The research I have been doing with Professor Jeffrey Burds focuses on the Soviet Union’s influence in the Middle East during the Cold War on the Arab-Israeli conflict – a key concept that has significantly shaped the region’s history since.
Matt Connolly, DMSB ’16, started his first e-commerce business when he was just 14, and he later rebranded and expanded it while studying at Northeastern. He had a goal to one day work at Amazon. Now, he’ll be working at the company full time.
Julie Hugunin, S’16, straddles worlds, literally and academically. A biology major in Northeastern’s Honors Program and a 2016 Presidential Global Fellow, she plans to pursue an MD/PhD program starting in 2017.
Graduating senior Esther Laaninen has received a Fulbright fellowship to teach English in Colombia. She says her global experiences and teaching opportunities in communities around the world have prepared her well.
Hometown: Rhinebeck, NY
Major: International Affairs; Economics & Global Social Entrepreneurship minors
After Graduation: In July, I will be joining the Business Associate program at Wellington Management in downtown Boston. I am excited to take my first step post-graduation towards pursuing a career in impact investing and social finance. Since graduating in January, I have had time off to spend with friends and family while traveling domestically and abroad.