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The group of Drexel nursing practice doctoral students who participated in a study abroad program in Canada.

Due North: Drexel Students Learn Nuances of Canadian Health Care

A collection of Drexel students studying for their doctorates in nursing practice took a trip up north to better understand the differences between Canada’s and the United States’ health-care systems.
Mahmoud Hallak during his presentation on the unrest in Syria.

From Syria to Drexel: Freshman Tells His Rebel Story

In Syria, Mahmoud Hallak helped coordinate protests against the Bashar al-Assad government, lost his father to government forces, and was wounded by a grenade during a demonstration. Now the Drexel freshman is sharing his story.
African Pygmy Kingfisher (Ispidina picta) photographed in Vwaza Wildlife Reserve, Malawi. Credit: Jason D. Weckstein

Study of African Birds Reveals Hotbed of Malaria Parasite Diversity

A new study published this week in the journal PLOS ONE explores the scope of malaria parasite diversity in southeast African birds, and provides insight into how lifestyle characteristics of birds can influence their association with different parasite genera.
Masked man holding an assault rifle with social media icons nearby.

Drexel Students Join Anti-Extremism Cyber Fight

To fight the spread of extremism on social media, a class of Drexel students is consulting with the U.S. State Department on new, online anti-radical strategies.
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.
Emily Ballantyne at the top of Volcan Villarica.

An International Co-op Mapping Out the Lungs, and All Chile Has to Offer

Emily Ballantyne wanted to work abroad, but wasn't sure how to fit it in her schedule. After randomly bringing up her hopes to a local co-op boss, the Whitaker Fellow has now made her way to a research lab in Santiago, Chile.
A Nigeria-Cameroon chimp rescued from illegal animal trafficking who now lives at the Limbe Wildlife Center in Cameroon. Credit Paul Sesink Clee

Studies of Africa's Most Endangered Chimpanzees Show Complex Evolutionary Past, Perilous Future

A Drexel-led team's complementary analyses of population genetics, geographical distribution and habitat use paint a new picture of the evolutionary past and potentially bleak future of the Nigeria-Cameroon Chimpanzee, already the most endangered chimp subspecies.
Mollie Snyder Great Wall of China

A Co-op Covering the Best of Beijing Art and Fashion

Less than a year ago, Mollie Snyder "knew basically nothing about" China. But since starting her co-op at a bilingual Chinese magazine in September, she's been elevated from intern to editor, mingled with celebrities and attended high-end fashion shows.
Alex Krengel and Guram Gotsadze outside the Sameba Cathedral in Tbilisi.

Student Travels to Nation of Georgia to Study Health Systems

A Drexel student working toward his master’s degree in public health traveled to Georgia for the winter break to help create the groundwork for a new method of teaching new systems to public health practitioners.
A stack of Russian rubles

The Collapse of the Russian Ruble: A Q&A with Marco Airaudo

Although the ruble’s freefall began to stabilize around the time of a press conference given by Russian President Vladimir Putin, the currency remains severely devalued. Marco Airaudo, PhD, a professor of economics, talks how this happened, what Russia can do, and what it means for the rest of the world.
academic investments

Academic Investment at Heart of Drexel's Enterprise

There’s an evolution underway on the left bank of the Schuylkill River, and it’s changing everything.
North America: Ted Daeschler (second from right) with his team on Ellesmere Island.

Spanning the Globe: Drexel Research Reaches Around the World in 2014

Where in the world have Drexel professors conducted research in 2014? The answer: all seven continents.