student Award from the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. Ahmadi and Long were...

Apr 5, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Art Gallery Receives Grant from Conservation Center for Arts and Historic Artifacts

After being accepted into the Conservation Center for Arts and Historic Artifacts (CCAHA)’s 2016 Philadelphia Stewardship Program last spring, the Arcadia University Art Gallery has been awarded a $2,000 matching grant to improve the storage of the permanent art collection. This is the first time...

Mar 29, 2017 Caitlin Burns

During Week at Arcadia, Mumbai Students Learn Food Culture and Economy

Global Pathways Institute (GPI) students Pankti Antani and Shubhechha Dhar from Mumbai, India participated in a “reverse” Preview experience in Glenside from March 19 to 25. In a unique transcontinental course, both Glenside first-year students and Mumbai students participate in “Food Culture...

Mar 24, 2017 Jennifer Retter

Dr. Baker-Doyle Named Blankley Endowed Chair in Education

Dr. Kira J. Baker-Doyle, associate professor of Education and director of Master’s Degree and Certificate Programs, will enhance connected learning and teacher education as the University’s second Rosemary and Walter Blankley Endowed Chair in Education. Dr. Baker-Doyle was recognized at a reception...