Northeastern’s newest “Huntington 100,” a group of extraordinary students selected for their impressive accomplishments and impact both on campus and around the world, was honored last week at a reception with university leaders, faculty, and staff.
Since opening seven months ago, the Arnold S. Goldstein Simulation Laboratories Suite in the Bouvé College of Health Sciences has helped prepare undergraduates for co-op and careers through practical diagnostic exercises.
Theo Bowe, S’15, Tushar Swamy, E’15, and Greg Allan, E’16, credit research opportunities they received as freshmen with fostering their passion for science and engineering.
Jillian Chaffee, SSH’15, loves the hands-on work she does on co-op at the U.S. Library of Congress, where she helps preserve the library’s vast collection of books.
Northeastern University received 49,822 undergraduate applications for 2,800 seats in the Fall 2014 freshman class — more than in any previous year and a ratio of 18 applicants per seat. The group of admitted students exceeds all previous benchmarks in terms of academic achievement, total applicants, and geographic diversity.
Klevis Xharda, SSH’14, says his co-op with the Office of the First Lady Michelle Obama last fall has expanded his career outlook: “The White House made me think: ‘O.K. Now, how can I top this?’”
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.
The winners of the 2014 Coolest Co-op Video contest exemplify the depth and breadth of Northeastern University’s experiential learning program.
Northeastern President Joseph E. Aoun recently offered suggestions for the Department of Education to consider as it develops a new higher education evaluation system.
Co-op doesn’t just provide students with premier experiential learning opportunities. It also helps many find their life’s purpose, said several College of Science students who shared their stories at last week’s Spring Co-op Expo.
Helping pediatric burn victims in China, adding to an eco-village’s infrastructure in Costa Rica, working on a Hollywood movie in South Africa. These were just some of the unique experiences students shared with their peers at last Thursday’s International Co-op Fair.