International Studies

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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....

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Jan 10, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Green Buildings Initiate a Homecoming and a Legacy

“Arcadia has always been a thread in my life,” says Niki Dienstman Weiss ’91. “I can’t believe I wasn’t more involved in Arcadia’s Alumni activities.” Recently returned to campus as part of the Delaware Valley Green Building Council (DVGBC) event she helped to coordinate, Weiss realized just how...

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Nov 9, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Politicate Engages Campus with 'Why Occupy?'

By Laura Haeberle ’14 and David Jacobs ’14 Students and faculty gathered in The Chat on Nov. 3 for a discussion on the worldwide Occupy Movement. The event, titled "Why Occupy?", included guest speakers Dr. Samer Abboud, Assistant Professor of History and International Studies, Dr. Dina Pinsky,...

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Oct 28, 2011 Purnell Cropper

20 Students Inducted Into Sigma Iota Rho

Twenty Arcadia students were inducted into the Delta Lambda Chapter of Sigma Iota Rho on Oct. 20. The Honor Society, which is one of Arcadia’s newest, promotes and rewards scholarship and service among students and practitioners of international studies, international affairs and global studies. ...

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Apr 19, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Student Receives Top Honor for Study of Women's Identity in Jordan

International Studies major Brittany Witcher ’12 earned accolades for her research on a subject never before attempted in the history of Jordan or of the Middle East. Her study investigates Jordanian Christian women between the ages of 18 and 24 and whether their identity is portrayed through their...

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Apr 19, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

New Honor Society Begins for International Studies Students

Arcadia University has started a chapter of Sigma Iota Rho, an honor society that promotes and rewards scholarship and service among students and practitioners of international studies, international affairs, and global studies. The faculty adviser is Dr. Samer Abboud, Assistant Professor of...

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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...