Under Secretary of Education Ted Mitchell delivered his final speech as a senior member of the Obama administration on Thursday morning at Northeastern, saying that innovation in higher education is critical to the success of the nation’s democracy. “Our colleges and universities must strive each day to embody the highest aspirations of this country,” he noted.
The spring semester is less than one week old, but scores of seniors have already begun looking for their first full-time jobs after graduation. Here, Mary Sullivan, associate director of Northeastern’s Department of Career Development, offers up some tips to the enthusiastic jobseekers.
Getting healthy and staying fit are traditionally among the most popular New Year’s resolutions. Here, we offer up five tips for building a fitter physique in 2017, with insight from the alumni behind Mobility Prescription, a personal fitness consulting firm.
President Barack Obama will deliver his farewell address this evening in Chicago. We asked four Northeastern faculty members to reflect on how Obama will be remembered, with a particular focus on his impact on healthcare, human rights, and American culture.
Spring semester classes begin on Monday. Here are five tips to kick-start your return to the classroom, with insight from fellow students and co-op coordinators.
Ben Anderson and Yin Wang, the co-founders of Amino, a mobile-based social service aimed at connecting users with niche interests, won’t rest until their product is in the hands of every single smartphone-wielding customer in the world. With the help of $19 million in recent funding, the startup just might achieve that goal.
In the second installment of our two-part series looking at some of the big stories primed to make headlines in the new year, Northeastern experts explain that Donald Trump will put “America first,” athlete-led social activism will heat up, and franchise reboots will take over your TV.
In the first installment of our two-part series looking at some of the big stories and bright ideas primed to make headlines in the new year, faculty experts explain that politically motivated cyberattacks will continue, innovative solutions to climate change are on the horizon, and bipartisan support for healthcare legislation is possible.
“I Am Here” registration for spring semester classes begins on Thursday. Here’s a rundown of other important dates to remember as well as some of the big events happening on campus over the next two weeks.
While campus life will quiet down during the winter break, some university services will remain open. Here are the hours of operation for Snell Library, Squash-Busters, and more.
Cities as far-flung as Oakland, California, and Oulu, Finland, will soon be part of separate basic income experiments. But a universal basic income program is unlikely to become a reality in the U.S., says applied microeconomics expert Mindy Marks, who notes that such an initiative would be too costly and potentially subject to abuse.
Cultivating a sense of gratitude has been found to alleviate stress, says psychology professor David DeSteno. It could also save you some hard-earned money as you shop for last-minute gifts.