Wendy Chu chose to attend Northeastern because she felt the university “stretched the definition of a college student.” Chu’s many accomplishments include a co-op at a White House initiative, studying political theory and sustainable urban development on Dialogues in China and the Netherlands, and working across marketing, business development, and project management teams at student-led and tech startups. “I’ll remember that anything felt possible here,” she says. This fall, she will attend Harvard Law School.
On a new Dialogue of Civilizations program this summer, Northeastern students learned about the surprising influences of the two most significant revolutions of scientific thought.
Hafiz, SSH’15—the global citizen, campus leader, and Torch Scholar—will graduate on Friday, becoming the first member of his family to earn a college degree.
A new mural on the exterior of West Village H displays photos taken by students who have participated in Dialogue of Civilizations programs in Cuba, where they used their cameras to explore the island nation’s culture.
Northeastern has received a grant through the U.S. Department of State to leverage its global leadership in experiential education by helping three universities in Latin America and the Caribbean bolster their study abroad and student exchange programs.
Thomas Vicino, an associate professor of political science, has received a U.S. Fulbright Scholarship to conduct research on the process of rapid urbanization and economic development planning in Brazil, the site of the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Summer Olympics.
Leah Campbell, SSH’14, is finding her own niche in the political world after grassroots experiences at Oxfam America, the Barbara Lee Family Foundation and the Barbara Lee Political Office.
Last summer, a group of Northeastern students developed a business proposal to help feed orphans in Bali. Last week, the plan was accepted to the upcoming Clinton Global Initiative University Conference.
On a Dialogue of Civilizations program in South Africa this summer, students worked closely with local entrepreneurs to deliver sustainable and socially responsible solutions for a variety of challenges facing their businesses.
As part of Northeastern’s inaugural Dialogue of Innovation and Civilization program, students conducted fieldwork and developed innovative, engineering-based solutions to the economic and agricultural challenges facing local farmers in Cameroon.
Incoming freshman Jacqueline Ali is excited to embrace the university’s computer science program and explore the field’s myriad career tracks, from security to web development.
More than a dozen students immersed themselves in a culture steeped in European and African traditions while participating in a Dialogue of Civilizations program to Morocco.