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: Chelmsford, MA
Major: Health Science, Minor: Biology
After Graduation: After I graduate, I plan to attend University of Massachusetts Medical School. I am definitely looking forward to starting the next chapter in my life and building on what I learned at Northeastern and in the Honors Program on my way to becoming a physician.