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Oct 15, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Dr. Scott’s Book Nominated for Samuel Johnson Prize (Updated)

Update: Dr. Laurence Scott's book, The Four Dimensional Human, was shortlisted for the 2015 Samuel Johnson Prize. The winner will be announced Monday, Nov. 2. The other finalists are: Landmarks by Robert Macfarlane Neurotribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of...

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Oct 14, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

On Newsworks, Clark Combats Myths on Bisexual Identity

Theresa Clark, adjunct professor of community and global public health, wrote “Let’s Dispel Some Myths on Bisexuality—First; Yes, We Exist” for Essayworks, a section of WHYY’s Newsworks.org. In the article, Clark relays the struggles of identifying as bisexual and the fears that many go...

Oct 13, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

At Conference, Educators Discuss Creating Safe and Welcoming Schools

Pennsylvania Physician General Dr. Rachel Levine speaks at the School of Education’s Creating Safe and Welcoming Schools Conference on Sep. 30. Each year, the conference offers educators, community leaders, families, and students the opportunity to collaborate and learn to create safe, affirming...

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Oct 12, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Kauffman ’16 Questions Big Budget Campaigning on Newsworks

Noah Kauffman ’16, a business administration major, published “US Election Campaigns Distinguish Themselves by Wasting Billions” for the Essayworks section of WHYY’s Newsworks.org. In the article, Kauffman discusses wealth in politics and the effect of high-budget campaigns on candidates with lower...

Oct 7, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

PA Program Receives $14,000 Grant for Nicaragua Mission

The Physician Assistant Foundation has awarded Arcadia University with a Robert K. Pedersen Global Outreach Humanitarian Assistance Grant in the amount of $14,660. Funding from the grant, titled Medical and Public Health Mission in Nicaragua, will be used to purchase medical and dental...

Clay is turned into ceramic in an electric kiln before being glazed and finished.

Oct 7, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

R&R Voice and Data Donate Money for New Electric Kiln

In September 2015, technology company R&R Voice and Data donated $5,900 to purchase a new electric kiln for the Ceramics department. The kiln will be installed in the Ceramics kiln room on the first floor of Murphy Hall. With about 50 students in Ceramics courses each semester, the kilns are...

Sep 23, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Student Organization Gives Back to Veterans at Wills for Heroes

On Sept. 12, members of the Arcadia community gave back to those who have served in the armed forces and as first responders by providing a frequently put off but critical service: estate planning. At Wills for Heroes, organized by the Student Veteran Organization (SVO) with the help of the...

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Sep 23, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

President DeVille Christensen to Serve on ACE Commission on Global Engagement

The American Council on Education (ACE) has appointed Dr. Nicolette DeVille Christensen, president of Arcadia University, to its Commission on Internationalization and Global Engagement. The appointment, which began on Aug. 1, 2015, runs through June 30, 2018. The Commission on...

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Sep 23, 2015 jretter Retter

Mangione Publishes Articles in ‘Physical Therapy’

Dr. Kathleen Mangione published two articles in Physical Therapy, recently. The first, “Rethinking Hospital-Associated Deconditioning: Proposed Paradigm Shift,” details the dangers of stigmatizing and not addressing the declining physical functionality in older adults. The second, “Progressive...

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Sep 18, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Dr. Bushar Publishes on New Jersey Rattlesnakes

Lauretta Bushar, Ph.D., professor and chair of the Department of Biology, co-authored “Population Isolation and Genetic Subdivision of Timber Rattlesnakes (Crotalus horridus) in the New Jersey Pine Barrens” in the September issue of Herpetologica. Through DNA and statistical analysis, Dr. Bushar...

Allison O'Neil '16 in Toledo, Spain, where she spent a semester abroad.

Sep 15, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

O’Neil ’16 One of Fifty Chosen for X-Culture Symposium

International Business major Allison O’Neil ’16 is one of 50 students worldwide chosen to attend the X-Culture Symposium from November 12 to 14 in Savannah, Ga. Every semester, X-Culture brings together around 3,500 students and professionals from 100 universities and 40 countries to learn about...

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Sep 14, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Eckenrode and Stackhouse Publish Manuscript in the International Journal of Sports and Physical Therapy

Drs. Brian Eckenrode and Scott Stackhouse published a case report in the International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy detailing the effects the effects of noxious electrical stimulation on the pain threshold of a runner with achilles tendinopathy. “Improved Pressure Pain Thresholds and Function...