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Peter Schoemer stands to the right of acclaimed celebrity chef Lidia Bastianich, center, when she visited the Milan Expo. Photo courtesy The US Pavilion Milano 2015.

Culinary Co-op Gets Taste of the World Expo

What’s a good recipe for a culinary arts student to experience the best of the world’s cuisine? Take a co-op that lets you sample and learn about the food of almost every country in the world.
KAIST

Drexel Establishes Co-op Research Center With Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology

Quality materials, reliable tools and talented artisan are the key ingredients of any successful workshop. When it comes to making electronics components and energy storage devices, discoveries emerge when new materials are used in advanced fabrication techniques. Students from Drexel University and the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology will soon be in the presence of both. A co-op partnership with Korea’s National Research Foundation will give the students a chance to apply their talents in the nanofabrication center frequented by companies like Samsung and Hyundai, using the latest nanomaterials developed by Drexel’s materials scientists.

Legal and illegal logging increased more than 600 percent in Ghana during a 15-year period. Photo credit: Nicole Arcilla.

As Demand for African Timber Soars, Birds Pay the Ultimate Price

A new study co-authored by scientists at Drexel University reveals the devastating impact of illegal logging on bird communities in the understory layer of Ghana’s Upper Guinea rain forests, one of the world's 25 “biodiversity hotspots."
The logo for the women;s basketball team's trip to Europe overtop a scene of the Dutch countryside with windmills.

Dragons Finish European Tour Undefeated

The women’s basketball team made the most of their tour of France, Belgium and the Netherlands by going 4-0 and jelling as a team.
The Drexel women's basketball team during their last international trip to Italy.

Drexel Women’s Basketball To Build Chemistry in Europe

Set to head to Belgium, the Netherlands and Europe, Drexel women’s basketball hopes to jell during the international tour before this year’s challenging season.
BBPP research staff, Illidio Mebulo, collecting a sample of primate tissue in the market for genetic analysis. Credit: Javier Rivas/BBPP

Where Commerce and Conservation Clash: Bushmeat Trade Grows with Economic Prosperity in 13-Year Study

The bushmeat market in the city of Malabo is bustling—more so today than it was nearly two decades ago, when Gail Hearn, PhD, began what is now one of the region’s longest continuously running studies of commercial hunting activity.  Hearn’s team has now published its comprehensive results of 13 years of daily monitoring bushmeat market activity.

PeaceTech Lab

Engineering Peace: Drexel Joins PeaceTech Lab in Global Mission to Use Technology for Resolving Conflicts

Drexel University engineering researchers and students are joining an international effort led by PeaceTech Lab, a non-profit entity launched by the United States Institute of Peace (USIP), to prepare the next generation of humanitarian engineers. The PeaceTech Lab’s Young Engineers Program seeks to use the skills of talented young technologists in service of communities in conflict zones around the world who are seeking to create a sustainable peace. 
The StudyTree team after winning the Microsoft Imagine Cup United States Final, from left to right, Robyn Freedman, Ethan Keiser, and Phuoc Phan. Courtesy of Microsoft.

StudyTree in Global Finals of Microsoft Imagine Cup

The peer-to-peer tutoring app developed by a team of Drexel students is ready to compete on the top level of Microsoft’s annual student technology competition.
The opening ceremonies for the World University Games in Gwangju, South Korea.

Drexel Well-Represented at World University Games

At an international competition held in South Korea this year, Drexel students and faculty are giving the University a strong presence at a high-level, high-profile athletics event.
Relief workers handing out food in Nepal in the days following devastating earthquakes in April.

After Earthquake, Nepali Drexel Students, Grad Rallying for Their Country

Drexel’s students with connections to Nepal are doing the best to continue helping their home country recover from a devastating series of earthquakes by coordinating aid efforts on the ground and raising money.
The group of Drexel nursing practice doctoral students who participated in a study abroad program in Canada.

Due North: Drexel Students Learn Nuances of Canadian Health Care

A collection of Drexel students studying for their doctorates in nursing practice took a trip up north to better understand the differences between Canada’s and the United States’ health-care systems.
Mahmoud Hallak during his presentation on the unrest in Syria.

From Syria to Drexel: Freshman Tells His Rebel Story

In Syria, Mahmoud Hallak helped coordinate protests against the Bashar al-Assad government, lost his father to government forces, and was wounded by a grenade during a demonstration. Now the Drexel freshman is sharing his story.