Northeastern Inducts Newest Huntington 100 Members

Northeastern Inducts Newest Huntington 100 Members

Northeastern’s robust lineage of student excellence was extended last week, when the university honored the newest members of the Huntington 100—a group of graduate and undergraduate students whose collective achievements span research, co-op, athletics, entrepreneurship, community service, and leadership. This year’s class includes international athletes, founders of student organizations, military veterans, exceptional volunteers, and more. … Continued

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Northeastern Appoints New VP for Human Resources Management

Northeastern Appoints New VP for Human Resources Management

Northeastern University has appointed Jane Moyer vice president for human resources management, effective April 24, 2017. She brings extensive leadership and global experience in areas ranging from compensation and benefits to organizational development and employee recruitment, training, and development. Moyer comes to Northeastern from ICON PLC in Dublin, a global provider of outsourced drug development … Continued

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Northeastern University Mourns the Loss of Jack Grinold

Northeastern University Mourns the Loss of Jack Grinold

Jack Grinold, the longtime sports information director at Northeastern University, died on Friday. He was 81. Grinold, whose legendary presence was felt across the Boston sports and cultural landscapes, joined Northeastern in 1962 and never left. After his retirement in 2012, he continued to serve the university as associate athletic director emeritus and was widely … Continued

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Northeastern To Provide Record $263.6M Investment in Financial Aid

Northeastern To Provide Record $263.6M Investment in Financial Aid

Northeastern will provide a record $263.6 million in financial aid — not loans — for undergraduate students in 2017-2018, as part of the university’s ongoing commitment to making significant investments in financial assistance for its students. Over the past 10 years, Northeastern has increased its investment in financial aid by 108 percent. During the past … Continued

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Northeastern Celebrates Community’s Highest Achievements

Northeastern Celebrates Community’s Highest Achievements

Northeastern University celebrated the highest achievements of students, faculty, staff, and alumni at the seventh annual Academic Honors Convocationon Thursday afternoon in East Village. The event honored a select few who channeled their extraordinary talents into transformative research and scholarship, exceptional teaching and mentoring, and innovation in higher education. “What we are celebrating today is … Continued

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Meet the Student Commencement Speaker, Pankhuri Singhal

Meet the Student Commencement Speaker, Pankhuri Singhal

Over the past five years, Pankhuri Singhal has sought out myriad opportunities at Northeastern to engage in research, pursue new passions, and step out of her comfort zone. But a fortuitous experience—attending the wrong orientation session—was perhaps the most transformative for the soon-to-be-graduate. Singhal enrolled as a biology major, but during freshman orientation accidentally found … Continued

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Experts Cite Collaboration as Key Tool in Eliminating Racial Disparities in Justice System

Experts Cite Collaboration as Key Tool in Eliminating Racial Disparities in Justice System

Collaboration is key to improving race relations in Massachusetts and beyond, particularly in regard to the treatment of underrepresented minorities in the criminal justice system. That was the prevailing opinion among a distinguished group of judges, academics, law enforcement officials, and community leaders who convened on Friday at the Fenway Center for a wide-ranging meeting … Continued

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Resilience in the 21st Century

Resilience in the 21st Century

Today, Northeastern will launch the Global Resilience Institute, which will lead interdisciplinary research and initiatives that advance societal resilience and contribute to the health, security, and sustainability of societies around the world. But just what is resilience? And how will the Global Resilience Institute help build a more flexible, nimble world in the face of … Continued

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Warby Parker Co-CEOs to Deliver Northeastern’s 2017 Graduate Commencement Address

Warby Parker Co-CEOs to Deliver Northeastern’s 2017 Graduate Commencement Address

Dave Gilboa and Neil Blumenthal, co-founders and co-CEOs of the innovative lifestyle brand Warby Parker, will deliver Northeastern’s commencement address for the afternoon graduate ceremony on Friday, May 5, 2017, at Matthews Arena in Boston. Gilboa and Blumenthal will address some 4,000 graduates and their families from 65 countries at the ceremony. They will also … Continued

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The Future Is Now

The Future Is Now

The things—systems, technology, and ideas—that will impact us most in the future aren’t some unimaginable, as-yet dreamed up, Jetsons-style notions. No, in fact, what will impact our futures the most are systems and technologies that already exist, but to which we haven’t yet caught up. In a sense, then, the future is already here. That’s … Continued

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ISEC Opening Ushers in New Era of Discovery at Northeastern

ISEC Opening Ushers in New Era of Discovery at Northeastern

“A research village.” “The hub of scientific breakthroughs and innovative engineering.” “A world-class design.” “A milestone for Northeastern.” The university ushered in a new era of transformative research on Monday with the official opening of Northeastern’s state-of-the-art Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex, an architectural marvel designed to spur innovation, collaboration, and scientific breakthroughs for years … Continued

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How New Research and Sesame Street Are Expanding Our Understanding of Autism

How New Research and Sesame Street Are Expanding Our Understanding of Autism

She has bright orange hair, loves to sing, and is excellent at memorizing song lyrics. She can take longer than others to respond to questions, and is sensitive to loud noises, including sirens. Meet 4-year-old Julia, the first new Muppet that Sesame Street has introduced on the air in a decade. It’s fitting the PBS … Continued

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