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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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December 3, 2014

Jordan Cameron ’17: ‘How to Plan for Study Abroad’

When it comes to planning one of the most transformative experiences college has to offer, it’s never too early. During her First-year Study Abroad Experience in London, Jordan Cameron ’ 17 decided to also spend her entire junior year abroad and returned to Glenside focused and ready to work toward...

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October 1, 2014

Nov. 13: Edinburgh Center Lecture Series Continues with Martin Steele

On Thursday, Nov. 13, at 12:15 p.m. EST, the Edinburgh Center Online Lecture Series continues with Martin Steele, senior brand manager of Barrs soft drinks, Scotland’s iconic non-alcoholic fizzy drink IRN-BRU. As Barrs’ unique and humorous advertising has been labeled, at times, as controversial,...

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May 23, 2014

Arcadia University Announces Edinburgh Internship Program

The College of Global Studies at Arcadia University is pleased to announce the Arcadia Edinburgh Internship program in academic partnership with Edinburgh Napier University in Scotland. As a dynamic experiential learning opportunity, this 14-credit semester program combines professional work...

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May 13, 2014

Roland Adjovi, Resident Scholar at Arcadia University, Elected to United Nations Working Group

Roland Adjovi , resident scholar at The College of Global Studies at Arcadia University, has been elected to the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention. The three-year mandate (2014-16) begins immediately. A jurist with extensive teaching experience, Adjovi served as academic director...

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April 7, 2014

Nollywood (Cinema from Nigeria) Expert Lectures at Arcadia University, April 9, 11

Akpor Otebele, an expert on Nollywood (cinema from Nigeria) and director of the Arusha African Film Festival , will lecture at Arcadia University on an overview of African cinema using specific examples of Nollywood features, practices, and culture. Wednesday, April 9, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in...

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February 7, 2014

Trustee and Family Welcomed at Arcadia Dublin Center

Arcadia University Trustee Tom McCollum ’83 and wife Maureen traveled to Ireland over winter break to meet up with their daughter Elizabeth, who had finished a program in Ireland with her college. On a journey to Dublin, they visited the Temple Bar area, stopping at the Arcadia Dublin Center...

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January 28, 2014

Arcadia Students Perform ‘A Harry Potter Christmas Mystery’ in Sicily

By JEN RETTER ’16 On Dec. 6, students studying abroad in Syracuse, Sicily, brought some of Arcadia University’s Hogwarts-like magic to the Mediterranean Center for Arts and Sciences. Twelve students from Arcadia— Sarah Bass , Emily Bongiovanni , Catherine Carney , Angela Condellire , Cynthia Clay...

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June 28, 2013

Newser: Turco Comments on Stadium Costs ahead of World Cup in Brazil

In Paul Newberry’s column, “Protests in Brazil should send us all into the streets over outrageous stadium costs,” Arcadia University’s Dr. Douglas Turco commented on the excessive expenditures. “When people offer the counterpoint that we could be investing in other things instead of sports, well,...

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February 25, 2013

Tanasi Publishes in ‘Journal of Cultural Heritage’

Dr. Davide Tanasi , Adjunct Professor of Classical Studies at Arcadia University’s Mediterranean Center for Arts and Sciences in Syracuse, co-authored “A case study for an archaeometric definition of Sicilian Middle Bronze Age pottery,” which has been accepted for publication in the Journal of...

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February 25, 2013

Oikonomidis Publishes on Marine Archaeology in ‘ENALIA’

Dr. Stavros Oikonomidis , Archaeology Instructor, The College of Global Studies, has published an article, “Mycenaeans and the Adriatic: A nautical challenge. Investigating the beginnings of navigation in the Adriatic Sea.” in the December 2012 edition of ENALIA , the journal of the Hellenic...

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February 25, 2013

Simos Receives Innovative Researcher for Foreign Learning Award

Joanna Simos , Student Life Officer (Athens), The College of Global Studies, received an Innovative Researcher for Foreign Learning Award from Amrita University in India. Joanna is engaged in a Doctorate of Professional Studies in educational psychology at Middlesex University. Her research...

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February 25, 2013

Turco Publishes Research on Foreign Visitors at 2010 FIFA World Cup

Dr. Douglas M. Turco , Associate Academic Dean, The College of Global Studies, co-authored “Profiles of foreign visitors attending the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa,” which was published in the Africa Journal for Physical Education, Recreation and Dance .

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