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Leading Journalists Provide a Roadmap to More Diversity in the Newsroom, Reflect on Progress at Scholarship Event
The panel discussion, which focused on the “changing face of race and gender in the newsroom,” was part of an event celebrating the creation of the Tom Winship Journalism Scholarship meant to honor the renowned Boston Globe editor and his legacy.
The expansion of Northeastern’s global learning network reached a major milestone with the opening of a new and expanded London campus on the Thames river.
Michael Enright, a leading expert on international competitiveness and business strategy, who began teaching at Northeastern in 2020, was appointed as the first Pierre Choueiri Family Professor in Global Business at the D’Amore-McKim School of Business.
Dona Bertarelli is the fastest woman to sail around the world, but that isn’t her only feat. She’s also a renowned philanthropist and activist who has helped protect more than a million square miles of ocean, with the goal of saving many more.
During the late 1800s and early 1900s, thousands of Native American children were wrested from their tribes by the U.S. government and sent to boarding schools as a method of forced assimilation. Six-year-old Charles Belgarde was one of them.
At Networked For Life celebration, the annual volunteer leadership summit, Northeastern honored six trailblazers for their service toward furthering the university’s mission.
Northeastern’s Roux Institute, an innovation hub devoted to deepening and expanding the digital economy of Maine, has received a $100 million gift from the Harold Alfond Foundation.
The year was 1943 and Northeastern welcomed its first class of women. Grace McKinlay Mattern was one of a handful enrolled in that class.
In 1965, a Ford Motor Company executive invited Fred Brodsky, DMSB’66, to pilot a rare Shelby Cobra 427 roadster—when the Northeastern University co-op student was just 20 years old. Key in hand, Brodsky slipped behind the wheel, sparked the muscle car’s V8 engine, and burned rubber.
A $100 million gift from David and Barbara Roux is launching a graduate education and research campus in Portland, Maine. The institute is designed to educate generations of talent for the digital and life sciences sectors, and help drive sustained economic growth.