Barra, S’15, is a natural-born leader and an insatiable learner, a selfless humanitarian and a member of Northeastern’s “Huntington 100.”
Hafiz, SSH’15—the global citizen, campus leader, and Torch Scholar—will graduate on Friday, becoming the first member of his family to earn a college degree.
Kelly O’Connell, E’16, and Jake Vergara, E’17, reflected on their life-changing work for Northeastern’s student chapter of Engineers Without Borders, focusing on how their experiences have shaped their engineering skills, global perspectives, and co-ops.
Gabriel Arkles, a legal research and writing professor in the School of Law, discusses Jenner’s decision to come out as a transgender woman, the barriers facing the transgender rights movement, and the current state of resources and services for the transgender community.
Joe Thomas, AMD’17, has amassed more than 23,000 Instagram followers. Here, he discusses his work, his photography equipment, and his tips for nascent Instagrammers.
Danielle Duplin, a Northeastern parent and Boston-based executive, discussed the ups and downs of workplace change in an interactive presentation at the Alumni Center on Friday morning.
The university recognized the impressive accomplishments of students, faculty, staff, and alumni at the fifth annual Academic Honors Convocation, which was held in Blackman Auditorium on Thursday afternoon.
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.
Working with whip-smart astronauts at NASA has inspired Melanie Whiting to pursue a terminal degree and design her own dream job.
Basketball, like life, is unpredictable, a game in which the underdog has the potential to become the star—if only for one series, one game, one play. Caleb Donnelly, the walk-on guard for the Northeastern University men’s basketball team, is a prime example.
Jillian Gleason, BS/MS’15, will run the this year’s Boston Marathon on behalf of the Martin W. Richard Charitable Foundation, which was created to honor the memory of the 8-year-old boy who died in the 2013 marathon bombings.
Thousands of students, faculty, and staff will flock to Matthews Arena on Friday, March 20, for the university’s Relay For Life event to raise money for the American Cancer Society.
Immunophysiology researcher Michail Sitkovsky and his colleagues have found that supplemental oxygenation could dramatically increase the survival rate of patients with cancer. The breakthrough findings were published Wednesday in Science Translational Medicine.
Students on co-op at Boston hospitals battled the recent spate of snowstorms to fulfill their professional obligations to their colleagues, to their patients, and to themselves.
David Choffnes, a mobile systems expert at Northeastern University, and his research colleagues have released the novel app just four days after the Federal Communications Commission voted for net neutrality.
A group of Northeastern students participated in Student Financial Aid Day at the State House, meeting with state senators and representatives to advocate continued support of need-based financial aid programs.
President Joseph E. Aoun on Wednesday afternoon sat down with Langer — inventor, entrepreneur, and engineer extraordinaire — to discuss Langer’s awe-inspiring ability to harness the power of science and engineering to develop drug delivery systems and life-saving technologies.
Kate Murdock, DMSB’18, has quickly become one of the key members of Northeastern’s thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem.
Dozens of Northeastern students braved ice, snow banks, and slush puddles to help the city shovel out following record snowfall in recent weeks.
More than 2,600 young job seekers handed out resumés and networked with representatives from more than 220 employers at Northeastern’s biannual career fair, which was held on Thursday in the Cabot Center.
Northeastern’s Veteran and Military Services office will host a free vocational rehabilitation and employment information session for veterans on Friday from 6–8 p.m. in the Alumni Center.
Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society will be based in the College of Social Sciences and Humanities for the next five years.
Steven Brill offered a two-step solution to the country’s healthcare crisis during his hourlong lecture at Northeastern University on Wednesday afternoon.
Ben Schmidt, an assistant professor of history and a core faculty member in the NU Lab for Texts, Maps, and Networks, conducted a word-by-word analysis of President Obama’s State of the Union address on Tuesday evening.
Fitness trackers accounted for more than half of the 35 million wearable devices in use at the end of 2014. Here, associate professor Stephen Intille, a personal health informatics expert at Northeastern, explains what we can expect from fitness tech in 2015.