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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 Jen 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...

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Mar 23, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Professors Collaborate on the Art and Science of Bones

By Assistant Professor of Biology Dr. Tobias Landberg and Associate Professor of Art and Design Gregg Moore   Gregg Moore, associate professor of Art and Design, and Dr. Tobias Landberg, assistant professor of Biology, were awarded a $10,000 Materials-Based Research Grant from the Center...

Mar 15, 2017 Jen Retter

Scott ’17 Recognized in Independence Seaport Exhibition for Rowing Achievements

Rowing champion Maurice Scott ’17, a Global Securities and Emergency Management major, will be featured in the “Philadelphia Rowing: Breaking Barriers” gallery at the Independence Seaport Museum from March 31 through Oct. 9. Showcasing rowers who broke barriers of class, gender, race, and...

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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Mar 3, 2017 Jen Retter

Scott ’17 to Join JLRacing Ambassador Rowing Team

Global Securities and Emergency Management major Maurice Scott ’17 has been selected to join the JLRacing Ambassador Team, a program aimed at bringing together amateur and elite athletes who share a passion for rowing and high performance gear. Scott, one of 150 rowers selected from more than 500...

Feb 14, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Oatis Awarded R01 Grant for Total Knee Replacement Research

Dr. Carol Oatis, professor of Physical Therapy, is Principal Investigator on a subaward to Arcadia University of $148,304 from University of Massachusetts Medical School, which received the R01 grant from the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases to research how...

Amber Amin '17 speaks during the unity rally on Feb. 3.

Feb 3, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Community Unites for Diversity in Response to Executive Order

A crowd of more than 100 students, faculty, and staff joined together on Feb. 3 to unite in response to the Executive Order by the White House. While holding signs that called for diversity in communities, attendees were invited to share their concerns and hopes for the future. “I am glad to see...

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Jan 18, 2017 Jen Retter

Adeniran ’18 and CSX Transportation Donate $3,000 to Media and Communication Department

Through a freelance position with CSX Transportation, Video Communication major Sarah Adeniran ’18 documented the beautification of Cook-Wissahickon Elementary School—and contributed $3,000 to Arcadia’s Media and Communication Department. After responding to the company’s call for videographers...

Jan 6, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Dan Aaron Stay Fit Program Receives Grant from Parkinson Council

For the sixth year in a row, the Physical Therapy department’s Dan Aaron Stay Fit Program has received a grant from the Parkinson Council. The $20,000 grant, titled “The Stay Fit Program,” will help support exercise programs for community members with Multiple Sclerosis and Parkinson Disease, as...

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Dec 19, 2016 Jen Retter

Dr. Eckenrode Elected to APTA’s Orthopaedic Section Nominating Committee

Dr. Brian Eckenrode, assistant professor of Physical Therapy, has been elected to the American Physical Therapy Association’s Orthopaedic Section Nominating Committee for a three-year term, beginning at the end of the 2017 Combined Sections Meeting in February. Aligned with APTA’s mission to...

Nov 17, 2016 Jen Retter

Author Levin Millan and Kuch ’10 Discuss Escape from Sudanese Civil War

Author Harriet Levin Millan and Michael Majok Kuch ’10, a graduate of Arcadia University’s International Peace and Conflict Resolution program and one of the Lost Boys of the Sudan, visited campus on Tuesday, Nov. 15 during International Education Week to discuss How Fast Can You Run, a novel based...