MLK holiday ‘a day on, not a day off’

Northeastern’s Center for Com­mu­nity Ser­vice will host its annual King Day of Ser­vice and Lead­er­ship on Monday, drawing North­eastern stu­dents and com­mu­nity mem­bers together for a series of vol­un­teer oppor­tu­ni­ties and group workshops.

3Qs: What to know about this year’s flu season

Mark Dou­glass, an asso­ciate clin­ical pro­fessor of phar­macy, dis­cusses how to pro­tect against the flu—which is expe­ri­encing its worst out­break in a decade—and the impor­tance of get­ting a flu vaccine.

Healthy support for city’s Puerto Rican community

A new ini­tia­tive by Carmen Sceppa, asso­ciate pro­fessor of health sci­ences, aims to improve the health of Boston’s Puerto Rican com­mu­nity, which suf­fers dis­pro­por­tion­ately from ail­ments such as heart dis­ease and diabetes.