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Feb 23, 2017 Jen Retter

Dr. Sawyer Continues Service Efforts and Interdisciplinary Education in Belize

Hoping to facilitate interdisciplinary education among the University’s health science and education professionals, Dr. Karen Sawyer, assistant professor and director of Experiential Learning in the Department of Physical Therapy, is raising funds to expand the ongoing efforts of Arcadia students,...

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...

Jan 19, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Eaton Gives Keynote Speech at Ottawa MLK Day Celebration

Dr. Kalenda Eaton, associate professor of English, gave the keynote address at the 13th annual Ottawa DreamKEEPERS Martin Luther King, Jr. Day celebrations in Ottawa, Canada on Jan. 16. She discussed how Canada has been a beacon since the 19th century in the fight for equality and freedom, from...

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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 18, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Cohen Publishes New Poetry Book Based on Arcadia Course

Marion Cohen, adjunct professor of Mathematics, has taken her in-class discussions and transformed them into a work of poetry with the release of her 27th book, Truth and Beauty. Published by WordTech Editions, the chapbook explores how students and teacher relate to each other in life...

Jan 10, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Inquirer Heralds Atkins’s ‘Skewed’ as Timely for Current News Climate

The Philadelphia Inquirer reviewed Adjunct Professor of English Larry Atkins’s book, Skewed: A Critical Thinker’s Guide to Media Bias on Jan. 6, detailing it as “timely, given the recent fierce debate over "fake news" vs. reputable journalism.” Skewed provides tools for today’s news reader to...

Jan 9, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Craik Featured by PT in Motion News for Role in Rehab Research Plan

Dr. Rebecca Craik, dean of the College of Health Sciences, was featured in PT in Motion News for her role in the completion of the National Institutes of Health's (NIH) rehabilitation research plan on Dec. 13. The NIH blue ribbon panel, which Dr. Craik co-chairs, created the five-year plan,...

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 21, 2016 Jen Retter

Dr. Ferrell Presents on DeFeo’s ‘The Rose’ at American Art Seminar

Dr. Elizabeth Ferrell, one of two scholars selected to participate in the Newberry Library’s American Art and Visual Culture seminar on Dec. 2, presented “Between Action and Object: DeFeo’s Myths about The Rose,” a chapter which will appear in her upcoming publication, The Ring Around The Rose: Jay...

Dec 19, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Brasof Leads Youth-Adult Leadership Initiative in New York

Dr. Marc Brasof, assistant professor of Education, is collaborating with Youth Development Consultant Marc Fernandes to lead one of the largest youth-adult leadership initiatives in the country. Dr. Brasof will help reform student councils into youth-adult councils in the 200 high schools that are...

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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...