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October 15, 2015

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 Neurodiversity by Steve...

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September 23, 2015

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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September 17, 2015

Former Resident Director at The College of Global Studies Publishes Article on Early Medieval Ireland and Europe

Dr. Colin Ireland , former resident director at The College of Global Studies’ Dublin center , recently published an article in Early Medieval Ireland and Europe: Chronology, Contacts, Scholarship: A Festschrift for Dáibhí Ó Cróinín , an anthology that discusses the cultural interactions that took...

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September 9, 2015

Arcadia Ranked Among Best Regional Universities by U.S. News & World Report

In the 2016 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings, released today, Arcadia University is ranked 41 out of 183 institutions in the North Regional University category, which is tied for fifth among universities in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for the North category. That puts...

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August 28, 2015

Class of 2019 Ready to Begin Journey

As they crossed Haber Green for the first of many times, Courtney Horst ’19 and Savannah Montgomery ’19 laughed and chatted about rooming together for the upcoming year. “We were assigned randomly, but it worked out really well,” said Horst, a biology major in the Pre-Physical Therapy track. “I’m...

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July 14, 2015

CNBC.com Highlights The College of Global Studies’ Greek Study Abroad Program

A July 10 CNBC.com story on how the financial crisis in Greece has affected American study abroad programs in the country highlighted The College of Global Studies at Arcadia University's “ Of Gods and the City ” summer program, which centers on ancient Greek history and culture. Tim Barton ,...

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June 22, 2015

Arcadia Sicily: Dr. Tanasi’s Research Brings Pompeii to Life in 3D Film

Pompeii—A Buried Story , a 3D computer-generated “docu-fiction” film depicting the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius, opened on June 5 in Pompei, Italy. The film is the product of a year’s work in the Sicilian city of Syracuse between the National Research Council , 40 specialists, and Dr. Davide Tanasi,...

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April 1, 2015

Students Honored at 2015 Convocation

Student and faculty achievements were highlighted at Arcadia’s annual Honors Convocation, March 28 in the Kuch Center Alumni Gymnasium. More than 700 undergraduate students were named to the Dean’s Honors and Distinguished Honors Lists for the spring 2014 semester, while more than 750 were named to...

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March 9, 2015

In Memoriam: Dr. David Larsen

David Larsen , Ph.D., a widely recognized leader in international education who helped grow Arcadia University’s Center for Education Abroad into one of the country’s largest and most respected campus-based study abroad programs, passed away on March 2. He was 74. Dr. Larsen joined Arcadia in 1988...

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February 4, 2015

In USA Today, Marshall ’16 Writes on the World of Study Abroad

Natalie Marshall ’16 , an International Studies major at Arcadia and collegiate correspondent for USA Today College , writes about Arcadia’s First-Year Study Abroad Experience (FYSAE) in her Jan. 30 piece, “Arcadia University Offers Study Abroad Opportunities to Incoming Freshmen.” Focusing on the...

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February 4, 2015

In USA Today, Marshall ’16 Writes on the World of Study Abroad

Natalie Marshall ’16 , an International Studies major at Arcadia and collegiate correspondent for USA Today College , writes about Arcadia’s First-Year Study Abroad Experience (FYSAE) in her Jan. 30 piece, “Arcadia University Offers Study Abroad Opportunities to Incoming Freshmen.” Focusing on the...

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February 3, 2015

The College of Global Studies Site Named People’s Choice in EduStyle Web Awards

On Jan. 28, The College of Global Studies’ new website was awarded People’s Choice in the School, Department, or Faculty Site category in eduStyle’s Higher-ed Web Awards . The new site, which launched in August , features a program finder , student blogs , and study abroad information for parents .

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January 22, 2015

Register to Attend the Delaware Valley Study Abroad Re-entry Conference

The annual Delaware Valley Study Abroad Re-Entry Conference provides an array of information to college and university students who have recently returned from a study abroad experience. Developed by a committee of volunteers in the study abroad field, the conference will help students to process...

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January 21, 2015

In USA Today, Marshall ’16 Helps Students Break Study Abroad Language Barrier

Natalie Marshall ’16 , an International Studies major at Arcadia, offers advice to fellow study abroad students in her Jan. 16 USA Today College piece, “5 Simple Ways to Improve Your Foreign Language Skills.” Marshall, who is studying abroad in Paris, writes about small changes in daily activities...

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January 21, 2015

In USA Today, Marshall ’16 Helps Students Break Study Abroad Language Barrier

Natalie Marshall ’16 , an International Studies major at Arcadia, offers advice to fellow study abroad students in her Jan. 16 USA Today College piece, “5 Simple Ways to Improve Your Foreign Language Skills.” Marshall, who is studying abroad in Paris, writes about small changes in daily activities...

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January 13, 2015

In USA Today, Marshall ’16 Writes of How Paris Attacks Only Steeled Her Resolve to Study in France

Arcadia University International Studies major Natalie Marshall ’16 isn’t changing her plan to spend the semester in Paris, despite three days of attacks in the city beginning with the Jan. 7 shooting in the offices of Charlie Hebdo . She wrote about following through with her decision in “...

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January 13, 2015

In USA Today, Marshall ’16 Writes of How Paris Attacks Only Steeled Her Resolve to Study in France

Arcadia University International Studies major Natalie Marshall ’16 isn’t changing her plan to spend the semester in Paris, despite three days of attacks in the city beginning with the Jan. 7 shooting in the offices of Charlie Hebdo . She wrote about following through with her decision in “...

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January 7, 2015

Arcadia University Announces STEM Summer Research Program in Dublin, Ireland

The College of Global Studies at Arcadia University is pleased to announce a new STEM Summer Research Program in Dublin, Ireland . Students will choose an independent research project from one of these study areas: biology, chemistry, computer science, geological sciences, mathematics, or physics...

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December 9, 2014

Arcadia University Announces New Program on Human Rights and the Mediterranean Migration Crisis

The College of Global Studies at Arcadia University is pleased to announce a new program for summer 2015 in Rome and Sicily: Human Rights & the Mediterranean Migration Crisis . This three-credit summer program focuses on developing student awareness and understanding of global human rights...

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December 4, 2014

London Faculty Member Wins Prestigious Literary Award

Dr. Laurence Scott , a longstanding member of Arcadia University’s core faculty in London, has received the prestigious Royal Society of Literature Jerwood Award for 2014. Scott was awarded first prize for his forthcoming non-fiction book, The Four Dimensional Human . The Jerwood Foundation issued...

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December 4, 2014

London Faculty Member Wins Prestigious Literary Award

Dr. Laurence Scott , a longstanding member of Arcadia University’s core faculty in London, has received the prestigious Royal Society of Literature Jerwood Award for 2014. Scott was awarded first prize for his forthcoming non-fiction book, The Four Dimensional Human . The Jerwood Foundation issued...

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