We spoke with three students who are participating in Alternative Spring Break this week, working at an animal sanctuary in Utah, an organic farm in Puerto Rico, and for a nutrition services program in Georgia. In one-on-one interviews, they shared their experiences and why they are so passionate about volunteerism.
More than 180 students will be participating in the Center of Community Service’s Alternative Spring Break program this week. One group of young humanitarians will be volunteering with a Texas-based nonprofit that was founded by labor rights activist César Chávez to help families fight deportations and effect positive social change in their community.
“I had thought about being a doctor before this experience,” said Keeyon Olia, S’18, “but not as seriously and not with as much confidence.”
The university’s resident assistants monitor the safety and well-being of approximately 9,000 students living on campus. In recognition of National Resident Assistant Appreciation Day, held this week, we share some of their stories.
“It’s full steam ahead,” said Alex Walecki, SSH’16, who was looking to find his first professional job in the consulting field. “There’s no reason why I wouldn’t come to an event like this.”
Through Northeastern’s population health doctoral program, Cassidy Griffin combines her doctoral studies with research at MEDITECH, a Massachusetts-based health information company. In so doing, she is learning how to conduct both discovery– and innovation-driven research on how population health and data analytics can help organizations improve efficiency and effectiveness of healthcare delivery.
Students living in residence halls now have access to more shows and movies, all in HD, after the university upgraded its cable offering, now called HuskyCable HDplus.
The Northeastern community celebrates the holidays on campus, as seen through the lenses of university photographers.
We surveyed the campus community, asking a handful of students to tell us what gifts they plan to give and receive this holiday season. The responses ran the gamut, covering everything from clothes and electronics to handmade paintings, dream catchers, and orange candy canes.
Assistant teaching professor Kristen Lee Costa offers advice to help college students navigate the every-day stress of college life by avoiding a handful of common pitfalls.
Final exams begin on Friday, with students using Reading Day to prepare. We canvassed the campus community, asking a handful of them to discuss their favorite places to crack open their books.
Lola Akingbade, S’18, interviewed more than two dozen African-Americans in St. Louis this summer, looking to capture the city’s mood in the wake of the shooting death of Michael Brown.