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Northeastern is committed to growing as a magnet for highly accomplished professionals from all cultures and backgrounds, including underrepresented groups.

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News & Events

News and Events from around the Northeastern community

Northeastern math professors bridge the gap for high school calculus programs

Northeastern math professors bridge the gap for high school calculus programs

In 1994, Northeastern math professor Robert Case was concerned with the lack of advanced math courses in the BPS, primarily composed of underrepresented minorities, including African American and Hispanic students. Not only were there not many of these advanced courses, there were also many students with gaps in their math education, preventing them from reaching calculus by … Continued

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Northeastern veterans find confidence with improvisation workshops

Northeastern veterans find confidence with improvisation workshops

Northeastern University is offering veteran students improv workshops to help them find their voice as they come back into the civilian world. Improv for Northeastern veterans was the idea of Air Force veteran Andrew McCarty, the director of the university’s Center for the Advancement of Veterans and Servicemembers.”When I got out, for some reason, I … Continued

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City of Boston posts signs depicting how to help defuse Islamophobic situations

City of Boston posts signs depicting how to help defuse Islamophobic situations

City workers are putting up PSA posters around Boston in a new initiative to show people how to safely step in and help stop incidents of Islamophobic harassment. The step-by-step instructions, city officials said, encourage bystanders to quickly strike up conversations with Muslims being assailed by strangers, in hopes the actions will help disrupt the abuse, … Continued

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