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2010

Philadelphia Meets Shanghai

December 8th, 2010, the Office of International Programs together with the Pennoni Honor's College organized a workshop on local governance, civil society, health, and urban development in Philadelphia and Shanghai.

A Thank You from Abraham's Orphanage

In December of 2010, the Drexel library donated 3 laptops to Abraham's Orphanage in Bangalore. Several students have been personally involved with this organization, which cares for Orphans from the mountainous Indo-Burmese boarder.

African American Literature in China: Langston Hughes and Sonia Sanchez

Dr. Lianggong Luo, Professor of English and Director of the Centre for English Literature at Central China Normal University in Wuhan China, recently spoke at Drexel University as a guest of Dr. Elaine Delancey, Associate Professor in the Department of English and Philosophy, and internationally recognized scholar on Sonia Sanchez.

Dr. Douglas Michele Turco facilitated a research workshop for 2010 Delhi Commonwealth game organizers

Common Wealth Games Organizing Committee along with IIM (Indian Institute of Management) Shillong has planned a project called 'Vision to Victory' that will include research work for upcoming Games, in New Delhi, India.

Danish Institute for Human Rights Visits Drexel

Executive Director, Dr. Jonas Christoffersen, and Deputy Directory, Dr. Charlotte Flindt Pedersen, of the Danish Institute for Human Rights, visited Drexel on October 29, 2010.

Drexel Mourns the Loss of Dr. F. Elaine DeLancey

With deep sadness and profound sympathy, we mourn the loss of our friend and colleague, Professor F. Elaine DeLancey who passed away on Monday, July 18, 2011.

Provost Mark Greenberg signs Student Exchange Agreement with Vice President Guiling Ning, Dalian University of Technology

Provost Mark Greenberg signed a Student Exchange Agreement with Vice President Guiling Ning of Dalian University of Technology in China on October 19th, 2010.

Students and Professors from the University of Palermo visit Drexel

On October 7-8, 2010, professors and students from the University of Palermo in Italy visited Drexel University. The students and professors met with the Italian Students Association, who introduced them to Drexel and Philadelphia, and exchanged cultural experiences.

Arthur Frank Contributes to Important Milestone for Public Health in Israel

Dr. Arthur Frank, Professor, Chair: Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Drexel School of Public Health advised the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Labor for the Government of Israel on the establishment of a research institute in the areas of occupations safety and health.

Drexel Students in Germany

16 Drexel engineering students have landed in Bochum, Germany to spend the summer taking a full course-load of engineering courses while studying in one of the most dynamic cities in Germany.

Bi-national Drexel University - Hebrew University Translational Biomedical Research Symposium

Drexel, in collaboration with Hebrew University in Israel, hosted the first Bi-national Translational Biomedical Research Symposium August 29-31, 2010.

Drexel Student attends Diplomacy Conference on Sub-Saharan Africa at the U.S. Department of State

On Monday June 14, Alexa Karkenny attended a Diplomacy Conference on Sub-Saharan Africa at the U.S. Department of State with Tijen Aybar, Country Affairs Officer, who recently visited Drexel to discuss “weServe Africa.”

Drexel Student Blogs from 2010 World Cup

Thirteen Drexel students are attending one of the biggest sporting events in the world, the FIFA World CupTM in South Africa. The students, accompanied by sport management professor Dr. Douglas Michele Turco, are conducting field surveys in order to evaluate tourism and the economic impact of the World Cup on the host cities.

Faculty & Students at 2010 FIFA World Cup

Dr. Turco’s personal diary from South Africa

DSA Hosts Expert Panel Discussion on Iran and the Nuclear Weapons Crisis

The world economy is still reeling from the impacts of a severe financial meltdown. Hundreds of billions, if not trillions of dollars in capital value have been lost in stock markets. Inter- bank credit has frozen and the actual cost of borrowing has gone up significantly. Unemplayment has been rising and major economies of the world are in or close to ression. Is this the 'Great Depression' of the 21st centuary?

Drexel Baby in China: A Future Drexel Dragon!

Jim Curtis, the executive Director of the Pennsylvania Center in Shanghai, and his wife 's newborn son was born on May 13. Pictures of the young Calum Charles Curtis already on his way to being a Drexel Dragon!

Drexel University Visits ACEM

On the morning of May 7th, Professor Julie Mostov, Vice Provost for Global Initiatives, and Professor George Tsetsekos, Dean of LeBow College of Business visited ACEM with the purpose of deepening the understanding in MBA study tours, MBA and undergraduate student exchange in details in order to sign the cooperative agreement in near future, as well as discussing the potential cooperation in other areas.