International Peace And Conflict Resolution

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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...

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Dec 2, 2011 Purnell Cropper

IPCR Student Blogs from UN Climate Change Convention in South Africa

Christa Lane Hooper, a master’s student pursuing a dual degree in International Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) and Public Health, is an official observer at the 17th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Durban, South Africa—and she’s...

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Nov 22, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Curating a Vision for the Future: IPCR Students Investigate ‘the Troubles’ in Northern Ireland

By Sarah R. Schwartz ’10 A sculpture on a museum tour, a finger painting hung on a proud parent’s refrigerator—these are a couple of ways in which Art, creative expression, is typically experienced. However, first-year master’s students in Arcadia’s International Peace and Conflict Resolution (...

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Nov 11, 2011 Purnell Cropper

On Veterans Day: The Intersection of Lives and Missions in a Small World

By Lori Bauer My eyes were drawn immediately to the service medals on Tim Zerbe’s uniform. Row after row of them. My mind wandered. I wasn’t thinking of the theaters Zerbe had served in. I was thinking of the veterans’ accounts on this week’s History Channel series, Vietnam in HD: It's not the...

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Oct 25, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Rwandan Peace Builder and Trauma Healer Shares Techniques With IPCR Students

On Oct. 18, special guest speaker Theoneste Bizimana, co-founder, facilitator and trainer of the African Great Lakes Initiative's Healing and Rebuilding Our Communities (HROC) Project, led a workshop on the organization's unique approach to restoring peace in African communities devastated by...