This week’s tweets come from some of the newly-admitted students to Northeastern’s Fall 2016 class.
President Obama on Wednesday nominated appeals court judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court. Here, Northeastern faculty members Dan Urman and Wendy Parmet answer some important questions.
At two academic plan town hall meetings on Monday, members of the Northeastern community examined strategic themes—doctoral education, and research and scholarship—of the academic plan, which will guide the university’s course over the next 10 years.
Elachi, who is director of the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory and vice president of the California Institute of Technology, will address some 2,000 graduates, along with family members, university leaders, and friends at the afternoon graduate ceremony on Friday, May 6, at Matthews Arena in Boston.
Northeastern’s Employer in Residence program provides students a venue to meet individually with employer representatives—either in-person or virtually via Skype—in an informal setting to gather useful information before stepping foot into an interview or even applying for a job.
Geographic diversity and academic achievement continue to highlight Northeastern’s undergraduate applicant pool. The consistent rise in both the quantity and quality of applicants is reflective of the university’s momentum, strategic investments in education and research, and global leadership in experiential learning through co-op.
Three Northeastern students have co-founded a hyperlocal photo-sharing platform that connects people who are in the same place at the same time, like a party or sporting event. Now, the Blurr team is headed to South by Southwest to pitch its startup to entrepreneurs and investors as finalists in a national student startup competition.
Maura Iversen, professor and chair of the Department of Physical Therapy, Movement and Rehabilitation Sciences, will launch a study to assess the physical activity levels of Swedish children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis—the most common form of arthritis in children under 17.
A group of Northeastern engineering and physical therapy students have spent months developing devices designed to help children with disabilities at an orphanage in Ecuador. On Sunday, 15 students and their professor traveled to the South American country to spend their spring break working with these children.
On Sunday night, Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders debated in Flint, Michigan, the city facing a devastating lead-contamination water crisis. For several Northeastern students, as well as professor Daniel Faber, the debate hit home on a very personal level, as the environment is central to a grassroots political initiative—called Environmentalists for Bernie.
On Friday night, a palpable energy will fill the air at Matthews Arena as the men’s hockey team hosts Maine in the first round of the Hockey East playoffs. The […]
William Detrich has been making research trips to Palmer Station in Antarctica for more than 30 years. Now, in recognition of his notable discoveries, a small island less than a mile away from the research facility has been commemoratively named after him.