When healthcare gets personal

Marie Schulte-Bockum’s deci­sion to work on co-​​op at the Insti­tute for Health­care Improve­ment was fueled by her appre­ci­a­tion of Germany’s uni­versal health­care system, which helped save her sister’s life.

The ‘Model’ of excellence

A team of North­eastern stu­dents placed first at the 29th Annual Inter­na­tional Model NATO con­fer­ence in Wash­ington, D.C., a feat that is even more impres­sive when con­sid­ering the cir­cum­stances under which the group won.

Turning water into rice

Last summer, a group of North­eastern stu­dents devel­oped a busi­ness pro­posal to help feed orphans in Bali. Last week, the plan was accepted to the upcoming Clinton Global Ini­tia­tive Uni­ver­sity Conference.

A case for ‘not playing it safe’

The world is a source of learning and enlight­en­ment and you cannot ignore it,” North­eastern Pres­i­dent Joseph E. Aoun told mem­bers of the Stu­dent Gov­ern­ment Asso­ci­a­tion on Wednesday evening.

Students find life calling through co-​​op

Co-​​op doesn’t just pro­vide stu­dents with pre­mier expe­ri­en­tial learning oppor­tu­ni­ties. It also helps many find their life’s pur­pose, said sev­eral Col­lege of Sci­ence stu­dents who shared their sto­ries at last week’s Spring Co-​​op Expo.

Global co-​​op: paying it forward

Helping pedi­atric burn vic­tims in China, adding to an eco-village’s infra­struc­ture in Costa Rica, working on a Hol­ly­wood movie in South Africa. These were just some of the unique expe­ri­ences stu­dents shared with their peers at last Thursday’s Inter­na­tional Co-​​op Fair.

Parliament, the Scottish way

Fourth-​​year stu­dent Anthony Turner, SSH’15, recently returned from his co-​​op at the Scot­tish Par­lia­ment, where he par­tic­i­pated in researching leg­is­la­tion and writing par­lia­men­tary motions.