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Mar 11, 2011 Purnell Cropper

60% of Freshmen Board Planes for Preview 2011

Nearly 60 percent of the Class of 2014 as well as about 70 transfer students are boarding buses Friday and Saturday, headed to Europe, New Zealand and Mexico on Arcadia University’s Preview program. Preview has been an Arcadia tradition since 1994. First-year students, faculty and staff are headed...

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Feb 18, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Appleby Explores India While Studying Development and Human Rights

By Dave Reale ’09 For her first time traveling beyond Western Europe, International Studies major Jennifer Appleby ’12 decided to go to India. She’s currently spending a semester in Pune through Arcadia’s partnership with the Alliance for Global Education, where she’s experiencing a much different...

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Feb 8, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Bogue Explores Chinese Culture and Language in Beijing

By Heather C. Mick ’11 After returning home from the First Year Study Abroad Experience in London, International Studies major Faith Bogue ’12 began planning her second overseas adventure. This time she went to study in Beijing, China. “While in China, I studied at Beijing Language and Culture...

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Feb 8, 2011 Purnell Cropper

KYW Newsradio: Arcadia Expert Says Protests In Egypt, Tunisia Are Game-Changing

KYW Newsradio’s Ian Bush came to Arcadia on Feb. 7 as dozens of faculty and students packed a lecture hall to hear new Arcadia faculty discuss the impact of the protests in Egypt and the Middle East. “For authoritarian states like Jordan, Yemen, and Saudi Arabia, what started in Tunisia and what...

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Feb 4, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Abboud and Amjad Lead Public Conversation on the Upheavals in Egypt, Feb. 7

Dr. Samer Abboud, Assistant Professor of History and International Studies, and Dr. Mohammad Amjad, Visiting Professor of Sociology, will lead a public conversation on "The Upheavals in Egypt: What’s Happening and Why? What Comes Next?" on Monday, Feb. 7, from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. in Brubaker Hall 102...

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Oct 6, 2010 Purnell Cropper

Abboud Joins History, International Studies Faculty

By Sarah R. Schwartz ’10 Samer Abboud Ph.D., Assistant Professor of History and International Studies, joined the Arcadia community this fall. His areas of interests include political economy, migration/mobility, and citizenship, particularly within the context of the non-Western world. In his...