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Oct 1, 2014 Purnell Cropper

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,...

May 23, 2014 Purnell Cropper

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 Purnell Cropper

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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Apr 7, 2014 Purnell Cropper

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...

Feb 7, 2014 Purnell Cropper

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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Jan 28, 2014 Purnell Cropper

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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Jun 28, 2013 Purnell Cropper

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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Feb 25, 2013 Purnell Cropper

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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Feb 25, 2013 Purnell Cropper

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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Feb 25, 2013 Purnell Cropper

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 concerns...

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Feb 25, 2013 Purnell Cropper

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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Dec 18, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Sabella Contributes to Human Trafficking Study

Dr. Donna Sabella, Assistant Academic Dean for Health Sciences, collaborated with educational institutions to bring attention to human trafficking as a public health issue for researchers and education leaders. She spoke at the 9th Annual Conference on Human Trafficking, Prostitution and Sex Work...