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.
Student commencement speaker Miguel de Corral has worked, studied, and conducted field research in 17 countries around the world and dreams of becoming a foreign policy adviser.
Five accomplished students reflected on the value of experiential learning on Wednesday evening in the second event in a yearlong educational series on civic sustainability.
On co-op with a nonprofit microfinance organization in the Dominican Republic, third-year student Juan Pena Salas helped impoverished villagers start their own small businesses.
Nearly two dozen students participated in a Dialogue of Civilizations program in Australia to learn about mental health and health psychology.