Recent News Archive
Drexel Students and OIP Staff's first international alternative spring break trip
We did not know what to expect as we turned off Route 2 onto what seemed like a steep hill that our 8-passenger van could not possibly handle. Thankfully it did, and we soon arrived to La Gran Vista,welcomed by Ign. Donald Villalobos and two returning volunteers from the United States. As a group -seven students and one staff member from Drexel University in Philadelphia,Pennsylvania- we were relieved to have finally arrived at what would be the start of a great experience on our alternative spring break trip...Read More.
Drexel Students receive highly competitive grants from the Whitaker International Program
The Whitaker International Program sends U.S. biomedical engineering (or bioengineering) students and graduates overseas to undertake a self-designed project that will enhance their careers within the field.Josa Hanzlik (Biomedical Eng), Kevin Freedman (Chem Eng), Nicholas DiStasio (Biomedical Eng), and Claire (Martin) Witherel (Biomedical Eng'12) received highly-competitive grants from the Whitaker International Program..Read More
International Opportunities Fair - Study Work Learn
Participate in Drexel's first ever international opportunities fair! Come learn about the many short and long term programs offered through Drexel as well as the first steps towards a term abroad. Enjoy food and festivities while meeting past study abroad alum who will give greater insight about their own study abroad experience!..Read More
Drexel Delegation Travels to Ethiopia and Explores African Partnerships
Drexel University President John A. Fry and a delegation recently traveled to Ethiopia to explore possible University programs in the country's urban and rural areas. Read More.
Student Conference Brings Diverse Community of Scholars, Students, and Activists Together to Address Global Security
On Friday, March 1st, 2013, the Office of International Programs held its 6th Annual Student Conference on Global Challenges focusing this year on the topic Security. The conference, the only of its kind on Drexel's campus, was attended by over 200 students, faculty, and community members.. Read More.
New Summer Study Abroad in Seoul
The Study Abroad office is pleased to announce a new summer program in Seoul, South Korea! This opportunity is perfect for IAS, Business and Communication majors as well as any students with free electives or don't need a full load of credits in their respective major. Students take 3 courses over 4-weeks and depending on the course equivalencies can reach full-time status on the program! Additional benefits of this program include free housing and no language requirement...Read More
Call for Applications - Global Classroom
These are classrooms that engage our students with students at one of our partner universities abroad through a range of on-line and electronic technologies, addressing global challenges and solutions. We are launching a few such pilot classrooms at Drexel this Spring Term 2013, for any discipline across the university. Faculty members who are ready to incorporate a global dimension into their classroom experience and... Read More.