In The News


Inside the NASA Langley Research Center

Craig Schmidt, a fourth-​​year Honors stu­dent in the Col­lege of Engi­neering, is a recip­ient of the pres­ti­gious Ver­tical Flight Foun­da­tion Schol­ar­ship. This summer he’s par­tic­i­pating in a unique intern­ship pro­gram at the NASA Lan­gley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia.


Honors students attend interfaith leadership forum

A group of North­eastern students (including Honors) and staff from the Center for Spir­i­tu­ality, Dia­logue and Ser­vice attended the annual Inter­faith Lead­er­ship Insti­tute in New York City to share and develop strate­gies for pro­moting their inter­faith work.



The King of queen bees

In Feb­ruary, Lena King saw an open bee hive for the first time, and she was hooked. “There’s just some­thing cap­ti­vating about the way bees func­tion, the way they move,” said King, S’15, a fourth-​​year biology major at Northeastern.


Coop Profile: Raghd Zaqout

The past semester, recent graduate Raghd Zaqout was the recipient of a University Coop Award and was the Alpa Rho Chi Medal winner from the School of Architecture. Having recently received her degree, she reflected on her time in Boston, at Northeastern and her experience in the School of Architecture.


The picture-​​perfect co-​​op

Bökeh, co-founded by Carlos Villalobos, has drawn the interest of local student-run venture firms as well as the movers and shakers in Northeastern’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.


It’s center stage for student speaker

When Emily Izzo’s par­ents ask her where she will be sit­ting during Northeastern’s 112th com­mence­ment at the TD Garden on Friday morning, she’ll have a very spe­cial answer: the stage.


Next stop: space

Rachael Tompa did three aerospace related co-ops during her time at Northeastern, culminating in a six month stint at NASA’s jet propulsion laboratory.


On Spring Break, students spring into action

This week, 186 mem­bers of the North­eastern Uni­ver­sity com­mu­nity will travel to 15 com­mu­ni­ties across the U.S. and four other coun­tries for Alter­na­tive Spring Break—a week­long immer­sive living and vol­un­teering expe­ri­ence. Par­tic­i­pants engage in direct ser­vice projects that address crit­ical, social needs such as afford­able housing, dis­aster relief, and youth education.


Life of A Honors Student

“Being an honors student will enhance any students’ Northeastern experience through cultural events and a plethora of free food. However for me specifically, it helped me along my academic path to help narrow my focus within my major.”