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NUPD brings local teens close-up to careers in law enforcement
Tatiana Negron and Augustin Mejia both want to be police officers. This week at Northeastern, these 19-year-olds are among about two-dozen teenagers who are getting a close look at careers in law enforcement—and what it will take to get there. “I wanted to get a better feeling of what officers do and have to do … ContinuedRead More
Northeastern to open state-of-the-art community park in Boston
A state-of-the-art park will soon open in Boston, providing the city expanded access to modernized playing fields, courts, and recreational equipment on the former grounds of a forlorn city playground. The transformation of William E. Carter Playground on Columbus Avenue, which is expected to be completed by the end of August, is a joint collaboration … ContinuedRead More
Word Detectives in Northeastern’s Speech-Language and Hearing Center
“We finally found the treasure this week,” exclaimed Sebastian Beattie, an eight-year-old boy who will enter third grade this fall. He was deciphering clues from handwritten letters and maps to locate buried treasure that a fictional band of pirates had stolen as part of a monthlong reading camp for children hosted by Northeastern last month. … ContinuedRead More