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Arcadia University faculty Jonathan Shandell

Jan 26, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

Dr. Shandell Publishes Two Articles on History of African American Theater in Philadelphia

Dr. Jonathan D. Shandell, associate professor of Theater Arts at Arcadia University, recently had two articles published related to the history of African American theater and performance in the Philadelphia region. The first essay, "Caricatured, Marginalized, and Erased: African American...

Jan 17, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

Dr. Longacre, Odelberg ’20MPH Co-author Oncology Article in Cancer Care Research

Arcadia University’s Associate Professor of Public Health Margaret Longacre, Ph.D., and graduate student Michelle Odelberg ’20MPH recently co-authored with researchers from Fox Chase Cancer Center an article on integrating family caregivers into health care systems that was published in Cancer Care...

Jan 10, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

Reale Publishes New Book ‘Communities of Practice’ in the Academic Library

Dr. Michelle Reale ’99, ’16MFA, ’20EdD, Landman Library Professor, has published a new book on library science: Communities of Practice in the Academic Library: Strategies for Implementation (ALA Editions) discusses how academic librarians can strengthen their practice of teaching and provide...

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Jan 4, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

Book Chapter by Dr. Varlack and Deja Edwards Accepted to Upcoming Book of Essays, Bodies of Water in African American Fiction & Film

Dr. Christopher Allen Varlack, assistant professor of English at Arcadia University, and Deja Edwards '18, MFA21, MA21, Arcadia alumna and adjunct English instructor, have collaborated on a chapter that will be published in an upcoming book of original scholarly essays, Bodies of Water in African...

Dec 10, 2021 Daniel DiPrinzio

LOVE Pilot Program Acts-Up in Fall Semester, Looks Forward to Spring 2022

The LOVE Pilot Program’s final Act-Up of the semester, on Dec. 8, was a hybrid event that included an Open House in the Commons Great Room, as well as a virtual Zoom room for the sharing of insights, learning, and proposed antiracism actions the group has developed over the semester. More than 40...

Dec 7, 2021 Daniel DiPrinzio

mimiMAC Gallery Presents Works of Exhibitions Coordinator Matthew Borgen

MiniMAC is pleased to announce Narratives, an exhibition of works by Hiro Sakaguchi and Matthew Borgen, exhibitions coordinator at Arcadia University. Both artists work with popular culture iconography to tell stories about the human experience. The exhibition runs through Jan. 15, 2022 at mimiMAC...

Powell with his piece, "Hidden Gardens"

Nov 30, 2021 Daniel DiPrinzio

Alan Powell Named Professor Emeritus at Arcadia University

Alan W. Powell, who has served as a full professor of Media and Communication at Arcadia University since 2016, was named Professor Emeritus on Sept. 22 in recognition of his outstanding teaching, professional attainment, and contributions to the University and the community.  Powell, who...

Nov 29, 2021 Daniel DiPrinzio

Brinker Publishes, Presents on Tax Info for Families of Those with Special Needs

Accounting professor Thomas M. Brinker Jr., LL.M., CPA/PFS, who serves as executive director of Arcadia’s MBA program and Chair for the American College’s Center for Special Needs Planning, recently has published and presented on tax issues of interest to families caring for individuals with...

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Nov 16, 2021 Daniel DiPrinzio

Arcadia Launches the Center for Anti-Racist Scholarship, Advocacy, and Action (CASAA)

On Nov. 16, 2021, the anti-Black Racism Initiatives (ABRI) Project Team and the Provost’s Office at Arcadia University announced the establishment of the Center for Anti-Racist Scholarship, Advocacy, and Action (CASAA)--an interdisciplinary academic center that will bring together individuals from...

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Oct 8, 2021 Daniel DiPrinzio

Dr. Velazco Discovers Species of Bat in Northern Peru Connected to Ancient Moche Culture

by Gabrielle Thomas '22   In 2012, Dr. Paul Velazco, now a visiting professor of Biology at Arcadia University, was in a desert in Northern Peru on a postdoctoral research expedition for the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) when he made an extraordinary discovery. His...

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Aug 31, 2021 Daniel DiPrinzio

Arcadia Welcomes Back Students

From Aug. 25 through Aug. 29, Arcadia welcomed all first-year and transfer students to campus, as well as all returning students, for the 2021 fall semester. The University offered a full slate of fun events that helped ingratiate students into the Arcadia community and showcased its mission and...

Dr. Jill Pederson

Aug 30, 2021 Daniel DiPrinzio

Dr. Pederson Publishes Book on Leonardo da Vinci, Speaks on Australia Radio on Mona Lisa

Dr. Jill Pederson, associate professor of Art History, this summer published "Leonardo, Bramante, and the Academia: Art and Friendship in Fifteenth-Century Milan" (2021, Harvey Miller/ Brepols), the first study to provide a comprehensive historical and theoretical account of the long-debated,...