International Peace And Conflict Resolution

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Feb 1, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Reynard Shares Tips on Leading a Non-Profit

By Steve Reynard ’10M Steve Reynard ’10M, a graduate of the International Peace and Conflict Resolution program, is the co-founder of Sports4HOPE, a non-profit organization that serves citizens of the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. Below, he shares some lessons he’s learned about starting...

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Feb 1, 2011 Purnell Cropper

'Accepting But Not Recognizing': A Kosovo Serb Lesson in Pragmatism

By Alex N. Grigorev As a long-time observer of Serbia and its Kosovo-related political debates, I often get the impression that any decision, even on purely technical matters, is perceived by many as directly affecting the outcome of the historic fight for the preservation of Kosovo within Serbia...

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Jan 19, 2011 Purnell Cropper

O’Connor Uses IPCR Concepts in Nonprofit Work

By Michelle Tooker ’07,’10M While in Northern Ireland as part of the International Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) program, Kelly Hays O’Connor ’12 was able to apply the theories she’d learned in class to real-world contexts. She also developed skills she can use in her day-to-day work as...

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Dec 21, 2010 Purnell Cropper

Kargbo: Bloody Sunday Exhibit, Belfast Murals Are Great Tools

By Michelle Tooker ’07, ’10M   While touring the Bloody Sunday exhibit at the Museum of Free Derry and observing the Belfast murals, International Peace and Conflict Resolution student Alie Badara Kargbo ’12 made connections between his coursework and the field. “Visiting Ireland served as...

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Dec 14, 2010 Sarah Schwartz

Manuseto ’11 Conducts Research in Uganda, Lands Internship in Sierra Leone

International Peace and Conflict Resolution student Stephanie Mansueto ’11 is studying in Uganda and will head soon to Sierra Leone for an internship. She knew spending a year abroad would help her to decide on her career plans. Intrigued by Uganda after taking a course on capacity building in the...

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Dec 10, 2010 Purnell Cropper

IPCR Student Studies 'the Troubles' Firsthand in Ireland

By Michelle Tooker ’07 Sarah Vogel ’11 originally began graduate work in anthropology, but the advocate in her found that it wasn’t the right fit. She wanted to travel to sites of international conflict and research real-world solutions. “Arcadia’s International Peace and Conflict Resolution...

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Oct 12, 2010 Purnell Cropper

Haffar Talks About Bridging Theory and Practice in Conflict Resolution

The Association for Conflict Resolution Greater Delaware Valley Chapter meeting on Sept. 29 “was quite special!” according to the group's website. It was hosted in Arcadia University's Grey Towers Castle and featured Dr. Warren Haffar as the guest speaker. More than 30 ACR GDV members...

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Oct 8, 2010 Purnell Cropper

IPCR Alum Organizes Protest for Disabled in Northern Cyprus

By Sarah R. Schwartz ’10 Mehmet Erdogan ’06M, Project Coordinator for Management Centre of the Mediterranean, a non-profit organization in the Republic of Cyprus, recently move his nation’s government to action, putting his master's degree in International Peace and Conflict Resolution to...

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Sep 24, 2010 Purnell Cropper

Krumwiede on IPCR, Saying Hello to a Guide Dog Team

By Marykate Torley ’11 Mary Krumwiede ’12 and her dog guide, SaraJane, are two of the newest additions to Arcadia’s campus. A first-year graduate student studying International Peace and Conflict Resolution, Krumwiede chose Arcadia for the reputation of its IPCR program and its study abroad...

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Sep 17, 2010 Purnell Cropper

Student Brings Jane Addams Biographer to Arcadia

By Sarah R. Schwartz ’10 On Thursday, Sept. 16, more than 65 people showed up to listen to a discussion by Louise Knight, a noted biographer of Jane Addams. The event happened as a result of the efforts of International Studies and Spanish major Amanda Nosel ’11, who spent the summer interning at...

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Aug 31, 2010 Purnell Cropper

IPCR Alum Researches Health Impact of Immigration Policy in Arizona

By Sarah R. Schwartz '10 Former International Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) major Julie Tippens ’06M recently relocated to Tuscon, Ariz., to research the impact of immigration policies on the wellbeing of migrant and refugee populations. This research is part of her work at the University...

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Aug 10, 2010 Purnell Cropper

Otieno: Hope and Joy Greet a New Constitution in Kenya

By Alex Otieno, Instructor of Sociology and International Peace and Conflict Resolution A celebration followed Kenya's Aug. 4 peaceful constitutional referendum in which voters overwhelmingly (almost 70 percent) voted for the adoption of a new constitution in the East African anchor nation. This...