Northeastern University has signed a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Army Research Laboratory to conduct critical defense research, specifically in designing and developing advanced engineered materials. This materials research has a range of national defense applications, from next-generation armor to high-velocity sprayed materials used to repair military equipment and vehicles.
U.S. Rep. Seth Moulton received a comprehensive overview of Northeastern’s robust portfolio of security research on Thursday afternoon, when he visited the university’s George J. Kostas Research Institute for Homeland Security in Burlington, Massachusetts.
U.S. Rep. Joseph Kennedy III visited Northeastern’s campus on Wednesday to learn about the university’s commitment to bolster interest and participation in science, technology, engineering, and math education.
On Thursday, Northeastern President Joseph Aoun was a featured speaker at a White House summit on innovation and quality in higher education. The meeting, convened by the U.S. Department of Education, covered new delivery models and novel partnerships that will serve a diverse set of learners nationwide.
On May 21. 2015 Northeastern held an Urban Coastal Sustainability Briefing sponsored by Senator Ed Markey on Capitol Hill in Washingtson, DC.