Welcome Week 2015: What to see around the Pacific Northwest

We checked in with Northeastern University-Seattle students, staff and faculty to get the best advice on welcoming you to the forever-green Pacific Northwest! “I love Seattle,” said Yooree Chae, a MS of Bioinformatics student who moved to Seattle from Portland for her program. “I like that it’s a big city with a lot of access to different types of industry.” ... Read More »

Welcome Week 2015: Favorite South Lake Union Spots

Northeastern University-Seattle is located in the heart of the South Lake Union (SLU) neighborhood, the rapidly growing technology center of Seattle. As new buildings and restaurants seem to pop up over night, the neighborhood has a lot to offer for students visiting campus. At Wednesday night’s Neighborhood Vendor Fair students will be able to connect with local businesses and services, ... Read More »

Fall 2015: Dean welcomes new and returning students!

Welcome to Northeastern’s Fall 2015 Term! And for those of you who are new, welcome to Northeastern University-Seattle! You come to a far larger campus and experienced staff and faculty this Fall. We now have three campus locations here in South Lake Union, the hub of Seattle’s innovative tech companies, to accommodate the needs of our growing number of students ... Read More »

“Cradle to Career,” turning research into action

Panelists: King County Executive Dow Constantine, Maud Daudon, President/CEO of Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce, Dr. Michelle Barnes, ECE Faculty at Everett Community College and alumna of Northeastern's Doctor of Education program, and Michael Brown, The Seattle Foundation's Vice President of Community Leadership.

A follow-up from yesterday’s “Best Starts for Kids” panel discussion On landing back in Seattle from my summer break, I was excited to get back to our community and our Seattle campus. But I was also excited to host our Speaker Series on Early Childhood Education, and in particular, evaluate a proposed King County levy titled, Best Starts for Kids. ... Read More »

Twitter recap – Speaker Panel: Best Starts for Kids Discussion

A recap of social conversation around the early child development discussion at Northeastern University-Seattle, August 11, 2015. Educators hear Exec at @NU_Seattle on his #BestStarts for Kids initiative. @SeattleChannel http://t.co/BhoBwqfjUe pic.twitter.com/pq9uXHcRET — Dow Constantine (@kcexec) August 11, 2015 Goal: “For every single person in #KingCounty to have the opportunity to fulfill his or her potential.”- @kcexec kicks off #BestStarts Panel ... Read More »

Speaker Panel preview: Doctor of Education alumna discusses importance of early childhood development

“If we want our world to continue, we have to leave it in good hands.” These future leaders that need to be prepared aren’t just the graduating high school seniors or the sixth grade STEM classrooms, but the toddlers still running around in diapers. “We don’t think about children as future leaders until they are in high school then we ... Read More »

Graduate Students Serve as Consultants to Italian Industries

How do Italian firms incorporate the challenge of sustainability in businesses with both a global and local outlook? Nineteen Northeastern University students from an online course in the Master’s in Global Studies and International Relations program are combining a study-abroad trip and an international consultancy as they seek answers to that question. These graduate students are participating this week in the College ... Read More »

Using speed networking to kick start conversation and connection

In today’s connected world, the strength of your network can be your most vital tool when it comes to seeking a new job. Knowing how to network is an important skill to help you make connections and expand your reach. At Northeastern University-Seattle, we have used speed networking as a way to foster conversation and connections at two recent community ... Read More »

Community celebrates new campus expansion

New Campus Celebration

Northeastern University–Seattle invited friends, neighbors and members of the global Northeastern network to raise a toast and celebrate the recent expansion of the South Lake Union campus. Northeastern President Joseph Aoun, new Provost Jim Bean and esteemed faculty including, Dr. Ian Gorton, Alessandro Vespignani, Mike Kuntz and Vanessa Villavicencio, joined in the celebration. “The Seattle campus is a knowledge hub ... Read More »

Building relations with China, insights from former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson

Last week I had the opportunity to hear former Treasury Secretary and Goldman Sachs CEO Henry Paulson talk here in Seattle to a small group. He recently authored a book “Dealing with China An Insider Unmasks the New Economic Superpower” and is, in addition to his government and corporate leadership roles, a long-time conservationist and environmentalist.  As Treasury Secretary, Paulson played a key ... Read More »