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Nov 17, 2014 Purnell Cropper

15th Annual International Education Week Kicks Off Nov. 17

As part of a national effort to "celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide," the Office of International Affairs is excited to announce a variety of global events during this year's International Education Week. Kicking off Monday, Nov. 17, and running through Friday...

Nov 7, 2014 Daniel DiPrinzio

The College of Global Studies Well Represented at Forum on Education Abroad Conference

Several members from The College of Global Studies at Arcadia University attended and participated in the second Forum on Education Abroad Conference in Barcelona, Oct. 23-25. The conference’s main topics revolved around programming and best practices, including what it means to be a traditional...

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Nov 3, 2014 Purnell Cropper

WHYY Features Student, Faculty Work on Flesh-eating Beetles, Bone Research

If there is a perfect day for a story about flesh-eating beetles, it’s Halloween. On Oct. 31, students and faculty in Arcadia’s biology and forensic science departments were featured in “The role of flesh-eating beetles in forensics and bone research at Arcadia University” on WHYY’s The Pulse, a...

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Oct 28, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Interviewed on Colombian TV, Adjovi Speaks for UN on Venezuelan Prisoners

Roland Adjovi, assistant professor of political science at Arcadia University, was interviewed on La Tarde, a news program on 24-hour Columbian news network NTN24, on Oct. 11. Adjovi spoke on the detentions of Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez and former mayor of San Cristóbal, Venezuela...

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Oct 22, 2014 Purnell Cropper

The American Graduate School in Paris to Host International Conference on ‘Fighting Violence Against Women’

On Nov. 28, the American Graduate School in Paris (AGS) will host an international conference on “Fighting Violence Against Women,” organized on the occasion of the United Nations’ International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. This conference will bring together policy-makers...

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Oct 8, 2014 Courtney Wright

CNN, Inquirer: Slesaransky-Poe Discusses Embracing Gender Differences in Schools

CNN.com blog Schools of Thought posted a story Oct. 3 quoting Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe, professor of education and founding dean of the School of Education at Arcadia University. “This is the reality in which we live: Gender is a continuum, not a box,” said Slesaransky-Poe in “6 ways to...

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Oct 7, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Deadline Extended: Pay It Forward and Earn Study Abroad Scholarship

Pay It Forward is an essay competition for scholarships to be used toward Arcadia University’s study abroad programs. Students will nominate a high school teacher or guidance counselor that played a positive role in their life. In one to two pages, students should explain why they wish to “pay it...

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Oct 3, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Dr. Maryam Z. Deloffre Publishes Ebola Article in Washington Post

Dr. Maryam Z. Deloffre, assistant professor of political science, published an article about Ebola, human security, and Africa in The Washington Post. The AFRICOM [U.S. Africa Command] and UNMEER [U.N. Mission for Ebola Emergency Response] missions are not your typical militarized humanitarian...

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Sep 26, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Bucks Local News: Simmons Wins Peace Award

Barbara Simmons, adjunct instructor in the Arcadia University International Peace and Conflict Resolution master’s program and director of The Peace Center in Langhorne, Pa., won the Annual Al Krass Peace Award from the Interfaith Community of Lower Bucks at the International Peace Day events in...

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Sep 10, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Babcock Provides Q&A for ‘So What Can You Do With a History Major?’ Series

Caitlin Babcock, a graduate of the M.A. program in International Peace and Conflict Resolution at Arcadia University, was interviewed by “The Way of Improvement Leads Home” blogger John Fea, a professor of American History and Chair of the History Department at Messiah College, for a Q&A...

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Sep 10, 2014 Purnell Cropper

The Times Herald: Rose Comments on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

In an article published in The Times Herald titled “Keep the heat on the ALS ice bucket challenge,” Professor of Biology at Arcadia University Dr. Wesley Rose, who was diagnosed with Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Lou Gehrig’s disease) nine years ago, offered the following quote: As a progressive...

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Sep 10, 2014 Purnell Cropper

The Mercury: Mattiola Supports Ending Discrimination Against LGBT Pennsylvanians

Chantel Mattiola, a graduate of Arcadia University’s International Peace and Conflict Resolution program, spoke outside of the Pottstown Borough Hall on Aug. 7 to show her support for House Bill 300, which bans discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Pennsylvanians. The...