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Business Communications Gone International - Welcome to the New Normal

Barbara Askinas united Project Managers from Magnum Group and students from her Business Communications class for a conversation on communicating across cultures.

2017 Annual FIE Passport Day

On November 15, Drexel's Study Abroad Office hosted the 2017 Annual FIE Passport Day to give students access to new passports. Out of the 111 passports given out throughout the day, 77 were covered by grants from the Foundation for International Education, the Office of International Programs, the Study Abroad Office, and Steinbright Career Development Center. Read more about Passport Day on DrexelNow.

Higher Air Pollution Connected with Higher Mortality Rate, says Associate Professor Longjian

On November 6, 2017, Associate Professor Longjian Liu presented his research on air pollution in association with mortality rates in Chinese cities at the American Public Health Association's (APHA) 2017 Annual Meeting and Expo.

Global Engagement Scholars Program

The Global Engagement Scholars program offers acknowledgement of students' global engagement during their undergraduate academic careers. Besides recognition on students' transcripts, the program provides a valuable network of globally-minded students, faculty, and staff.

Dornsife Global Development Scholar Jerry John Nutor in Zambia

Dornsife Global Development Scholars Program

With support from benefactors Dana and David Dornsife, Drexel established the Dornsife Global Development Scholars program in 2014. Working in close partnership with World Vision, the Dornsife Global Development Scholars program allows Drexel University students to work on development projects relating to water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) in up to 23 countries throughout sub-Saharan Africa.

Ben Gurion and Drexel

Ben Gurion Faculty Visit to Deepen Collaborations

Two faculty members from Ben Gurion University of the Negev (Israel) visited Drexel on October 3 to meet with faculty and administrators to discuss deepening the long-standing collaboration between the two institutions.

Student Global Advisory Board

Applications Open for the Student Global Advisory Board

The Office of International Programs is looking for undergraduate and graduate students who are interested in helping the University implement the strategic initiative of enhancing Drexel's global impact. Interested students can apply by September 29.

2017 S GC Workshops Recap

On July 19th and August 2nd, the Office of International Programs have held two workshops on explaining how to run a Global Classroom and the technologies that are available to maximize learning.

Professor Uri Hershberg's Conference in Israel

Dr. Uri Hershberg, Associate Professor in the School of Biomedical Engineering at Drexel University, was a co-organizer for the international conference “Stochasticity and Control in the Dynamics and Diversity of Immune Repertoires” hosted in Israel in June. Hershberg also presented at the conference...

Dr. Ellis's GC

Dr. Eugenia Ellis’s Italian Friendship, A Success in Global Classroom

Dr. Eugenia Ellis, Associate Professor of Architecture and Interior Design in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, is a distinguished architect and researcher. As an educator, Dr. Ellis has always valued the idea of diversity and innovation...

Global Classroom and ICA

Pairing Global Classrooms with ICAs

Global Classroom and Intensive Courses Abroad are two academic programs managed by the Office of International Programs that allow many students to achieve the goals of developing global perspectives and gaining international experiences during their time at Drexel...

Mandela fellows

Mandela Washington Fellows Learn to Lead at Drexel

Read DrexelNow's coverage of the Mandela Washington Fellowship at Drexel University.

Dr. Mostov at her farewell party June 2017

Business as Usual in OIP

Dear Colleagues: As many of you know, I am leaving Drexel after many wonderful years here to join New York University as the Dean of Liberal Studies. I am excited about this new position, but I will miss my fantastic Drexel colleagues and friends. Click to read the rest of Dr. Julie Mostov's farewell letter.

Abby Wagner's ICA

2017 Spring ICA Showcase

Intensive Courses Abroad (ICAs) are faculty-led, academically intensive study abroad programs that Drexel offers during every break period. In addition to readings, pre-departure preparatory work, assignments, seminars, and post-travel requirements...

Tania Jeong, An Exchange Student from Brazil

The Story of Tania Jeong at Drexel, just three weeks into her Spring Term

Seeking an international opportunity in the United States, Tania Jeong, an exchange student from Brazil, decided her destination would be Drexel..

Mandela Washington Fellowship

Drexel Will Welcome 25 Young African Leaders as Part of Mandela Washington Fellowship

Drexel's Office of International Programs, in partnership with LeBow's Institute for Strategic Leadership (ISL) has been awarded a grant from the U.S. Department of State to be a host university for the 2017 Mandela Fellowship for Young African Leaders. Drexel will host 25 Fellows for a six-week residential civic leadership development training program at LeBow College of Business beginning June 16.

Dish it up 2017

Dr. Mostov Receives the 2017 ​Woman of the Year​ Award from Women Against Abuse (WAA)

Dr. Julie Mostov, Senior Vice Provost for Global Initiatives at Drexel University received Women Against Abuse’s Woman of the Year  award at the 2017 annual Dish It Up fundraiser, in the presence of approximately 500 attendees and Drexel University colleagues, including Vice Chair of the Board, Stan Silverman, and Deans Donna DeCarolis, Donna Murasko, and Allen Sabinson.

True Science

True Science Series at Drexel

From 4/21 into June, experts will present the key facts you need to know regarding, health, climate, immigration, and much more. You can attend in person, or online. The talks will be recorded and posted to the True Science website where the speakers will facilitate discussions, and field questions.

 

Fulbright 2017

Fulbright Applications Open

Updates regarding Fulbright Scholar Applications for 2017.

Updates to GRAND Database

Due to system updates, the GRAND Database will be unavailable on March 29, 2017 from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. We thank you for your understanding as we implement important updates to the system.

 

Ben Gurion University Signing

Provost Blake Signs Dual-Ph.D. with Ben Gurion University (Israel)

On March 27, 2017, Provost M. Brian Blake was joined by Dr. Julie Mostov, Senior Vice Provost for Global Initiatives, Dr. James Herbert, Dean of the Graduate College, and Rector Zvi HaCohen to sign a new dual Ph.D. agreement between Ben Gurion University and Drexel University. Other Drexel faculty members who have collaborated with colleagues at BGU attended, as well, to celebrate the new, collaborative doctoral program that was established by the agreement.

LGBT Spring Speaker Series

LGBTQ Speaker Series: Spring 2017 Schedule

Join us throughout Spring Term 2017 to hear from scholars about a range of LGBTQ issues around the world.

 

ZambiaConsulting

Join the International Consulting Residency Course in Zambia

This consulting project builds off of existing work of the Dornsife Global Development Scholars Program to advise World Vision on one of its mission-fulfilling programs – Project WASH (Clean Water, Sanitation, & Hygiene) in Zambia. This program aims to provide access to clean water to vulnerable communities.

The 2017 Call for Proposals from the Thomas Jefferson Fund is Open!

This new program, launched by the French Embassy in the United States and the FACE Foundation with the support of the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research, aims to encourage and support cooperation among the most promising young French and American researchers, and foster forward-looking collaborative research projects.

Amid New Travel Rules, Drexel Reaffirms Support for University's International Community

Read President Fry's message to the Drexel community here.

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Drexel Delegation Visits Two Leading Indian Institutions

Dr. Julie Mostov, Senior Vice Provost of Global Initiatives led a delegation to India in February 2017 to strengthen Drexel’s connections and collaborations with two partner universities there.

Fulbright Scholar Program

2018-19 Fulbright Scholar Competition is LIVE: Deadline August 1, 2017 

The Fulbright Scholar Program offers teaching, research or a combination of teaching/research awards in over 125 countries for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Drexel Support for International Students, Faculty, and Professional Staff