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June

  • Students Advocating Against Slavery

    New Student Group, Certificate Program Both Tackle Issue of Human Trafficking

    06/09/2014

    In Guatemala the summer after her freshman year at Drexel, Kaelee Shepherd sat in the passenger seat of a car as it stopped at a red light. A young girl, maybe 7 or 8, walked up to her window.

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  • Soccer stadium

    Is the World Cup a Blessing or a Curse? A Q&A With Eric Zillmer

    06/09/2014

    As the 2014 World Cup approaches, all eyes are on Brazil. The country has been plagued by claims that it is unprepared to host the massive sporting event and protests over the billions of dollars spent on construction costs.

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  • Josa Hanzlik

    International Fellowship Proves Invaluable for One Graduate Student

    06/03/2014

    Josa Hanzlik spends her days looking at images of human tibia bones, or reading articles about bone ingrowth and orthopedic implants. Those are things she could do in Philadelphia. But instead she's doing them in the Netherlands, and she says she's better for it.

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  • A Trip to Improve Infrastructure and Quality of Life In Honduras

    06/01/2014

    On this trip, a team of 12 Drexel students and two faculty members went to Honduras as the Architecture Brigade to construct homes for a family chosen by Global Brigades. They were placed in a community in Honduras and worked alongside a family to construct their home.

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  • Drexel University Partnership with Shanghai Tech

    06/01/2014

    A Drexel University delegation, led by President Fry and including Julie Mostov, Vice Provost for Global Initiatives; Suhada Jayasuriya, Distinguished University Professor and Head of the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics (MEM); Wei Sun., Albert Soffa Chair Professor, MEM and Director, Drexel-SARI Center, and David Velinsky, Vice President for Academy Science, Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University and Head of the Department of Biodiversity, Earth and Environmental Sciences were in China last month on a multi-city trip.

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