The Beanpot Tournament, a Northeastern student on Jeopardy!, and recognition for the university’s exceptional research are among our selections for tweets from the Northeastern community this week.
Nikos Passas, an international financial crime expert, was on Capitol Hill Wednesday telling members of a House Financial Services Committee task force that the global threat of trade-based money laundering is serious but that effective responses are within reach.
Kelly O’Connell, E’16, came to college with interests in environmental issues and climate change. Today she credits Northeastern’s co-op program, backed by rigorous engineering courses, with guiding her toward her career goals.
An examination of the future of dating, a speech by a Nobel Prize winner, and “New Orleans on Huntington Avenue” are just some of the events happening at Northeastern this month that you won’t want to miss.
On Wednesday, the man whose conviction was profiled on the hugely popular “Serial” podcast, returns to court for a post-conviction hearing. Here, law professor Daniel Medwed, an expert in wrongful convictions, says that “Serial” and Making a Murderer have highlighted some of the chief flaws in our criminal justice system. But he also says that he is dismayed by how the programs presented their cases.
Students, faculty, and staff discussed a range of topics—including diversity, interdisciplinarity, and faculty recruitment and development—that relate to the roles and needs of faculty over the next 10 years.
Check out the amazing people, places, and events on Northeastern’s campus during the month of January as documented through the lenses of university photographers.
Kate Laubscher, SSH’18, will appear on the famous quiz show tonight as Northeastern’s first-ever participant on the Jeopardy! College Championship.
In honor of the festival, the International Student and Scholar Institute has scheduled a number of fun and culturally diverse events this month. Here’s a rundown.
In the new Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education released Tuesday, Northeastern is one of only 115 higher education institutions nationwide in the top tier for research activity. The classification signals the impact of the university’s strategic vision and investments over the past 10 years that have elevated Northeastern into a powerhouse on par with the nation’s elite research colleges and universities.
During her daylong visit to Northeastern on Thursday, Steinem met with a group of student leaders and activists to discuss her leadership role in the feminist movement as well as how they can organize and effect social change.