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Drexel staff and faculty at the Love Orphanage in Haiti

Drexel’s Bond to Haiti Shown by Awards From Community Group

The Haitian Coalition of Philadelphia honored three Dragons at their annual gala, recognizing the humanitarian work that the University has accomplished during study abroad courses.
Students received free passports at the Passport Caravan event on Nov. 2.

Drexel Wins Grant to Offer Free Passports to Students

Drexel recently received a grant to pay the $135 fee required for students to apply for a passport and travel the world.
Caitlin Walczyk will be the first Drexel student to receive a scholarship or fellowship to study in Kazakhstan.

Drexel Sends First Dragon to Kazakhstan

Caitlin Walczyk will be the first Drexel student to receive a scholarship or fellowship to study in Kazakhstan when she spends a year studying Russian in the country as a Boren Awards honoree.
Biomedical Engineering Drexel

A New Joint Program With Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Drexel University students earning master's degrees in biomedical engineering now have the option to complete part of their program in China, thanks to an expanded agreement with Med-X Research Institute of Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU).
1st Place - Cory Quigley, Turkey: "Drifting in an air balloon above alienesque Cappadocia"

Five Photos That Will Change the Way You Look at the World

These images from Drexel’s 2016 Study Abroad photo contest showcase moments that were just beyond the reach of the photographer’s formerly everyday experience.
Grace, second from right, with four other Drexel Singapore exchange students in Singapore.

Making International Friends at Home and Abroad

Through her experiences at Drexel, Grace Kerschensteiner knows what it’s like to befriend international students in her home country and make friends while living abroad.
Mountain view from Interlake, Switzerland, by Tyler Pultro

The Most Amazing Drexel Study Abroad Photos

To show off their adventures studying outside of the United States, students submitted their best pictures from their experiences for a contest held by Drexel’s Study Abroad Office.
Dana and David Dornsife and Shannon Marquez, PhD, with children and friends at Kechema Water Point in Ethiopia, a World Vision WASH project site.

Drexel Establishes Dornsife Global Development Scholars Program

A new program leverages a partnership between Drexel and World Vision in 10 countries in eastern, western and southern Africa where World Vision and benefactors Dana and David Dornsife have ongoing water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) projects.
Students on cliffs in Ireland

For These Freshmen, College Started With 15 Weeks in Ireland

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.

Dragon Buddies

International Students Have Friends as Soon as They Step on Campus, Thanks to Dragon Buddies

International exchange students must overcome language barriers and culture shock when they step onto Drexel's campus, but they do have friends from day one: Dragon Buddies, student volunteers who connect with them and help them acclimate to Drexel and Philadelphia.

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Q&A with Daniela Ascarelli: The Impact of Studying Abroad

DrexelNow spoke with Daniela Ascarelli, assistant vice provost for international programs and director of Drexel's Study Abroad program, to find out why studying abroad is such a powerful and important experience for students.

Kailey Kluge

A Dream Realized: Drexel Student To Study Abroad in Russia

International area studies major Kailey Kluge always wanted to study abroad in Russia. Thanks to the prestigious Boren Scholarship award she won last month, her dream will be realized this fall.