Long-​​range plan objectives discussed at town hall meeting

On Wednesday, mem­bers of the North­eastern com­mu­nity heard from uni­ver­sity leaders about the long-​​range plan and dis­cussed the plan’s objec­tives, with areas of focus ranging from expanding per­son­al­ized expe­ri­en­tial edu­ca­tion to upgrading the university’s phys­ical and dig­ital infrastructure.

Connect with hiring startups at tonight’s expo

North­eastern on Tuesday will host its latest On Fire to Hire Startup Expo, where stu­dents and alumni can net­work with area star­tups hiring full-​​time employees, interns, and co-​​ops for the spring 2017 cycle. Here’s what atten­dees need to know ahead of time.

With new academic plan in place, State of the University highlights Northeastern’s ‘bold’ future

On Thursday, uni­ver­sity leaders, stu­dents, fac­ulty, and staff under­scored Northeastern’s suc­cesses over the past decade and looked ahead to its future. The new aca­d­emic plan, Pres­i­dent Aoun said, “is nothing less than a roadmap for cre­ating the world’s first global uni­ver­sity system.”

Global climate deal to phase out fast-​​growing pollutant. What happens next?

More than 170 coun­tries reached a land­mark cli­mate deal last weekend to limit the use of a chem­ical used in air con­di­tioners and refrig­er­a­tors that’s been called the world’s fastest-​​growing cli­mate pol­lu­tant. North­eastern pro­fessor Matthew Eck­elman weighs in on the deal’s sig­nif­i­cance and the envi­ron­mental trade offs that come with replacing one tech­nology with another.

Northeastern to launch innovative program in energy for underrepresented minority students

North­eastern researchers have received a $5 mil­lion grant from the National Sci­ence Foun­da­tion to estab­lish an inno­v­a­tive schol­ar­ship and men­toring pro­gram that sup­ports col­lege transfer stu­dents from under­rep­re­sented back­grounds who are studying and doing research in energy.

Lost-​​and-​​found guide: campus locations, and what regularly turns up

In recent weeks, lost-​​and-​​found loca­tions have seen an upswing in lost items being turned in, including cell­phones, chargers, clothes, and flash drives. Here, we explain how lost-​​and-​​found works on campus and dole out some tips for helping you reclaim your lost stuff.