How to fix the Internet’s plumbing problem

Edmund Yeh, an asso­ciate pro­fessor of elec­trical and com­puter engi­neering, is working to design a better Internet, one that’s more equipped to meet its growing traffic demands. His approach: create a net­work of Internet drains.

yeh600b

Take 5: The life and literature of Gabriel García Márquez

The award-​​winning Colom­bian nov­elist died last week at the age of 87. We asked Alan West-​​Durán, an asso­ciate pro­fessor in the Depart­ment of Lan­guages, Lit­er­a­tures, and Cul­tures, to dis­cuss the author’s life, lit­er­a­ture, and legacy.

Alan West-Duran

Marine researcher sticks to her roots

Jen­nifer Elliott, a doc­toral can­di­date at the Marine Sci­ence Center, is pur­suing research to deter­mine how best to reha­bil­i­tate the coral reefs in her home­land of Mau­ri­tius, a small island located in the Indian Ocean.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Northeastern honors past leadership, looks to future

At the Aca­d­emic Honors Con­vo­ca­tion, 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.

2014 Academic Honors Convocation

Northeastern celebrates scholarly excellence

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.

2014 Academic Honors Convocation