Emily Izzo, SSH’14, will deliver the student address at Northeastern’s 112th commencement on Friday morning at the TD Garden, where she will encourage fellow graduates to go out and explore all the world has to offer.
Marie Schulte-Bockum’s decision to work on co-op at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement was fueled by her appreciation of Germany’s universal healthcare system, which helped save her sister’s life.
Fourth-year student Anthony Turner, SSH’15, recently returned from his co-op at the Scottish Parliament, where he participated in researching legislation and writing parliamentary motions.
Northeastern’s College of Social Sciences and Humanities recently co-hosted a two-day conference focused on the role of women in democratic transitions in the Middle East.
Val Moghadam, director of the international affairs department, explains how Iran’s new president might transform the relationship between his country and the United States.
Israel and Middle East expert Dov Waxman has been appointed as professor of political science, international affairs, and Israel studies and co-director of the university’s Middle East Center.
Psychology major Kate Pellegrino worked on co-op with a Cape Town nonprofit that fosters fledgling entrepreneurs.
Valentine Moghadam, director of the international affairs program, discusses the fate of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is now seeking refuge in Ecuador’s London embassy.
Junior John Hubbard completed a co-op in Greece with the European Public Law Organization in which he learned how to proactively address human-rights issues worldwide.
Students who completed a Dialogue of Civilizations program in Bali focused on using social entrepreneurship to improve community life.
Themis Papageorge, an associate clinical professor of computer and information science, examines the cybersecurity threat posed by al-Qaida and Anonymous, a global group of hackers.
Kimberly Jones, a faculty associate in Northeastern University’s Middle East Center for Peace, Culture and Development, analyzes President Barack Obama’s visit to Afghanistan on the eve of the one-year anniversary of the killing of Osama bin Laden.