The Global Classroom Program
The Global Classroom Program, created by the Office of International Programs, is an innovative approach to allowing students to gain international experience without leaving the Drexel campus. The program connects Drexel students with individuals and institutions abroad to complete a course, leading students to think global while staying domestic.Read More.
White House Focuses on Study Abroad and Global Citizenship at Travel Bloggers Summit
Earlier this week, I made the quick three-block trip from the NAFSA office to the White House for an energizing afternoon with government officials, media representatives, and travel bloggers. As an important driver of public opinion, the media have the ability to use their influential voices to educate readers about the importance of study abroad and encourage more U.S. students to engage in meaningful travel.Read More.
The Drexel Sailing Team Regatta in France
In the spring, the Drexel University Sailing Team was invited to the largest intercollegiate sailing regatta in the world. No matter that it was in France. They raised the money and the support to get there, and became Drexel's first club sport to compete overseas.Read More.
New Drug Class Causes Malaria to Burst
An international research team led by Akhil B. Vaidya, PhD, professor in the Department of Microbiology & Immunology and director of the Center for Molecular Parasitology at Drexel University College of Medicine, has discovered a new class of drug compounds that could lead to potent new treatments in the battle against malaria. Read More.