Next Stop, Sochi

For world-class athletes, getting selected for the U.S. Olympic team isn’t anything like Oscar night—it’s not “an honor just to be nominated.” Nothing short of the gold medal will do […]

Fast Track in Engineering

Fast-paced developmentNick Brooks, ME’12With plans for a new high-rise municipal building in a Boston neighborhood in flux, planning and design firm Sasaki Associates needed a point person to keep the […]

The Untouchable

If you live in New England, you know the saga of reputed mobster James “Whitey” Bulger, the notorious South Boston fugitive who eluded authorities worldwide for 16 years before being […]


Playing Tough: The World of Sports and Politics (Northeastern University Press; 2013) By Roger I. Abrams, Richardson Professor of LawIn his sixth book on the “business of sports,” Abrams turns […]

The Unconventional Entrepreneur

Small Business, Big ScienceCarl LeBel, PhD’89Entrepreneurship is an attitude, one that Carl LeBel, PhD’89, believes is best nurtured in a small environment. He’s right at home as chief scientific officer […]

Off to a Great Start

Photos by Brooks Canaday“Opportunity” is a word that comes up often when you speak to members of the first class of Northeastern University Scholars.Perhaps one of the biggest opportunities they’ve […]

They’ve Got Game

ALESSANDRO CANOSSA, associate professor. Expertise: game design, psychology of play, and game-user research  ANDERS DRACHEN, associate professor. Expertise: game analytics and game-user researchNATHAN FELDE, professor and chair. Expertise: design and graphics designCASPER HARTEVELD, […]