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Feb 2, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

Building Peace from the Ground Up

Arcadia’s IPCR program addresses global conflict, offers a new approach to viewing conflict By Lini S. Kadaba Ayuen Ajok ’11M was born into war. The 32-year-old has known devastating conflict for more than half of his life, first in his native South Sudan, then in refugee...

Dec 16, 2015 Caitlin Burns

In New Book, Samer N. Abboud Analyzes the Global Impact of the Syrian War

With the world watching the conflict in Syria, Samer N. Abboud, associate professor of history and international studies at Arcadia University, explains in his new book how the war has unfolded, and what can be done. Released Oct. 26, Syria, has been acclaimed by scholars for deconstructing the...

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Dec 8, 2015 Caitlin Burns

Students Create Art for Social Justice in “Radical” Exhibition

Art for social justice will be on display on Wednesday, Dec. 9 in the Castle dining room at 7 p.m. The art reflects the experiences of the the Radical Arts honors program students and their partnerships with area arts organizations, such as the Mural Arts Program, Philadelphia FIGHT, Philly Dancing...

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Dec 1, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Students, Faculty Present at Criminology Conference in Washington, D.C.

Shawn Brennan ’16, Ayesha Bryan ’16,  Allison Danta ’16, and Robert Ungurean ’16, along with Assistant Professor of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice Dr. Favian Martín and Instructor of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice Dr. Anne Lee, presented research at the annual...

Counseling Students, Faculty Present at Pennsylvania Counseling Association Conference

Nov 19, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Counseling Students, Faculty Present at Pennsylvania Counseling Association Conference

Students and alumni of the Master of Arts in Counseling program, Program Director Dr. Eleonora Bartoli, and Assistant Professors of Psychology Dr. Michael Morrow and Dr. Hsin-Hua Cathy Lee presented on counseling techniques at the 47th Annual Pennsylvania Counseling Association (PCA)...

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Nov 18, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Dr. Moore Examines Scientific Reliability on 270-Researcher Team

Assistant Professor of Psychology Dr. Katherine Moore is one of 270 researchers published in a Science Magazine article for her work with the Reproducibility Project: Psychology (RPP), which replicates previously published studies and compares the results to the original findings. The study was...

Arcadia students share writing tips and styles with students in Philadelphia's Mighty Writers program.

Nov 17, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Arcadia, Philadelphia High School Students Come Together for Mighty Writers Open Mic

By Alexander Wells '17 When I heard about the collaboration between Arcadia students and Philadelphia’s Mighty Writers, I hardly expected to witness a rap concert in the Fireplace Lounge.   I’d imagined something more like the meet-and-greet I attended earlier in the day, where Lotus,...

Nov 17, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Secanechia ’17 Finds Community in Italy

Isabela Secanechia ’17, an Italian studies major with a minor in international studies, is living in Perugia, Italy, this year. In “Escape to Alphaville,” she writes about finding a place where she can decompress and feel like part of a community. Back at my home in Bristol, Pennsylvania, I...

Photo courtesy of Samantha Galing '18, Rome Preview 2015.

Nov 16, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

For Sixth Consecutive Year, Arcadia University Ranked First in U.S. in Study Abroad

For the sixth consecutive year, and for the seventh time in the past eight years, Arcadia University is ranked first in the U.S. in study abroad participation, according to the Institute of International Education’s Open Doors report. Arcadia earned the recognition based on the percentage of...

Nov 16, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Armstrong ’18 Describes What It Was Like to Interview Alan Cumming

In her first post for Because Arcadia, the University’s award-winning student blog, Helen Armstrong ’18 describes preparing for her one-on-one interview with Alan Cumming and considers how much the opportunity was due to luck and how much was due to her motivation and enthusiasm. I only had...

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Nov 12, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Nov. 16: Recent HAPS Alumni to Speak on Finding Work in the Field

Alumni from the Department of Historical and Political Studies (HAPS) will speak on their career experiences in fields ranging from the financial sector to the district attorney’s office to nonprofits and social welfare organizations. The panel discussion will take place from 5:45 to 7:15 p.m. in...

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Nov 12, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Dr. Loury Urges Support of Historically Black Colleges

On Nov. 5, Dr. Doreen Loury, assistant professor of sociology, moderated a town hall discussion at Philadelphia’s Painted Bride Art Center on the need to support historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs), as reported by The Philadelphia Tribune. Declining enrollment and lower-than-...