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An Accelerated Degree in Organizational Leadership

With the job market for management positions projected to grow rapidly until at least 2030—and U.S. companies eager to fill a self-described "leadership gap"—an accelerated master’s degree program centered on experiential learning prepares graduates for success in a broad range of fields.

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The Shackles of the United Nations Security Council Veto, Explained

In light of Russia’s war in Ukraine, is it time to reform the veto power held by permanent members of the U.N. Security Council? CPS Associate Teaching Professor Fiona Creed explains the challenges and why the Security Council veto has been a point of contention for many years.

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Four Students Were Named 2022 RISE Award Winners

Students, faculty, staff across Northeastern University, and industry leaders participated in the university’s annual RISE (Research, Innovation, Scholarship, Entrepreneurship) exhibition on April 14, 2022, a showcase for multidisciplinary student research and creative projects.

New Graduate Degree in Security and Intelligence

In an era of increased threats to our security, a new master’s degree program in a fast-growing professional field is set to give graduates the tools to anticipate and lead responses to security threats worldwide.

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Instilling a Passion for Data Analytics in Boston High School Students

In June 2021, Alice Mello, Ph.D., was granted an award to develop and run a novel program, ‘Data Analytics Workshop: Empowering Minority High School Students with In-Demand Career Skills’ – from the Northeastern Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. She also has leveraged support from the College of Professional Studies to support this high-impact initiative. […]

Northeastern’s Center for the Study of Sport in Society Teams Up with AG and School Leaders to Address Hate and Bias in School Athletics

During Fall 2022, Northeastern’s Center for the Study of Sport in Society will deliver 12 regional trainings across Massachusetts as part of a new collaboration with Attorney General Maura Healey and state and school leaders.

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CPS Students Win University Awards with Record Seven Named to Northeastern’s Huntington 100

College of Professional Studies students at every academic degree level – bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral – were recognized this year with prestigious university awards for their extraordinary achievements and commitment to the values of Northeastern University.

Novel Biomanufacturing Apprenticeship Program Helps Diversify Talent Pipeline for Life Sciences Industry

The MassBioEd Apprenticeship Biomanufacturing Program, launched in 2021, meets a significant industry demand by connecting unemployed or underemployed people to high paying, stable jobs in a growing field that is in need of diverse talent.

New Graduate Degree in Insurance Analytics and Management

As demand heats up for data-savvy professionals in the insurance industry, recent college graduates, career changers, and insurance professionals seeking to harness the power of data and digital transformation have a new educational option: the Master of Professional Studies in Insurance Analytics and Management program at the College of Professional Studies.

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How to Cope with Constant Bad News

CPS teaching professor Kristen Lee discusses coping strategies for all who feel overwhelmed by the enormity of the world’s problems.