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‘Honor Killing’ Film Makes Philadelphia-area Premiere at Arcadia, April 8

Directors on campus for panel discussion On Wednesday, April 8, The Price of Honor, a documentary on a 2008 “honor killing” in Texas, makes its Philadelphia-area premiere at Arcadia. The […]

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0 commentsApril 6, 2015 at 4:36 pmEvents

Social Justice Week Looks at Hate Crimes, Violence, Oppression

This year’s Social Justice Week, which runs through April 2, looks at raising awareness about hate crimes, female violence, and oppression of minority groups, among other topics. On Tuesday, March […]

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0 commentsMarch 31, 2015 at 10:20 amEvents

Father of Trayvon Martin Speaks to 300 for Letters to Trayvon Event

Father of Trayvon Martin Speaks to 300 for Letters to Trayvon Event

Days after the third anniversary of Trayvon Martin’s death, Martin’s father, Tracy, visited Arcadia University for “Letters to Trayvon: A Celebration of Black Men and Boys,” on Feb. 28 in […]

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0 commentsMarch 10, 2015 at 4:56 pmCampus News

Tracy Martin, Father of Trayvon, to Visit Arcadia for ‘Letters to Trayvon’ Event

On Saturday, Feb. 28, Arcadia University is hosting “Letters to Trayvon: A Celebration of Black Men and Boys,” an event featuring Tracy Martin that celebrates the life of Trayvon. Columnist […]

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0 commentsFebruary 19, 2015 at 10:24 amEvents

Jasmine Henderson ’15: ‘Crossing the Age Divide’ through Shakespeare with Seniors

Transfer-turned-Honors student Jasmine Henderson ’15 is excited to participate in her first service learning experience, a course called Shakespeare with Seniors, which will fulfill Arcadia’s Undergraduate Curriculum requirement for a […]

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0 commentsOctober 3, 2014 at 12:19 pmCampus News

Sept. 24: Arcadia Aims to Figure out Ferguson with Town Hall Discussion

In response to the recent shooting of Michael Brown and the resulting protests and riots, Arcadia University will host a town hall discussion, “Figuring out Ferguson,” on Wednesday, Sept. 24. […]

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0 commentsSeptember 22, 2014 at 4:49 pmEvents

Video: Noakes and Dwyer Discuss Snowden, Surveillance, and National Security

By JEN RETTER ’16 In June, The Guardian and The Washington Post published proof of top-secret surveillance programs operated by the National Security Agency (NSA), the largest intelligence agency in […]

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0 commentsJuly 22, 2013 at 10:53 amScholarly & Creative

Pinsky Presents on the Intersection of Jewish Identity and Activism

Dr. Dina Pinsky, Professor of Sociology, gave a presentation on the intersection of Jewish identity and activism at the Dorshei Derekh of Germantown Jewish Center on Nov. 27. The talk was based […]

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0 commentsNovember 28, 2012 at 3:24 pmIn the News Scholarly & Creative

Arcadia University Faculty Present ‘The Hidden Other: Immigrants in Higher Education’ at AAC&U Conference

Arcadia University Faculty Drs. Hilary Dick, Ana Maria Garcia and Jeffrey Shultz presented “The Hidden Other: Immigrants in Higher Education” at the Modeling Equity, Engaging Difference: New Frameworks for Diversity and Learning conference in Baltimore, Md., […]

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0 commentsOctober 22, 2012 at 4:09 pmScholarly & Creative

Inside-Out Program Explores Social Justice Through Yogic Path

What happens when you put a dozen students in a room with a dozen incarcerated individuals to practice yoga? It’s up to Arcadians to find out. “Living Your Yoga” is […]

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0 commentsAugust 29, 2012 at 11:00 amCampus News