Meet the graduates: Lindsay Weigel

Weigel, BHS’15, found her career calling in health and med­i­cine from her many vol­un­teering and com­mu­nity ser­vice expe­ri­ences both in Boston and across the globe. After grad­u­a­tion, she’ll begin grad­uate studies at Tufts Med­ical School.

A call to serve

North­eastern Uni­ver­sity stu­dents came together with com­mu­nity mem­bers on Monday for the annual MLK Day of Ser­vice and Lead­er­ship, a day­long com­mu­nity ser­vice effort held in honor of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

Take 5: Pharmacy student leads the way

Lucy West, BHS’15, PharmD’16, was recently elected National President-​​elect of Amer­ican Phar­ma­cists Asso­ci­a­tion – Academy of Stu­dent Phar­ma­cists. It’s the latest example of her lead­er­ship and involve­ment in a range of impres­sive campus and pro­fes­sional activities.

Infographic: Northeastern’s Alternative Spring Break

More than 180 stu­dent, fac­ulty, and staff vol­un­teers are doing com­mu­nity ser­vice projects across the U.S. and in four other coun­tries this week for Alter­na­tive Spring Break. Check out this info­graphic for a closer look at their impact.

On Spring Break, students spring into action

This week, 186 mem­bers of the North­eastern com­mu­nity will par­tic­i­pate in ser­vice projects in 15 com­mu­ni­ties across the U.S. and four other coun­tries for Alter­na­tive Spring Break—a week­long immer­sive living and vol­un­teering experience.

Alternative Spring Break: A firsthand account

Through one of Northeastern’s Alter­na­tive Spring Break pro­grams, 11 stu­dents ven­tured into the Florida Ever­glades to clean up trash and remove inva­sive species from the environment.

Spring break, with a humanitarian twist

During Northeastern’s Alter­na­tive Spring Break next week, 180 stu­dents, fac­ulty, and staff will work on more than a dozen immer­sive ser­vice projects world­wide, ranging from pro­tecting nat­ural resources in the Ever­glades to tutoring orphaned chil­dren in the Dominican Republic.

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: A new model of religious and spiritual life on campus, and beyond

Alexander Lev­ering Kern, the exec­u­tive director of Northeastern’s new Center for Spir­i­tu­ality, Dia­logue and Cul­ture, says stu­dents need basic under­standing of reli­gion and cul­ture to tackle soci­etal challenges.

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