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Jan 13, 2015 Purnell Cropper

In USA Today, Marshall ’16 Writes of How Paris Attacks Only Steeled Her Resolve to Study in France

Arcadia University International Studies major Natalie Marshall ’16 isn’t changing her plan to spend the semester in Paris, despite three days of attacks in the city beginning with the Jan. 7 shooting in the offices of Charlie Hebdo. She wrote about following through with her decision in “Viewpoint...

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Jan 13, 2015 Purnell Cropper

In USA Today, Marshall ’16 Writes of How Paris Attacks Only Steeled Her Resolve to Study in France

Arcadia University International Studies major Natalie Marshall ’16 isn’t changing her plan to spend the semester in Paris, despite three days of attacks in the city beginning with the Jan. 7 shooting in the offices of Charlie Hebdo. She wrote about following through with her decision in “Viewpoint...

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Jan 9, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Slesaransky-Poe Speaks on WHYY on Gender Nonconformity

Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe, founding dean of the School of Education, appeared as a guest on WHYY’s Voices in the Family for a segment on “the alienation and pain transgender individuals face” and ways schools can create a positive environment for gender nonconforming students. The episode, which...

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Jan 7, 2015 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Slesaransky-Poe Featured as Expert in CNN.com for Gender Nonconformity

Dr. Graciella Slesaransky-Poe, founding dean of the School of Education, was featured in CNN.com story as an expert on gender nonconformity. She offered tips for parents to embrace their child's gender differences at school. Read more

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Jan 7, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia University Announces STEM Summer Research Program in Dublin, Ireland

The College of Global Studies at Arcadia University is pleased to announce a new STEM Summer Research Program in Dublin, Ireland. Students will choose an independent research project from one of these study areas: biology, chemistry, computer science, geological sciences, mathematics, or physics...

Dec 19, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Edwin M. Stanton Elementary, Merion Elementary Win Rendell Center Citizenship Contest

Edwin M. Stanton Elementary and Merion Elementary were the champions of this year’s Rendell Center for Citizenship and Civics at Arcadia University essay contest. Students in the 4th and 5th grade classes were recognized during an event on Dec. 18 at the National Constitution Center. Judge Marjorie...

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Dec 18, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Cartoonist Nicholas Interviewed on WHYY Newsworks Podcast

Philadelphia artist and graphic novelist Jamar Nicholas, who also has worked in the Arcadia University Art Gallery since 2005, was interviewed Dec. 1 during the monthly WHYY Newsworks podcast, Tribble Nation. Hosted by award-winning sci-fi podcasters known as “The Black Tribbles,” the show...

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Dec 11, 2014 Purnell Cropper

#StudyAbroadBecause: Share Why You Studied Abroad on Twitter and Facebook

As part of the White House’s efforts to encourage students to study abroad, the Obama administration has launched a social media campaign asking Americans to talk about the benefits of study abroad. Using the hashtag #StudyAbroadBecause, share your thoughts about study abroad, language learning,...

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Dec 11, 2014 Purnell Cropper

More Than 1,200 Attend Last Open House of Season

Despite a morning chill, the Dec. 7 Open House at Arcadia brought nearly 1,250 people to campus. Faculty, staff, and students led information sessions and campus tours for 476 prospective students, while attendees learned about financial aid, campus activities, and international experiences such as...

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Dec 9, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia University Announces New Program on Human Rights and the Mediterranean Migration Crisis

The College of Global Studies at Arcadia University is pleased to announce a new program for summer 2015 in Rome and Sicily: Human Rights & the Mediterranean Migration Crisis. This three-credit summer program focuses on developing student awareness and understanding of global human rights...

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Dec 4, 2014 Purnell Cropper

The Rendell Center Announces 2014 Citizenship Challenge Top Ten Finalists

Yesterday, The Rendell Center for Citizenship and Civics at Arcadia University announced the top 10 Finalists in the second-annual Citizenship Challenge. These elementary school classes from the Philadelphia area will go on to compete in the Citizenship Challenge Finals on Thursday, Dec. 18, from 9...

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Dec 4, 2014 Purnell Cropper

London Faculty Member Wins Prestigious Literary Award

Dr. Laurence Scott, a longstanding member of Arcadia University’s core faculty in London, has received the prestigious Royal Society of Literature Jerwood Award for 2014. Scott was awarded first prize for his forthcoming non-fiction book, The Four Dimensional Human. The Jerwood Foundation issued a...