Diego Rivas, E’16, grew up in a family of runners. But he didn’t pick up the sport until he enrolled at Northeastern. On Monday, he’ll compete in his first Boston Marathon, dedicating his run to his marathoning friends in Boston and to the victims of the 2013 bombings. “For me,” he says, “it will be an honor.”
Before enrolling in Northeastern’s School of Law this fall, Stephanie Tabashneck authored a coloring book aimed at empowering girls to dream big. “Instead of being a princess,” she said, “maybe they’ll want to be a biologist or run for president.”
Now in its second year, the program runs concurrent with the Summer 1 half-semester and enables rising sophomores to earn up to eight course credits in just six to eight weeks. Registration is now open.
Criminal justice professor Nikos Passas, an expert in the study of corruption and illicit financial flows, discusses the international fallout from the Panama Papers, which show how public officials have used offshore bank accounts to conceal their wealth or avoid taxes.
Student-athletes face a unique set of stressors that can work to compromise their overall well-being, according to Peter Ward, PhD’19. After conducting a comprehensive literature review of the 2010 NCAA GOALS […]
Peter Scannell, E’16, is one of five student engineers working to harness the power of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset to help stroke patients overcome hemispatial neglect. Also called […]
Northeastern’s student chapter of Best Buddies International counts more than 40 young humanitarians who volunteer to enhance the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Alex Linden, BHS’17, and Melissa Jacques, S’17, are two of those humanitarians. On Friday, they’ll help host Northeastern’s inaugural “Special Spirit” basketball game.
The university has formed a lifetime partnership with a large digital media company in Silicon Valley, with the goal of going completely paperless by May 1.
Northeastern’s chapter of the Delta Tau Delta fraternity will host an event to raise awareness and funds in support of type 1 diabetes research on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the West Village Quad. The festivities will include food, lawn games, and a dunking booth.
Since its inception in 2013, the conference has attracted hundreds of students and inspired the creation of a new course in hedge funds, real assets, and private equity. It is organized by a group of students in the D’Amore-McKim School of Business, who work year-round to bring some of the industry’s biggest players to campus.
Photos by Adam Glanzman/Northeastern University While members of the news@Northeastern team are on the ground in Cincinnati providing live updates from the Northeastern-North Dakota game, we’re also capturing reaction at […]
The battery on your mobile phone is dead, but you don’t have time to charge it in your room. What do you do? Beginning next Friday, swing by one of 30 campus locations and pick up the Oomf, a free portable smartphone charger.