A score of first-year student veterans attended a series of workshops and information sessions on Friday morning and then spent the afternoon swapping military stories with their peers.
A score of scholars in Northeastern’s new Ujima Global Leaders Program arrived to campus on Thursday for their new student orientation, and then spent the next four days attending workshops, exploring the city, and participating in team-building activities.
Ryan McGill, DMSB’04, co-founded the Summer Sessions Surf Shop in 2002, when he was an undergraduate at Northeastern. Today, it’s one of the largest companies of its kind in New Hampshire’s Seacoast Region, perpetually filled with happy customers.
Gordana Rabrenovic, director of Northeastern’s Brudnick Center on Violence and Conflict, says respected leaders in the St. Louis suburb need to call for and establish a review committee chartered to examine the causes of the shooting death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown.
With support from the National Institutes of Health’s National Cancer Institute, Northeastern University will partner with the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center to provide co-op experiences to undergraduate students, who will receive training to study and conduct cancer nanomedicine research.
English professor Gary Goshgarian recently received a professional achievement award from his alma mater for his impressive career as an accomplished novelist, editor, and teacher.
In June, Andreas Krassas, DMSB’17, suffered a ligament tear in his right ankle. In July, he placed second in the –66kg weight class of the judo competition at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.
Kimberly Izar, DMSB’16, says the new, more active image is a disability rights conversation starter, one she helped spark while on co-op at Triangle, a Greater Boston-based nonprofit.
Madison Flashenburg, MA’14, studied the universal implications of the Holocaust on a monthlong trip to Poland, moving one step closer to realizing her dream of becoming a curator of a Holocaust museum.
Ben Anderson, AMD’12, co-founded Amino, a mobile-based social service aimed at connecting users with specialized interests. In July, the startup announced that it had raised $1.65 million in seed funding.
The Huskies will play 13 home games during the 2014–15 regular season. Here are the five matchups at Matthews Arena you won’t want to miss.
It’s never too early to look ahead, especially when the first game of the new season is less than three months away. Here are the five matchups you won’t want to miss.
No, not well, in the expert opinion of Distinguished Professor John Kwoka, whose award-winning research has found that the vast majority of mergers lead to significant price increases.
In May, some 30 Northeastern students began the Social Enterprise Institute’s monthlong field study program to Cuba and the Dominican Republic. In June, they returned with a deeper understanding of life in Latin America.
Forgo big meals and hydrate before you get thirsty, says Linda Malone, an assistant clinical professor in the Bouvé College of Health Sciences.
The serendipitous tale of three countries, two Northeastern lacrosse players, and one big goal.
The most interesting films are those that “encourage the viewer to get off the couch and act,” says Sabrina Chammas, AS’10, who is currently producing a documentary on blind ballerinas in Brazil.
In her new book on gay equality, sociology professor Suzanna Walters argues that the plea for tolerance has sabotaged the full integration of gay men and women into American life.
Ronald Smith, an associate professor of music technology and composition, has composed more than 30 pieces of music since the beginning of his professional career in the mid-1980s. You may be surprised to discover the sources of his inspiration.
Thomas Vicino, an associate professor of political science, has received a U.S. Fulbright Scholarship to conduct research on the process of rapid urbanization and economic development planning in Brazil, the site of the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Summer Olympics.
While on co-op in California, fourth-year business major Carlos Villalobos was ‘bitten by the technology bug.’ When he returned to campus, he co-founded Bökeh, a wireless enabled camera lens that connects to the iPhone.
James Eggers, SSH’12, was recently accepted into the Fulbright English Teaching Assistant program. Starting next spring, he will spend nine months in a college classroom in Brazil, where he will strengthen students’ English language skills and provide insights on American culture.
Are body products like blood, milk, and sperm marketable commodities, gifts to help others, or both? Kara Swanson, an associate professor of law with expertise in the history of science and medicine, explains the origins and consequences of the debate in her new book “Banking on the Body.”
Sean and Connor Lyons, outfielders for Northeastern’s baseball team, believe in playing the game with a healthy dose of controlled aggression.
Terry Fulmer, Dean of the Bouvé College of Health Sciences, has been selected to receive the 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Gerontological Nursing Association.
Wade Davis II, a former NFL player who is now openly gay, will receive an honorary doctor of public service at Northeastern’s 112th commencement on Friday. On Thursday, he addressed a score of Northeastern coaches and student-athletes, telling them he has a “burning desire to effect change.”
Julia and Adriana Sepulveda, fraternal twins on Northeastern’s swimming and diving team, are wont to follow in each other’s footsteps. “We’re pretty much the exact same person,” Julia says.
Graduate students in the information design and visualization program have developed an interactive application that captures, aggregates, and displays data in a three-dimensional LED matrix on the façade of Ryder Hall.
Three leaders in gender equality and literacy education in the developing world discussed the value of giving back during a panel discussion on Wednesday evening in Blackman Auditorium.
Baseball is far from India’s most popular sport, but that hasn’t stopped fourth-year anthropology major Jackson Golden from working to bring America’s pastime to the nation’s makeshift diamonds.
It took 5,000 man-hours for a team of 30 Northeastern students to build the 245-pound craft, which will be judged in a regional competition later this month.
A team of Northeastern students placed first in the 31st annual National University Model Arab League Conference in Washington, D.C. last month, besting delegations from two dozen colleges and universities in Canada, Egypt, and the United States.
Elikya Bokanga, SSH’16, showcased award-winning diplomatic acumen and strong management skills at the 12th Annual National Model African Union Conference in Washington, D.C. last month.
In his latest book on baseball in Latin America, professor Alan Klein charts the history of Major League Baseball’s influence in the Dominican Republic, where sugar refineries had begun fielding ultra-competitive baseball teams as early as the 1930s.
At Northeastern’s Holocaust Commemoration on Tuesday morning, Hinda Tzivia Eisen, the university’s 2013–2014 Gideon Klein Scholar, honored the memory of a score of German-Jewish artists who staged theatrical productions at a detention camp in the Netherlands.
Jeff Howe, an assistant professor of journalism, discussed his 12,000-word investigative report on the 2011 massacre of more than a dozen Chinese sailors as well as the future of long-form journalism at a campus lecture on Tuesday.