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As Canada wildfires rage, faculty experts examine the ramifications

Image of Canada's wildfire

Professor Daniel Aldrich and professor Brian Helmuth examines the ramification of Canada’s raging wildfires as the catastrophe resonates across disciplines, among them resilience, and climate change…
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Published On: May 18, 2016 | Tags: ,,,
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CSSH student helps to harness the power of play to foster peace

Mark Dietrich stands in the middle between two Peach Through Play volunteers

Mark Dietrich, SSH’ 17, is co-executive director of one of Northeastern University’s most popular student groups, Peace Through Play. He joined PTP in 2012 and worked with the kinder­garten and first-​​grade stu­dents at the Hurley School this spring, teaching them team­work, lead­er­ship, and crit­ical thinking skills through games like the human knot…
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Published On: May 16, 2016 | Tags: ,
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Northeastern secures academic partnerships for co-​​ops, research in Cuba

Uta Poiger signs an agreement with the University of Havana

Uta Poiger, dean of the Col­lege of Social Sci­ences and Human­i­ties, signs an agree­ment with the Uni­ver­sity of Havana. While a handful of U.S. higher edu­ca­tion insti­tu­tions already offer study abroad and lan­guage immer­sion pro­grams in Cuba, these new part­ner­ships posi­tion North­eastern at the fore­front of expanding aca­d­emic oppor­tu­ni­ties in the country. ..
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Published On: May 11, 2016 | Tags: ,,
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Torch Scholars light the way

Torch scholars light the way

The members of the sixth graduating class of the Torch Scholars Program represented “beacons of light” at a celebration in their honor on Thursday in East Village…
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Published On: May 9, 2016 | Tags:
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Meet the graduates: Terina Keller

Meet the graduates Terina Keller

Terina Keller, SSH’16, is a Torch Scholar and a self­less human­i­tarian, a global cit­izen and a member of the Hunt­ington 100. Here, she reflects on her past five years at North­eastern and looks ahead to her promising career in public health…
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Graduates called to ‘transcend boundaries,’ address global challenges

John Kerry at 2016 Commencement

North­eastern Uni­ver­sity cel­e­brated its 114th Com­mence­ment on Friday at TD Garden in Boston, where grad­u­ates were rec­og­nized for their many achieve­ments, urged by Pres­i­dent Joseph E. Aoun to “tran­scend bound­aries” in their careers, and chal­lenged by U.S. Sec­re­tary of State John F. Kerry to use the “global vision” they acquired at North­eastern to tackle the world’s greatest challenges…
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Meet the graduates: Wendy Chu

Meet the graduate featuring Wendy Chu

Wendy Chu, SSH’16, graduated with a degree in political science and economics. She’ll be attending Harvard Law School in the fall…
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CSSH Seniors honored for co-​​op accomplishments

CSSH students honored for co-op accomplishments

Seventeen high-achieving seniors were recognized for their co-op accomplishments at the 45th annual Outstanding Cooperative Education Awards. ..
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With Fulbright, CSSH student wants to fuse education and violence prevention

Fulbright fellow Ester Laaninen

Graduating senior Esther Laaninen has received a Fulbright fellowship to teach English in Colombia. She says her global experiences and teaching opportunities in communities around the world have prepared her well…
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Published On: May 4, 2016 | Tags: ,,,
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Students’ economic policy proposals commended at national competition

Students at Fiscal Challenge

Last month, a team of stu­dents in the Eco­nomics Society was named one of three final­ists in the Fiscal Chal­lenge, a national com­pe­ti­tion that charges col­lege stu­dents with devising plans to ensure the country’s fiscal future…
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Published On: May 3, 2016 | Tags: ,
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