After youth participated in Boston’s summer jobs program, a greater number reported having job readiness skills, higher academic aspirations, and improved connections with their neighborhoods—with the largest gains in some areas among minority groups—according to a new report co-authored by Northeastern’s Alicia Sasser Modestino.
As Boston’s first chief resilience officer, Atyia Martin, CPS’14, vows to focus on the long-term social problems that impact cities across the nation.
The new center, which is called Northeastern Crossing and located on Tremont Street, will be formally unveiled on Monday. It will offer a variety of university resources, from classes and workshops to space for computer access and community events.
Nick Guertin, AMD’14, is a winner of the city of Boston’s Public Space Invitational competition for his streetscape project, a modular unit installation comprising seating, planters, bike racks, and covered shelter overhangs.
Northeastern University held a topping-off ceremony on Friday afternoon to celebrate construction crews finishing the highest part of the GrandMarc residence hall, slated to open next academic year.
Boston Mayor Thomas Menino said on Wednesday that many of his public health initiatives have required taking political risks in order to improve residents’ lives.
New co-op partnership with the city gives Northeastern students the chance to learn the art and craft of retail politics, one phone call at a time.