This week, the Social Impact Lab at Northeastern University presented a conference where speakers and attendees examined philanthropy’s impact on addressing the challenges contemporary cities face.
Global financial experts reflected on the causes of the Great Recession and 2008’s global financial crisis and presented advice to avoid similar calamities at a daylong conference organized by Northeastern students.
A team of Northeastern students placed first in the 31st annual National University Model Arab League Conference in Washington, D.C. last month, besting delegations from two dozen colleges and universities in Canada, Egypt, and the United States.
Learning by Design traces the influence that the Kindergarten movement—the revolutionary educational system developed Friedrich Frobel in Germany—had on culture and the impact it had in laying the grounds for modernist art, architecture, and design.
The six delegation members, who represent the political spectrum in Israel and were brought to the U.S. by the Ruderman Family Foundation, participated in a town-hall event Tuesday night at Northeastern. Knesset members discussed a range of topics in a spirited yet civil discussion.
U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern, D-Mass., a leading voice in Washington on human rights issues, visited Northeastern on Friday to discuss his work advocating for human rights across the globe and what still needs to be done.
In a lecture Wednesday, Mitchell Orenstein, chair of the Department of Political Science, discussed the turmoil in the Eastern European country and what it means from a geopolitical standpoint.
In his latest book on baseball in Latin America, professor Alan Klein charts the history of Major League Baseball’s influence in the Dominican Republic, where sugar refineries had begun fielding ultra-competitive baseball teams as early as the 1930s.
On Tuesday, a panel of experts discussed the complex issues surrounding the fate of plundered, hidden, or vanished works of art during the Holocaust and World War II. The event was part of Northeastern’s Holocaust Awareness Week.
At Northeastern’s Holocaust Commemoration on Tuesday morning, Hinda Tzivia Eisen, the university’s 2013–2014 Gideon Klein Scholar, honored the memory of a score of German-Jewish artists who staged theatrical productions at a detention camp in the Netherlands.
More than 180 student, faculty, and staff volunteers are doing community service projects across the U.S. and in four other countries this week for Alternative Spring Break. Check out this infographic for a closer look at their impact.
Journalist Dan Peleschuk, AS’09, is covering the unrest in Ukraine for Global Post, an online U.S. news organization.