2012-2013 Event History
Universities for Immigration Reform
On April 19th 2013, Drexel University participated in the Collective Day of Action, discussions held simultaneously at participating universities across the country. The event, "Universities for Immigration Reform," was hosted by the Office of International Programs. We were glad to be joined by Dr. Rachel Reynolds, Associate Professor of Communication, Shumi Muinde, Director of International Admissions,Read More.
Student Conference on Global Challenges - Security
The Office of International Programs is pleased to announce its 6th Annual Student Conference on Global Challenges. This full day conference will bring together a multi-disciplinary group of students, academics and activists at Drexel to address a diverse set of issues related to this year's topic of SECURITY. Read More.
Cross Country Conversation: Crisis in the European Union
How can the EU solve its current financial crisis? Is it ethical or effective to instill austerity measures? What are the costs and benefits to the union? Is it sustainable? Should states join or leave the EU? Join faculty moderator Dr. Marco Airaudo and our student panelists to discuss these questions and more in a Cross Country Conversation about Crisis in the European Union! Read More.
Faculty Forum: Opportunities Abroad - Israel & Turkey
Faculty and staff are invited to the next event in our Faculty Forum series. This event will provide an overview on collaboration with our global partners and a chance to hear from colleagues already engaged. It will also provide information for faculty and staff interested in research, teaching, and student programs with partners in Israel and Turkey. Read More.
Borders in the Horn of Africa
Office of International Programs, Program Manager Heidi West will speak on Nov. 19th from 12:30 – 2:00pm in MacAlister 2019/2020 as part of the International Area Studies I-Café series. She will be presenting on her experiences in Djibouti where she participated in a conference on Border Management and Security in the Horn of Africa. The conference, held Sept. 24-26th in Dijibouti, Djibouti, was put on by the German NGO Friedrich Ebert Stiftung and included academics, policy makers and other experts from the region and around the world. All are welcome and encouraged to participate in this free event. Read More.
Global Health Opportunities Day
Drexel University will host its second Global Health Opportunities Day on October 19, 2012 to present students from Drexel University and other institutions with networking opportunities and workshops to help them pursue careers or experiences in global health. Read More.
Film Screening: Paula Cohen's "Two Universities"
Drexel University Professor Paula Marantz Cohen is granted unprecedented access to China's two most prestigious universities---Tsinghua University and Peking University---where students candidly discuss their attitudes and goals. The subjects provide a picture of the upcoming generation of China's educated elite, as well as a window on the future of China. Invitation: click here | Film Preview: click here.
Cross Country Conversation - U.N. Interventions
In observance of Peace Day Philly, the Office of International Programs, College of Arts and Sciences, International Area Studies, and the Drexel Student Alliance of the United Nations Association hosted a "Cross Country Conversation" to explore United Nations' interventions.