Marley Kimelman, S/SSH’18, recently returned from a co-op in Cape Town, South Africa, where he worked for the city on various green initiatives and revitalized a stagnant water heritage project.
Northeastern’s broad investment in the city of Boston—through both financial and in-kind support of services and community-based programs—totals more than $27 million annually.
Justine Siegal, director of sports partnerships at Northeastern’s Center for the Study of Sport in Society, says plenty of women have the skills to coach men’s professional sports teams. They just need the opportunity.
Chelsey Goldberg, SSH’16, and Alexa Armstrong, S’16, spent 10 days in Kenya, where they doled out school supplies to studious kids and made life-changing donations to the particularly needy. “I can’t believe you’re here,” one 14 year-old girl told Goldberg.
The Pacific Northwest reportedly could be devastated by a major earthquake in the coming decades. But according to one Northeastern expert in community and infrastructure resilience, no part of the U.S. is safe from natural catastrophe.