Students’ economic policy proposals commended at national competition

A team of stu­dents from the North­eastern Uni­ver­sity Eco­nomics Society was one of three final­ists at the Fiscal Chal­lenge, a com­pe­ti­tion that charges col­lege stu­dents with devising plans to ensure the country’s fiscal future.

New SGA leadership sees proactive, progressive future

Stu­dent Gov­ern­ment Asso­ci­a­tion President-​​Elect Elliot Horen and Exec­u­tive Vice-​​President-​​Elect Suchira Sharma see them­selves as com­mu­ni­ca­tors, facil­i­ta­tors, and problem solvers.

Do you know what’s in your drinking water?’

New fac­ulty member Ameet Pinto, assis­tant pro­fessor in the Depart­ment of Civil and Envi­ron­mental Engi­neering, is working to answer that ques­tion. Specif­i­cally, his research focuses on the role of micro­bial organ­isms in drinking water and how they con­tinue to sur­vive today’s exhaus­tive water treat­ment processes.