Wendy Chu chose to attend Northeastern because she felt the university “stretched the definition of a college student.” Chu’s many accomplishments include a co-op at a White House initiative, studying political theory and sustainable urban development on Dialogues in China and the Netherlands, and working across marketing, business development, and project management teams at student-led and tech startups. “I’ll remember that anything felt possible here,” she says. This fall, she will attend Harvard Law School.
Graduating senior Esther Laaninen has received a Fulbright fellowship to teach English in Colombia. She says her global experiences and teaching opportunities in communities around the world have prepared her well.
Julieta Moradei was just 16 years old when she enrolled at Northeastern. After graduating with five co-ops, she will begin a PhD program in structural engineering at the University of California, Berkeley–one of six offers from prestigious schools including MIT, Stanford, and Princeton.
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.
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.
This year’s Huntington 100, a group of undergraduate and graduate students whose collective outstanding achievements span research, co-op, athletics, entrepreneurship, community service, and leadership, were recognized at a reception Thursday night.
NASA administrator Charles F. Bolden Jr., former MIT president Susan Hockfield, and Spotlight director and co-screenwriter Thomas McCarthy will receive honorary degrees at the undergraduate Commencement ceremony on May 6.
Annika Morgan and Ben Bungert have a lot in common, including being leaders of student-led entrepreneurship organizations. On May 6, they’ll share the stage at TD Garden to deliver the student address at Commencement.
President Aoun and Gov. Baker on Tuesday announced a major investment that will drive the development of smart sensors and nanomaterials used for a range of medical, defense, and energy applications.
Burnham founded Northeastern’s Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Project, and her fellowship will support the development of the project’s archive.
John LaBrie and Scott McKinley have been named dean at Northeastern’s regional campuses in Toronto and Seattle, respectively.
Nina Angeles, SSH’15, will examine the impact of social enterprise in Palestinian refugee communities by looking at how fledgling businesses run by community members affect their ability to improve their economic standing.