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March

  • Bernard Amadei

    Engineers Without Borders Founder Urges Drexel Audience To Help Developing Communities

    03/17/2014

    It’s the responsibility of an engineer to help make the world a better place by improving the quality of life for developing communities, Bernard Amadei, PhD, told Drexel students, faculty and staff last week. His actions certainly back up that claim.

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  • Orchids

    Ready for Spring? Mark Your Calendar for the International Orchid Show

    03/05/2014

    Spring is on its way, and so is a colorful paradise at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University. The biggest U.S. orchid show outside of Florida and California is coming to the Academy in April.

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  • Students on cliffs in Ireland

    For These Freshmen, College Started With 15 Weeks in Ireland

    03/03/2014

    The 10 Drexel students who enrolled in the Freshman Frontiers program last fall still had traditional start-of-college experiences, but they weren’t quite the same as those of their classmates.

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  • Drexel joins Global Study Abroad Initiative

    03/01/2014

    Drexel University has pledged to join the Institute of International Education (IIE)’s Generation Study Abroad initiative to double the number of American students who study abroad by the end of the decade. Drexel University has committed to increasing the number of undergraduate students who study abroad by doubling the number by the end of the decade.

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  • Drexel Fall Break in Chile

    03/01/2014

    The course explores Chilean literature about the violence and repression sparked by the military coup d’état of 1973; the “disappearance” of thousands of Chileans throughout the 1980s; and the exile and displacement experienced by many others. While in Santiago, we will visit the new Museum of Memory and Human Rights, which offers a trove of artifacts and exhibits documenting the period, and Villa Grimaldi Peace Park, a site of remembrance where Chileans were formerly interrogated and tortured. Also: a tour of the colonial center of Santiago; visits to the capital’s pre-Columbian, historical, and art museums; a day trip to a town in the surrounding Andes; a tour of the coastal area of Viña del Mar and the port city of Valparaiso, a UNESCO site. tudents who have already participated in international programs.

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  • For These Freshmen, College Started With 15 Weeks in Ireland

    03/01/2014

    The 10 Drexel students who enrolled in the Freshman Frontiers program last fall still had traditional start-of-college experiences, but they weren’t quite the same as those of their classmates. The Frontiers students experienced their move-in day and campus confusion in Dublin, Ireland, where they studied for their first term of classes.

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