Rand Ghayad, a doctoral candidate of economics at Northeastern, attended a meeting in Washington Friday with President Obama and corporate leaders focused on the president’s new initiative to combat long-term joblessness.
The surging men’s and women’s hockey teams will showcase their talent this week in the semifinal round of the annual Beanpot Tournament. Follow these five storylines as you cheer on the black and red.
Civic leaders, activists, and humanitarians convened in the Blackman Auditorium on Thursday afternoon to honor the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela, the former South African president and anti-apartheid icon who passed away last month.
“2013 was the best year of my life,” says Kendall Coyne, a sharpshooting forward for Northeastern hockey. Can she top it by helping Team USA win gold at the Olympics for the first time since 1998?
Northeastern University continues to gain recognition for its long-standing commitment to sustainability, placing first among American universities and third overall worldwide in this year’s GreenMetric Ranking of World Universities.
“Terrorists have both the will and a way” of attacking civilians at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, says Max Abrahms, a terrorism theorist and assistant professor of political science. Nevertheless, he said, “Let the Games go on.”
In a ceremony on Thursday afternoon featuring several moving performances and a conversation with civil rights pioneer Bob Moses, the Northeastern community honored the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and commemorated the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act.
In the first session of the semester-long Open Classroom series on the world’s water crisis, Shafik Islam, the director of the Water Diplomacy Initiative at Tufts University, posed a chilling question: “Will water lead to war?”
Leave your credit card at home and resist the urge to buy lattes every day, says Coleen Pantalone, an associate professor of finance in the D’Amore-McKim School of Business.
Kelsey Julius, AMD/SSH’12, says fish waste could transform the urban farming industry. Her venture, Fish Your Food, aims to harness the power of a new urban farming technique called aquaponics to grow and market organic produce.
Students, faculty, and staff gathered in the Sacred Space on Thursday afternoon to commemorate the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela, the former South African president and anti-apartheid icon who died last week at the age of 95.
While on co-op in the Philippines, fourth-year student Sam Manning packaged thousands of pounds of donated rice, noodles, and sardines to send to survivors of a catastrophic typhoon that killed more than 5,900 people.