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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.

07/09/15 - BOSTON, MA. - Alex Ahmed, PhD'19. Ahmed recently received a NSF grant to create an app to help transgender people improve control of how their voices sound. Photo by: Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
10/07/15 - BOSTON, MA. -  Scenes during the Fire to Hire event held in the Curry Student Center at Northeastern University on Oct. 7, 2015. Staff Photo: Emma Putnam/for Northeastern University

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3Qs: Why the Fed maintained interest rates, and what it means

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.

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Welcome Week highlight reel

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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Seen Around Campus

Kostas Institute hosts Homeland Security assistant secretary

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

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