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.
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Sir Richard Roberts, a Nobel laureate and globally recognized leader in genomics and molecular biology, has joined the university as a Distinguished University Professor in the College of Science.
Elie Lamazerolles, AMD’15, recently completed a co-op with Island Def Jam Music Group—a job that appealed to him because of his musical roots as a disc jockey in Europe.
The innovative new lab provides curricula, programming, and events designed to empower social change and includes a re-launch of “Giving With Purpose,” the world’s first massive open online course focusing on effective charitable giving.