International Peace And Conflict Resolution

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Nov 25, 2012 Purnell Cropper

IPCR Students and Faculty Publish Paper on Cyprus Conflict in ‘Peace Review’

Peace Review: A Journal of Social Justice published a paper by students and faculty in Arcadia University’s International Peace and Conflict Resolution Program titled “Crisis as Impetus Toward Conflict Resolution in Cyprus.” Drs. Samer Abboud and Warren Haffar and master’s students Steven F. Harter...

Nov 21, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Learning How to Heal: Displaced by War, World-traveling Pharmacist Seeks Peace

By SARAH R. SCHWARTZ ’10 Photography PEDRO LEAL ’13 As a pharmacist in the midst of major conflicts, it’s crucial to hold just the right skill set—lives are at stake. While working as a humanitarian pharmacist for French-based nonprofit organization Pharmacie et Aide Humanitaire (PAH), Prudence...

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Oct 24, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Register for Three-Day Conflict Resolution Workshop in November

Trauma affects many of us. Over the summer, several members of the Arcadia University community traveled to Rwanda to participate in a facilitator training for Healing and Rebuilding Our Communities (HROC). The model was created to help respond to the numerous violent conflicts that devastated the...

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Oct 17, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Heifer International: Arcadia Delegates Travel to Sierra Leone to Discuss Future Programs

Heifer International recently featured a story on Arcadia University delegates who visited Heifer Sierra Leone to build upon a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed in 2009 to provide post-graduate internship opportunities to Arcadia students. The group included Warren Haffar, Dean of...

Oct 5, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Gutierrez ’13M Among 25 to Participate in International Young Leaders Forum

Alejandro Fernandez Gutierrez ’13M, a Fulbright Scholar in Arcadia University’s International Peace and Conflict Resolution master’s program,  was recently accepted to the Global Conference on Democracy, Human Rights and the Fragility of Freedom to be held at McGill University in Montreal, Canada,...

Oct 1, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Fulbright Scholar, La Paz Native Hopes to Restore Peace

Equal parts diplomat, anthropologist, social worker and mediator, the role of peace negotiator is both administrative and creative. It takes more than an excellent education, it requires an extraordinary person. Alejandro Fernandez Gutierrez ’13M, a Fulbright Scholar in Arcadia University’s...

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Sep 20, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Abboud Discusses Syria and UN Peace Envoy Lakhdar Brahimi on HuffPost Live

Dr. Samer Abboud, Assistant Professor of History and International Studies at Arcadia University, returned to HuffPost Live as a guest panelist on Thursday, Sept. 20. In a segment hosted by Ahmed Shihab-Eldin, he discussed whether or not United Nations Peace Envoy Lakhdar Brahimi can help Syria...

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Sep 7, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Mikulski Presents ‘Linking US Agriculture to the World’ at American Chemical Society National Meeting

Neil Mikulski ’02, ’04M, presented “Foreign Agricultural Service: Linking US Agriculture to the World” at the 244th American Chemical Society National Meeting and Exposition: Materials for Health and Medicine, held in Philadelphia, Aug. 19-23. He graduated from Arcadia University with a B.A. in...

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Aug 21, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Abboud Appears on HuffPost Live with Thomas Friedman of the NY Times

Dr. Samer Abboud, Assistant Professor of History and International Studies at Arcadia University, was a guest on HuffPost Live with NY Times columnist and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Thomas Friedman on Tuesday, Aug. 21. Watch online. Abboud received his Ph.D. in Arab and Islamic Studies from the...

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Aug 10, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Syria Expert Dr. Samer Abboud Explores the Causes of Upheaval

When Dr. Samer Abboud, Assistant Professor of History and International Studies, began his doctorate in Arab and Islamic studies, he intended to focus on illicit cross-border trade between Syria and Lebanon. But during a research trip to the Middle East in 2003, he was struck by...

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Aug 1, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Maine Today Media: Incoming IPCR Student Weighs in on Public Education

Maine Today Media reported on July 27 that Benjamin Kissin, an incoming graduate student in Arcadia University's International Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) program recently weighed in on Gov. Paul LePage's recent commencts on the quality of public education in Maine. Benjamin Kissin,  22,...

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Jul 30, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Martin-Molina ’73,’03M Bridges Gap Between U.S. and Cuba, Helps Develop Study Abroad Program

Sitting in Blankley Alumni House, Pam Martin-Molina ’73,’03M recalls the first time she saw Fidel Castro on television, punctuating statements with a dramatic wag of his finger. A young girl at the time, she was immediately fascinated by the charismatic leader and curious about Cuba. Now Martin-...