In May, some 30 Northeastern students began the Social Enterprise Institute’s monthlong field study program to Cuba and the Dominican Republic. In June, they returned with a deeper understanding of life in Latin America.
Nick Guertin, AMD’14, is a winner of the city of Boston’s Public Space Invitational competition for his streetscape project, a modular unit installation comprising seating, planters, bike racks, and covered shelter overhangs.
Biology major Lena King was captivated the first time she saw an open bee hive. On co-op at a Boston-based beekeeping company, she’s observing the world of the queen bee and researching ways to help honeybees survive.
Students who participated in “Giving With Purpose,” a massive open online course focused on philanthropy and informed civic engagement and the signature program of Northeastern’s Social Impact Lab, have selected 30 U.S.-based nonprofit organizations to receive a total of $150,000 in grants.
Thomas Vicino, an associate professor of political science, has received a U.S. Fulbright Scholarship to conduct research on the process of rapid urbanization and economic development planning in Brazil, the site of the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Summer Olympics.
Print– and paper-making works by three graduates of Northeastern’s joint studio art program with the School of the Museum of Fine Arts are now on display at Gallery 360’s new exhibit “A Brief Stay: Print & Paper Show.”
Backed by funding from a Fulbright research grant, Dan Marsden, S’13, will study the paternal effects of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders in South Africa.
While on co-op in California, fourth-year business major Carlos Villalobos was ‘bitten by the technology bug.’ When he returned to campus, he co-founded Bökeh, a wireless enabled camera lens that connects to the iPhone.
The student group Enabling Engineering offers young humanitarians the chance to develop products that will make the lives of people with disabilities easier.
Four Northeastern law students delivered powerful reflections on Friday at the School of Law commencement, during which they recalled their academic experiences and looked forward to their careers ahead.
James Eggers, SSH’12, was recently accepted into the Fulbright English Teaching Assistant program. Starting next spring, he will spend nine months in a college classroom in Brazil, where he will strengthen students’ English language skills and provide insights on American culture.
Northeastern student Marvin McMoore is helping to shape the future of Boston’s late-night culture as one of two-dozen members of a task force created to investigate opportunities to enhance the city’s nightlife.