Chelsey Goldberg, SSH’16, and Alexa Armstrong, S’16, spent 10 days in Kenya, where they doled out school supplies to studious kids and made life-changing donations to the particularly needy. “I can’t believe you’re here,” one 14 year-old girl told Goldberg.
P.K. Agarwal, an accomplished executive whose distinguished career in high tech spans the public, private, and nonprofit sectors, will oversee the series of educational hubs that Northeastern will embed in select companies across the Bay Area.
Valentine Moghadam, director of Northeastern’s International Affairs and Middle East Studies programs, holds forth on the deal’s biggest winners, Israel’s response, and Congress’ forthcoming review of the accord.
Northeastern assistant professor Mai’a K. Davis Cross, who studies European politics, explains how Greece’s debt crisis and “no” vote could make the EU stronger and more resilient over the long term.
Northeastern’s Foundation Year program, which helps Boston high school graduates prepare for college success, has transformed the life of Prince Kalu and hundreds of other students. “I owe everything I have to this program,” he says.
Northeastern associate professor Matthew Nisbet examines what Pope Francis’ encyclical means for the global climate change discussion and the 2016 presidential race in the U.S.
Olivia Nguyen, DMSB’15, was recently accepted into the Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Program in Vietnam, an experience that will give her the chance to explore her family’s heritage.
Northeastern hosted the sixth annual Emerging Markets Symposium, where experts examined the opportunities in BRIC economies in Africa beyond, as well as why Brazil’s growth has slowed.
President Aoun’s first two Global Officers recently returned to campus for a brief respite from traveling the world. Their collective esprit was high, their desire to share personal anecdotes and life-defining lessons particularly strong.
Northeastern computational social scientist David Lazer and his interdisciplinary research team have demonstrated that mobile phone data can be used to predict future unemployment rates up to four months before the release of official reports and more accurately than traditional forecasts.
Oyenike Balogun-Mwangi, PhD’16, recently received a $20,000 fellowship from the American Association of University Women, a nonprofit aimed at achieving gender equity through advocacy, education, and research.
Five Northeastern student-researchers have worked to address the worldwide water crisis, designing a solar-powered desalination system that produces potable ocean water.