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International Students and Scholars Services Upcoming Events

  • Global Careers Day 2015

    Friday, May 8, 2015

    12:00 PM-4:00 PM

    MacAlister Hall, 3250 Chestnut Street, Rooms 2019 and 2020, Philadelphia, PA 19104

    • Everyone

     

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  • Barrio Fiesta Culture Show: Barriomon

    Saturday, May 9, 2015

    6:00 PM-12:00 AM

    Main Building, Great Court and Main Auditorium

    • Undergraduate Students
    • Graduate Students
    • International Students

    The theme for this year's Barrio show is Pokemon-Barriomon: The Legend of Bathala.
    Immerse yourself in Filipino culture while enjoying Filipino cuisine. Enjoy performances including an original play and both traditional and modern dances. For tickets and more information, email fisdu@fisdu.org
    Sponsored by Filipino Intercultural Society of Drexel University

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  • University Lecture by Ambassador (Ret.) Joseph M. Torsella

    Wednesday, May 13, 2015

    1:30 PM-2:30 PM

    Bossone Research Enterprise Center Mitchell Auditorium 32nd and Market Streets, Philadelphia

    • Everyone

    Joseph Torsella served as the US Representative to the United Nations for UN Management and Reform from 2011 to 2014, and was responsible for leading US efforts to make the UN a more efficient, accountable, respected and effective organization. In this lecture, Torsella will candidly discuss his experience, along with the importance–and challenges–of reforming the UN as it celebrates its 70th anniversary. The lecture is open to faculty, staff and students.

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  • Dragons Abroad: A Dialogue on Sexual and Gender Identity Abroad

    Monday, May 18, 2015

    12:00 PM-1:30 PM

    Ida Chen Classroom, Study Abroad Office 3225 Arch Street

    • Everyone

    This interactive discussion will provide helpful resources for faculty, students, and staff regarding the successes and challenges facing LGBTQA members when traveling abroad. This event will also demonstrate how you can support your LGBTQA students or peers who are participating in study or co-op abroad. Lunch will be provided.

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  • Fostering on Human Resilience

    June 15, 2015 through June 17, 2015

    8:00 AM-6:00 PM

    Embassy Suites Las Vegas Nevada USA

    • Everyone
    • Undergraduate Students
    • Graduate Students
    • Senior Class
    • Prospective Students
    • International Students
    • Faculty

    Annual International Conference on Fostering Human Resilience June 15-17, 2015 Las Vegas, USA Fostering Human Resilience OMICS International is pleased to announce its annual conferences in 2015 and 2016. One of the premier annual conferences is Human Resilience Meeting. The conference throws light on thought provoking topics and recent research in the field of Human Resilience like, Positive Psychology, Theory of Human Resilience, Building Resilience to Promote Sustainability, Resilience and the Individual/Family, Resilience and the Community Resilience and Ability, Individual and their Adaptation, Communicating Research Work (Programs to foster human resilience), Resiliency after Disaster, Stress -The Root of Resilience, and many more. Open Minded International Conferences (OMICS) are determined to put forth a platform for eminent personalities to share their expertise and research at Human Resilience, Las Vegas, USA. For more details visit: http://humanresilience.omicsgroup.com/ It has been estimated that up to 90% of the US population is exposed to traumatization at least 1 traumatic event during their lifetime. Although there is growing evidence that most people are resilient, meaning that they have the ability to adapt to or rebound from adversity, between 5% and 10% of individuals exposed to traumatic events meet criteria for post traumatic stress disorder. Therefore, identifying the elements of resilience could lead to interventions or training programs designed to enhance resilience. The growing elderly population has brought attention to dementia and Alzheimer’s conditions. This segment has great market potential with a growing need for improved medications and trauma-focused psychotherapy treatment options. The cognitive disorders and dementia sector is valued at $5.5 billion in 2010 and is expected to reach $11 billion by 2015, a 14.9% compound annual growth rate (CAGR). The World Health Organization estimates that by 2020, mental depression will be the largest cause of disability worldwide. It also says that by 2025, psychiatric disorders, mental illness will catch up with heart diseases or may even overtake it as the biggest global health concern. As stress has become a common symptom for every person this conference will be helpful to all the students in school/colleges/ universities or adults to know about the easy remedy or the power of resilience human possess self-exposure to overcome all this psychological disorders and to lead a easy life. This will focus on various kinds of neuro-cognitive strategies related psychological disorders, and about all kind of medications and positive instincts that our researchers will provide them in the conference. It will concentrate on psychological adaptation process, all those people who are facing problem from stress (work load, personal, family problem) and will be focusing on the exposure treatment/remedy/treatment on how to get resilience from any kind of trauma/stress/mental disorder. As Human Resilience is concerned with all kinds of psychological disorders, stress, trauma, grief, PTSD it will focus on all day to day problems of general working people as well as students Companies that are dealing with manufacturing medicines related to mental health/disorders will be beneficial as they will be able to come up with more convenient drugs as per the new symptoms which will be discussed in the conference. Annual International Conference on Fostering Human Resilience commences from June 15-17, 2015 in Las Vegas, USA, with the theme, “Fostering Human Resilience”. World-renowned speakers with their ultimate talks on the most recent techniques, tactics, and the avant garde technologies in Human Resilience are the hallmarks of this conference. A Unique Opportunity for Advertisers and Sponsors at this International event: http://humanresilience.omicsgroup.com/sponsors.php

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