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Service-Learning 2021 Summer Course Highlights

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While a majority of the service-learning course partnerships supported by the Community-Engaged Teaching and Research team run during the Fall or Spring semesters, we can’t forget about the faculty members, student leaders, students, and community partners who are collaborating all year long! This summer, we have 7 summer courses utilizing service-learning and here are some highlights from those courses:

This summer in Emily Mann’s Science of Play students engaged with community partners to provide information and insight for their culminating research projects. Community partners included a guest lecture from You’re With Us and Kaboom! as well as a panel of three organizations (Peace Through Play, Boston STEM Lab, and Dance4All). Through these partnerships and meetings on Zoom, students were able to complete research projects on their chosen topics related to play and the impacts of COVID-19.

Read more from the Summer 2021 Newsletter from NU’s City and Community Engagement here

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