3Qs: Detroit’s ‘perfect storm’

This month, Detroit became the largest Amer­ican city to declare bankruptcy.The out­come is in part the result of fed­eral poli­cies that sub­si­dized sub­urban sprawl, according to asso­ciate pro­fessor of polit­ical sci­ence Thomas J. Vicino.


Spotlight on career services

Northeastern’s Career Ser­vices office, which con­sis­tently receives best-​​in-​​the-​​nation acco­lades from the Princeton Review, hosted career coun­selors from across the United States as part of the National Career Devel­op­ment Association’s annual conference.

Northeastern University Career Services Visit

Clean water for a Ugandan village

Northeastern’s chapter of Engi­neers Without Bor­ders will imple­ment a new drinking water system in Bbanda, Uganda this summer, bringing potable water to more than 1,000 villagers.


The business of diplomacy

Michael Creegan, who grad­u­ated from the Bach­elor of Sci­ence in Inter­na­tional Busi­ness pro­gram in the spring, says his aca­d­emic expe­ri­ence at North­eastern has pre­pared him for a career in the U.S. For­eign Service.