Northeastern University announced on Tuesday that it will launch the region’s first university-supported loan program for women– and minority-owned businesses. The initiative, called the Impact Lending program, will enable local small-business owners to secure loans, at below-market interest rates, to acquire crucial resources to expand their businesses.
Northeastern University Chief of Police Michael Davis has been a part of a range of efforts and initiatives at the national level examining law enforcement practices, particularly those involving race and policing.
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.
The young humanitarians in the university’s chapter of Circle K International completed more than 2,800 hours of community service during the 2015–16 academic year. “Being able to help someone who can’t help himself is what humanity is all about,” said club member Ashley Frizzell.
Members of the Northeastern community gathered Thursday night to discuss that question, particularly in terms of inclusion and diversity, as part of the “Conflict. Civility. Respect. Peace. Northeastern Reflects” educational series.
Students, faculty, and staff have organized a number of collection drives for toys, books, clothing, food, and toiletries to help people in need this holiday season. Here’s what you can do to contribute.
The university community gathered on Monday for a vigil in the Sacred Space to remember the victims of recent attacks around the world, including those in Paris last week. The vigil included reflection, prayer, song, and heartfelt remarks from President Aoun.
Lola Akingbade, S’18, interviewed more than two dozen African-Americans in St. Louis this summer, looking to capture the city’s mood in the wake of the shooting death of Michael Brown.
Northeastern’s Resident Student Association is hosting programs and activities this week to raise greater awareness about homelessness in the Greater Boston area. Find out how you can get involved.
Looking for some new ways to enjoy New England’s crisp fall weather? Here we share some of Boston’s best fall events and activities happening this month.
A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held on Monday to celebrate the opening of the new space on Tremont Street, which is designed for members of the Northeastern and Boston communities to share resources and build collaborations.
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.