The Promise of New Year

The Promise of New Year

Dear Members of the Northeastern Community, Last year, we came together as a community to design a map for the future of Northeastern. Approved by our Board of Trustees, the Academic Plan “Northeastern 2025” stands as a blueprint for Northeastern’s evolution in a time of revolutionary technological and social change. Beyond our vision to elevate … Continued

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Northeastern Alumnus Awarded Prestigious Rangel Fellowship

Northeastern Alumnus Awarded Prestigious Rangel Fellowship

Ter­rell Hunt’s mother, Tressa, has worked as a nurse for nearly 30 years. “She wakes up every day to help others. That really rubbed off on me,” he says. Hunt is inspired with that same pas­sion to serve, a pas­sion that he cul­ti­vated at North­eastern and steered toward a career in for­eign affairs. This fall he … Continued

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NU Stage to ‘Spread Love Not Hate’ with winter cabaret

NU Stage to ‘Spread Love Not Hate’ with winter cabaret

In response to the divi­sive elec­tion cycle, the stu­dents of NU Stage Musical The­ater Co.—Northeastern’s student-run the­ater group—are focusing on bringing hope and unity to campus through song. This year’s winter cabaret—titled “Spread Love Not Hate” and to be held on Sat­urday at 8 p.m. in afterHOURS—is designed to be a balm after a heated … Continued

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Northeastern mourns loss of Hope Lewis, law professor and human rights scholar

Northeastern mourns loss of Hope Lewis, law professor and human rights scholar

Hope Lewis, a passionate champion of the poor and disadvantaged, was a member of the School of Law’s faculty since 1992 and founded of the law school’s Program on Human Rights and the Global Economy. She died Tueday after a long illness.

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Researchers find racial, gender bias in online freelance marketplaces

Researchers find racial, gender bias in online freelance marketplaces

In the “gig economy,” where algorithms drive matches between workers and customers, hiring someone should be bias free, right? Not so, according to new research led by Northeastern’s Christo Wilson. The findings suggest racial and gender biases are exhibited in prominent freelance marketplaces.

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Student-​​produced magazine strives to make science more accessible

Student-​​produced magazine strives to make science more accessible

Throughout the year, stu­dents report on com­pli­cated sci­en­tific issues both hap­pening at North­eastern and in the world at large, and then write about them in a way that is acces­sible to the layperson. These arti­cles even­tu­ally find homes in the mag­a­zine. To pull it off, how­ever, more than 50 stu­dents needed to work together to … Continued

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Campus holiday drives strive to benefit local community

Campus holiday drives strive to benefit local community

On Thursday, the North­eastern Uni­ver­sity Police Depart­ment began its second annual toy drive to ben­efit a local child care center just steps away from campus. The effort began after St. Cyprian’s Epis­copal Church on Tremont Street invited NUPD mem­bers to join them and others in the com­mu­nity for a Thanks­giving meal. Offi­cers, touched by the ges­ture, … Continued

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3Qs: The nation’s environmental agenda under a Trump administration

3Qs: The nation’s environmental agenda under a Trump administration

Donald Trump has vowed to “rip up” the Paris cli­mate agree­ment, repeal the Clean Power Plan, and scrap NASA’s Earth sci­ence research while reviving the coal industry, approving the Key­stone XL pipeline, and expanding off­shore oil drilling. We asked Jennie Stephens, Dean’s Pro­fessor of Sus­tain­ability Sci­ence and Policy at Northeastern’s School of Public Policy and Urban … Continued

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Student strives to foster leadership qualities amongst diverse student communities

Student strives to foster leadership qualities amongst diverse student communities

Mur­rell is a first-generation Caribbean stu­dent from Hemp­stead, New York In his “free time,” he men­tors a first-year stu­dent through the John D. O’Bryant African Amer­ican Institute’s Legacy Men­toring and Lead­er­ship Pro­gram, serves as a res­i­dent assis­tant for freshmen in Kennedy Hall, and sits on the e-board of the Caribbean Stu­dents’ Orga­ni­za­tion. All in all, these … Continued

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Second long-​​range plan town hall focuses on objectives, feedback

Second long-​​range plan town hall focuses on objectives, feedback

Customized experiential education, new professional development avenues for faculty and staff, and infrastructure improvements were among the many topics discussed Friday-18th Nov at a town hall meeting on Northeastern’s long-range plan. The long-range plan will map out how the university’s next aca­d­emic plan will be put into action. Ear­lier this fall the Board of Trustees … Continued

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Diverse students, New campus and New Name- OGS

Diverse students, New campus and New Name- OGS

Northeastern’s global pres­ence con­tinues to grow with expe­ri­en­tial learning pro­grams in 134 coun­tries and on all con­ti­nents, stu­dents hailing from more than 140 coun­tries, and a new regional campus in Toronto. The span of the university’s foot­print through its pro­grams and stu­dent pop­u­la­tion brings increasing demand for a wide range of resources avail­able to inter­na­tional … Continued

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Fostering Innovation- A leadership Imperative

Fostering Innovation- A leadership Imperative

President Aoun welcomes Wes Bush, president and CEO of Northrop Grumman, a premier global security company that develops autonomous systems and other cutting-edge technologies for a range of military and civilian applications.

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