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Sikhs and Interfaith Students Visit a Gurdwara Together Through New “Souljourn” Program

February 4, 2016

On January 31st, the Sikh and Interfaith NU community had our first Gurdwara visit for the spring semester, as part of CSDS’ new “Souljourn” program visiting sacred places in greater Boston. It was a huge success. Surprisingly we had a huge count this time; around 30 people showed up for the event. We started around  Continue Reading »

Conversations That Matter: A Dialogue about Immigration And Belonging

January 21, 2016

  Jiddu Krishnamurti, a speaker and writer on matters that concern humankind, believed that dialogue is a form of communication in which question and answer continues till a question is left without an answer. He went on to say that it is a conversation in which investigation reaches a certain point of intensity and depth  Continue Reading »

An Open Letter to the 2015 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

December 4, 2015

We write to you as college and university administrators and religious leaders responsible for guiding major initiatives in interfaith cooperation and community service in U.S. higher education. Many of our campuses have been named to President Barack Obama’s 2015 Interfaith and Community Service Honor Roll. We represent a multitude of faith backgrounds, spiritual identities, humanist  Continue Reading »

3 Q’s for Executive Director, Alexander Levering Kern

October 20, 2014

How does the center’s model align with Northeastern’s teaching mission? Northeastern’s mission is to educate students for a life of fulfillment and accomplishment, to create and translate knowledge to meet global and societal needs, and the center is integral to this mission. To be an educated global citizen, one must have some basic understanding of  Continue Reading »