BizKids Reflection


By Maggie Walsh In the Citizen Schools’ apprenticeship program “BizKids,” 6th grade students from Orchard Gardens School in Roxbury, MA come together to learn how to apply business skills and concepts to solving social issues in our world. Over the course of the semester, the class learned about a wide range of business concepts and how […]

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8GA Spring 2015


By Katie Priester Here at Northeastern, we tutored 25 kids from Orchard Gardens Middle School in Roxbury. This semester at 8GA, writing coaches and students got to move on from high school application essays and work on more personal statements – short essays about role models, life experiences, and who or what is important in their lives. […]

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Alumni Spotlight #2: Kate Tarabelli


Tell us a bit about your experience at NU and how it shaped your current interests. I graduated in August 2013 as an International Affairs and Environmental Studies Dual Major with Minors in Sustainable Business Practices and Spanish. I chose to attend Northeastern because I knew I wanted to get the most out of my college […]

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Alumni Spotlight #1: Pia Tempestini


Hi Pia! We hear you are up to amazing things! First, can you give us a bit of background? What was your major at NU? What types of coops did you do? And, so on? I graduated in May 2014 from Northeastern with a dual major in Cultural Anthropology and International Affairs and minors in Social […]

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Will connect the world?

By Colin Applegate Background An estimated 4.4 billion people, over two-thirds of the world’s population, lack access to the Internet. The majority of these people live in poor and rural regions in developing countries. The possible uses for mobile communication and the Internet in the developing world are endless. A Deloitte study found that access to […]

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The Creative and Socially Conscious Gift Guide for Grads

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By Emily O’Connor So, it’s that time of year again. The time of rushing to finish projects, scrabbling to tie up capstones, and cramming for finals. The end of the semester is upon us. For many of you, this is your last semester. Graduation is quickly approaching. Before you starting hyperventilating at the thought of being […]

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