Northeastern launches Social Impact Lab to empower global change

Northeastern University has launched the Social Impact Lab—a hub of innovative experiential curricula, programming, and events designed to empower social change and civic engagement across disciplines and around the world.

Rebecca Riccio, the founding program director of Northeastern Students4Giving, has been appointed director of the lab, which will be housed within the College of Social Sciences and Humanities. Its signature program is “Giving With Purpose,” the first-ever massive open online course focusing on philanthropy and informed civic engagement.

“The MOOC epitomizes our vision of the Social Impact Lab as a conduit between theory and practice—a platform …read more