Challenge to new students: explore the world, seize the day

Some 2,800 new stu­dents were offi­cially wel­comed into the North­eastern com­mu­nity on Tuesday at the President’s Con­vo­ca­tion, where they were encour­aged to take advan­tage of the many oppor­tu­ni­ties they’ll have at the university.

The business of doing good

In May, some 30 North­eastern stu­dents began the Social Enter­prise Institute’s month­long field study pro­gram to Cuba and the Dominican Republic. In June, they returned with a deeper under­standing of life in Latin America.

Social entrepreneur steadfast in pursuit of global literacy

John Wood dis­cussed his journey from cor­po­rate America to founding Room to Read, which has built thou­sands of libraries and schools in the devel­oping world, at an event hosted by Northeastern’s Social Enter­prise Insti­tute this week.

Students help South African businesses grow

On a Dia­logue of Civ­i­liza­tions pro­gram in South Africa this summer, stu­dents worked closely with local entre­pre­neurs to deliver sus­tain­able and socially respon­sible solu­tions for a variety of chal­lenges facing their businesses.

Northeastern remembers Thomas Moore

As inno­v­a­tive dean of the Col­lege of Busi­ness Admin­is­tra­tion, Moore left a pow­erful legacy, including launching new global and online programs

Committed to changing lives

Micro-​​finance expe­ri­ence in South Africa and a pres­i­den­tial speech inspire a young North­eastern alumna to follow a path of helping others