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Northeastern is committed to creating a learning environment which is led by faculty who share their real-world experience with students. Meeting students where they are is a key factor in our experiential learning model. Here, we’ve compiled articles, tips, and how-to guides from Northeastern faculty to showcase their knowledge and expertise that extends well beyond the walls of the classroom.

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June 24, 2020

How to Get Hands-On Experience in Law & Public Policy

Professor and policymaker JD LaRock discusses the exciting hands-on learning experiences available to Northeastern Doctor of Law and Policy students.

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June 16, 2020

The Art of Crisis Leadership

Dr. Les Stein, assistant teaching professor in Northeastern's Master of Science in Leadership program, shares his insights on the importance of strong leadership in times of crisis.   

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June 8, 2020

Resiliency, COVID-19, and Societal Responses

Daniel Aldrich, director of Northeastern's Security and Resilience Program, shares his perspective on the current global crisis and how we, as a society, can respond with resilience.

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What is a Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy Degree? photo

March 26, 2020

What is a Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy Degree?

A Northeastern alumna explains what a tDPT program entails, how to balance work and an online program, and how the degree advanced her PT career.

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March 24, 2020

The Importance of Being an Ethical Leader

Dr. Les Stein, assistant teaching professor in the Master of Science in Leadership program at Northeastern University’s College of Professional Studies, shares his insights on the importance of ethics in leadership.   

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March 17, 2020

What is Health Informatics?

Jay Spitulnik, associate teaching professor and director of Northeastern's MS in Health Informatics, shares his expertise on emerging industry trends and how students can prepare.

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Master’s in Project Management or an MBA: What’s the Difference? photo

February 26, 2020

Master's in Project Management or an MBA: What's the Difference?

Explore the key differences between a master's in project management and an MBA, and how you can help determine which is the best fit for you.

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January 27, 2020

What’s the Difference Between Project, Portfolio, and Program Management?

Project management, program management, and portfolio management are three different—but interrelated—fields within the realm of management.

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Doctor of Law & Policy: 5 Tips for Choosing Your Dissertation Topic photo

December 26, 2019

Doctor of Law & Policy: 5 Tips for Choosing Your Dissertation Topic

Kimberly Larson, director of Northeastern's Doctor of Law and Policy program, shares her advice for students when choosing a dissertation topic.

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November 28, 2019

The Evolution of Food Safety: From Barcode to Blockchain

Learn more about the application of Blockchain technology in food industry, and its potential impact on regulatory compliance.

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