Building Businesses: Piece by Piece

Entrepreneurship fever is sweeping Northeastern, and students all across campus are catching the bug. A host of student-run operations is springing up to support Northeastern startups, offering skills and expertise […]

Unstoppable Momentum

WHY STOP AT 1 BILLION? That was the question Northeastern’s leaders faced in October as they reviewed the goal for the university’s Empower fundraising campaign. Why settle for that total […]

Q&A: A View From Istanbul

At the crossroads of Europe, Asia, and the Middle East, Turkey has been a vital gateway for international trade and commerce since merchants traveled the Silk Road two thousand years […]

Dancing with Alzheimer’s

Among Joanne Sheehan’s memories of her mother’s long, grim slide toward death from Alzheimer’s disease are crystalline moments of serenity and joy. One from 2007 stands out. Visiting with her […]

Dollars and Sense

Having grown up during a global financial meltdown, today’s college students aim to manage their money—not let money manage them. To prepare every graduate to be financially competent, the university […]

A 7,000-Mile Journey

If it weren’t for a change in China’s leadership in the mid-1970s, Liyuan Liang might have lived an undistinguished life in a rural commune, lost among millions of young people […]

The Seeds of Social Change

As the owners of one of Saudi Arabia’s largest global conglomerates, the Juffali family knows the power wealth has to transform society. Since 1946, when the late Ahmed Juffali built […]

The Kostas Effect

Stock market returns may rise or fall,  but when it comes to performance, it would be hard to beat the investments George Kostas, E’43, H’07, has made in Northeastern. Since […]

Mr. Television

Chances are, this man has had a hand in what’s on your TV screen—or laptop, tablet, or phone—right now. From American Idol, Politically Incorrect With Bill Maher, and The Simple […]

Grad Track

As far back as he can remember, Nick Gedeon, S’14, has been fascinated by the body’s inner workings and his own diabetes. Diagnosed at age 2, he was 8 when […]