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International Students and Scholars Services Upcoming Events

  • Discover Asia

    Sunday, March 1, 2015

    3:00 PM-7:00 PM

    Behrakis Grand Hall

    • Everyone

    GCC and other organizations want to create an environment where various Asian cultural organizations will showcase their various cultures that they promote, such as Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese, Filipino and Indian, all in one place. This will be accomplished in a number of ways including staged performances, foods, arts and crafts, clothing and anything else that is relevant in the cultures of these great Asian nations.

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  • Global Engagement Scholars Orientation Session

    Monday, March 2, 2015

    5:00 PM-6:30 PM

    MacAlister 2019/2020

    • Undergraduate Students
    • International Students
    The Global Engagement Scholar (GES) program offers a great opportunity to students who are interested in becoming globally minded citizens. The program provides students with the necessary structure to document and connect a wide variety of global experiences during their time at Drexel University.
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  • WHM- Tunisian Women: We Will Stand Up

    Tuesday, March 3, 2015

    12:30 PM-12:00 AM

    Peck Problem Solving & Research Building, Room 105

    • Everyone
    • International Students

    Join us for a screening of the film Tunisian Women: We Will Stand Up!. On December 18, 2010, Tunisians of all ages took the streets of Tunis to demand better living conditions and the end of President Ben Ali’s repressive dictatorship---one of the beginning events to the 2011 Tunisian Revolution and Arab Spring. This documentary is a powerful story of seven women activists who devoted their lives to fight for freedom in their country. Pizza will be provided. Please RSVP to Adam Zahn if you would like to attend as limited seating is available. Alz26@drexel.edu

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  • Women's Herstory Month: Beijing +20 an International Women’s Day Discussion

    Wednesday, March 4, 2015

    12:00 PM-1:30 PM

    MacAlister Hall 2019, 3250 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19104

    • Everyone

     

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  • Piece of the World

    Wednesday, March 4, 2015

    8:00 PM-9:00 PM

    Myers Hall MPR

    • Undergraduate Students
    Have you ever wondered what it's like to live in another country? Did you know that there are Drexel students from 116 different countries around the world? But even across the U.S. many people live quite differently. Whether you are a domestic or international student there are many cultural aspects that define how we live and interact with others. Come and join us for a night of activities and conversations about our cultural lifestyles. Learn about how different cultural perspectives shape our daily lives and habits; you will learn how others live, without even leaving Drexel's campus!
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  • Fostering on Human Resilience

    June 15, 2015 through June 17, 2015

    8:00 AM-6:00 PM

    Embassy Suites Las Vegas Nevada USA

    • Everyone
    • Undergraduate Students
    • Graduate Students
    • Senior Class
    • Prospective Students
    • International Students
    • Faculty

    Annual International Conference on Fostering Human Resilience June 15-17, 2015 Las Vegas, USA Fostering Human Resilience OMICS International is pleased to announce its annual conferences in 2015 and 2016. One of the premier annual conferences is Human Resilience Meeting. The conference throws light on thought provoking topics and recent research in the field of Human Resilience like, Positive Psychology, Theory of Human Resilience, Building Resilience to Promote Sustainability, Resilience and the Individual/Family, Resilience and the Community Resilience and Ability, Individual and their Adaptation, Communicating Research Work (Programs to foster human resilience), Resiliency after Disaster, Stress -The Root of Resilience, and many more. Open Minded International Conferences (OMICS) are determined to put forth a platform for eminent personalities to share their expertise and research at Human Resilience, Las Vegas, USA. For more details visit: http://humanresilience.omicsgroup.com/ It has been estimated that up to 90% of the US population is exposed to traumatization at least 1 traumatic event during their lifetime. Although there is growing evidence that most people are resilient, meaning that they have the ability to adapt to or rebound from adversity, between 5% and 10% of individuals exposed to traumatic events meet criteria for post traumatic stress disorder. Therefore, identifying the elements of resilience could lead to interventions or training programs designed to enhance resilience. The growing elderly population has brought attention to dementia and Alzheimer’s conditions. This segment has great market potential with a growing need for improved medications and trauma-focused psychotherapy treatment options. The cognitive disorders and dementia sector is valued at $5.5 billion in 2010 and is expected to reach $11 billion by 2015, a 14.9% compound annual growth rate (CAGR). The World Health Organization estimates that by 2020, mental depression will be the largest cause of disability worldwide. It also says that by 2025, psychiatric disorders, mental illness will catch up with heart diseases or may even overtake it as the biggest global health concern. As stress has become a common symptom for every person this conference will be helpful to all the students in school/colleges/ universities or adults to know about the easy remedy or the power of resilience human possess self-exposure to overcome all this psychological disorders and to lead a easy life. This will focus on various kinds of neuro-cognitive strategies related psychological disorders, and about all kind of medications and positive instincts that our researchers will provide them in the conference. It will concentrate on psychological adaptation process, all those people who are facing problem from stress (work load, personal, family problem) and will be focusing on the exposure treatment/remedy/treatment on how to get resilience from any kind of trauma/stress/mental disorder. As Human Resilience is concerned with all kinds of psychological disorders, stress, trauma, grief, PTSD it will focus on all day to day problems of general working people as well as students Companies that are dealing with manufacturing medicines related to mental health/disorders will be beneficial as they will be able to come up with more convenient drugs as per the new symptoms which will be discussed in the conference. Annual International Conference on Fostering Human Resilience commences from June 15-17, 2015 in Las Vegas, USA, with the theme, “Fostering Human Resilience”. World-renowned speakers with their ultimate talks on the most recent techniques, tactics, and the avant garde technologies in Human Resilience are the hallmarks of this conference. A Unique Opportunity for Advertisers and Sponsors at this International event: http://humanresilience.omicsgroup.com/sponsors.php

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