New grant supports co-​​ops in cancer nanomedicine

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.

No bull: students excel on journalism Dialogue in Spain

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.

On co-​​op, student helps migrants share their 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.

The business of doing good

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 to help expand study abroad in the Americas

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.

Alum’s vision for more usable sidewalks

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.

President Aoun discusses US efforts to bolster global study

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.

The King of queen bees

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.

The picture-​​perfect co-​​op

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.