The transformative power of music

North­eastern will host the 35th Annual John Coltrane Memo­rial Con­cert on Sat­urday night in Blackman Audi­to­rium in cel­e­bra­tion of the musical and spir­i­tual legacy of the pio­neering jazz saxophonist.

More than ‘just entertainment’

North­eastern stu­dents visit ninth graders in Boston to pro­mote media lit­eracy, and help them under­stand how TV and adver­tising mes­sages may affect their daily lives

Empowering the disabled

After 1983 shooting leaves him para­plegic, alumnus builds his life around com­mit­ment, ser­vice, advo­cacy, and a phi­los­ophy of acceptance

One person’s trash is their treasure

An unwanted toaster and a chance con­ver­sa­tion lead North­eastern stu­dent to found a campus orga­ni­za­tion that pro­motes the reuse of student-​​life sta­ples — with the ulti­mate ben­efit to charity

Bridging the gap’

As senior cap­stone, health sci­ences stu­dents designed a com­pre­hen­sive col­lege readi­ness pro­gram to help high school seniors at Squash­Busters make the tran­si­tion to college