Wendy Chu chose to attend Northeastern because she felt the university “stretched the definition of a college student.” Chu’s many accomplishments include a co-op at a White House initiative, studying political theory and sustainable urban development on Dialogues in China and the Netherlands, and working across marketing, business development, and project management teams at student-led and tech startups. “I’ll remember that anything felt possible here,” she says. This fall, she will attend Harvard Law School.
During her daylong visit to Northeastern on Thursday, Steinem met with a group of student leaders and activists to discuss her leadership role in the feminist movement as well as how they can organize and effect social change.
Benjamin Moran, S’18, has been awarded the Ernest F. Hollings Scholarship by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The scholarship includes a 10-week paid internship working on a research project under the guidance of an NOAA mentor.
Klein spoke at Northeastern last week about her new book, in which she pins the blame for climate change largely on capitalism and argues that radical change spurred by a powerful social movement is the necessary response to the situation.
Cox, the first openly transgender person nominated for an Emmy in acting and a breakout star on Netflix’s Orange is the New Black, spoke at Northeastern about the adversity the transgender community faces.
University Scholar Jigar Mehta’s passion for helping people in India led him to Northeastern, where he plans to study behavioral neuroscience.