Northeastern has received a grant through the U.S. Department of State to leverage its global leadership in experiential education by helping three universities in Latin America and the Caribbean bolster their study abroad and student exchange programs.
The most interesting films are those that “encourage the viewer to get off the couch and act,” says Sabrina Chammas, AS’10, who is currently producing a documentary on blind ballerinas in Brazil.
Members of the Nigerian National Assembly recently met with more than 120 Nigerian students who are studying at Northeastern this summer as part of a program that aims to prepare them to enter a U.S. college or university.
Northeastern’s president on Monday spoke at the opening plenary at the U.S. State Department’s EducationUSA Forum in Washington, D.C., where he touted the value of global experiential education programs.
The reasons Eastern Europeans have either accepted or steered clear of the HPV vaccine are complex, nuanced, and depend on a variety of societal factors, according to new research Northeastern associate clinical professor Irina Todorova and her colleagues.
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.
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.
A group of Northeastern students have formed a chapter of END7, a global network that aims to raise awareness of neglected tropical diseases and help eradicate the seven most common NTDs by 2020.
Businesses must be nimble and flexible to adapt to an evolving global supply chain, Spencer Fung, PA’96, group chief operating officer and executive director of Li & Fung, said at Northeastern’s CEO Forum in Hong Kong.
Mitchell Orenstein, professor and chair of the Department of Political Science, recently visited western Ukraine to observe the lead up to the country’s most recent presidential election.
Angelou died Wednesday at the age of 86. The iconic poet and civil rights activist visited campus numerous times over the years, including as commencement speaker, offering words of encouragement and wisdom.
James Eggers, SSH’12, was recently accepted into the Fulbright English Teaching Assistant program. Starting next spring, he will spend nine months in a college classroom in Brazil, where he will strengthen students’ English language skills and provide insights on American culture.