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Fall 2017 Newsletter

Find out more about the new Torch class, who represent seven states and a wide array of majors! Also, read about two trips abroad, and an amazing co-op experience from one of our upcoming graduates.   Meet Torch 12 – Read more about the Class of 2022   News from Traveling Scholars   Traveling to


Welcome Jana!

We’re excited to introduce Jana Dorsey as the new Assistant Director for Opportunity Scholarship and Outreach Programs. Jana joined the team this past January after transitioning over from the operations side of Admissions. Jana completed her undergraduate studies at Purdue University and recently completed her graduate work here at Northeastern. Thus far, she has enjoyed


Hausa Diaspora in West Africa

Abdul Hafiz, Torch Class 5 (International Affairs and Political Science) and Professor William Miles (Political Science) are studying the Hausa diaspora across Western Africa, including West African culture and politics. Abdul will compile and analyze quantitative and qualitative data as it pertains to security, migration, and human rights, as well as the emerging field of


A Day in Geneva

On a quick tram ride to the United Nations, the world’s leaders, diplomats, and ambassadors are brought together to discuss issues ranging from health, labor, and where my interests lay, diplomacy and disarmament. As the flag of member states sway exasperately on sovereign grounds each country no matter how large or small or its political


My Co-op Experience – Emani Mcknight (Torch 5)

“Life is all about timing… the unreachable becomes reachable, the unavailable become available, the unattainable… attainable. Have the patience, wait it out it’s all about timing.”-Stacey Charter My name is Emani Mcknight and I am a senior studying political science and international affairs. I am also a member of the Torch 5 class. I decided