In an interview with Dr. Ann Golub-Victor, we learn more about the role of service-learning in her course, Psychosocial Aspects of Healthcare Seminar, the intersection of public health and medical care, the importance of strong interpersonal skills between patients and providers, and the benefits of thoughtful reflection. By Iris Zeng Tell me about your course … More Addressing the Needs of the Community through the Lens of Future Healthcare Providers
By Noa Golan This past semester, I had the opportunity to accompany Jamal Thorne’s 2D Fundamentals of Surface & Drawing class on their service to Artists for Humanity (AFH). To start off: AFH is a very unique organization that pays inner-city high school students to spend 3 days a week painting. The kids not only get … More Arts-inspired Service-Learning Connects Teens with NU Students
By Ruthanne Bandy This summer three Northeastern University faculty members will lead Dialogues of Civilization (DOC) with a service-learning component. These faculty members are charged with fostering an environment of learning and growth for their students, while respecting the country in which they are guests. Dr. Lori Gardinier will be traveling to England with students … More Across the Globe with Service-Learning
By Brooke Schober A trip that began as a hope became a reality over spring break 2016. I met with my group of students weekly as they developed presentations, did research, and worked on projects with Enabling Engineering, another Service-Learning student group. We asked questions about what it would be like, and went in with … More S-LTA Brooke Schober Reflects on taking Service-Learning to Ecuador
The Spring 2016 Service-Learning EXPO has come and gone! The hour and a half showcase was as fleeting and fascinating as a speeding comet. The theme of this semester’s EXPO was space galaxy – so fittingly, this year’s event took place in a space much different from EXPOs past. The usual eating/study space on the ground floor … More Spring 2016 EXPO was Out of this World!