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Sep 13, 2011 Purnell Cropper

MBA Students to Meet Chief Economist, Visit Companies in Peru

Students in Cohort 14 of Arcadia's M.B.A. with a Global Perspective program will depart for Lima, Peru, on Sept. 17 for their second international business experience. The one-week experience will allow the students to examine cultural, social and economic models within a developing economy. The...

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Sep 9, 2011 Purnell Cropper

In the News: 'How 9/11 Shaped the Millennial Generation,' and Study Abroad

Writer Eleni Towns was a freshman in high school when her teacher explained that the World Trade Center was under attack. Now a Research Assistant at the Center for American Progress, she writes about "How 9/11 Shaped the Millennial Generation." "Fear or anger hasn’t sent the Millennial generation...

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Sep 2, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

42 First-Year Students Depart for Semester in London, Scotland

After getting to know Arcadia’s Glenside campus, 42 Arcadia University first-year students departed from Glenside and boarded planes as a part of Arcadia’s distinctive First Year Study Abroad Experience (FYSAE), on Aug. 29. The students will be studying in two locations, London, England, and...

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Jul 21, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Winner Announced in First Annual London Study Centre Poetry Contest

The winner of the First Annual Arcadia London Study Centre Poetry contest is Robert Li, a student at Lehigh University. Robert is a Religion Studies and Peace Studies major on the Arcadia London Summer Internship program. He received a £25 book voucher for his winning entry. The contest’s focus...

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Jul 15, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Fiction Writers Explore Umbria's Hill Towns

In the land of delicious food, 13 graduate students are exploring the art of fiction writing while enjoying the sites of Italy as part of the Umbrian Fiction Writers’ Workshop. Already inspired by Umbria’s hill towns, students are busy writing and learning the importance of developing a writing...

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Jul 15, 2011 Donna Whitlock

London Preview for Educators Departs on July 31

On Sunday, July 31, three members of the Enrollment Management staff, Tiffany Still, Mark Lapreziosa, and Tamara Lapman will accompany a group of 12 high school educators and counselors to London for the annual London Preview for Educators. The group was chosen from more than 160 attendees in...

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Jul 8, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Business Owner in Brazil Writes of Experience with Arcadia M.B.A. Students

Carlos Eduardo Mendes de Castro Alves, owner of BeesOffice, a co-working space in Rio de Janeiro, spoke to Arcadia University M.B.A. students on June 28 about entrepreneurship and co-working space during the students’ first international business experience in Brazil. On osdir.com, Mendes de Castro...

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Jul 1, 2011 Purnell Cropper

14 Students Prepare for Fiction Residency in Umbria

On Thursday, 14 students will jet off to Umbria, Italy, for Arcadia’s first-ever fiction writer’s residency abroad. The 10-day experience includes intensive writing workshops, a visit with poets Allan Williamson and Jeanne Foster, and five cultural excursions to nearby hill towns. “What I'm most...

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Jun 24, 2011 Purnell Cropper

MBA Students to Visit Central Bank of Brazil, Globo TV International in Rio de Janeiro

Students in M.B.A. Cohort 15 will depart for Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on June 24 to participate in their first international business experience in the program. The weeklong experience will allow the students to visit businesses in an emerging economy for a firsthand perspective of the global...

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Jun 24, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Zeitz Reflects on Arcadia's Global Connections

Editor’s Note: The following article appeared in the May 2011 Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE) Update. It is personal account written by Calynn Zeitz ’11 on Arcadia University’s innovative Global Learning Curriculum, the result of the Shared Futures Project. By Calynn...

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Jun 17, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

O'Connor Takes a Closer Look at Costa Rica's Dam Conflict

At first glance the proposed El Diquis Hydroelectric Project in Buenos Aires, Costa Rica, appears to be universally beneficial: damming the river basin would bring sustainable energy to millions of Central Americans, and with it the promise of continued development. But as Kelly Hays O’Connor, a...

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Jun 9, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

IPCR Students Depart for the Balkans, June 18

International Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) students will depart for Serbia on June 18 for the 10 day travel portion of 3-credit course, Kosovo: Minority Rights, Nationalism, and Ethnic Conflict. Led by Alex N. Grigorev, Adjunct Professor of International Peace and Conflict Resolution, and...