Newest Edition of IMPACT Magazine Commemorates 65,000 Study Abroad Students

30. July 2014

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Newest Edition of IMPACT Magazine Commemorates 65,000 Study Abroad Students

The 2014 edition of IMPACT magazine, has been published by The College of Global Studies at Arcadia University and is now available to read or download in e-book form: http://www.arcadia.edu/abroad/Impact As this edition marks the milestone of 65,000 students to study abroad with The College at Arcadia, The College decided to highlight some unique perspectives […]

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12. June 2014

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Arcadia in Sicily Professor Awarded Research Grant

Arcadia in Sicily Professor Awarded Research Grant

Dr. Davide Tanasi, professor of Archaeology at the Arcadia Sicily Center, has been awarded a $1,700 grant from the Mediterranean Archaeological Trust at Oxford University in order to fund his research project, The Materiality of Death: The Greek Cemetery of Scala Greca at Syracuse (5th – 3rd Century BC). Over the past year, Dr. Tanasi has heavily involved Arcadia students […]

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22. May 2014

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New Program: The Arcadia Edinburgh Internship Program

New Program: The Arcadia Edinburgh Internship Program

The College of Global Studies at Arcadia University is pleased to announce the Arcadia Edinburgh Internship Program in academic partnership with Edinburgh Napier University in Scotland. As a dynamic experiential learning opportunity, this 14-credit semester program combines professional work experience with strong academic courses from one of the largest universities in Scotland. The GPA requirement is […]

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14. May 2014

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Resident Scholar Roland Adjovi Elected to United Nations Working Group

Resident Scholar Roland Adjovi Elected to United Nations Working Group

Roland Adjovi, resident scholar at The College of Global Studies at Arcadia University, has been elected to the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention. The three-year mandate (2014-16) begins immediately. A jurist with extensive teaching experience, Adjovi served as academic director at the Arcadia Center in Tanzania from 2009 to 2013 through The College […]

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13. May 2014

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Eurozone Debt Crisis – A Laboratory for Economics Students

Eurozone Debt Crisis – A Laboratory for Economics Students

Students studying economics abroad with Arcadia in Athens and Rome are being exposed to the latest theories relating to the Eurozone Debt Crisis, as evidenced by an article titled Economics Students Call for Shakeup of the Way Their Subject it Taught, from The Guardian, a UK newspaper. The sovereign debt crisis in the Euro Zone has created a laboratory […]

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24. April 2014

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Arcadia in Rome Students Engage their Community through Sport

Arcadia in Rome Students Engage their Community through Sport

Students studying at the Arcadia Center in Rome have been engaging with the community this semester in a very fun and interesting way: through sport. It’s an unfortunate fact that athletes often have difficulty studying abroad due to scheduling conflicts with their respective sports seasons, but a number of students aren’t letting that stand in […]

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17. April 2014

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London Faculty Presents Study Abroad in the Age of the Digital Human

London Faculty Presents Study Abroad in the Age of the Digital Human

Dr. Laurence Scott, lecturer in literature and creative writing at the Arcadia London Center, will be on campus to present: Study Abroad in the Age of the Digital Human on Tuesday April 22nd at The College of Global Studies. Dr. Scott explores the impact of digital media on the study abroad student’s experience. He asks […]

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11. April 2014

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Media Profiles Villanova Student Intern at The Vatican

Media Profiles Villanova Student Intern at The Vatican

Arcadia in Rome participant Vincent Ventura is garnering media attention for his exciting semester on Villanova’s Vatican Internship. His work placement is at the Pontifical Council for Social Communication (PCCS), which serves as a conduit through which other Vatican media sources are channeled, broadcasting on one central hub, News.va. In a profile of Ventura by […]

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11. April 2014

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Nollywood Expert Lectures at Arcadia University

Nollywood Expert Lectures at Arcadia University

Akpor Otebele, an expert on Nollywood (cinema from Nigeria) and director of the Arusha African Film Festival, will lecture at Arcadia University on an overview of African cinema using specific examples of Nollywood features, practices, and culture. Otebele is a cofounder of Hakika Entertainment, a film, video, theater and media arts production company based in Arusha, Tanzania. In the past, […]

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3. April 2014

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New Program: The Arcadia Dublin Internship

