Recent News Archive

Drexel Engineering Students in Mozambique

I am currently a pre-junior mechanical engineering major at Drexel University. This past spring/summer school terms I was in Mozambique Africa for my first Co-op experience. I wanted to challenge myself with an unusual Co-op. I was accepted into a position in an overseas program funded by an organization called Mozambique Development in Motion, or MDIM. Read More

Marconi, The Master of Wireless: A Day of Celebrations

The Office of International Programs would like to invite Drexel faculty members, staff, and students to attend this event taking place on October 8th, 2014 in the third floor atrium of the Bossone Research Center. This event is presented by Pi-Philly, Drexel University, and the Consulate General of Italy in Philadelphia. The program will highlight the journey of Guglielmo Marconi as he proved how far his system of wireless telegraphy could work. Read More

Drexel Students Complete First Environment and Public Health Internship connected to the Drexel-SARI Center

After a collaborative process to develop the program, OIP and the School of Public Health offered a summer internship in Climate Change, Air Pollution, and Health under the direction of Dr. Longjian Liu, associate professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and Interim Chair, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health and Heidi West, Director of the OIP. Read More

Peace Day Philly 2014

2014 marked the fourth official year of Peace Day Philly, a local effort to encourage Philadelphia participation in the United Nations International Day of Peace. During the week of September 15th to September 21st, various Philadelphia organizations and neighborhoods joined with millions around the world in observing this important day. Read More

Drexel University joins Congo Basin Forest Partnership

On September 17, 2014, Drexel University celebrated its new membership in the Congo Basin Forest Partnership (CBFP) at a welcome reception in Washington, DC. The reception, hosted by the U.S. State Department Facilitation Team of the CBFP and including many members of the diplomatic core saw the expansion of the University Consortium of CBFP with the addition of Drexel, University of Maryland and the University of California, Los Angeles. Read More

Dr. Kristine Mulhorn visits China

Dr. Kristine Mulhorn recently travelled to Dalian Maritime University in China under the Fulbright Senior Specialist Program. Dr. Mulhorn spent 17 days at Dalian Maritime giving lectures on aging and demography in the US and China, US health care reform, and sociology. Read More

Dr. Kara Spiller Receives NSF Award with Collaborator at University of Sydney

Dr. Kara Spiller, Assistant Professor, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, received an NSF award with her international collaborator at the University of Sydney. Read More

China Tour: Team Ready to Begin Exploring Beijing

After a 14 hour flight we have touched down in Beijing, China! We were greeted at the airport by our outgoing and very knowledgable tour guide, Nels Hawkins, along with his assistant Tiantian, who is from Shanghai, and our local Chinese tour guide, George!. Read More