Northeastern to launch innovative program in energy for underrepresented minority students

North­eastern researchers have received a $5 mil­lion grant from the National Sci­ence Foun­da­tion to estab­lish an inno­v­a­tive schol­ar­ship and men­toring pro­gram that sup­ports col­lege transfer stu­dents from under­rep­re­sented back­grounds who are studying and doing research in energy.

Northeastern’s Black History Month to honor global impact of African diaspora

The month­long cel­e­bra­tion will fea­ture more than a dozen edu­ca­tional events, including a film screening, an art exhibit, and a walking tour of Boston’s Rox­bury neighborhood.

Northeastern honors King’s legacy

The John D. O’Bryant African-​​American Insti­tute cel­e­brated the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Wednesday, the day that would have marked the civil rights leader’s 85th birthday.

50 Years Forward’ series honors civil rights efforts

In cel­e­bra­tion of the 50th anniver­sary of the land­mark Civil Rights Act, North­eastern Uni­ver­sity has orga­nized a year­long series com­mem­o­rating the people, events, and groups ded­i­cated to civil rights in America and around the globe. These events include a Gallery 360 exhibit opening Thursday.

Music, race, and the White House

Hip-​​hop in Amer­ican cul­ture and its con­nec­tions with Barack Obama’s pres­i­dency set the stage for a thought-​​provoking panel dis­cus­sion with experts in race, music, gender studies, pop cul­ture, and politics.