New Program: The Arcadia Dublin Internship

Arcadia University is pleased to announce the Arcadia Dublin Internship program. This new semester opportunity combines opportunities to work in one of Europe’s most vibrant capitals with coursework and a research project. Students are encouraged to explore and consider the relationship between their academic interests with their career and vocational aspirations. Further, student will have […]

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26. March 2014

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First Lady Michelle Obama Promotes Study Abroad

First Lady Michelle Obama Promotes Study Abroad

First Lady Michelle Obama recently spoke out about the benefits of studying abroad while on a trip to China with her mother and daughters. “So studying abroad isn’t just a fun way to spend a semester; it is quickly becoming the key to success in our global economy,” she said in her speech addressing students […]

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19. March 2014

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Arcadia Student Achieves Academic Excellence Abroad

Arcadia Student Achieves Academic Excellence Abroad

Amy Besser, a Junior at Arcadia University, has been named to the Dean’s List. Amy spent the previous fall studying abroad at the Queensland University of Technology, in Brisbane, Australia, where she earned an overall grade-point average of 3.95. She was the first student selected to be a part of our Student Blogger initiative, which has grown […]

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11. March 2014

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Arcadia Students Volunteer in Local Community in Umbria, Italy

Arcadia Students Volunteer in Local Community in Umbria, Italy

Students on Arcadia’s study abroad program at the Umbra Institute in Perugia, Italy have completed a unique volunteer project with a local farm in Umbria, Italy. The Orsini Family’s Agriturismo, a small-scale farm producing wine, olive oil and fagiolina beans, welcomed the students into their home and business over several weekends to help with the […]

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21. February 2014

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Monuments Men Highlights Arcadia in Rome Program

Monuments Men Highlights Arcadia in Rome Program

The plundering of art, as highlighted by the new George Clooney movie, The Monuments Men, is a centuries old issue and a key area of exploration for students taking Arcadia in Rome’s course in Cultural Studies: Looters, Thieves and Forgers: Stealing Cultural Treasures. This movies draws attention to specific World War II efforts by the […]

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18. February 2014

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Arcadia Edinburgh Center’s Lecture Series Schedule for Spring 2014

Arcadia Edinburgh Center’s Lecture Series Schedule for Spring 2014

Arcadia’s Edinburgh Center has announced that it will be kicking off another exciting round of online lectures throughout this Spring semester. For this term’s Caledonian Connections, there will be  a very accomplished set of speakers, discussing topics which include Scotland’s green initiatives, politics, business, literature and traditional music. These lectures are a part of the co-curricular events […]

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7. February 2014

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Trustee and Family Welcomed at Arcadia Dublin Center

Trustee and Family Welcomed at Arcadia Dublin Center

Arcadia University Trustee Tom McCollum ’83 and wife Maureen traveled to Ireland over winter break to meet up with their daughter Elizabeth, who had finished a program in Ireland with her college. On a journey to Dublin, they visited the Temple Bar area, stopping at the Arcadia Dublin Center. Assistant Director Grainne Hand, along with […]

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16. January 2014

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Dr. Eric Meadows appointed as Director in Australia

Dr. Eric Meadows appointed as Director in Australia

Dr. Eric Meadows, a prominent figure in Australian higher education and innovator in international education, has been appointed as Director of Arcadia University Melbourne Center and Australian Programs. Dr. Meadows brings to The College more than 40 years of significant and broad based administrative, managerial and teaching experience in Australian higher education and in the […]

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18. December 2013

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Arcadia Students Represent AGS at Cambridge Model UN

Arcadia Students Represent AGS at Cambridge Model UN

The American Graduate School (AGS), Arcadia’s partner institution in Paris, participated in the 19th Cambridge International Model United Nations (CUIMUN) from November 29th to December 2nd. They were represented by such a wonderful group, including Arcadia study abroad students Daniel Baeza of Eckerd College, Chelsea Cashwell of Campbell University and Tailleu Paquette of Arcadia University. They […]

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13. December 2013

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New STEM Summer Research Program in England, Spain, Scotland and Sicily

New STEM Summer Research Program in England, Spain, Scotland and Sicily

The College of Global Studies at Arcadia University is pleased to announce a new Summer Research Program for STEM students (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) in London, England; Edinburgh, Scotland; Granada, Spain and Siracusa in Sicily, Italy. This program, beginning Summer 2014, aims to make STEM research abroad more achievable than ever before for more students. […]

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