In January, Kelsey Burhans will begin her nine-month Fulbright fellowship in Bolivia and then continue onto Peru, where she will work closely with rural communities as well as microfinance organizations, banks, and mobile money operators to understand the common variables that support and inhibit progress toward expanding marginalized communities’ access to financial services.
Graduating senior Esther Laaninen has received a Fulbright fellowship to teach English in Colombia. She says her global experiences and teaching opportunities in communities around the world have prepared her well.
Nina Angeles, SSH’15, will examine the impact of social enterprise in Palestinian refugee communities by looking at how fledgling businesses run by community members affect their ability to improve their economic standing.
Maura Iversen, professor and chair of the Department of Physical Therapy, Movement and Rehabilitation Sciences, will launch a study to assess the physical activity levels of Swedish children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis—the most common form of arthritis in children under 17.
Northeastern University convened local visiting Fulbright scholars, students, and alumni from more than 50 countries on Friday for a welcome reception at East Village.
Olivia Nguyen, DMSB’15, was recently accepted into the Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Program in Vietnam, an experience that will give her the chance to explore her family’s heritage.
James Eggers, SSH’12, was recently accepted into the Fulbright English Teaching Assistant program. Starting next spring, he will spend nine months in a college classroom in Brazil, where he will strengthen students’ English language skills and provide insights on American culture.
Students, faculty, and staff were recognized on Wednesday afternoon at the university’s annual Academic Honors Convocation for their extraordinary achievements and passion for their work.
Lucas Schoeppner, Lauren Byrnes, and Hollis Thomann have earned the prestigious scholarships and will travel to study, conduct research, and teach in Germany.
Northeastern music department chair Anthony De Ritis is in Beijing on a Fulbright grant, creating an online resource on traditional Chinese instruments.
Northeastern professor wins Fulbright scholarship to study effects of country’s recent commercialization of oil and gas fields