Sustainability

Sep 21, 2021 Daniel DiPrinzio

Testa ’22M Uses Social Media for Environmental Justice

By Rikki Rosenthal    Honey Testa ’22M is using their 123,000 social media followers to inspire environmental justice and action through their work with the Braided Justice Collective.  As a member of the Braided Justice Collective, which began in July 2021, Testa is part of a...

Sun & Sea, an opera-performance by Rugilė Barzdžiukaitė, Vaiva Grainytė, and Lina Lapelytė

Aug 13, 2021 Daniel DiPrinzio

Arcadia Exhibitions Brings U.S. Tour of Sun & Sea to Philadelphia Fringe Festival

Arcadia Exhibitions at Arcadia University is pleased to announce its presentation of Sun & Sea as part of the 2021 Philadelphia Fringe Festival and the second venue of the US Tour of this celebrated opera-performance. Blurring the lines between music, theater, poetry, and visual art, the work...

Dr. Richard Kaplan, adjunct professor of biology

Aug 12, 2021 Daniel DiPrinzio

Dr. Kaplan on How COVID Impacted Climate Change and Fossil Fuel Consumption

By Katherine Haines '21, '22   The shift to remote work and school in 2020 due to the COVID pandemic led to significant changes in most people’s everyday routines. There were shortages at grocery stores, cancellations of trips and events, and an influx of information from the scientific...

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May 6, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Haines '21 '22 Creates Podcast to Educate on Controlled Burns

In the Capstone 2021 Series, members of the Class of 2021 showcase their capstone and thesis projects.  Media and Communications and Biology double major Katherine Haines ’21, ’22 explores how conservation biology topics can be communicated through multimedia tools like podcasts, in order...

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Apr 23, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Climate Change and Fire are Affecting the Composition of Forests

In the Capstone 2021 Series, members of the Class of 2021 showcase their capstone and thesis projects.  Environmental Journalism major Rikki Rosenthal '21 explores the correlation between fire disturbances and climate patterns in Western Maryland through their experience in the...

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Oct 29, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia University Awarded Grant from The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage Supporting "Sun & Sea (Marina)"

Arcadia Exhibitions is pleased to announce the award of a project grant from The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage for $300,000 (with an additional 20 percent, $60,000, provided in unrestricted general operating support) that will support the presentation of Sun &...

Two Arcadia University female students planting a tree

Oct 21, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Students Help Restore Wetlands in Cheltenham

Katherine Haines ’21, Nikolai Kachuyevski ’21, and Hannah McGinnis ’21 volunteered with Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership (TTF) to help restore the creekbank at Cheltenham Township’s Charles D. Conklin Jr. Pool and Recreation Area on Oct. 3.  TTF is restoring the creekbank—...

Various fruits and vegetables laid out on a white cloth

Jul 13, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Public Health Students Explore Sustainable Farming

“Solutionaries at Pennypack Farm focus on growing local produce to provide to the community, as well as farming education so others can grow produce sustainably,” writes Public Health students Vasavi Veerapaneni ’22M, MPH, Talia Williams ’20MPH, Emily Delnero ’22M, MPH, and Ashleigh Kozicz ’22M,...

Woman gives tour of nature preserve

Jul 2, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Herbalism the Focus of Public Health Student Project

“From stocking our kitchens to being at-home remedies for maladies like pain or infection, the need for plants has been apparent since the dawn of time,”  writes Public Health students Joshua Leland ’22M, MPH, Rena Ogino ’22M, MPH, and Lauren Pianucci ’22M, MPH in their recent multimedia...

Panoramic shot of preserved lands from Gwynedd Wildlife Preserve.

Jun 23, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Public Health Students Explore the Impact of Pennsylvania Land Preservation

Public Health students John Deep ’22DPT, MPH, Alethea Eccleston ’20MPH, and Olivia Kreider ’22M, MPH explored regional land conservation efforts through an interview with Kelly Herrenkohl, vice president of Communications and Engagement at the Natural Lands, a nonprofit organization dedicated to...

Aerial view of Easton Pond with trees surrounding.

Apr 16, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Hornig ’23 Explores University Sustainability Efforts as Honors Project

Psychology major Jessica Hornig ’23, a self-professed tree-hugger, wondered: How is Arcadia contributing to a sustainable future? So, for her honors program passion project, she embarked on a journey to learn about the University’s hidden environmental features.  In consulting with Tom...

Environmental Network

Lashanna Bryant Feb 14, 2020 7:00 pm

Arcadia Goes Green

Student Olivia Grajewski discusses the mission and goals of Arcadia’s Environmental Network, a student club dedicated to green initiatives.  What is the mission of your club?  We help Arcadia students appreciate and learn more about the environment. We also promote and protect...