Three young humanitarians—Robin Li, Carly Krotowski, and Kamila Widulinski—will spend the summer biking from coast to coast while building affordable housing along the route.
Vice Provost for Academic Affairs Mary Loeffelholz has been named interim dean, and Kemi Jona will join Northeastern to become founding director of the Lowell Institute School and associate dean for undergraduate education.
Carmen Sceppa was re-elected chair of the Senate Agenda Committee on Wednesday at the first official meeting of the 2016–17 Faculty Senate.
Researchers at Northeastern are leading the way in innovative public space security that can monitor people on the move who are exhibiting suspicious behavior.
A team of students from the Northeastern University Economics Society was one of three finalists at the Fiscal Challenge, a competition that charges college students with devising plans to ensure the country’s fiscal future.
The total for the 2016–17 academic year represents a 6.2 percent increase over the current year, and exemplifies the university’s commitment to significant investments in financial aid.
A team led by associate professor Anand Asthagiri explores the biophysics behind the spread of breast cancer, providing hope for future treatments and early diagnosis.
The United Nations General Assembly recently convened a special session on drugs, marking its first meeting on the topic since 1998. We asked Northeastern drug policy expert Leo Beletsky, who spoke at one of the session’s side events, to reflect on the historic meeting and the future of drug policy reform.
The young humanitarians in the university’s chapter of Circle K International completed more than 2,800 hours of community service during the 2015–16 academic year. “Being able to help someone who can’t help himself is what humanity is all about,” said club member Ashley Frizzell.
Five Northeastern students were honored this month by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. The student journalists’ video segments, which we share here, provide a compelling look at unsolved murders in Boston’s inner-city neighborhoods, kundalini yoga and its healing power, and the Boston Police Department’s peace walks.
Hospital-related staph infections are rampant, with hundreds of thousands being reported in the U.S. each year. Northeastern researcher Kim Lewis and his colleagues are at the forefront of developing new drugs to stop the trend.
Student Government Association President-Elect Elliot Horen and Executive Vice-President-Elect Suchira Sharma see themselves as communicators, facilitators, and problem solvers.