President Aoun forecasts a range shifts in higher education landscape

North­eastern is uniquely posi­tioned to be ahead of the curve as higher edu­ca­tion shifts to a learning model per­son­al­ized for each indi­vidual stu­dent, Pres­i­dent Joseph E. Aoun told the Fac­ulty Senate on Wednesday.

Silicon Valley spring break leads to high-​​tech career

Marta Skomin, E’14, spent her 2012 spring break in Sil­icon Valley, net­working with high-​​tech employers and learning more about the industry. The expe­ri­ence led first to a co-​​op job and then to a full-​​time posi­tion with the same company.

From backstage to center stage

Vic­toria Oggioni, AMD’15, is familiar with working off­stage. On Tuesday, she will make just her second appear­ance on the stage, star­ring in Antigone, the the­atre department’s first pro­duc­tion of the aca­d­emic year.

Cloudy with a chance of pumpkins

On Thursday, first-​​year engi­neering stu­dents par­tic­i­pated in the annual fall event dubbed an “egg drop on steroids,” in which pump­kins are hurled off atop Gains­bor­ough Garage, all in the name of learning about impor­tant engi­neering principles.

The power of leaving your comfort zone

Taking advan­tage of oppor­tu­ni­ties and being your­self were among the lessons Marcy Reed, pres­i­dent of National Grid Mass­a­chu­setts, shared with fellow women in engi­neering and tech­nology at the Women Who Inspire Engi­neering Lead­er­ship Recep­tion on Tuesday night.

Take 5: Can’t-miss campus events in October

North­eastern has sev­eral exciting and engaging events planned this month. Here are five, which range from campus art and Huskies hockey to Big Data research and Pro­files in Innovation.

Students seek a range of opportunities at fall career fair

Northeastern’s Depart­ment of Career Devel­op­ment held its first career fair of the aca­d­emic year on Thursday, as more than 2,000 stu­dents sought co-​​ops and full-​​time job oppor­tu­ni­ties and net­worked with rep­re­sen­ta­tives from more than 260 companies.

Health professionals talk experiences on front lines of Ebola outbreak

During a keynote address at North­eastern on Tuesday, an epi­demi­ol­o­gist at Boston Med­ical Center who has admin­is­tered care to Ebola patients in Sierra Leone, noted that more help is needed in Africa to pro­vide health­care ser­vices, adding that “We need help with everything.”

Northeastern ‘Global Network’ to help support, scale educational programs

At the Fac­ulty Senate meeting on Wednesday, uni­ver­sity leaders out­lined the vision for the North­eastern Uni­ver­sity Global Net­work, a plat­form to strengthen the university’s global lead­er­ship in pro­fes­sional expe­ri­en­tial grad­uate education.

In the newsroom, witnessing history

Two North­eastern jour­nalism stu­dents on co-​​op with NBC News this spring had the oppor­tu­nity to work on some of the year’s most impor­tant tele­casts, including Pres­i­dent Obama’s State of the Union address and the Winter Olympics in Sochi.

Welcome to the streets of Havana

A new mural on the exte­rior of West Vil­lage H dis­plays photos taken by stu­dents who have par­tic­i­pated in Dia­logue of Civ­i­liza­tions pro­grams in Cuba, where they used their cam­eras to explore the island nation’s culture.