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.
Thomas Webster, professor and chair of Northeastern’s Department of Chemical Engineering, has been named president of the U.S. Society for Biomaterials, a 3,000-plus-member organization dedicated to enhancing human health and quality of life through biomaterials research.
The answer is yes, according to Michael Gasiorek, a fourth-year student in the Bachelor of Science in International Business program who is spending two years studying and working in China.
Without knowing Chinese before arriving, a Northeastern student is having a life-changing experience on co-op with at a luxury hotel in China.
Northeastern music department chair Anthony De Ritis is in Beijing on a Fulbright grant, creating an online resource on traditional Chinese instruments.
Retail titans Apple, Nike and Ikea have to compete with impostor replicas of their retail stores that have popped up in the southern district of Kunming city in southwest China and other parts of the world. These stores hawk knockoff products to sometimes unknowing customers. Tony Gao, an assistant professor of marketing in Northeastern’s College of Business Administration, interprets the broader implications to consumer welfare, intellectual property rights protection and how these competitive behaviors affect international marketing.
Northeastern symposium highlights the growth of emerging markets such as China and India, and their potential to create crises and collapse.