Arcadia University News


February 25, 2015

Powell Serves As Artist-In-Residence at Two Locations

Associate Professor Alan Powell served as artist-in-residence at two locations during the summer: the Mountain Lake Biological Station at the University of Virginia in Pembroke, Va., and at Signal Culture in Owego, N.Y.

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February 25, 2015

Shandell Receives Award from the American Theatre and Drama Society

Dr. Jonathan Shandell , associate professor of theater arts, won the Publication Subvention Award from the American Theatre and Drama Society (ATDS). The award will support the publication of illustrations for his essay “Turning ‘Negroes’ into ‘People’ on Stage: ‘Anna Lucasta’ in Harlem and on...

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February 25, 2015

Pederson Publishes Essay in ‘Renaissance Love’

Dr. Jill Pederson , assistant professor of art history, published “Giovanni Antonio Boltraffio’s Portrait of Girolamo Casio and the Poetics of Male Beauty in Renaissance Milan” in the volume Renaissance Love: Eros, Passion, and Friendship in Italian Art around 1500 . This capped two years of essay-...

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February 25, 2015

Martín Publishes Article in ‘Critical Criminology’

Dr. Favian Alejandro Martín , assistant professor of criminology and criminal justice, published an article titled “The Coverage of American Indians and Alaskan Natives in Criminal Justice and Criminology Introductory Textbooks” in Critical Criminology: An International Journal . To accomplish his...

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February 25, 2015

Brown Publishes Two Papers and Presents With Students at the Eastern Psychological Association Conference

Dr. Christina Brown , assistant professor of psychology, contributed two papers to well-known psychology publications. “Self-compassion, empathy, and helping intentions,” published in The Journal of Positive Psychology , reports on two studies that show a link between being compassionate toward...

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February 25, 2015

Hanson Presents at the Second Language Research Forum

Dr. Aroline Seibert Hanson , assistant professor of Spanish, presented two papers at the Second Language Research Forum in Provo, Utah. The first,titled, "Can we rely on each other? Examining L2 Proficiency Measures in Experimental Studies," presented new data that Hanson had worked on involving...

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February 25, 2015

Gevorgyan-Ninness Presents at the German Studies Association Conferences and Continues Research on Orientalism

Dr. Stella Gevorgyan-Ninness , adjunct professor of modern languages, presented a paper titled “Hübschmannarmenisch: German and European Influences on Early Soviet Orientalists” at the 38th annual German Studies Association Conference in San Diego. In addition to presenting this research, Gevorgyan...

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February 25, 2015

Eaton Serves as Panelist in Georgia, Presents at Conference in Spain

Dr. Kalenda Eaton , associate professor of English and director of global learning, was an invited panelist at the 2014 UNCF/Mellon Programs conference in Atlanta, Ga. The focus of the conference was scholarship and activism in academic settings, and Eaton participated in the panel titled “Building...

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February 25, 2015

Isard Presents at the e-Learning 3.0 Conference at Drexel University

Josh Isard , assistant professor of English, attended the Drexel University e-Learning 3.0 Conference in March, where he presented to a diverse audience of tech writers, consultants, and representatives from companies like Blackboard and Lockheed Martin. His presentation, “Mobile Devices, Apps, and...

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February 25, 2015

Schall Publishes Poetry in Streetnotes and Presents at the 2013 Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association

Dan Schall , director of the Writing Center, blended photography and poetry to create a photo essay style-set of four poems titled “Philadelphiamble.” Published in Streetnotes , a peer-reviewed ethnography and poetry journal published out of the University of California (Davis), the pieces...

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February 25, 2015

Mikulski Presents at the 248th American Chemical Society National Meeting

Dr. Chet Mikulski attended the 248th American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting in San Francisco in August, where he presented a paper titled “Synthesis and characterization of N^6- substituted adenosine derivatives with cooper (II) perchlorate.”

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February 25, 2015

Scott and Logan Publish Paper on Synthetic Cannabinoid Drugs in Forensic Science Reviews

Dr. Karen Scott , assistant professor and director of the forensic science program, and Dr. Barry Logan , clinical professor of forensic science, recently published an article titled “Pharmacology, Toxicology, and Adverse Effects of Synthetic Cannabinoid Drugs” in Forensic Science Reviews . The...

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February 25, 2015

Wright Named Secretary for the Philadelphia Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience, Publishes Work

Dr. Megan C. Wright , assistant professor of biology, was elected Secretary for the Philadelphia Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience. Additionally, Wright co-authored three studies for prestigious medical journals within the past year. The Journal of Neuroscience published both “Novel roles for...

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February 25, 2015

Cooper Publishes ‘Yoga, Anatomy and the Fitness Explosion on Campus’ in HAPS Educator

Sarah Cooper , instructor of biology, published “Yoga, Anatomy and the Fitness Explosion on Campus” in the winter 2014 issue of HAPS Educator, the journal of the Human Anatomy and Physiology Society. The article was co-written by Arcadia University graduate Spencer Lalk ’13 and both of Cooper’s...

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February 20, 2015

Teage Writes on Youth Development, Unemployment in Liberia

On Feb. 10, Constance Teage ’14M published “Liberia’s Youth Unemployment Program” in The Bush Chicken , a website covering the country’s current events. Teage, a graduate of Arcadia’s International Peace and Conflict Resolution program , writes on the four months she spent studying youth...

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February 10, 2015

13 Arcadia Students Present Research at Moravian Math Conference

Thirteen Arcadia University students presented at the 29th Student Mathematics Conference at Moravian College on Saturday, Feb. 7, comprising half of the conference’s 26 student speakers. Arcadia also was the only of the 15 participating institutions to have a non-math major present ( Matthew...

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February 10, 2015

Bryant ’99M Receives Sibert Medal for Children’s Book

Jen Bryant ’99M ’s latest book, The Right Word: Roget and His Thesaurus , was awarded the 2015 Robert F. Sibert Medal for the most distinguished informational children’s book published in 2014. The award was announced on Feb. 3 by the Association for Library Service to Children. The Right Word...

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February 10, 2015

HBO Special with Anna Deaveare Smith ’71, ’93H Nominated for NAACP Image Award

An HBO special with actress, playwright, author, and educator Anna Deaveare Smith ’71, ’93H was nominated for an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Children’s Program. “Anna Deaveare Smith: A YoungArts Masterclass,” which premiered on HBO in February 2014, showcases Deaveare Smith mentoring and...

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January 29, 2015

Ryan Paints John F. Peto’s 1880s Still Life Object for Demo at the Peto Museum

Abbey Ryan , assistant professor of art and design, was recently invited to teach a painting workshop at the John F. Peto Studio Museum in Island Heights, N.J. John Frederick Peto (1854-1907), born in Philadelphia, was a late nineteenth-century figure in the trompe l’oeil school of American still...

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January 27, 2015

Arcadia Cuts Ribbon on Crime Scene House

Dr. John Hoffman , dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, cut the ribbon during the Jan. 22 opening ceremonies of Arcadia’s Crime Scene House at 2063 Church Road. Also present were Dr. Karen Scott , director and associate professor of forensic science, and Montgomery County law enforcement...

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January 22, 2015

Students Participate in Kennedy Center Theater Festival

Twenty-five Arcadia students participated in the Jan. 2-6 Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF) for Region II at Cleveland State University and Playhouse Square in Ohio. The festival gave students the opportunity to strengthen and showcase their theater skills through workshops...

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