With support from the National Institutes of Health’s National Cancer Institute, Northeastern University will partner with the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center to provide co-op experiences to undergraduate students, who will receive training to study and conduct cancer nanomedicine research.
Kimberly Izar, DMSB’16, says the new, more active image is a disability rights conversation starter, one she helped spark while on co-op at Triangle, a Greater Boston-based nonprofit.
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.
While on co-op with the Northern Ireland Council for Ethnic Minorities, Northeastern student Sonia Banaszczyk served as the coordinator for the Belonging Project, an art exhibit that tells the stories of migrants through portraits and recordings.
In May, some 30 Northeastern students began the Social Enterprise Institute’s monthlong field study program to Cuba and the Dominican Republic. In June, they returned with a deeper understanding of life in Latin America.
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.
Nick Guertin, AMD’14, is a winner of the city of Boston’s Public Space Invitational competition for his streetscape project, a modular unit installation comprising seating, planters, bike racks, and covered shelter overhangs.
Northeastern’s president on Monday spoke at the opening plenary at the U.S. State Department’s EducationUSA Forum in Washington, D.C., where he touted the value of global experiential education programs.
Biology major Lena King was captivated the first time she saw an open bee hive. On co-op at a Boston-based beekeeping company, she’s observing the world of the queen bee and researching ways to help honeybees survive.
Students who participated in “Giving With Purpose,” a massive open online course focused on philanthropy and informed civic engagement and the signature program of Northeastern’s Social Impact Lab, have selected 30 U.S.-based nonprofit organizations to receive a total of $150,000 in grants.
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.
While on co-op in California, fourth-year business major Carlos Villalobos was ‘bitten by the technology bug.’ When he returned to campus, he co-founded Bökeh, a wireless enabled camera lens that connects to the iPhone.