Partnership inks pledge to advance youth’s writing skills

North­eastern has joined forces with the local non­profit 826 Boston to estab­lish a writing center at a Rox­bury school that pro­vides stu­dents with every­thing from help with col­lege essays to a quiet space for cre­ative writing.

Shutting down the digital divide

On Tuesday, North­eastern Uni­ver­sity and Com­cast cel­e­brated an ongoing part­ner­ship aimed at con­necting more low-​​income fam­i­lies in Boston to the Internet through PSAs and dig­ital lit­eracy training sessions.

Engineering success

Two North­eastern Uni­ver­sity math­e­matics pro­fes­sors have won a grant from the National Sci­ence Foun­da­tion to help stu­dents pursue careers in sci­ence, tech­nology, engi­neering and math.