Wendy Chu chose to attend Northeastern because she felt the university “stretched the definition of a college student.” Chu’s many accomplishments include a co-op at a White House initiative, studying political theory and sustainable urban development on Dialogues in China and the Netherlands, and working across marketing, business development, and project management teams at student-led and tech startups. “I’ll remember that anything felt possible here,” she says. This fall, she will attend Harvard Law School.
Kamran Dadkhah, associate professor of economics, discusses the inclusion of the Chinese yuan as a world reserve currency, and the implications this decision might have for the international economy going forward.
How will the devaluation of China’s currency affect the United States and the global economy? Here, associate professor of economics Kamran Dadkhah holds forth on China’s surprise financial decision last week.
Northeastern cybersecurity expert Engin Kirda and his colleagues have produced groundbreaking research that sheds light on targeted attacks, which represent the growing majority of cyberespionage worldwide taking place today.
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.