Jennifer Elliott, a doctoral candidate at the Marine Science Center, is pursuing research to determine how best to rehabilitate the coral reefs in her homeland of Mauritius, a small island located in the Indian Ocean.
This week, 186 members of the Northeastern community will participate in service projects in 15 communities across the U.S. and four other countries for Alternative Spring Break—a weeklong immersive living and volunteering experience.
Northeastern’s School of Nursing and the American Red Cross have formed a first-of-its-kind partnership to equip students, faculty, and alumni with disaster-relief training.
Through one of Northeastern’s Alternative Spring Break programs, 11 students ventured into the Florida Everglades to clean up trash and remove invasive species from the environment.
During Northeastern’s Alternative Spring Break next week, 180 students, faculty, and staff will work on more than a dozen immersive service projects worldwide, ranging from protecting natural resources in the Everglades to tutoring orphaned children in the Dominican Republic.
Community-based program at Northeastern helps at-risk youth build stronger relationships — and get into college.