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The 16th Annual Student Conference on Global Challenges

Thursday, May 18, 2023

12:00 AM-12:00 AM

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The Office of Global Engagement is pleased to announce the 16th Annual Student Conference on Global Challenges: Life in the City. This year, the conference will be held on Thursday, May 18th, 2023.

With the growing populations of cities worldwide, it is critical that the private, public, and civic sectors collaborate to solve challenges related to climate change, food and housing insecurity, economic inequality, education, cultural preservation, and access to innovation and technology. How do we address these challenges in a way that benefits people around the globe?

The conference provides undergraduate and graduate students with an opportunity to present research and engage in critical dialogue regarding what it means to live in the modern-day city Drexel University was a co-sponsor of the 2022 Philadelphia World Heritage City Celebration, celebrating the city's status as the first U.S. designated World Heritage City. Office of Global Engagement looks forward to engaging with local organizations in support of this event.

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Ryan Day

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