Recent News Archive

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

US-China Environment and Urban Public Health Summer Internship

Increasing urbanization and climate change are two of the great challenges in the 21st century. An estimated 6.2 billion people – two-thirds of the world’s population – will be living in cities by 2050. Globally, cities currently account for about two-thirds of the world’s energy consumption and about 70 percent of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Read More

Call for Proposals – Global Innovation Initiative, British Council

The Global Innovation Initiative (GII) is a shared commitment of the United Kingdom and the United States to strengthen research collaboration between universities in the UK, US, and selected emerging economies. Read More