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Workplace Diversity

Northeastern is committed to growing as a magnet for highly accomplished professionals from all cultures and backgrounds, including underrepresented groups.

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Northeastern aims to be a national model for community engagement in the neighborhoods surrounding our campuses as well as in cities and regions around the world.

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News & Events

News and Events from around the Northeastern community

Student’s Public Health Initiative Brings Free Tampons to a Restroom Near You

Student’s Public Health Initiative Brings Free Tampons to a Restroom Near You

Diya Khullar has a question. “Why do tampons and pads in public restrooms cost money when toilet paper, which is equally necessary, is free?” While toilet paper and paper towels are provided free of charge in every bathroom, tampons and sanitary pads are most often available to purchase from a dispenser in women’s bathrooms. Khullar, … Continued

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What Do Pokemon, Minecraft, and Dr. Who Have in Common? This Alumnus’ Startup

What Do Pokemon, Minecraft, and Dr. Who Have in Common? This Alumnus’ Startup

Amino, a social networking platform founded by two entrepreneurs who graduated from Northeastern University, has raised $45 million during its third round of financing. Amino centers on smartphone apps that connect users who share an interest in topics that appeal to relatively small groups of people, including Pokémon, Minecraft, and Dr. Who. “We are trying to connect … Continued

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This Tropical Disease is Second Only to Malaria as a Parasitic Killer. So Why Haven’t You Heard of it?

This Tropical Disease is Second Only to Malaria as a Parasitic Killer. So Why Haven’t You Heard of it?

One form of the disease begins with large open sores that won’t heal, then migrates to the nose and lips, rotting them away like a form of leprosy and leaving the victim badly disfigured. Another strain isn’t nearly as visibly grotesque, but it’s far more deadly, attacking the spleen, liver, and bone marrow. The deadly … Continued

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