A weekly digest of Adelphi University in the news.

Faculty/Staff in the News

It’s time to update digital privacy laws

April 19, 2016 | Middlesboro Daily News

Associate Professor Mark Grabowski discussed the changing nature of digital technology and how the United States needs to update the laws regarding digital privacy.

25 Tips to Hyper Motivate and Inspire Your Team

April 22, 2016 | Inc.

Adelphi President Christine M. Riordan says that one key leadership strategy is listening. To be able to motivate and inspire others, you need to learn how to listen in both individual meetings and at the group level.

New York primary sees record number of young voters

April 22, 2016 | Metro New York

Traci M. Levy, chair and associate professor of the Political Science Department and director of the Gender Studies Program at Adelphi University, offered an explanation as to Bernie Sanders popularity.  

Precocity in a tiny titanosaur from the Cretaceous of Madagascar

April 22, 2016 | Science

Assistant Professor Michael D’Emic co-published an article in the journal Science. The new research on baby dinosaur fossil shows some dinosaurs may have matured like some birds do.

Newly discovered baby Titanosaur sheds light on dinosaurs’ early lives

April 22, 2016 | National Science Foundation

Assistant Professor Michael D’Emic’s study reveals newly discovered baby Titanosaur sheds light on dinosaurs’ early lives.

Huge long-necked dinosaurs had big, precocious babies

April 22, 2016 | Reuters

Assistant Professor Michael D’Emic and his team found that hatchling Rapetosaurus had adult proportions, meaning it likely did not need significant parental support.

Fossils from the first titanosaur

April 22, 2016 | Pulse Headlines

Michael D’Emic, who is a paleontologist from the Adelphi University, stated that this is the first evidence for a truly precocial dinosaur where they were one of the largest land dinosaurs, which according to the analysis; they grew really quickly to adult-like proportions almost right after birth.

Why they march

April 22, 2016 | Jewish Standard

Associate Professor David Machlis talks about March of the Living, an annual educational program that brings people — most of them teenagers — from all over the world to Poland and Israel. There, they study the history of the Holocaust and examine the roots of prejudice, intolerance, and hate. He has been the vice chairman of the International March of the Living since before the first march in 1988.

University in the News

Adelphi Presents: “I Don’t Want To Be a Guinea Pig – Understanding the Benefits of Clinical Trials”

April 18, 2016 | Long Island Herald

The Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Program is collaborating with Northwell Health to host, “I Don’t Want To Be a Guinea Pig: Understanding Clinical Trials,” a free forum to be held on Tuesday, May 24, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. The forum will discuss the importance and safety of clinical trials.

LOOKING AHEAD: April 25 and beyond

April 18, 2016 |

Former Adjunct Professor Estelle H. Rauch will hold a part lecture, part discussion group including a summary of current research on memory enhancement, and a focus on how memoir writing helps on April 28.

Understanding the benefits of clinical trials  

April 22, 2016 | Garden City News

“I Don’t Want To Be a Guinea Pig: Understanding Clinical Trials” is the topic of a free forum to be held on Tuesday, May 24, 2016, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., at Adelphi University’s Angello Alumni House.

Alumni in the News

Dance Collage 2016 at Kasser

April 18, 2016 | The Montclair Dispatch

Alumna Maxine Steinman holds a degree in dance and education from Adelphi. She is the co-director of the Montclair State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance. The department is hosting their annual Dance Collage from April 27-May 1.

New York City’s Ambitious Ban-The-Box Law Is Already Transforming Lives

April 20, 2016 | Think Progress

Alumnus Andre Centano received his master’s degree from Adelphi. He discussed how the Fair Chance Act, a NYC law that makes it illegal for most NYC employers to ask applicants about their criminal records before making a job offer, has changed his life and gave him the opportunity to work after serving his sentence.

Art gallery opens at ORUUC on Sunday

April 21, 2016 | Oak Ridge Today

Alumna Kristina Henderson Holland studied art at Adelphi. A retrospective art exhibit of her work will open on Sunday, April 24, at 5:30 p.m. at Oak Ridge Unitarian Universalist Church.

University Arts in the News

AUPAC to present “The Shadow Box”

April 22, 2016 | Garden City News

As part of their season of Pulitzer Prize-winning plays, the Department of Theatre at Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (AUPAC) is pleased to present the Pulitzer Prizewinning play The Shadow Box starting on April 26, 2016.


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