A new course launched this summer by John Auerbach, director of Northeastern’s Institute on Urban Health Research and Practice, looks at the history of food in the U.S. and the policies that regulate its purchase, distribution, and consumption.
While on co-op with the Northern Ireland Council for Ethnic Minorities, Northeastern student Sonia Banaszczyk served as the coordinator for the Belonging Project, an art exhibit that tells the stories of migrants through portraits and recordings.
This is a guest blog post by Craig Schmidt, a fourth-year undergraduate student in the College of Engineering and recipient of the prestigious Vertical Flight Foundation Scholarship. This summer he’s participating […]
This is a guest blog post by Eileen Sheehan, a biochemistry student at Northeastern University who is on co-op at Palmer Station, Antarctica. She will providing a series of guest […]
A group of Northeastern students and staff from the Center for Spirituality, Dialogue and Service attended the annual Interfaith Leadership Institute in New York City to share and develop strategies for promoting their interfaith work.
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.