Welcome back — Fall 2013


Explore, explore, explore’

At the President’s Con­vo­ca­tion on Monday morning, stu­dents and uni­ver­sity leaders chal­lenged the 116th entering class to step out of their com­fort zone and explore the world.

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Take 5: Connect with us on social media

Here are five social media out­lets where you can find—and con­nect with—Northeastern.


Snell Library’s new look

Stu­dents returned to campus this semester to Snell Library’s trans­formed first floor, which now includes more than 20 new col­lab­o­ra­tive work­rooms, a redesigned Info­Com­mons and main lobby, and informal study […]

Move-​​in 2013

Campus is abuzz as new stu­dents from around the globe share their excite­ment for the fall semester and the many oppor­tu­ni­ties that await on campus and beyond. Video pro­duced by Craig […]

Fall 2013 begins

The fall semester began with a busy week of move-​​in, the President’s Con­vo­ca­tion for the 116th entering class, Wel­come Week events, and more.

  • President Joseph E. Aoun visited students and their families as they moved into International Village.

  • A student pushes a cart down Columbus Avenue toward International Village.

  • Emmalee Todd, a first-year behavioral neuroscience major, joked with her mother Karen in the elevator as they moved a cart into Emmalee's dorm room.

  • Students pet King Husky before the start of the President's Convocation in Matthews Arena.

  • Students in Northeastern's 116th entering class filled Matthews Arena.

  • President Joseph E. Aoun addressed the university's newest class at the President's Convocation.

  • Students smiled during the President's Convocation.

  • Enas Altarooti, left, takes a photo of Amal Lajami with Paws. Both are first-year chemistry majors from Saudi Arabia.

  • Northeastern Bhangra performs at Xplosaic, a celebration of Northeastern's cultural diversity through dance, music, art, and food.

  • Students relaxed on Centennial Common during Xplosaic.

  • President Joseph E. Aoun greeted students at a barbecue on Centennial Common.

  • Forrest Perkins, an undeclared first-year student from Vermont, lines up for a hit as students played pick-up wiffleball on the Speare Hall diamond during Welcome Week.

  • Graduate computer science students Deeksha Vasisth, left, and Neha Suresh, both of India, place pins on a world map showing where they are from during Xplosaic.

  • Spinning Arts Club president Sabrina Grullon, second from left, a senior psychology major, leads the Spinning Arts Workshop, which was organized by the Northeastern Spinning Arts Club during Welcome Week to teach students to hula hoop and spin tethered weights called poi.

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