For nearly 50 years, The Boston Phoenix, which ceased publication in 2013, was Boston’s alternative newspaper of record, the first word on social justice, politics, as well as the arts and music scene. Now, thanks to a gift from Phoenix owner Stephen Mindich, that work will be preserved for posterity in Snell Library’s Archives and Special Collections.
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Christina Ferrara, E’16, is currently on co-op at Ocean Spray. From working to increase plant efficiency to taste tests in the lab, Ferrara has learned what life is like working for one of the largest grower-owned cooperatives in the world.
Three faculty members—Jonathan Kaufman, director of the School of Journalism, Shakir Mustafa, teaching professor of Arabic, and Heather Littlefield, associate teaching professor in linguistics—explain the differences among the names ISIS, ISIL, and Daesh and why they matter.
IDEA’s venture showcase highlighted the scope of Northeastern’s student– and alumni-led startups, from a micro-brewed coffee company to a customized backpack design business.
Serving on boards of directors can be both challenging and rewarding. But how do women go about being asked to join them? The experts who spoke at the latest event in the Women Who Inspire Speaker Series offered some answers.
For Caroline-Christine Wilhelm, DMSB’10, the drab exercise clothes filling European workout studios spelled “opportunity.” Sleuthing out niche designers, she launched an online business that married fashion to fitness.
“Any attempt to link Syrian refugees to the threat of terrorism is xenophobic scaremongering, pure and simple,” says Rachel Rosenbloom, an immi¬gra¬tion policy expert and asso¬ciate pro¬fessor of law at Northeastern.
Global Entrepreneurship Week, the university’s response to attacks overseas, and NASA picking Northeastern to work on a Mars robot are among our selections for tweets from the Northeastern community this week.
Jim Ziolkowski, the founder of buildOn, a nonprofit working to break the cycle of poverty and illiteracy through education and service, has a compelling message for aspiring entrepreneurs: ‘confront your fears,’ ‘pursue what’s important to you.’
Philomena Mantella, senior vice president and CEO of the Northeastern University Global Network, discussed Northeastern’s work to recruit, retain, and engage today’s learners.
An interdisciplinary group of five Northeastern faculty experts reacted to and examined last week’s terror attacks in Beirut and Paris at a panel discussion Tuesday night.
Social entrepreneur Anna Butler’s inspiration to found modzi began while on a Dialogue of Civilizations program in Zambia and continued during a self-developed co-op there.