2014 Academic Honors Convocation
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Northeastern honors past leadership, looks to future

At the Aca­d­emic Honors Con­vo­ca­tion on Wednesday, North­eastern pre­sented the Pres­i­den­tial Medal­lion to two of its former leaders, John A. Curry and Richard M. Free­land. The medal­lion was bestowed upon the former pres­i­dents in cel­e­bra­tion of their lega­cies, which have paved the way for future success.

Early Spring Features

The uni­ver­sity will pro­vide an unprece­dented $221.4 mil­lion in insti­tu­tional grant aid for the 2014–15 aca­d­emic year.

Stanislas Phanord

Stanislas Phanord, a senior studying polit­ical sci­ence, has been accepted into the Rangel Grad­uate Fel­low­ship pro­gram, which aims to pre­pare recip­i­ents for careers in the For­eign Ser­vice, and earned a Ful­bright Eng­lish Teaching Assist­ant­ship in France.

Jackson Golden with the Janakpuri Government School team at the U.S. Embassy

Base­ball is far from India’s most pop­ular sport, but that hasn’t stopped fourth-​​year anthro­pology major Jackson Golden from working to bring America’s pas­time to the nation’s makeshift diamonds.

2014 Academic Honors Convocation

Stu­dents, fac­ulty, and staff were rec­og­nized on Wednesday after­noon at the university’s annual Aca­d­emic Honors Con­vo­ca­tion for their extra­or­di­nary achieve­ments and pas­sion for their work.

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Kim Lewis

3Qs: A new path to curing chronic Lyme disease

Uni­ver­sity Dis­tin­guished Pro­fessor of Biology Kim Lewis is exploring alter­na­tive approaches to curing chronic Lyme dis­ease using his exper­tise in bac­te­rial cell persistence.


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A Message from Northeastern University President, Joseph E. Aoun

Today, as we mark the one-​​​​year anniver­sary of the day Boston – and all of us —were brought together in tragedy, may we also reflect on the col­lec­tive sup­port, indi­vidual … read more »


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2014 Academic Honors Convocation
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Scholarly selfie

Albert-​​​​László Barabási took a “selfie” with Pres­i­dent Joseph E. Aoun on Wednesday at the Aca­d­emic Honors Con­vo­ca­tion, where Barabási was hon­ored with the dis­tinc­tion of Uni­ver­sity Dis­tin­guished Professor.

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