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.
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.
Northeastern hosted the fifth annual Millennium Campus Conference over the weekend, convening world-renowned speakers and more than 1,000 college students to discuss solutions to the world’s greatest problems.
The secrecy model that dominates drug discovery doesn’t work for neglected tropical diseases, which affect more than 1 billion people each year. Associate professor Michael Pollastri hopes to shift that paradigm with a new platform for secure data-sharing.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently released a new report on the impact of antibiotic resistant bacteria on national health. We asked assistant professor Betsy Hirsch to explain its significance and what it means for the public.
At the Education Writers Association conference this weekend, President Joseph E. Aoun described a fundamental change facing higher education today: who the system’s learners really are.
Retired Marine Colonel Mark Mykleby said at a lecture at Northeastern on Tuesday that the nation’s biggest problem is global unsustainability and it will take behavioral change, not national strategy, to fix it.
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.
Students who have recently returned from international co-ops discussed their experiences with their peers last week.
Northeastern hosted its second annual summit and released the results of a new national survey — both of which focused on critical issues facing colleges and universities, particularly their role in preparing students for the global workforce.