Recent News Archive

Dr. Kristine Mulhorn visits China

Dr. Kristine Mulhorn recently travelled to Dalian Maritime University in China under the Fulbright Senior Specialist Program. Dr. Mulhorn spent 17 days at Dalian Maritime giving lectures on aging and demography in the US and China, US health care reform, and sociology. Read More

Dr. Kara Spiller Receives NSF Award with Collaborator at University of Sydney

Dr. Kara Spiller, Assistant Professor, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, received an NSF award with her international collaborator at the University of Sydney. Read More

China Tour: Team Ready to Begin Exploring Beijing

After a 14 hour flight we have touched down in Beijing, China! We were greeted at the airport by our outgoing and very knowledgable tour guide, Nels Hawkins, along with his assistant Tiantian, who is from Shanghai, and our local Chinese tour guide, George!. Read More

US-China Environment and Urban Public Health Summer Internship

Increasing urbanization and climate change are two of the great challenges in the 21st century. An estimated 6.2 billion people – two-thirds of the world’s population – will be living in cities by 2050. Globally, cities currently account for about two-thirds of the world’s energy consumption and about 70 percent of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Read More

Call for Proposals – Global Innovation Initiative, British Council

The Global Innovation Initiative (GII) is a shared commitment of the United Kingdom and the United States to strengthen research collaboration between universities in the UK, US, and selected emerging economies. Read More

U.S. Colleges and Universities Invited to Apply to Multilateral Research Partnership Grant Competition

The governments of the United States and the United Kingdom launched today the second application cycle of the Global Innovation Initiative, a higher education grant competition created to strengthen higher education research partnerships between the United States, the United Kingdom and four other countries: Brazil, China, India, and Indonesia.. Read More

Fulbright Update from Chile

Sarah graduated from Drexel University with a Bachelors and Masters degree in Materials Science and Engineering in 2013. Bringing together her love for Spanish-speaking countries and her focus in biomaterials and bio/synthetic, biomimetric polymer systems, she decided to apply for a Fulbright scholarship and is now carrying out her Fulbright grant in Chile to understand the applications of science and engineering in her host country. Read More

American Dreams: Lessons learned from creating a passion project from scratch

One year ago, while participating in a leadership course at Landmark Education that empowers participants to create a community-based project of their choice, I realized that my time had come to make a difference for the international student community in the United States. Read More