International Peace And Conflict Resolution

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Jun 28, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia-AGS Students Participate in Model United Nations in Barcelona

Seven students enrolled in the Master in International Relations and Diplomacy program, offered through a partnership between Arcadia University and the American Graduate School in Paris, participated in the Catalonian Model United Nations (C'MUN) in Barcelona, May 2-5. Ryan Godfrey (Class of 2012...

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Jun 26, 2012 Donna Whitlock

Dual Degree Student Earns Graduate Scholarship Award

Christa M. Lane Hooper was the 2012 recipient of the A. Richard Polis Graduate Scholarship Award at Arcadia University’s Graduate Commencement in May. The award is presented to a student in a full-time graduate program who is listed on the Graduate Dean’s Distinguished Honor List and whose service...

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Jun 25, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

CBS Philly: Abboud Weighs In on Egypt's Presidential Election

CBS Philly consulted local expert Dr. Samer Abboud, Assistant Professor of History and International Studies at Arcadia University, on Mohammed Morsi's triumph in Egypt's recent democratic presidential election, June 24. Morsi was the Muslim Brotherhood’s candidate and he had the support of other...

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Jun 25, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Jacobsen Heads to Rwanda to Train Community Leaders

Dr. Bill Jacobsen, Adjunct Professor of International Peace and Conflict Resolution, is preparing for a six-week trip to Rwanda where he will be one of the facilitators for the second international Healing and Rebuilding Our Communities training. HROC brings together former enemies to heal and...

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Jun 8, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

American Graduate School in Paris Holds 7th Annual Graduate School Conference

The American Graduate School (AGS) in Paris hosted the 7th annual Graduate Student Conference on "The Roles and Challenges of Diplomacy in the 21st Century: Inclusion and Exclusion in a Globalized World," April 19-20. Participants from Norway, Canada, South Africa, India, the United States, Russia...

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May 25, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Kosovo Press: Deputy Prime Minister Talks with IPCR Students

Kosovo Deputy Prime Minister Edita Tahiri hosted a group of International Peace and Conflict Resolution students from Arcadia University led by Adjunct Professor Alex N. Grigorev. Tahiri said that Kosovo is committed to Euro-Atlantic integration, and has taken sweeping reforms to meet the criteria...

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May 15, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia IPCR Student Ryan Godfrey Shines in Paris

By Corentine Chaillet, American Graduate School in Paris The seventh annual Graduate Student Conference on "The Roles and Challenges of Diplomacy in the 21st Century: Inclusion and Exclusion in a Globalized World" was a roaring success in Paris on April 19-20. For two days, the American Graduate...

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May 10, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Fulbright Scholar on ID Course to Ghana: Connecting with Bolivia

  Alejandro Fernandez Gutierrez ’13M, a Fulbright Scholar and graduate student in Arcadia's International Peace and Conflict Resolution program, contributes to the blog of the documentary film project Nosotros los de la Saya (We of the Saya): Pushing for Afro-Bolivian Existence. The blog...

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May 10, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia's Phi Beta Delta Chapter Named Top in North East Region

Arcadia University's Epsilon Kappa Chapter of Phi Beta Delta Honor Society for International Scholars is the outstanding chapter of the North East Region for the 2011-2012 academic year. The recognition was made during the awards ceremony at the 26th annual conference, April 12-13 in Kansas City,...

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May 10, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

'Lost Boy' Ajok ’11M Advocates for Children in 'Forgotten Corners of the World'

Dawn at the Gilo River, which flows between Sudan and Ethiopia, still haunts Ayuen Garang Ajok ’11M. "At dawn, we were attacked by Ethiopian rebels who were overthrowing the government of Mengistu Haile Merriam, an insurgent dictator. (The ambush) left the people no choice but to jump into the...

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Apr 26, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

First Annual Hoops for Hope Tournament Raises $900

Arcadia University held the first annual Hoops for Hope, a 3v3 Basketball Tournament benefitting Sports4HOPE and Arcadia University’s chapter of IMPACT on April 18. The event raised approximately $900, with the help of President Carl (Tobey) Oxholm III and his wife, Kim, who agreed to match the...

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Mar 23, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Alumni, Students Meet Gov. Corbett in France During Business Mission

Delivering a speech in France about economic, cultural and educational development, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett cited Arcadia University as one of the state’s major universities represented—with 10 alumni and students from the American Graduate School in Paris and Arcadia University attending a...