After youth participated in Boston’s summer jobs program, a greater number reported having job readiness skills, higher academic aspirations, and improved connections with their neighborhoods—with the largest gains in some areas among minority groups—according to a new report co-authored by Northeastern’s Alicia Sasser Modestino.
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Many Northeastern students are about to begin their first international co-op. To help them maximize their experiences, we asked six students who have done global co-ops to share the wisdom they’ve cultivated from having lived and worked abroad.
Aoun will be honored this week at the Academy of International Business conference for his contributions to international business education. He will also lead a panel discussion on globalizing education.
In a win for affirmative action advocates, the Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a challenge to a program at the University of Texas that considers race as a limited factor in admissions decisions. Dan Urman, assistant teaching professor and director of the Doctorate in Law and Policy program, examines the court’s decision and what it means for affirmative action.
Check out the vivid scenes from the 5K color run on Northeastern’s campus Wednesday night hosted by NUterm and the Center for Student Involvement.
The Northeastern community can donate gently worn professional clothes—from suits and skirts to belts, shoes, and jewelry—for students to wear to the Fall Career Fair as well as on future co-ops and job interviews.
#iheartcoop, the new campus mural, and summer orientation were among our selection of tweets from the Northeastern community this week.
On Thursday night, members of the Northeastern community shared powerful stories of how the Torch Scholars Program has empowered students, provided unimaginable opportunities, and transformed lives.
Northeastern’s Torch Scholars Program will celebrate its 10-year anniversary with a ceremony on Thursday evening. “When I talk about Torch, I get emotional,” says rising senior Greykia Harris. “I don’t think I could’ve ever come this far in my life without it.”
In this guest post, Joseph Lagalla, student president of NU Pride, talks about the impact Sunday morning’s mass shooting has had on the LGBTQA+ community. Lagalla acknowledges the fear that “the shooting could have so easily happened in Boston,” and says that community leaders in Orlando are “staying strong and taking the opportunity to form an even stronger community.”
Level is an intensive program offered across Northeastern’s regional campus network that is designed to equip professionals with in-demand data analytics skills. More than 100 students have already enrolled, and the program’s offerings are expanding this summer and fall.
A big emphasis of World Oceans Day this year is bringing awareness to the problem of marine plastic pollution. Members of the Northeastern community are already focused on this challenge by building sustainable skateboards, visualizing ocean plastics data, and building sensors to identify microplastics in the sea.