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Aug 8, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Abboud to Discuss Syria on WHYY's Radio Times, Aug. 9

Dr. Samer Abboud, Assistant Professor of History and International Studies, will be a featured guest on Radio Times on Thursday, Aug. 9. He will discuss events in Syria with journalist Stephen Starr and host Marty Moss-Coane. The show will air at 10 a.m. Listen on the radio or online at www.whyy....

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Aug 7, 2012 JoLynne Bremmer

Historical and Political Studies Faculty: What's Next for Cuba?

Drs. Warren Haffar, Christopher Brown, and Jennifer Riggan of the Department of Historical and Political Studies traveled to Cuba in June for Arcadia University’s inaugural Global Faculty Development Workshop. They spent six days connecting with University of Havana faculty, exploring Cuban culture...

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Jul 27, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Hardy Discovers the Power of Advocacy through Internships at Home and Abroad

Lucy Hardy ’13, an International Studies major concentrating in Globalization, Development and Human Rights, is a global legislative intern with RESULTS—a non-profit organization in Washington D.C. that creates long-term solutions to poverty by supporting programs that address its root causes. In...

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Jun 25, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

CBS Philly: Abboud Weighs In on Egypt's Presidential Election

CBS Philly consulted local expert Dr. Samer Abboud, Assistant Professor of History and International Studies at Arcadia University, on Mohammed Morsi's triumph in Egypt's recent democratic presidential election, June 24. Morsi was the Muslim Brotherhood’s candidate and he had the support of other...

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Jun 5, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

NAEd/Spencer Fellow Riggan Finds Two Lifelong Loves in Eritrea

Jennifer Riggan, Assistant Professor of International Studies in the Department of Historical and Political Studies, was awarded a Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship by the National Academy of Education in May, a prestigious honor that encourages outstanding researchers at the postdoctoral level to...

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May 10, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia's Phi Beta Delta Chapter Named Top in North East Region

Arcadia University's Epsilon Kappa Chapter of Phi Beta Delta Honor Society for International Scholars is the outstanding chapter of the North East Region for the 2011-2012 academic year. The recognition was made during the awards ceremony at the 26th annual conference, April 12-13 in Kansas City,...

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May 3, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Riggan Named 2012 Spencer Postdoctoral Fellow by the National Academy of Education

Dr. Jennifer Riggan, Assistant Professor and Director of International Studies, has been selected as a 2012 Spencer Postdoctoral Fellow by the National Academy of Education. The Fellowship encourages outstanding researchers at the postdoctoral level to pursue critical education research projects....

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May 3, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Riggan Publishes Article on the Transformative Experience of Short Term Study Abroad

Dr. Jennifer Riggan, Assistant Professor and Director of International Studies, is the lead author of  “Meta-travel: A critical inquiry into a China study tour,” a paper recently published in Frontiers: The Journal of Study Abroad. The article analyzes a study tour to China in order to develop a...

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May 3, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Riggan Discusses Nationalism and Citizenship at African Development Symposium

Dr. Jennifer Riggan, Assistant Professor and Director of International Studies, was invited to speak at Cornell University's Institute for African Development's symposium on Elections, Accountability, and Democratic Governance in Africa in April 2012. She presented a paper, “In Between Citizens:...

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Mar 20, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Massapequa Post: DiVerde ’15 Participates in FYSAE London

Massapequa Post (Massapequa Park, N.Y.) reported on March 7, "Danielle DiVerde, of Massapequa, a graduate of Massapequa High School, is currently participating in Arcadia University's First Year Study Abroad Experience (FYSAE). DiVerde is an international studies major and is spending her spring...

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Mar 20, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Massapequa Post: DiVerde ’15 Participates in FYSAE London

Massapequa Post (Massapequa Park, N.Y.) reported on March 7, "Danielle DiVerde, of Massapequa, a graduate of Massapequa High School, is currently participating in Arcadia University's First Year Study Abroad Experience (FYSAE). DiVerde is an international studies major and is spending her spring...

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Feb 24, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Examiner: Moy ’10 Philadelphia's Advocate for Study Abroad

Examiner.com recently featured an article by Melissa Moy ’10, Philadelphia World Travel Examiner, in support of a local middle school student who was chosen by the People to People Ambassador Program to be a delegate to France and England. One of the selectively chosen is 11-year-old Milton Owens....