Social media, Diversity, and Ideas for Experiential Education Akanksha Atrey UA ’16 (December) and Jim Stellar After our first blog, AA’s summer research in computer science lead to yet another connection between us – a joint interest in … Continued
View from a special experiential scholarship program Valerie De Jianne NU ’05 and Jim Stellar Valerie was in the first group of students at Northeastern University when I was Dean to win a 21st Century Scholarship. She and her peers … Continued
Some time ago, Northeastern Professors Rick Porter and Jim Stellar, job shadowed a student, Amanda Marsden, on e-mail and later those three wrote a paper (posted below on 2/17/09) that points to the value of reflection in experiential learning, a frequent … Continued
Octavia’s journey began when she was a freshman. After hearing a fellow Northeastern University Student speak about her experience studying abroad in Ghana, there was no doubt in Octavia’s mind that she had to travel abroad as well. As she described:
“The moment she finished her presentation I knew that I had to see the deep indigo coastline, smell the hustle of a day’s work that began at 5 a.m. with the mango-colored sun, hear the earth’s heart beat as it danced from the Njombe [a district of Tanzania].”
For Erin, a student at the University of Colorado at Boulder, her journey to the NASA Johnson Space Center began with an e-mail from an advisor about a fellowship program at NASA.