Recent News Archive

Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Competition 2014-2015: Deadline Approaching

The Fulbright Scholar Program offers teaching, research or combination teaching/research awards in over 125 countries for the 2015-2016 academic year. Interested faculty and professionals are encouraged to learn more about core Fulbright U.S. Scholar opportunities by visiting the online Catalog of Awards. The application deadline for most awards is August 1, 2014. U.S. citizenship is required. For other eligibility requirements and detailed award descriptions, please visit the website.

Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Competition 2014-2015: Deadline Approaching

The Fulbright Scholar Program offers teaching, research or combination teaching/research awards in over 125 countries for the 2015-2016 academic year. Interested faculty and professionals are encouraged to learn more about core Fulbright U.S. Scholar opportunities by visiting the online Catalog of Awards. The application deadline for most awards is August 1, 2014. U.S. citizenship is required. For other eligibility requirements and detailed award descriptions, please visit the website.

For These Freshmen, College Started With 15 Weeks in Ireland

The 10 Drexel students who enrolled in the Freshman Frontiers program last fall still had traditional start-of-college experiences, but they weren’t quite the same as those of their classmates. The Frontiers students experienced their move-in day and campus confusion in Dublin, Ireland, where they studied for their first term of classes. Read More

Drexel Hosts Global Game Jam

Montgomery County Community College is game for anything. Especially gaming. The college will be one of the area sites this weekend to host the Global Game Jam . The other locations are Drexel University and Camden County College. "The Global Game Jam is the world's largest game jam event taking place around the world at physical locations," the event's website says. "Think of it as a hackathon focused on game development." Read More

Collaborative Research: Prof. Peter Lewin

Complementary expertise of Hebrew University Institute for Drug Research (HUJI) team lead by Profs Philip Lazarovici and Elka Touitou and Drexel University team lead by Prof Peter A. Lewin holds promise to enable non-invasive, virtually free of side effects, transdermal drug delivery of medication that otherwise would require oral intake or tissue injection. Read Article 1, Read Article 2

Drexel SEED Lab Receives Grand Challenge Explorations Grant

A team of students from Drexel's College of Engineering, led by Alexander J. Moseson, PhD, an assistant teaching professor in the College and director of the Sustainable Engineering and Entrepreneurship for Development (SEED) Lab are among the latest recipients of a Grand Challenges Explorations grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Read More

Power Up Gambia

Power Up Gambia, with its mission to provide reliable, responsible electricity and water to health facilities in western Gambia serves to increase access to health care for poor people and to reduce the toll of "modernization" on our planet. This work succeeds in uniting the two great struggles of our time: the struggle for social justice and that for ecological justice. Read More

EAGLES Faculty Mobility Awards

The EAGLES (Engineers as Global Leaders for Energy Sustainability) grant offers funds to faculty for academic visits to one of our two EU partner schools, Politecnico di Milano and Politecnica de Madrid. Funding is available to cover airfare (up to $1800) and living expenses (up to $1200 per week for two to four weeks) for faculty engaged in work related to energy sustainability. Read More