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Justin Mathew

GSA President Justin Mathew Juggles Leadership Role with Life as Grad Student

At least one time, Justin Mathew's dual role has forced him to sprint through Drexel hallways from one job to another. But it's worth it, he says, to break out of the graduate-student bubble, and help others to do the same.

Sea turtle with line in its mouth

Drexel Study Shows Longline Fishery in Costa Rica Kills Thousands of Sea Turtles and Sharks

The second-most-common catch on Costa Rica’s longline fisheries in the last decade was not a commercial fish species. It was olive ridley sea turtles.

Carmen Cronin with children in Nepal

Public Health grad student focuses on problems, and people, around the globe

Carmen Cronin speaks three languages and has traveled around the world. But the real reasons she’s so passionate about global public health issues are the people she’s met.

Rebecca Olsho in Crete

Freshmen spend summer doing research — and get paid for it

Rebecca Olsho spent much of her summer on the Greek island of Crete, assisting with research and getting paid for it. She did this as just a freshman in college, thanks to Drexel's STAR Scholars program.

Daniel Pinto co-op in Sierra Leone

Student Works in 'What Used to Be a War Zone' in Sierra Leone

Not many students can manage a factory for their co-op like Daniel Pinto did for three months, but then again not many students would jump at the opportunity to work in Kono District, the epicenter of Sierra Leone’s diamond-fueled 10-year-long civil war.

Donna Ferrari

Drexel LeBow Adviser Helps International Grad Students Settle In

Donna Ferrari, a developmental adviser for Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business, helps students get on track to achieve their accounting or finance graduate degrees.

Anna Gourlay

Co-op Leads Drexel Student to Valleys and Mountains of Mongolia

Environmental science pre-junior Anna Gourlay wasn’t looking to go international for her first co-op experience, but somehow she ended up camping in Mongolia.

Kailey Kluge

A Dream Realized: Drexel Student To Study Abroad in Russia

International area studies major Kailey Kluge always wanted to study abroad in Russia. Thanks to the prestigious Boren Scholarship award she won last month, her dream will be realized this fall.

Brazile group 2013

Brazilian English Teachers Wrap Up Six-Week Exchange Program at Drexel

Drexel is wrapping up a unique new exchange program that brought a group of high-school English teachers from Brazil to the United States for six weeks of intensive English language training and professional development.
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Provocative Kenyan Artist Wangechi Mutu to Exhibit Work at Drexel

Next month, the work of provocative Kenyan-born, Brooklyn-based artist Wangechi Mutu will be featured as the inaugural exhibition in Drexel's newly expanded Leonard Pearlstein Gallery.
Hugo Chavez

Q&A with George Ciccariello-Maher: Hugo Chávez, Cancer and the Future of Venezuela

Ciccariello-Maher, an assistant professor in Drexel’s Department of History & Politics and a leading expert on Venezuela, has not only studied the nation closely, but also lived and taught there.

Olympic Park

Drexel Students Travel to London Paralympic Games

Nine Drexel University students will travel to London from August 31 through September 8 to see the 2012 Paralympic Games, as part of the travel-integrated course “Perspectives on Disability,” the fourth course in the Great Works Symposium 2012 Series.