Arcadia University News


January 13, 2014

Frances Dumlao ’15 Helps Launch Magazine

The challenge of launching a magazine thrust Frances Dumlao ’15 into the world of graphic design and allowed her to see London through the eyes of Londoners. This was all thanks to a course at the University of Westminster, where Dumlao currently is studying abroad, that inspired the global media...

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January 13, 2014

Batchelor’s Work Part of International Collaborative Art Project and Exhibit

Betsey Batchelor , professor of fine arts, is one of a select group of American and Cuban artists and student artists whose work is featured in the collaborative exhibition Women in Trees: Mujeres en los Arboles . The exhibit premiered on Nov. 25, 2013 in Cuba, where it was hosted in conjunction...

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January 10, 2014

Abboud Publishes ‘Geneva II: Giving War a chance?’ in Al Jazeera

Dr. Samer Abboud , assistant professor of history and international studies, published an opinion piece on the Syrian conflict in Al Jazeera on Nov. 4. In “Geneva II: Giving war a chance?” Abboud explains that Geneva II—a proposed international conference that will attempt to end the Syrian...

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January 7, 2014

Isard Features on ‘Book Fight’ Podcast

Joshua Isard , assistant professor of English and director of the M.F.A. in Creative Writing, is the first guest of 2014 for “Book Fight,” an episodic podcast in which writers critique books while also discussing craft, publishing and contemporary literature. Hosts Tom McAllister and Mike Ingram...

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January 7, 2014

Isard Features on ‘Book Fight’ Podcast

Joshua Isard , assistant professor of English and director of the M.F.A. in Creative Writing, is the first guest of 2014 for “Book Fight,” an episodic podcast in which writers critique books while also discussing craft, publishing and contemporary literature. Hosts Tom McAllister and Mike Ingram...

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January 4, 2014

Martín Publishes Journal Article, Two Book Chapters

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 . For his article,...

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January 2, 2014

Cornell Chronicle: Ajok’ 11M Tells Middle School Students How He Survived Conflict in Sudan

On Oct. 26, the Cornell Chronicle published “From Lost Boy of Sudan to Cornell grad student” highlighting the unimaginable journey of Ayuen Ajok ’11M , who spoke with middle school students in Ithaca, N.Y., on Oct. 21. Prior to beginning his MPA studies at Cornell, Ajok spent significant time in...

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January 2, 2014

Misher ’88 Founds School for Children with Autism

Karen Misher ’88 , associate professor of Art and Design, was featured in a Fox 29 news story about her dream, which is now reality for her sons and other students with autism. After having a hard time finding the right kindergarten for her six-year-old twins, Misher began to dream of a school...

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January 2, 2014

Retter ’16 Has USA Today College Writing Cited in U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report recently quoted Jennifer Retter ’16 in its Nov. 15 University Directory article, “Living at Home Not As Bad As Some Students May Think.” On Nov. 12, Retter contributed a piece to USA Today College , “My mom is my R.A.: 10 perks of being a commuter student” in which she...

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November 22, 2013

Rendell Center for Citizenship and Civics at Arcadia University and National Constitution Center Announce Essay Contest Finalists

At the National Constitution Center (NCC) on Nov. 21, Former Governor Ed Rendell and Judge Marjorie Rendell announced the finalists of a citizenship essay contest undertaken through the Rendell Center for Citizenship and Civics at Arcadia University. The contest was aimed at 4th and 5th grade...

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November 1, 2013

Canfield Named to Capital One Academic All-District Team

Junior forward Kim Canfield of the Arcadia University women’s soccer team has been named to the 2013 Capital One Academic All-District ® Women’s Soccer Team , which is selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). As a first-team selection, she will advance to the...

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September 30, 2013

Huffington Post: Atkins Explores a Troublesome Aspect of the Federal Media Shield Law

Larry Atkins , journalist and adjunct professor of media and communication, explains and critiques an amendment to the Free Flow of Information Act, the third federal shield law that Congress has considered, in an article for Huffington Post , “Federal Media Shield Law Should Extend to Unpaid...

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September 17, 2013

Paradis Provides Background on Establishment of Camp William Penn

On Sept. 12, Dr. James M. Paradis , adjunct professor of history, gave a talk on “Camp William Penn and Its Influence on the Civil War” at the Old Baldy Civil War Round Table in Blackwood, N.J. Dr. Paradis spoke on the historical background that led to the establishment of Camp William Penn in the...

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September 3, 2013

Newsworks: ‘Scenes of the crime featured in “No Bingo for Felons” at Arcadia gallery’

Arts and culture reporter Peter Crimmins wrote about No Bingo for Felons for WHYY’s Newsworks.com. The exhibition, on view at Arcadia University Art Gallery through Nov. 3, examines the nature of crime and its relationship to art making. Co-curated by Julian Hoeber and Alix Lambert, it includes...

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July 24, 2013

BioCommunications Association: Jarret Awarded the Citation of Merit for Illustration

The BioCommunications Association holds an annual contest, BioImages, in search of the best still, graphic, and motion media in the scientific or medicinal fields. This year, Sara Jarret , a graduate of Arcadia University, was awarded the Citation of Merit—an honor given to entries that meet high...

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July 22, 2013

Bulldog Reporter: Creighton Hired as Graphic Designer for Hornercom

Shortly after graduating from Arcadia University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts , Steffane Creighton ’13 was hired as a full-time member of the design team at Hornercom. Prior to this position, Creighton had worked at Hornercom as a design intern, impressing president Jack Horner with her ability to...

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June 27, 2013

Newsitem.com: Besser ’15 Awarded the Provost’s Prize

As she prepared for her upcoming study abroad experience at Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia, Amy Besser ’15 was awarded the Provost’s Prize, given to the Arcadia University sophomore with the highest cumulative average in three semesters. The video communications major ’s...

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June 27, 2013

Civil War Expert Paradis to Speak at 150th Gettysburg Reenactment

Dr. James M. Paradis , adjunct professor of history and author of African Americans and the Gettysburg Campaign , will speak at the 150th Reenactment of the Battle of Gettysburg in Gettysburg, Pa., on Friday, June 28, at 6 p.m. The very next day he will give a book talk at St. Stephen’s Episcopal...

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June 27, 2013

USA TODAY College: Dumlao ’15 Teaches Internship Etiquette through ‘Mad Men’

If you’ve had trouble deciphering right from wrong at your internship, you might benefit from watching the televisions series Mad Men. Frances Dumlao ’15 , a Global Media major with a concentration in new media journalism, explains how she’s mastered proper office etiquette—not through seminars on...

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June 26, 2013

Justice Studies Conference at Arcadia Focuses on Community Building and Restoration

From May 30 to June 1, Arcadia hosted the Justice Studies Association (JSA) conference, an event focusing on building, restoring, and teaching communities. The conference included a panel discussion about the Inside-Out program at Arcadia, a national endeavor that increases opportunities for men...

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June 25, 2013

Video: MFA Professor Publishes Debut Novel, Guides Students in Their Writing Journey

Anyone who writes a book while leading Arcadia’s Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing program can hardly be labeled a slacker, so it doesn’t seem as if Joshua Isard modeled the protagonist in his debut novel after himself. Conquistador of the Useless , released earlier this month, is the fruit...

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