Kerry, who is the United States’ top diplomat, will speak to a gathering of 25,000 graduates, family members, university leaders, and friends from around the world during Northeastern’s 114th Commencement exercises on May 6 at TD Garden.
The university was recently designated a Changemaker Campus by Ashoka U for its innovative and meaningful contributions to social change in the global community, becoming part of a consortium of select higher education institutions worldwide.
Dozens of Northeastern students have worked as part of their global experiential program to help solve the world’s biggest humanitarian crisis.
Nikos Passas, an international financial crime expert, was on Capitol Hill Wednesday telling members of a House Financial Services Committee task force that the global threat of trade-based money laundering is serious but that effective responses are within reach.
Students flocked to the Curry Student Center Indoor Quad on Thursday to learn more and ask questions about their peers’ recent co-op experiences abroad.
Three faculty members—Jonathan Kaufman, director of the School of Journalism, Shakir Mustafa, teaching professor of Arabic, and Heather Littlefield, associate teaching professor in linguistics—explain the differences among the names ISIS, ISIL, and Daesh and why they matter.
“Any attempt to link Syrian refugees to the threat of terrorism is xenophobic scaremongering, pure and simple,” says Rachel Rosenbloom, an immi¬gra¬tion policy expert and asso¬ciate pro¬fessor of law at Northeastern.
Jim Ziolkowski, the founder of buildOn, a nonprofit working to break the cycle of poverty and illiteracy through education and service, has a compelling message for aspiring entrepreneurs: ‘confront your fears,’ ‘pursue what’s important to you.’
An interdisciplinary group of five Northeastern faculty experts reacted to and examined last week’s terror attacks in Beirut and Paris at a panel discussion Tuesday night.
Building on the success of its regional campus network in selected U.S. cities, Northeastern University will launch its first international campus in 2016. Northeastern will open a location in Toronto, Ontario, where it will offer professional graduate programs that are industry-aligned and tailored to meet the specific needs of learners and employers in the region.
Northeastern University convened local visiting Fulbright scholars, students, and alumni from more than 50 countries on Friday for a welcome reception at East Village.
Thomas Webster, professor and chair of the chemical engineering department, knows the value of working overseas and of conducting research outside Northeastern. Putting the two together, he launched a summer program that gives undergraduates research opportunities at seven universities around the world and brings students from those institutions here.