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Oct 14, 2016 Daniel Brumbach

Celebrating Our 2016 Graduates

Over 1,000 Arcadia University students earned doctoral, master’s, and baccalaureate degrees at Graduate and Undergraduate Commencement ceremonies on May 19 and 20 on Haber Green. View the Commencement ceremonies at arcadia.edu/watchcommencement. At the Graduate Ceremony, Honorary...

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Oct 14, 2016 Daniel Brumbach

Q&A with New Provost Dr. John Hoffman

After a national search, Dr. John Hoffman was named provost and vice president for Academic Affairs, a position he assumed in June 2016. Since joining Arcadia’s faculty as an adjunct professor in 1993, Dr. Hoffman has also served as associate provost for Accreditation, Assessment,...

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Oct 13, 2016 Susan Gettlin

Genetic Counseling Celebrates 20th Anniversary

On June 3, Arcadia University celebrated the Genetic Counseling program’s 20th anniversary alongside students, faculty, alumni, and esteemed health care professionals. The Genetic Counseling Class of 2016 totaled 14 members, including Honors Convocation speaker Dr. Rosalba E. Sacca,...

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Mar 21, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

A Rose of Tralee, by Any Other Name, Could Be Mairéad Comaskey ’10

In the Festival Dome in Tralee, County of Kerry, Ireland, 32 women stood on a stage in late August decked in shimmering gowns and extravagant dresses. In addition to the crowd in the Dome, more than 700,000 people watched from home in anticipation as one of the women would be crowned the 56th...

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Feb 23, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

Reunion 2015

As the sun set behind Grey Towers Castle on Saturday, June 6, graduates from classes spanning more than 50 years took to the Haber Green dance floor at the “Party on the Green” during the 2015 Reunion celebration. Celebrations kicked off a day earlier with an afternoon at The Barnes...

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Feb 18, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

A Mixed Palette of Science and Art

The artists in Murphy Hall dried the fish with paper towels, prepping the gray bodies for a bath in ink. Instructor Stephen DiCerbo, an expert in gyotaku, a Japanese printing technique, cautioned the class to handle the fish gently, to prevent the bodies from leaking onto the foam...

Feb 18, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

Feb. 25 to April 24: Arcadia University Art Gallery Presents 'Pati Hill: Photocopier'

Arcadia University Art Gallery is pleased to present Pati Hill: Photocopier, A Survey of Prints and Books (1974–83). Featuring more than 100 works on paper depicting subjects as common as a gum wrapper and as expansive as the Palace of Versailles, this exhibition reconsiders the hybrid...

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Feb 16, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

Escaping Eritrea: Understanding the Complexities

Europe’s “migrant crisis”—the historically unprecedented flight of refugees—has recently taken center stage. Eritreans, who hail from an east African country of five million, are the third largest group of refugees behind Syrians and Afghanis, comprising 8% of migrants to Europe. The large...

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Feb 16, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

Q&A: Alan Cumming

On Oct. 8, the Tony Award-winning, Emmy-nominated, New York Times-bestselling author Alan Cumming visited campus to meet with students and discuss his memoir, Not My Father’s Son, which was Arcadia’s First-Year Common Read selection. More than 1,200 students, alumni, and...

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Feb 16, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

An Afternoon with Salman Rushdie

In July, Dr. Pradyumna Chauhan, professor of English, sat with author and literary legend Salman Rushdie (Midnight’s Children, The Satanic Verses) for a one-on-one interview at John Wiley & Sons publishing company in Manhattan. In the following excerpts from the two-hour...

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Feb 2, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

Building Peace from the Ground Up

Arcadia’s IPCR program addresses global conflict, offers a new approach to viewing conflict By Lini S. Kadaba Ayuen Ajok ’11M was born into war. The 32-year-old has known devastating conflict for more than half of his life, first in his native South Sudan, then in refugee...

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Aug 18, 2015 Susan Gettlin

Tom Sciascia '86 Realizes His Dream Job: From Graphic Designer to Gourmet Chocolatier

Tom Sciascia ’86 grew up in an Italian family…a very Italian family. You know, the kind where when you walk through the kitchen door you’re instantly greeted by sweet-smelling aromas of freshly baked breads, spices, and homemade desserts. Sciascia’s grandfather was a butcher and the...

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