In her senior year at Northeastern Madeline Seibert did a co-op in China, where she led an independent study documenting food losses and waste through Chinese supply chains. Now, with the support of her Schwarzman Scholarship, Seibert will continue this work through a yearlong master’s program at the Tsinghua University in Beijing.
“The most amazing thing I have ever done.” That’s how senior Christa Blomquist described her Dialogue of Civilizations program in Iceland. At Thursday’s annual dialogue fair, she was among the students and faculty who extolled the virtues of living, working, and studying in an unfamiliar country.
Graduating senior Esther Laaninen has received a Fulbright fellowship to teach English in Colombia. She says her global experiences and teaching opportunities in communities around the world have prepared her well.
Social entrepreneur Anna Butler’s inspiration to found modzi began while on a Dialogue of Civilizations program in Zambia and continued during a self-developed co-op there.
On a Dialogue of Civilizations program to India this summer, Northeastern students saw firsthand how the nation of more than 1.2 billion people is preparing for climate change.
Israel Prize winner Anita Shapira explored the life and political career of David Ben-Gurion in a keynote address inaugurating the new Israel Studies Lecture series.
As part of a Dialogue of Civilizations program this summer, Northeastern students served as a traveling press corps in Spain where they reported on an epic soccer match, the country’s time-honored tradition of bullfighting, and a range of other stories.
Northeastern students who participated in a summer Dialogue of Civilizations program in India learned how to promote brands in an international market.
Backed by funding from a Fulbright research grant, Dan Marsden, S’13, will study the paternal effects of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders in South Africa.
James Eggers, SSH’12, was recently accepted into the Fulbright English Teaching Assistant program. Starting next spring, he will spend nine months in a college classroom in Brazil, where he will strengthen students’ English language skills and provide insights on American culture.