The university recognized the impressive accomplishments of a select group of students on Wednesday evening, hosting a reception in honor of those who have excelled in the classroom and in the community.
The college kid, the firefighter, the police officer, and the real estate executive have made a habit out of keeping in touch over the past two years, texting, emailing, and hanging out for the heck of it. Here, Shores Salter—the college kid—
Tianxiang Nan, a doctoral candidate in electrical engineering at Northeastern, has been selected to receive the 2015 Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad.
Helen Epstein, the daughter of Holocaust survivors, explained on Monday evening that her family’s past had shaped her future, molding her art and her friendships, her fashion sense and her teaching style, her parenting skills and her belief in social justice.
A score of students, faculty, and staff will be recognized for their impressive achievements at the Academic Honors Convocation, which will be held in the Blackman Auditorium on April 23. Here’s a comprehensive list of the honorees.
National Guard Bureau Chief General Frank J. Grass visited the university on Thursday afternoon to celebrate the partnership, which will enable guardsmen to earn their master’s degree in homeland security through the College of Professional Studies.
It took eight months for a team of 20 Northeastern students to design and then build the 200-pound structure, which will be judged in a regional competition on Friday.
“I’m not arguing that all body products should be collected and distributed in the same way,” says Kara Swanson, an associate professor of law at Northeastern University, “but I think that history suggests that we would be well-served by setting aside our instinctive fear of paid body products as an historic artifact.”
An interdisciplinary group of Northeastern students and faculty have combined their knowledge of engineering and physical therapy to design, develop, and then deliver two low-cost communication devices to disabled kids living at a pair of orphanages in Ecuador.
A team of Northeastern students placed second in the 12th annual Northeast Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition, held last month in Syracuse, New York.
Northeastern’s Center for the Study of Sport in Society is working with Major League Baseball to strike out domestic violence, sexual assault, and child abuse.
Erin Murphy spoke at Northeastern on Wednesday, saying that the Games represent a huge economic opportunity for Massachusetts.