International Peace And Conflict Resolution

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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...

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Mar 23, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Media Cover Arcadia’s Paris Meeting with PA Gov. Tom Corbett

Market Watch and the Bradenton Herald (Bradenton, Fl.) reported that 10 representatives from Arcadia University and the American Graduate School in Paris (AGS) met with Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett during a reception hosted for the Governor's first investment and trade mission to France, on...

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Mar 20, 2012 Purnell Cropper

IPCR Students Organize Peace Conference on Campus, Arun Gandhi Among Speakers

  Ariel Otruba and Colleen McQuade are bringing the first-ever peace conference to Arcadia University. Engaging Peace, a collaboration with the Peace Center designed to showcase and celebrate a broad spectrum of innovative approaches and ideas in peacebuilding and conflict resolution, takes...

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Feb 24, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

ADRhub.com: Arcadia Hosts Peace Conference, March 23-24

ADRhub.com blogger Amanda Tiradentes announced she will present a poster, "The Power of ICT: Peace Building around the Globe" at Arcadia's University's Engaging Peace Conference, which will take place March 23-24. (Read more.) Held in collaboration with Arcadia's International Peace and Conflict...

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Feb 7, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Reynard ’10M, Sports4Hope Founder Makes Peaceful Progress in Congo

Stephen Reynard ’10M, founder of Sports4HOPE, an organization that seeks to prevent and reconcile conflicts through sport and peace education, recently appeared on News Channel 5 of Nashville, Tenn. Reynard moved to the Eastern region of Congo in the fall of 2011 to work with three communities...

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Feb 7, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Reynard ’10M, Sports4Hope Founder Makes Peaceful Progress in Congo

Stephen Reynard ’10M, founder of Sports4HOPE, an organization that seeks to prevent and reconcile conflicts through sport and peace education, recently appeared on News Channel 5 of Nashville, Tenn. Reynard moved to the Eastern region of Congo in the fall of 2011 to work with three communities...

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Jan 10, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Newsworks: IPCR Student Assists in Local Bird Census

Newsworks recently reported from a Schuylkill Center environmental education event in Roxborough, where Angella K. Irwin, a student in Acadia’s International Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) program, volunteered her time in support of the 2012 Philadelphia Mid-Winter Bird Census. Led by Mike...

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Dec 6, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

A View from the Inside: IPCR Students Gain Perspective on the Kosovo Conflict

Reflection and group discussion are key learning tools in any liberal arts classroom, especially when the classroom extends into the world. So on day four of a 10-day exploration of the Balkans, following discussions with experts at Belgrade University and the Swiss Ambassador to the Republic of...