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Dec 8, 2015 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Wilson Publishes on the Utopics of Architectural Media

Dr. Robin Wilson, professor of art and architecture at Arcadia University’s London Center, published Image, Text, Architecture: The Utopics of the Architectural Media (Ashgate), a collection of case studies and readings that examine the role of journal editors in shaping architectural history,...

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...

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Nov 11, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

African Film Series, Quiz Bowl, Refugee Discussion Highlight International Education Week, Nov. 16-20

Arcadia’s emphasis on education with a global perspective will be at the forefront during International Education Week, an initiative from the U.S. Department of State and the Department of Education encouraging programs that promote global awareness in education, Nov. 16-20. Throughout the week...

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Oct 15, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

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...

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Sep 23, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

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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Sep 17, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

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...

Sep 9, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

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...

Aug 28, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

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...

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Jul 14, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

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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Jun 22, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

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,...

Apr 1, 2015 jretter Retter

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...

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Mar 9, 2015 Purnell Cropper

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...