Recent News Archive

International Education Week

International Education Week, Nov 17-21, 2014 is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. Drexel University is putting on over 10 unique events throughout the week. Join your colleagues for academic, career, travel, cultural and research programs. For more information and the event schedule visit the School of Education website.

3rd Annual International Opportunities Fair

On October 23, 2014, the Office of International Programs, Study Abroad, and International Co-op of Steinbright Career Development Center, hosted the 3rd Annual International Opportunities Fair. Over Close to 500 students attended to learn about various international opportunities at Drexel University. Read More

Drexel Professor Earns Honorary Degree

Current Drexel professor Dr. Yury Gogotsi was distinguished with an honorary degree from Paul Sabatier University on October 8th, 2014. Formally known as the University of Toulouse, the establishment was founded in 1229 and is, therefore, one of the oldest higher education institutions in Europe. Read More

Engineering Students Perform Water Treatment Testing on a Venetian Wetland

Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering (CAEE) Department Associate Professor Dr. Franco Montalto P.E. and a group of students from this summer’s Sustainable Water Resource Engineering (CIVE 564) class spent two and a half weeks in the beginning of September, on the island of Lazzaretto Nuovo in Venice, Italy. Read More

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