Professor Elizabeth Bucar shares her thoughts and insights into her teaching experience on the Spain Honors Dialogue, where Honors students travel along the Camino de Santiago.
Tanay Patri has only been on campus for six weeks, but he’s already joined three student groups and picked out the company for which he would like to do his first co-op. “I want to build relationships with my peers and find my passion as soon as I can,” he says.
Northeastern University researchers have received a $5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to establish S-POWER, an innovative scholarship and mentoring program that supports college transfer students from underrepresented backgrounds who are studying and doing research in energy.
Raina Levin isn’t sure where her education will lead her, but she knows her natural curiosity and Northeastern’s ecosystem of exploration—rooted in co-op—will guide her in the right direction.
Gianna Scioletti, COE ’18, works with Sikubora, an international start-up, to close the energy supply gap in rural Tanzania.
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.
Northeastern celebrated the co-op achievements of 17 seniors on Wednesday at the 45th annual Outstanding Cooperative Education Awards. The winners worked for a range of prestigious labs, nonprofits, startups, tech firms, government agencies, and financial institutions.
Wendy Chu (SSH) chose to attend Northeastern because she felt the university “stretched the definition of a college student.” “I’ll remember that anything felt possible here,” she says. This fall, she will attend Harvard Law School.