Journalist Dan Peleschuk, AS’09, is covering the unrest in Ukraine for Global Post, an online U.S. news organization.
This week, 186 members of the Northeastern community will participate in service projects in 15 communities across the U.S. and four other countries for Alternative Spring Break—a weeklong immersive living and volunteering experience.
For students like Hannah Kilfoye, SSH’15, community service on holds the key to becoming a student leader. This week, she is a team leader on Northeastern’s Alternative Spring Break program in the Dominican Republic with Outreach360.
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.
The illicit trade of nuclear commodities worldwide is “likely to continue unless fairly strenuous mitigating efforts are undertaken,” David Albright, a globally recognized expert in nuclear proliferation, told the Northeastern community last week.
On Wednesday evening, the university hosted a summit in honor of Yehuda Yaakov, the newly appointed Consul General of Israel to New England.
Graduate student Fabienne Rudolph is known as the apple princess in her native Germany, where she promotes the Odenwald region’s apple industry.
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.
“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.
“Define diversity as working alongside people with whom you have profound disagreements on fundamental matters,” says Eboo Patel, Northeastern’s inaugural interfaith leadership fellow.
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.