Action for Boston Community Development, a local organization that empowers community members to overcome poverty, honored Northeastern on Friday for its support for ABCD Head Start and Children’s Services programs.
Representatives from 25 service-learning courses gathered at the second annual Service-Learning EXPO to showcase what they have learned through semester-long partnerships with campus and community organizations.
Twin bombings at the Boston Marathon on Monday afternoon killed three spectators and left scores more injured. In the last 24 hours, news agencies have reported that authorities believe security … read more »
Professors and students in the School of Pharmacy provided blood-pressure screenings and health education to Boston-area residents as part of a larger national health initiative.
In the first event in a yearlong educational series on “civic sustainability,” Northeastern faculty and administrators encouraged students to embrace their diversity across culture, race, ethnicity, and sexual orientation.
First-year students in a service-learning-based public-speaking course are changing the world—and boosting their self-confidence—one word at a time.
Sport in Society, a Northeastern University research center, and the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association have teamed up to create an anti-bullying leadership training initiative for high-school student-athletes, coaches, teachers and … read more »
Mary King, a member of the sociology and anthropology faculty, is an expert on how communities and individuals weigh danger and risk when making decisions. She says that a major disaster, such as the recent flooding along the Mississippi River or the devastating tornado in Joplin, Mo., forces a community to reexamine its perception of risk as it works to recover from a tragedy.