Northeastern drug policy expert Leo Beletsky described the federal government’s new Heroin Response Strategy, which looks to combat drug abuse through a public health approach, as a positive development, but added that there is still more work to be done.
Northeastern assistant professor Sara Wylie attended the first-ever White House Maker Faire, where she presented grassroots science tools developed by Public Lab, the nonprofit she co-founded in 2010.
Klevis Xharda, SSH’14, says his co-op with the Office of the First Lady Michelle Obama last fall has expanded his career outlook: “The White House made me think: ‘O.K. Now, how can I top this?’”
Rand Ghayad, a doctoral candidate of economics at Northeastern, attended a meeting in Washington Friday with President Obama and corporate leaders focused on the president’s new initiative to combat long-term joblessness.
Northeastern President Joseph E. Aoun will participate in a higher education summit at the White House on Thursday hosted by President Barack Obama that will focus on maximizing college access, […]
The Nor’easters, Northeastern’s award-winning student a cappella group, performed a holiday song for President Barack Obama and the first lady during a holiday party on Sunday.
Ronald Hedlund, a public policy expert and a professor of political science, shed insight on the national implications of Tuesday’s off-year elections.
Laura Mueller-Soppart realized the potential for social enterprise to create powerful change while working on the Obama administration’s Domestic Policy Council.
Magy Seif El-Nasr, an associate professor of game design and interactive media, discussed the importance of creating video games in a White House meeting last week
Ana Moraga, a second-year law student, was recognized Friday as a Champion of Change for her work with at-risk Guatemalan women.
Law professor Deborah Ramirez leads a crusade to use community-based approaches to preventing terrorism.
A Northeastern graduate defers law school admission to launch a nonprofit aimed at helping young people in foster care.