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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...

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Dec 2, 2014 Purnell Cropper

AGS Students, Alumna Publish 3 of 4 Articles in Nov. Journal of Political Studies

A student in and an alumna of the Master of Arts in International Relations and Diplomacy program at the American Graduate School (AGS) in Paris were published in the Nov. 2014 issue of The Journal of Political Studies. The journal, which is affiliated with the University of Edinburgh’s Buchanan...

Nov 25, 2014 Daniel DiPrinzio

Loury Speaks at Philadelphia’s My Brother’s Keeper Summit

Dr. Doreen Loury (left) with Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter and Stephen Tyson ’13M at the My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) Initiative Summit, hosted at Philadelphia’s Mastery Charter School-Shoemaker Campus on Wednesday, Nov. 12. The summit was organized in response to President Obama’s MBK Community...

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Nov 24, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Saltus’ Game-winner from Half Court Featured on ESPN’s SportsCenter

On Sunday, Nov. 23, ESPN’s SportsCenter featured senior guard Travis Saltus’s game-winning shot to beat the buzzer in overtime and give Arcadia University’s men’s basketball team an 82-81 win at Hood. Watch the SportsCenter clip on Instagram. With 12 seconds left in overtime and the game tied at...

Nov 20, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia Students Volunteer at the Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival

Robert Buscher, an adjunct professor who teaches Japanese cinematography at Arcadia University, is programming director for the Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival (PAAFF). At this year’s PAAF, he enlisted the help of Arcadia students, including Fatimah Cassim ’16, Lydia Li ’16, Christine...

Nov 17, 2014 Daniel DiPrinzio

For Fifth Consecutive Year, Arcadia University Ranked First in U.S. in Study Abroad

For the fifth consecutive year, Arcadia University is ranked first in the U.S. in study abroad, according to the Institute of International Education’s Open Doors Report. This marks the sixth time in the past seven years that Arcadia has been No. 1 in its respective category for study abroad...

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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 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...