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.
Northeastern students spent four weeks honing their photography skills on a Dialogue of Civilizations program to Venice.
A group of Northeastern students traveled to Cuba this summer to document life in a nation that is just miles away from the United States, yet worlds apart.
Students who completed a Dialogue of Civilizations program in Bali focused on using social entrepreneurship to improve community life.
Sophomore Nina Angeles is on co-op teaching courses in English and music to women and children through the Jordan River Foundation, a nongovernmental organization.
Prior to their Dialogue of Civilizations program in Rio de Janeiro, Northeastern students were treated to a pre-orientation to the country from Boston’s Consul General of Brazil.
On co-op with a nonprofit organization in Ecuador, Northeastern student Amina Temkin found community-based solutions to poverty-based problems.
Elisabeth Fiumara Sophomore, majoring in organizational communications Dialogue of Civilizations in Brazil I have been living in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil, for one month on a Dialogue of Civilizations program. Here, […]
Sunday marked the 100th Anniversary of the discovery of Machu Picchu — the ancient Incan city in Peru — by American archaeologist and history professor Hiram Bingham. Yanet Monica Canavan, the director of Northeastern’s Dialogue of Civilizations programs in Peru, and a native of the country, talks about the historical significance of the discovery of Machu Picchu, its impact on the economy in Peru and how modernization of the site may be causing irreversible damage.
A Northeastern student authors published papers on the Arab Spring while on co-op at the NATO Defense College — and finds his career calling.