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Application Open! DOC Japan Summer 1

Students will have the opportunity to learn about the politics, culture, and globalization of Japan, with a particular focus on the dynamics of urban life in Tokyo and Kyoto. Students will also learn about the changing demographics and role of public policy and family in one of the most global and dynamic cities. They will…
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Published On: November 2, 2018 | Tags: ,,,,
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Consandria Walker-Hall ’10 hired as Track & Field Associate Head Coach!

We would like to congratulate Consandria Walker-Hall, Human Services major of 2010, who is now back at Northeastern as the Field Associate Head Coach of track & field! The Northeastern track & field program is proud to announce the addition of four new coaches to the 2018-19 staff along with the promotion of Matt Lonergan to…
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Published On: November 1, 2018 | Tags: ,,,
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The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

Some Service Learning faculty representing on the panel for “The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning.” Thanks Professors Bunning, Riccio and Bormann for helping share the Service-Learning message!             The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning offers faculty an opportunity to investigate the pressing challenges of education within and across disciplines. At…
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Published On: October 12, 2018 | Tags: ,,,
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Wensess Raphael ’12 in Boston Globe

Check out “City Year’s focus on education made a difference for these people” in the Boston Globe, featuring Human Services alum, Wensess Raphael!

Published On: October 10, 2018 | Tags: ,,,
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Social Impact Lab to support Millennium Fellows

Twenty Northeastern students have been named recipients of a global fellowship program through which they and hundreds of other students worldwide will develop leadership skills while tackling projects focused on addressing society’s greatest challenges, including climate change, poverty, and education. The 2018 Millennium Fellows were announced Wednesday. The fellowship is a semester-long leadership development program…
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Published On: September 20, 2018 | Tags: ,,,,,,
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Lee: Developing more inclusive, diverse programs is ‘work I love to do’

  Matt Lee, SPPUA’s new teaching professor of human services, has a background in psychology, conducts research and advocacy on diversity, identity and inclusion, and has implemented global education programs in Romania, Germany, Poland, and Croatia. Lee comes from James Madison University, where he served as the director of the Cultural and Racial Diversity Studies…
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A professor urged Amy Wong Mok to ask questions. Decades later, she’s still at it.

By Ian Thomsen September 19, 2018   She had been raised in Hong Kong to listen quietly, to show respect by deference. Then Amy Wong Mok came to Boston. Mok was taking an introductory course in human services, her undergraduate major at Northeastern, when her professor, Barbara Schram, urged her in a private meeting to participate in…
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Published On: September 19, 2018 | Tags: ,,,,
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Tango Therapy Reflections

Written by NU student Rylie Ellam I never thought that I would ever dance the tango with the elderly in Japan. I never even knew that it was an organized activity. But it is, and I did it! On my Dialogue of Civilizations in Japan [with faculty member Lori Gardinier], my group visited an NGO…
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Published On: August 23, 2018 | Tags: ,,,,,,,,,,,
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Students at Northeastern, Meiji University in Tokyo ‘Have A Lot More in Common Than They Thought

by Sophia Fox-Sowell Gasshuku means “lodging together” in Japanese. The Budo tradition immerses students in a lifestyle of living and learning together for several hours each day. Karin Kobayashi’s gasshuku moment came during a class where Northeastern students in Boston were quick to raise their hands and actively participate. “Japanese people hesitate to say their opinion or…
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Published On: August 22, 2018 | Tags: ,,,
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Northeastern Students Earn Fellowships to Advance UN Sustainable Development Goals

by Greg St. Martin Twenty Northeastern students have been named recipients of a global fellowship program through which they and hundreds of other students worldwide will develop leadership skills while tackling projects focused on addressing society’s greatest challenges, including climate change, poverty, and education. The 2018 Millennium Fellows were announced Wednesday. The fellowship is a semester-long leadership development…
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Published On: August 20, 2018 | Tags: ,,,,,
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