Arthur Coury, a new University Distinguished Professor and a leading expert in polymeric biomaterials, has joined the Department of Chemical Engineering to help grow students’ understanding of biomaterials, with a particular focus on how advancements are shifting from replacement medicine to tissue engineering.
Sheri Fink, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of this year’s First Pages book Five Days at Memorial, spoke to new students Tuesday night about what she witnessed at a New Orleans hospital after Hurricane Katrina struck the city in 2005.
Some 2,800 new students were officially welcomed into the Northeastern community on Tuesday at the President’s Convocation, where they were encouraged to take advantage of the many opportunities they’ll have at the university.
Jayant Kale, the new Philip R. McDonald Chair and a professor of finance in the D’Amore-McKim School of Business, studies the many factors that contribute to the financial decisions businesses make.
First-year students and returning undergraduates made their way to campus last week for the start of the new academic year. More than 8,000 students are expected to move into the residence halls before classes start on Wednesday.
We know there’s a lot for first-year students to take in when arriving on campus and starting their first semester. So we asked upperclassmen to offer some tips on settling in and making the most of their Northeastern experience.
The third annual Local, Minority, and Women-Owned Supplier Networking Event, held Thursday, aimed to connect small business owners with some of the Boston area’s most prominent institutions.
Nabila Abuljadayel, AMD’16, recently had the opportunity to see her favorite sports team, Spanish soccer club Real Madrid, play in the U.S. during an international soccer tournament. And she watched most of the game through the lens of her camera, as a credentialed photographer.
The plane-sharing website created by a Northeastern student and an alumnus recently expanded its network to San Francisco and is currently part of Y Combinator, a Silicon Valley-based seed accelerator.
Assigning credit for science papers with multiple authors can sometimes be a challenge. But a paper from Northeastern’s Center for Complex Network Research offers a new way to allocate this credit.
Department of Chemical Engineering Chair Thomas Webster explains how nanotechnology could be used to fight Ebola and other deadly viruses.
The members of Scout, Northeastern’s student-run design studio, are ready to explode onto the campus scene this school year and meet the design needs of the university community.