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WHY WORK IN AN OFFICE WHEN YOU CAN WORK FROM A BEACH IN BALI?

Some days the beach is her office, and other days she heads to a yoga class in the middle of the work day. If you’re feeling envious of that lifestyle, book the next flight to Bali, Indonesia, where Jessica Lynch-Foust can help you start your own online business, make your own hours, and work from…
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Published On: November 5, 2018 | Tags: ,,
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Application Open! DOC London Summer 2

                          Students will study the role of social services and nonprofit organizations in one of the most diverse, global and dynamic cities in the world. This experience will challenge students to consider how well developed and resourced urban areas are addressing social and…
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Published On: November 2, 2018 | Tags: ,,,,,
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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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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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