In 2015, 18 graduate and undergraduate students from the School of Journalism at Northeastern returned to Spain. They covered the national elections, a traditional swordmaker, the fight for Catalonian independence and the Catholic Church’s attempts to reach the country’s youth.
In 2014, 16 graduate and undergraduates students from the School of Journalism at Northeastern traveled to Spain. There, they covered everything from the controversial tradition of bull fighting, to the rich food traditions, the national election and housing crisis afflicting the country.
In 2012, 16 undergraduate and graduate students from the School of Journalism spent the program’s full five weeks in Jordan. There they covered the rising tensions spreading across the region, with a focus on Syrians who were streaming across the border to escape the ravaging of their government’s ruler, King Bashar al-Assad.
In May of 2011, 19 students from Northeastern’s School of Journalism traveled to Jordan and Turkey to report and photograph for the school’s online news magazine. The students wrote about politics, culture, the economy and the arts in both countries.
In the spring of 2009, Northeastern’s School of Journalism sent 25 students abroad to Egypt, Syria and Qatar for five weeks to work as international journalists. There they covered a range of topics, including political unrest in advance of the Arab uprising, which officially started in 2010. The program garnered significant media attention both in the States and abroad.