To get in the holiday spirit before Thanksgiving, first-year students from Smith and Kennedy halls wrote 84 thank-you cards to faculty and staff, who they said deserve recognition and appreciation for all their hard work.
Northeastern staff member Rachel Spiller will host four international students at her home in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on Thanksgiving—a new tradition she and her family have welcomed in recent years. “The setting and the food might be different, but the sense of family and warmth is universal,” she said.
Customized experiential education, new professional development avenues for faculty and staff, and infrastructure improvements were among the many topics discussed Friday at a town hall meeting on Northeastern’s long-range plan.
A company inspired by a global co-op experience, another focused on turning organic waste into fertilizer, and a third designed to help students find campus events that interest them were among the startups featured Thursday night at NEXPO.
Nowadays, 3-D printed objects are ubiquitous, from toys to office supplies to coffee mugs. But new Northeastern faculty member Guohao Dai is pioneering this technology to bring bioengineering solutions to challenges in vascular biology. Specifically, he’s 3-D bioprinting live tissue.
Political science professor William Mayer says a president’s Cabinet appointments are typically over-analyzed when they are made and that it will take months—if not years—to understand the significance of Donald Trump’s selections.
The Northeastern community joined together Friday for its annual Veterans Day ceremony. “I’m very proud, as I know all of you are, that our school stops to remember every Veterans Day in this stirring and beautiful way,” said alumnus Neal Finnegan, chair emeritus of the university’s Board of Trustees.
This week Northeastern holds its annual celebration of entrepreneurship on campus, including two signature events—the Husky Startup Challenge Demo Day and NEXPO—featuring a number of startups launched by students and other members of the Northeastern community.
Northeastern alumna Maggie Hassan has served as New Hampshire’s governor for the past four years and will now represent the Granite State in Washington.
After a contentious and polarizing presidential race, Republican Donald J. Trump surged to victory over Democrat Hillary Clinton in the 2016 election. Here, two political science professors discuss the significance and implications of the historic outcome.
Chelsie Ouellette has spent the past year-and-a-half working for the Hillary Clinton campaign. From managing teams of campaign workers and training volunteers, to engaging with voters and developing strategies to reach them, all of it has been with an eye toward Tuesday—Election Day.
3DFortify, a spinout from professor Randall Erb’s lab that combines novel 3-D printing technology and magnetics to create the highest resolution composites to date, was among 16 award winners out of more than 1,700 applicants.