Diego Rivas, E’16, grew up in a family of runners. But he didn’t pick up the sport until he enrolled at Northeastern. On Monday, he’ll compete in his first Boston Marathon, dedicating his run to his marathoning friends in Boston and to the victims of the 2013 bombings. “For me,” he says, “it will be an honor.”
Five members of the Northeastern community will run the marathon on Monday on behalf of buildOn, an organization that uses service and education to combat social issues.
Members of the Northeastern community convened on Wednesday afternoon to remember those affected by the attacks, which killed three people and injured more than 260 others.
Jillian Gleason, BS/MS’15, will run the this year’s Boston Marathon on behalf of the Martin W. Richard Charitable Foundation, which was created to honor the memory of the 8-year-old boy who died in the 2013 marathon bombings.
The Center for Spirituality, Dialogue, and Service held an interfaith vigil on Tuesday to remember those affected by the tragic events of April 15, 2013.
A new exhibit marking the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings is on display at International Village. Designed by undergraduates, the exhibit uses stories and photos from Northeastern’s Our Marathon digital archive.
More than a dozen students in an advanced writing service-learning course have each curated two exhibits for the Our Marathon digital archive, a web-based, crowd-sourced collection of pictures, videos, and oral histories in memory of the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings.
Northeastern will commemorate the six-month anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing by hosting a special one-day exhibit encouraging people to add to Our Marathon, the university’s crowd-sourced digital archive.
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Emily Hanson, an athletic training major at Northeastern, made a promise to her father, Larry, that she’d join him in running the Boston Marathon before she ended college. Their family has long-supported […]
The Boston Marathon is a powerful magnet for athletes and volunteers from the Northeastern campus.
A psychology lecturer and runner explains how to psych yourself up for a peak performance in the Boston Marathon.