Faces of Northeastern is a photoblog that presents an unvarnished look at the individuals who, together, create the university’s unique and exceptional community. Many of the faces you may recognize, and some you may not, but each plays an important role in the fabric of Northeastern.
The second annual On Fire To Hire Startup Expo convened hundreds of students and 50 startup employers. Find out what some of them said about the challenges and opportunities presented by working for a new business venture.
The Northeastern women’s hockey team has never qualified for the NCAA tournament, despite notching 19 or more wins in three of the past four seasons. Senior Kendall Coyne and the 2015–16 squad aim to secure that elusive NCAA bid this year.
The Huskies have high expectations for the new season, which will begin on Saturday night at Matthews Arena. As head coach Jim Madigan put it, “We want to win Hockey East, win the Beanpot, and then get to the national championship.”
After much speculation, the Federal Reserve on Thursday announced that it would hold the line on U.S. interest rates, which have not increased in nearly a decade. Professor William Dickens, chair of the Department of Economics, discusses the Fed’s decision and what it all means.
The new academic year started in style with Welcome Week, a multi-day celebration of all things Northeastern. Here are highlights from some of the events that marked students’ return to campus. Video by Shirin Mozaffari and Lee Delulio/Northeastern University
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Stephen Flynn, right, professor of political science and co-director of Northeastern University’s George J. Kostas Institute for Homeland Security, welcomes Alan Bersin, assistant secretary for international affairs and chief diplomatic officer for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Policy, to the institute for a tour on Thursday. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University