Turning water into rice

Last summer, a group of North­eastern stu­dents devel­oped a busi­ness pro­posal to help feed orphans in Bali. Last week, the plan was accepted to the upcoming Clinton Global Ini­tia­tive Uni­ver­sity Conference.

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.

Be better with reweave

North­eastern alumnus Abhi Nangia and cur­rent stu­dent Daniel Gara­fulic co-​​founded reweave, an orga­ni­za­tion cre­ating a holistic social impact net­work that helps pas­sionate people and social enter­prises be better, together.

Fighting poverty with social business

On co-​​op with a non­profit micro­fi­nance orga­ni­za­tion in the Dominican Republic, third-​​year stu­dent Juan Pena Salas helped impov­er­ished vil­lagers start their own small businesses.