Student Spotlight: Jenny Wu, Computer Science ALIGN, wins Facebook Seattle Student Hackathon


When breaking into the competitive tech industry, you can’t be afraid to dive in head first. That’s what motivated Jenny Wu, a Computer Science ALIGN graduate student, to attend the Facebook Seattle: Student Hackathon on October 16. For Wu, the dive scored a perfect 10, as her team ending up winning the challenge earning a finalist spot in the Facebook ... Read More »

2015 RLC: 10 ideas to impact our region’s middle income job retention, growth, training and placement

By: Dean Tayloe Washburn Two weeks ago, The Metropolitan Seattle Chamber hosted the annual Regional Leadership Conference (RLC), a three day retreat with 250 leaders including elected officials, government planners, and corporate, nonprofit and education representatives.  Mary Trimarco, Northeastern’s Business Development Officer in Seattle, and I participated. The RLC in recent years has been very effective in focusing on the Seattle region’s ... Read More »

The best way to build the future is to create it – Northeastern-Seattle hosts Seattle 2035


By: Dean Tayloe Washburn Last week the future was alive and well here at our Seattle graduate campus, where we partnered with Xconomy to host Seattle 2035.  This all-day conference featured 27 of this region’s most pioneering thinkers, inventors and innovators sketching out for the 200 attendees their best thoughts on the advances in Seattle in the next 20 years.  ... Read More »

Welcome Toronto campus to the Northeastern Network


I am delighted to announce the addition of the first international regional campus to Northeastern’s Global Network –  a new graduate campus will begin in Toronto in 2016. Like Seattle, Boston and Silicon Valley, Toronto is a globally competitive city and knowledge hub.  Our Global Network of campuses provides students with many options for academic advancement and experiential learning. Here in Seattle ... Read More »

Seattle 2035 social recap: A day of innovation predictions


Campus was abuzz with a day of conversations and predictions about what next big innovations will shape Seattle in 20 years, as Northeastern University-Seattle hosted Xconomy’s Seattle 2035 Conference on October 30. The conversation continued online with #2035Seattle. Check out an overview of the social timeline and stay tuned for a more in-depth recap from Dean Tayloe Washburn coming soon. Creating ... Read More »

A home for collaboration in the heart of innovation

Take a look inside Northeastern’s Seattle graduate campus in South Lake Union. Debra Cooperman (MS Computer Science ALIGN), Abhijit Rasal (MS Engineering Management) and Gina Takasugi, assistant director of student services, provide a peek at the collaborative campus spaces located at 401 and 225 Terry Ave. N. Located in the vibrant and growing South Lake Union neighborhood, the Seattle graduate campus offers access ... Read More »

Boston Mayor, City to City delegation visits campus


Boston Mayor Marty Walsh and the City to City Boston Delegation stopped by our campus during their Seattle trip this week to learn what Northeastern University is up to in the Pacific Northwest! City to City works to identify best practices that achieve social and economic change in urban areas across the globe, and bring those ideas back to Boston. The trip ... Read More »

What’s happening at Campus, October 2015

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From deviant globalization to the innovation of Seattle’s future to advancing your career potential, this October, Northeastern University – Seattle has an event for you. Oct. 21 – Global Studies Lecture: Deviant Globalization Sometimes known as the dark underbelly of economics, Deviant Globalization is the study of “innovators” from the seamy side of the tracks: entrepreneurs who find that in a ... Read More »

Founding Dean Tayloe Washburn announces exit, reflects on 4 years


Dean Tayloe Washburn announced today that he will be stepping down as Founding Dean of Northeastern University – Seattle at the end of the year. He reflects on what the past four years have meant to him in a letter to students and faculty. In the coming months, Northeastern will conduct a nationwide search for a new Dean for the Seattle campus to build on ... Read More »