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Jun 22, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Arcadia Sicily: Dr. Tanasi’s Research Brings Pompeii to Life in 3D Film

Pompeii—A Buried Story, a 3D computer-generated “docu-fiction” film depicting the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius, opened on June 5 in Pompei, Italy. The film is the product of a year’s work in the Sicilian city of Syracuse between the National Research Council, 40 specialists, and Dr. Davide Tanasi,...

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Jun 12, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

IPCR Students Make Headlines Throughout Serbia, Montenegro

Story by Madison Caudullo '16 Five students made headlines this spring for their travels through Serbia and Montenegro as part of the Global Field Study course Conflict, Governance, and State Building: The Balkans, led by Professor Alex Grigorev and Dr. Amy Cox, director of the International...

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Apr 24, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Eaton Presents Paper Examining Black Identities in Belize

Dr. Kalenda Eaton, associate professor of English and director of global learning, presented at the “Roots/Heritage Tourism in Africa and the African Diaspora: Case Studies for a Comparative Approach” international conference in Miami, Fla., from Feb. 12 to 14. Dr. Eaton’s paper, “...And we were...

Apr 17, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Students Share in Cultural Exchange at Global Expo

More than 450 first-year and transfer students shared cultural stories from their Preview experiences in the Commons on April 10 for Global Expo, Arcadia’s annual exhibition of the art, food, history, and personal encounters that students experienced in their Preview travels. Presentations on...

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Mar 23, 2015 jretter Retter

President Christensen Shares Global Learning Strategies at ACE National Conference

On March 16, President Nicolette DeVille Christensen joined a panel discussion at the 97th Annual Meeting of the American Council on Education (ACE), where she shared insights on innovative curriculum initiatives and strategies for creating intercultural experiences on campus. The session, “Global...

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Mar 17, 2015 jretter Retter

And They’re Off: Preview 2015

On March 13, hundreds of first-year students embarked on Preview, a two-credit course with an international experience. The students will spend a week in one of 16 countries and report on their experiences at next month’s Global Expo.

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Mar 16, 2015 jretter Retter

In Memoriam: Arlene Snyder

The College of Global Studies at Arcadia University is saddened to announce the passing of our dear friend and colleague Arlene Snyder, Director of Health, Safety and Security. As an experienced expert in the provision of health and safety in international education, Arlene was exceptionally well...

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Mar 9, 2015 Purnell Cropper

In Memoriam: Dr. David Larsen

David Larsen, Ph.D., a widely recognized leader in international education who helped grow Arcadia University’s Center for Education Abroad into one of the country’s largest and most respected campus-based study abroad programs, passed away on March 2. He was 74. Dr. Larsen joined Arcadia in...

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Feb 17, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia Ebola Relief Donations Arrive in Sierra Leone

On Feb. 9, donations collected during Arcadia’s Ebola relief drive last semester arrived in Sierra Leone. Fodeba Daboh ’11, graduate of Arcadia University’s International Peace and Conflict Resolution Program, presented packages of personal protective equipment to Sierra Leone’s Ministry of Social...

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Feb 12, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia Signs Agreement with Korea’s Daejin University

On Feb. 6, Arcadia University President Nicolette DeVille Christensen and President Geun-young Lee of Korea’s Daejin University signed an appendix agreement to a Memorandum of Understanding in Grey Towers Castle. The appendix will allow groups of Daejin University students to come to Arcadia for a...

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Feb 4, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

In USA Today, Marshall ’16 Writes on the World of Study Abroad

Natalie Marshall ’16, an International Studies major at Arcadia and collegiate correspondent for USA Today College, writes about Arcadia’s First-Year Study Abroad Experience (FYSAE) in her Jan. 30 piece, “Arcadia University Offers Study Abroad Opportunities to Incoming Freshmen.” Focusing on the...

Feb 3, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

The College of Global Studies Site Named People’s Choice in EduStyle Web Awards

On Jan. 28, The College of Global Studies’ new website was awarded People’s Choice in the School, Department, or Faculty Site category in eduStyle’s Higher-ed Web Awards. The new site, which launched in August, features a program finder, student blogs, and study abroad information for parents.