Northeastern has joined forces with the local nonprofit 826 Boston to establish a writing center at a Roxbury school that provides students with everything from help with college essays to a quiet space for creative writing.
Third-year student Erica Roberts worked on international co-op in India, where she helped develop a class to teach women how to read and write Hindi.
The use of technology and the influx of international students are among the trends that will dramatically change the teaching of writing, according to Mya Poe, an assistant professor of English.
Novelist Ann Patchett discussed her book “State of Wonder” with members of Northeastern’s 115th entering class.
Northeastern faculty members have written at length on a wide range of topics. Here, we highlight the first batch of published works in an occasional feature on recent faculty books.