2011-2012 News Archive

Students Travel to 2012 Paralympics

Nine Drexel University students will travel to London from August 31 through September 8 to see the 2012 Paralympic Games, as part of the travel-integrated course "Perspectives on Disability," the fourth course in the Great Works Symposium 2012 Series. Read More

Myth Busting: Drexel Mechanical Engineering Student and Study Abroad

Drexel Mechanical Engineering Student, Mickey Whitzer speaks about his experiences studying and working abroad, and how it is not only possible, but positive and productive for engineering students to take advantage of Drexel's diverse international opportunities.
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Food Science Grad Student Trip to Osnabreuck, Germany

From July 8th through 20th, three graduate students studying Food Science traveled to Osnabreuck, Germany with Dr. Jeehuyn Lee to participate in a summer lab program run by the Hochschule Osnabrück's Faculty of Agricultural Sciences & Landscape Architecture and the German Institute of Food Technologies.
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Study Abroad in China

School of Education Students in Beijing and Huangzhou, China

14 graduate students in the School of Education embarked on a trip to Beijing and Hangzhou for an intensive program led by Dr. Rebecca Clothey. After completing six weeks of online coursework, they departed for China to continue their studies... Read more.

Student Co-op in China

Far From Home: Co-op Takes Drexel Senior to China

Amanda Pentecost, a senior in Drexel's Department of Materials Science and Engineering, knew growing up that she wanted to be a researcher. This desire led her to Drexel, and to Dr. Yury Gogotsi, professor and director of the A.J. Drexel Nanotechnology Institute. 
Read more: DrexelNOW | The Triangle

Drexel University Health Partnerships in the Gambia

Dr. Shannon Márquez, Director of Global Public Health Initiatives, Dr. Fred Allen, Associate Director of Undergraduate Studies, Biomedical Engineering and Ms. Shirin Karsan, weServe Program Manager, are currently in The Gambia with 5 Drexel students... Read more.

Material Science Collaborative in China

Materials Science and Engineering Collaborative Research in China:

The Journal of Materials Chemistry featured the collaborative work of researchers from Dalian University of Technology and Drexel University. See the publication here.
Additionally, Dr. Vadym Mochalin gave a seminar at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, one of Drexel's premier partners in China. The seminar covered Advances in Naodiamond for (Bio)Composite Applications. For details on the seminar please see the presentation materials here.

Material Science Collaborative in China

Obama-Singh Grant Links Drexel University and Indian Institute of Technology Delhi in Microbial Contamination Research

An educational initiative, jointly funded by India and the United States, has paired Drexel University with the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi to create a resource for assessing the human health risks of microbial contamination. Read More.

Material Science Collaborative in China

Drexel in China – Part 5 – Official Opening of the Drexel – SARI Center in Shanghai

Collaboration – Innovation – Dedication - Cooperation. These were the guiding themes expressed in both words and actions during the momentous inauguration of the new joint research center in China. Leaders John A. Fry and Jiang Mianheng marked the official opening of the Drexel-SARI Center in Shanghai on June 6 with a celebration at ... Read More.

Material Science Collaborative in China

Drexel EAGLES Team Visits at Poli Milano and UPM

In early May, faculty and administrators working with the EAGLES dual degree program traveled to Politecnico di Milano in Milan, Italy and Universidad Politecnica de Madrid in Spain to promote faculty research collaborations and work on program development. Dr. Jonathan Spanier, faculty lead for the project and... Read More.

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Institute for American Universities Resident Fellows Program

The Institute for American Universities (IAU), with academic year, semester, summer and faculty-led study abroad programs in Aix-en-Provence, France is pleased to introduce its Resident Fellows Program, designed for visiting professors on sabbatical leave from their home institutions... Read More.

Drexel In China 4

Drexel in China – Part 4 – Drexel Delegation Celebrates the Mandarin Publication of Book on University Founder Anthony J. Drexel

Drexel University President John Fry visited Tianjin, Philadelphia's Sister City and one of the world's largest and fastest growing economic centers. Tianjin is a base of China's advanced industry, financial reform, and innovation. This important visit by prominent city representatives such as Fry and Allison Vulgamore, President and CEO of The ... Read More.

Material Science Collaborative in China

Drexel in China – Part 3 – President Fry Visits Philadelphia's Sister City of Tianjin

The Institute for American Universities (IAU), with academic year, semester, summer and faculty-led study abroad programs in Aix-en-Provence, France is pleased to introduce its Resident Fellows Program, designed for visiting professors on sabbatical leave from their home institutions... Read More.

Material Science Collaborative in China

The Brazil Fulbright-Science Without Borders- U.S. Scholars and Faculty

There is going to be an expansion of the Fulbright scholars Program in Brazil for 2013-14. The U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and the Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES) are pleased to announce that... Read More.

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Drexel in China – Part 2 – Drexel Community Participates in the Opening of The Philadelphia Orchestra Residency and Tour in Beijing

The Philadelphia Orchestra celebrated the opening of the historic 2012 pilot residency and tour of China at The National Center for the Performing Arts (NCPA) in Beijing. International audiences honored not only the opening of the tour, but also the ... Read More.

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Drexel in China – Part 1 – Introduction and Announcement of the Spring 2012 Delegation

A global leader in innovative research and experiential education, Drexel University is blazing the trails forward through diverse and unique collaborations in China. The most recent and exciting manifestation of this pioneering spirit is the partnership with The Philadelphia Orchestra on the historical 2012 Orchestra Residency Week and... Read More.

Material Science Collaborative in China

Drexel Students Accepted to Compete at Annual RASC-AL

Drexel engineering students have been accepted to participate in a prestigious annual student competition on Revolutionary Aerospace Systems Concepts-Academic Linkage (RASC-AL) sponsored by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the National Institute of Aerospace (NIA) in Cocoa Beach, FL this June... Read More.

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Expansion of Fulbright Scholar Program with Brazil: Opportunities for U.S. Scholars

The U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and the Institute of International Education's Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES) are pleased to announce that 49 grants are available in the 2013-14 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program competition for U.S. academics, professionals, and... Read More.

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Review of Cross Country Conversations: Internet Privacy

On May 2, 2012, the Office of International Programs held a Cross Country Conversation on the topic of Internet Privacy in the Marks Intercultural Center. Christopher Bonnaig, Matthew Whitworth, and Sean Flynn served as student panelists and shared contrary views on what internet privacy means, how it should be handled, and who... Read More.

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Review of Rio+20 Conference

On June 20th through 22nd, 2012, Dr. Dov Jaron will be attending the Rio +20 Conference in Brazil, a conference to follow-up the United Nations' original Rio conference that took place in 1992. There, world leaders as well as participants from governments... Read More.

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Drexel CoAS Student, Daniel Tedesco, to Represent Fulbright in a meeting with Hillary Clinton

On May 4, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Chinese State Councilor Liu Yandong hailed the importance of people-to-people engagement during the third annual U.S.-China Consultation on People-to-People Exchange (CPE)... Read More.

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Drexel Partners with The Philadelphia Orchestra for its Historic 2012 Residency Week and Tour of China

Expanding its preeminent role as cultural ambassador between the United States and China, The Philadelphia Orchestra announced at a press conference held at Drexel University the details of its pilot 2012 Residency Week and Tour of China activities with the National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA) in Beijing... Read More.