Students in fields ranging from anthropology to chemical engineering visited a solar power plant as part of a Dialogue of Civilizations program to Sao Paulo in July.
Graduation rates have increased by 27.4 percentage points over the last decade, a fact that was highlighted in a new report.
Northeastern’s graduate campus in Seattle and the city have teamed up to install a new pingpong table in City Hall.
In his keynote address at Northeastern’s second annual Global Leadership Summit on Tuesday, Lord Michael Hastings of KPMG International stressed the need for global corporations to foster positive social change.
Brandon Isaacson, the vice president of Northeastern’s Film Enthusiasts’ Club, watches as many as 400 movies per year, from seminal classics to independent brain-busters.
Army private Bradley Manning, who was acquitted of aiding the enemy for leaking classified documents, “might be an idealistic fool but he isn’t the devil,” says law professor Michael Meltsner.
Terrence Masson, an executive professor of animation, has launched a Kickstarter campaign in support of his animated short film The Cafe, which he hopes will grab the attention of Tinseltown.
Mark Nardone, Northeastern’s director of information security, has practiced Muay Thai for more than 25 years. For the last three years, he has taken a group of athletes to Thailand to compete in the Muay Thai World Championships.
Northeastern University and the Learning by Giving Foundation have launched the world’s first massive online open course on philanthropy and informed civic engagement. Some 10,000 students have already registered.
Charles Fountain, an associate professor of journalism, discusses the social media backlash against Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli’s physical appearance and the evolution of the media’s coverage of women’s sports.
Mateo Caldas, a fourth-year media and screen studies combined major, has been named Best Actor of the 12th annual Campus MovieFest, the world’s largest student film festival.
The George J. Kostas Research Institute for Homeland Security convened dozens of experts from around the country to discuss the need to strengthen transportation infrastructure resilience to disasters like Superstorm Sandy.