The origin story for a top international charity begins at Northwestern University, and the director returned to campus on April 23 to talk about the organization’s successes and challenges as a part of the One Book One Northwestern series. “This really is a very special moment for me,” One Acre Fund Director Matt Forti said.
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Steph O’Connor, a rising senior majoring in Urban Studies and Psychology at Northwestern, is proudly serving as a One Book One Northwestern fellow for the 2013-2014 school year. One Book One Northwestern (OBON) engages the Northwestern community in a conversation around a thought-provoking title each year. Fellows serve as a liaison among staff, students and
The term “healthcare” often evokes the images of hospitals, doctors, nurses, white coats, test tubes and stethoscopes, but rarely does “food security” make the list. Yet hunger– the result of poor nutritional availability in many impoverished communities– plays a significant role in human development and mortality across the globe. “The whole healthcare system focuses on
Emphasizing her unconventional background in veterinary science, award-winning writer Rebecca Skloot, told hundreds of Northwestern community members Thursday how experiences in her early life shaped her career and inspired her to write her debut novel. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks was chosen as this year’s selection for the campus’ community-wide reading initiative, One Book
Paul Farmer holds a number of impressive titles – most people would feel fulfilled with just one. It takes five full scrolls to reach the bottom of his biography page on Harvard’s website. To name a few, he is Chair of the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School and founder