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.
In his role at the Consulate General of Israel to New England, Northeastern alumnus Ross Parker maintains his office’s interactions with local politicians and the media.
At Wednesday’s Faculty Senate meeting, administrators and faculty members discussed the merits of making the four-year/two co-op model a more accessible option to students as interest increases.
A special preview of Empowerfest featuring interactive exhibits will be held Friday from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Cabot Center. The event coincides with the university-wide launch of Northeastern’s $1 billion Empower campaign.
At Wednesday’s Faculty Senate meeting, Philomena Mantella, senior vice president for Enrollment Management and Student Life, said Northeastern’s emphasis on experiential education, global engagement, and flexible programs continues to attract top students from the U.S. and around the world.
University leaders, students, faculty, staff, alumni, corporate partners and friends celebrated the 50th anniversary of Northeastern’s School of Nursing.
Lisa Feldman Barrett, University Distinguished Professor of Psychology, and her team at the Interdisciplinary Affective Science Laboratory use the science of emotion to scare people at a haunted house — and raise money for charity.
At the annual State of the University event on Tuesday, President Joseph E. Aoun challenged students, faculty, and staff to help shape Northeastern’s bright future by capitalizing on its momentum.
Third-year student Erica Roberts worked on international co-op in India, where she helped develop a class to teach women how to read and write Hindi.
In his annual address to the Faculty Senate, President Joseph E. Aoun said American higher education is facing changing student demographics, a shift toward a learner-centered approach, and increasing calls to measure outcomes.
At the Faulty Senate’s first meeting of the academic year, Provost Stephen W. Director presented Northeastern’s accomplishments and growth on many fronts, including academic resources, financial aid, and student life enhancements.
An organization co-founded by Northeastern alumnus Ben Kneppers has support from venture accelerator programs at Northeastern and in Chile to turn trash from the South American country’s communities and coastline into a sustainable business.