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