Class of 2016: It’s time to celebrate

North­eastern will hold its 114th Com­mence­ment today. Here’s every­thing you need to know— from pro­files on the grad­u­ates and hon­orary degree recip­i­ents to cer­e­mony infor­ma­tion and how to engage on social media.

05/05/16 - BOSTON, MA. - Scenes from the PhD hooding ceremony in Cabot Cage on May 5, 2016. Photo by Adam Glanzman/Northeastern University
04/28/16 - BOSTON, MA. -  Terina Keller, CSSH’16 poses for a portrait on April 28, 2016. Photo by Adam Glanzman/Northeastern University

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3Qs: What coral bleaching in the Great Barrier Reef means for the world

Marine sci­en­tists in Aus­tralia recently reported that 93 per­cent of the Great Bar­rier Reef is now bleached. Northeastern’s Steven Vollmer explains why the con­di­tion, typ­i­cally the result of warming ocean tem­per­a­tures, could lead to “the ocean’s equiv­a­lent of a rain­forest with no trees.”

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Mentorship through robotics

NUTRONS was cre­ated to inspire stu­dent men­tors through chal­lenging edu­ca­tional expe­ri­ences such as building robots. Today, it is one of the most suc­cessful robotics teams in the region, helping to solve real world prob­lems through engi­neering. Watch and learn more about this unique North­eastern group. Video by Ben­jamin Bertsch/​Northeastern University

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From left, Taylor Lawson, DMSB’16, Hope Wierzbicki, AMD’16, and Taylor Niland, DMSB’16, take grad­u­a­tion photos on Krentzman Quad on Wednesday. Photo by Adam Glanzman/​Northeastern University

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