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Creative Insight in the Brain with Guest Lecturer Dr. John Kounios

Creative Insight in the Brain with Guest Lecturer Dr. John Kounios

What happens in our heads when we are suddenly struck with inspiration? How do we innovate, create, and problem-solve? Join the students of the First Year Seminar “Understand Your Brain” for a […]

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0 commentsNovember 13, 2013 at 9:31 amEvents

An Interview with Wes Moore

An Interview with Wes Moore

By JEN RETTER ’16 Photography CINDY GRAUL Professors Bonnie Hayes and Bill Meiers chatted excitedly on the way to Philadelphia International Airport on Oct. 11. Their anticipation mounted as they […]

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0 commentsOctober 17, 2012 at 6:22 pmCampus News

First-Years Explore Adult Truths Hidden in Fairy Tales

First-Years Explore Adult Truths Hidden in Fairy Tales

By Jenna Reim ’12M Adjunct Professor of English Lisa Gratz posed this question to students in her First-Year Seminar, Little Red Riding Hood or the Big Bad Wolf: Writing Yourself […]

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0 commentsJanuary 10, 2012 at 4:01 pmCampus News

First Year Seminar Examines Identity and Adaptation Through ‘Billy Elliot’

First Year Seminar Examines Identity and Adaptation Through ‘Billy Elliot’

Chris Mullin, Adjunct Professor of Communications, recently led a trip to the Pennsylvania Academy of Music to see Billy Elliot as part of her First Year Seminar, Exploring Cultural Identity […]

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0 commentsDecember 16, 2011 at 11:00 amCampus News

Criminal Justice Major Lands Prestigious Federal Internship

Criminal Justice Major Lands Prestigious Federal Internship

By Purnell T. Cropper Three years ago Ashley Gast ’12 arrived on campus with a plan: study biology and then pursue a master’s degree and career in forensic science. But […]

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1 commentNovember 29, 2011 at 2:20 pmCampus News

Student Reflection: Life’s Lessons Learned in Kindergarten

Student Reflection: Life’s Lessons Learned in Kindergarten

Editor’s note: Taryn Kasper ’15 is in the First-Year Seminar “Play Fair! Share! Don’t Run,” which is led by Dr. Cindy Reedy, Assistant Professor and Coordinator of Early Childhood Education […]

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0 commentsNovember 2, 2011 at 3:00 pmCampus News

First-Years Uncover the ‘Monsters in Our Midst’

First-Years Uncover the ‘Monsters in Our Midst’

By Michelle Tooker ’07,’10M Are you afraid of what lurks in the dark? Students in the First-Year Seminar “Monsters in Our Midst” sure aren’t. They’re exploring human nature’s dark side, […]

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0 commentsOctober 28, 2011 at 1:48 pmCampus News

Who Wants to Be Arcadia’s Next Top Chef?

Do you want to be Arcadia’s Next Top Chef? In the spirit of Thanksgiving and creating some healthy campus competition, Chad Crisp, Adjunct Professor of English, and his First-Year Seminar, […]

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0 commentsOctober 25, 2011 at 12:54 pmAnnouncements

First-Year Seminars Visit Franklin Institute

First-Year Seminars Visit Franklin Institute

Marie Duke Murphy and Sarah Cooper took their first-year seminars in Forensic Science and Forensic Anthropology to the Franklin Institute on Sept. 9 to see the exhibit “Mummies From Around […]

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0 commentsSeptember 13, 2011 at 8:00 amCampus News

First Years Ponder Space Tourism at Franklin Institute

First Years Ponder Space Tourism at Franklin Institute

By Kasey Plantholt ’14 Rain continued to pour incessantly, and the dark rolling clouds overhead promised no respite from the gloomy weather. It was a cold, wet, and generally miserable […]

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0 commentsNovember 30, 2010 at 1:00 pmCampus News