Drexel graduate student Paul Sesink Clee stood in awe as thousands of researchers, policy-makers, NGOs and other members of civil societies from around the world swarmed around. Nearby, and feeling equally invigorated, was colleague Franco Montalto, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering, who described the experience as one of the most professionally rewarding of his career.
Drexel’s participation in the annual United Nations Conference on Climate Change in December empowered eight Drexel faculty, staff and students. Each came away with a different, rewarding experience that they’ll share at a public event next month.
In response to the terrorist attacks in Brussels, Belgium this morning, Drexel Study Abroad is monitoring carefully the region and sharing relevant information and offering support to our students currently studying abroad in Europe. Drexel does not have any known travelers in Brussels.
A gathering of international researchers, developers, professors, entrepreneurs and physicians will convene at Drexel University’s Expressive and Creative Interaction Technologies (ExCITe) Center at the end of March to have a discussion about video games and how they can help improve people’s health, aid the healing process and guide caregivers.
Professors from the Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) and the National Nanofabrication Center (NNFC) visited the College of Engineering on February 24-26, the next step in solidifying the new research collaboration between the two institutions.
On Thursday, February 25, 2016 the Office of International Programs held its 9th Annual Student Conference on Global Challenges focusing on the theme of Sustainability. The conference, the only one of its kind on Drexel’s campus, was attended by over 400 students, faculty, and community members. The conference offered students opportunities to share their research and engage in critical reflection and dialogue on how sustainability is shaping the global conversation across such disciplines as public health, engineering, chemistry, biology, medicine, law, media, economics, politics, and history.
We are very excited to announce this year’s cohort of Dornsife Global Development Scholars. Special thanks to the members of the Dornsife Global Development Scholars interview and selection committee, who worked tirelessly during the fall and winter terms to review over 70 applications and interview nearly 30 candidates