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Jun 13, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Counseling Presents Inaugural Alumni Awards for Social Justice

The Counseling program presented its inaugural Gillem-Bartoli Alum Award for Contributions to Social Justice to Dr. Radhika Sehgal ’99M, staff psychologist at Dickinson College, and Dr. Kristen Bertsch ’07M, staff psychologist at Drexel University and personal practice psychologist, during a...

Dr. Carol Oatis, professor emerita of Physical Therapy.

Jun 7, 2019 Jennifer Retter

Dr. Oatis Named Professor Emerita

In recognition of more than 37 years of distinguished teaching, research, and leadership, Dr. Carol Oatis, professor of Physical Therapy, has been named Professor Emerita. Dr. Oatis joined Beaver College as an adjunct professor in 1982, advanced to full-time status in 1991, and earned tenure...

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Jun 5, 2019 James Martin

Faculty Silent Writing Retreat

Landman Library is happy to, once again, offer the Silent Writing Retreat designed to aid faculty in finishing, starting or conceptualizing a creative or academic project. We write together, offering each other silent support and company! Please join us to write in companionable company and...

Amy Quigley, Yoga Instructor

Nicole Gieselman May 29, 2019 10:26 am

Amy Quigley, Yoga Instructor

Adjunct Professor Amy Quigley reflects on five years of yoga instruction at Arcadia University as the program comes to an end. What have been the most rewarding aspects of this class? The most rewarding aspect of this class is offering a practice that students can use as a...

Kelly Rose, wife of Dr. Wes Rose, speaks at the event.

Apr 18, 2019 Andrea Walls

Arcadia Honors Dr. Wes Rose’s Legacy with Endowed Award

On April 6, Arcadia faculty, staff, alumni, students and friends joined members of the Rose family and associates of the ALS Association in Grey Towers Castle for a special evening to celebrate the life of Dr. R. Wesley Rose (1972-2018), associate professor of Biology, and to benefit the R. Wesley...

Dr. Chauhan during the Years of Service Luncheon 2017

Apr 17, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Chauhan Elected as National Advisor for South Asian Literary Association

The South Asian Literary Association (SALA) elected Dr. Pradyumna S. Chauhan, professor of English, as its national adviser at the 19th annual SALA conference in Chicago in January. The term lasts two years. Dr. Chauhan has served as president of SALA and as an editor for the South Asian Review...

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Apr 17, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Petersen’s New Play “Chrysalis” Performed at Villanova April 27 and 28

Kathryn Petersen, associate professor of Theater Arts, is having her new play Chrysalis featured in Villanova's "Staged Reading" series on April 27 and 28. The play explores the story of 17th century naturalist and illustrator Maria Sybilla Merian and her daughter, Dorothea. After Sibylla Merian...

Nicole Gieselman Apr 1, 2019 2:15 pm

No More Taking Professors for Granted

It was the first day of class in my sophomore year. I was spending the semester abroad at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Sydney, Australia. The campus was gigantic; it was home to a dentist’s office, more than 40 restaurants, and almost 60,000 students. It took a full 20 minutes...

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Mar 12, 2019 Caitlin Burns

On BBC Mini-Series, Dr. Dwyer Talks About America’s Self-image in the 1980s

Dr. Michael Dwyer, associate professor of Media and Communication, appeared in the BBC Four documentary mini-series "American History's Biggest Fibs" on Feb. 1. On the show, Dwyer discussed the importance of the 1950s to America's self-image in the 1980s. The mini-series is hosted by the British...

Dr. Shandell speaks to a group about his book.

Feb 19, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Shandell’s New Book Focuses on African American Theater in the 1940s and 50s

Dr. Jonathan Shandell, associate professor of Visual and Performing Arts, discussed themes and the artist’s struggle during a reading and signing of his recent book, The American Negro Theatre and the Long Civil Rights Era, on Feb. 13. The American Negro Theatre, a theater in Harlem during the...

Creative writing lecture led by English faculty.

Jessica Derr Feb 17, 2019 7:00 pm

Supporting the Professors Who Support Us

One of the greatest benefits of attending Arcadia is that I’m more than just another body in a crowded lecture hall. I am not just a number. I am not just plopped on a conveyor belt, only to be churned out at the other end with a piece of paper, a head full of half-remembered facts, and not much...

Feb 12, 2019 Janet Greenstreet

Visiting Poet Raena Shirali

Indian American poet Raena Shirali is the author of GILT (YesYes Books, 2017; winner of the 2018 Milt Kessler Poetry Book Award), an experimental collection grappling with standards created by an invisible system and enforced by family, relationships, and violations of women’s rights in a reckoning...