Arcadia University News


March 7, 2013

Bucks Local: Simmons Speaks on ‘Creating Lasting Peace,’ March 10

On March 6, Bucks Local News reported that Barbara Simmons , Instructor of International Peace and Conflict Resolution, will speak on “Creating Lasting Peace—Is it possible?” at the Newtown Friends Meetinghouse on March 10. Simmons is a member of Newtown Friends Meeting and Executive Director of...

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March 6, 2013

Returned Peace Corps Volunteers Speak About Their Service

By JEN RETTER ’16 Photography PEDRO LEAL ’13 On Feb. 22, former Peace Corps volunteers gathered in Landman Library to discuss their three months of training and two years of service with students interested in learning more about their experiences. Becky Marsden, a local Peace Corps recruiter who...

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March 6, 2013

Mazzanti Named President of Council of Forensic Science Educators

At the annual American Academy of Forensic Sciences meeting in Washington D.C., the Council of Forensic Science Educators (COFSE) announced Heather Mazzanti , Assistant Director and Assistant Professor of Forensic Science at Arcadia University, to be its new president. As the president-elect...

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March 6, 2013

Forensic Science Faculty and Students Attend AAFS Meeting

The 65th annual American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) meeting was held Feb. 18-23 in Washington D.C. and was attended by faculty and students of Arcadia’s Master of Science in Forensic Science (MSFS) program. Second-year students Katie Tynon and Apisri Ieamniramit gave platform presentations...

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March 6, 2013

Counseling Student Gives a Voice to Survivors of Military Sexual Assault

The U.S. Air Force sexual assault scandal continues to shock the nation, after reporting preliminary figures of 796 recorded sexual assault cases in 2012—a 30 percent increase from 2011. In response to this rising pandemic, the Air Force conducted several thousand interviews to inform the...

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March 6, 2013

Abboud Discusses Syria on WHYY’s ‘Radio Times’

Dr. Samer Abboud , Assistant Professor of History and International Studies at Arcadia University, returned to WHYY’s Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane on March 6 as a guest during a segment titled “The civil war in Syria: The conflict, U.S. policy and how might it end.” He was joined by Andrew...

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March 4, 2013

Author Jennifer Bryant ’00M Celebrates ‘The Life and Art of Horace Pippin’

In January 2013, author Jennifer Bryant ’00M published A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin (Knopf), which celebrates the 125th anniversary of the birth of the famous African-American painter and West Chester, Pa.-native Horace Pippin. Bryant is gaining national attention and has...

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March 4, 2013

Oomph Appoints Aiello ’06M as Marketing and Recruiting Coordinator

Alyson Aiello ’06M , a graduate of Arcadia University’s English graduate program, is the new Boston-based Marketing and Recruiting Coordinator for the web development strategy agency Oomph. Her appointment was officially announced on Feb. 26: As a professional writer with a background in marketing...

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February 27, 2013

Gish Prize Winner Anna Deavere Smith ’71 Interviewed on NPR

National Public Radio interviewed Anna Deavere Smith ’71 on Feb. 25 following her most recent honor, the prestigious Dorothy and Lillian Gish prize—one of the highest honors in the arts world. Host Michel Martin of NPR’s Tell me More speaks with Deveare Smith about what the award means to her...

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February 26, 2013

Cooper Publishes in the Journal of the Human Anatomy and Physiology Society

Sarah Cooper , Instructor of Biology, published “The Role of Endoscopic Cholangiopancreatography in Pancreaticobiliary Disease” in the Winter Edition of the HAPS EDucator , the Journal of the Human Anatomy and Physiology Society. Scott Rawlins , Professor of Scientific Illustration, illustrated the...

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February 25, 2013

IPCR Student Addresses Conference, President of Sierra Leone

By SARAH R. SCHWARTZ ’10 Photography PEDRO LEAL ’13 It’s one thing to listen to a news report or read a case study on international conflict. But if you’re on the ground defending your life and country from rebel fighters and militiamen, conflict looks a little different. Former National Security...

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February 25, 2013

Oatis Co-authors Two Papers

Dr. Carol Oatis , Professor of Physical Therapy, co-authored “Correlations among measures of knee stiffness, gait performance and complaints in individuals with knee osteoarthritis,” recently published in Clinical Biomechanics. Co-authors also included Dr. Ned Wolff , Professor of Mathematics, and...

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February 25, 2013

Wall Street Journal: Alumna’s Art Featured in Photo

Katherine Whitlock ’07 , a Fine Arts major, was noted in an article in the Feb. 22 Wall Street Journal Real Estate section for her artwork. Read more .

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February 25, 2013

Morrow Publishes and Presents Research on Bullying

Dr. Michael Morrow , Assistant Professor of Psychology, had a paper accepted for publication in Merrill-Palmer Quarterly. It is titled “Relations among Multiple Types of Peer Victimization, Reactivity to Peer Victimization, and Academic Achievement in Fifth-Grade Boys and Girls.” He also organized...

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February 22, 2013

Israeli Counter-Terrorism Specialist Examines Today’s Unique Challenges

Some suffer complexity; others avoid it. It takes a special skill set to confront it head-on. Dr. Jonathan Fine of the International Institute for Counter Terrorism recently met with students in Arcadia University’s International Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) program to illuminate the...

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February 21, 2013

‘Proof’: Theater Students Find Truth in Their Pursuits

By SARAH R. SCHWARTZ ’10 Photography PEDRO LEAL ’13 Arcadia University Theater presents Proof , David Auburn’s intellectual mystery, from Feb. 21 to March 2. The 2001 Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning drama has captivated audiences all over the world since its 2000 debut, but it may hold...

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February 20, 2013

AAFS Recognizes Award-Winning Forensic Toxicologists of NMS Labs

Drs. Barry Logan and Sherri Kacinko , Adjunct Professors in Arcadia University’s Master of Forensic Science program, are two of three NMS Labs experts who will be recognized at the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) meeting in Washington, D.C., for their contributions to forensic...

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February 20, 2013

AAFS Recognizes Award-Winning Forensic Toxicologists of NMS Labs

Drs. Barry Logan and Sherri Kacinko , Adjunct Professors in Arcadia University’s Master of Forensic Science program, are two of three NMS Labs experts who will be recognized at the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) meeting in Washington, D.C., for their contributions to forensic...

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February 19, 2013

Bryn Mawr Film Institute Presents Loebell’s Film ‘Dostoyevsky Man,’ March 6

Dostoyevsky Man, a film written, produced and directed by Adjunct Professor of Theater Arts Larry Loebell , will be presented at the Bryn Mawr Film Institute on Wednesday, March 6, at 7:30 p.m. Radio host Phillip Silverstone, host of WWDB 96.5 FM’s Time Out will interview Loebell and actor Seth...

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February 18, 2013

Peace Activist Reflects on Northern Ireland’s ‘Troubles’

By JEN RETTER ’16 Photography KARA WRIGHT ’14 “I’m proud of the place that I’m from.” Those were the first words uttered by Jon McCourt, a peace activist and Theatre of Witness performer, prior to a screening of We Carried Your Secrets at Arcadia University. The documentary film looks behind the...

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February 17, 2013

Counseling Psychology Students Work to Improve Patient Outcomes

By SARAH R. SCHWARTZ ’10 Photography JORDAN RICHARDS ’15 You’ve heard it before: Today’s students are tomorrow’s professionals. It’s so true, it’s become a cliché—one easily brushed off when, in the midst of a graduate program, internship hours need to be logged and coursework deadlines loom. But...

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