Wendy Parmet, the Matthews Distinguished University Professor of Law, recently won the Jay Healey Health Law Teachers Award from the American Society of Law, Medicine, and Ethics in honor of her distinguished work as a health law jurist and educator.
The Massachusetts’ Supreme Judicial Court ruled recently, after hearing arguments from a Northeastern School of Law alumna, that the commonwealth must specifically adhere to mandates that call for significant emission reductions by 2020, a ruling that Northeastern environmental law expert Lee Breckendridge says is influential and demonstrates the role courts can play in addressing climate change.
Northeastern’s NASA robot’s visit to campus, a a Husky American Ninja Warrior, and a conversation with the U.S. ambassador to the United Kingdom are among our selection of tweets from the Northeastern community this week.
Summer has finally arrived in Boston, and with it comes a plethora of events both at Northeastern and around the city that you won’t want to miss, from a meet-and-greet with Valkyrie, the NASA robot, to Boston’s biggest ice cream social.
Northeastern at CERN, a new Nor’easters’ performance, and Adam Sandler’s doppelgänger are among our selection of tweets from the Northeastern community this week.
As graduate students in Northeastern’s Master of Fine Arts program, twin sisters Bahareh and Farzaneh Safarani found unique ways to meld video with their classical painting skills. The end results are now on display in a new Gallery 360 exhibit titled “Presence.”
After serving in the U.S. Navy for 20 years, Ebberup applied to Northeastern because of its flexible course load for working professionals and unwavering support for student veterans. On Friday, she walked at the College of Professional Studies graduation at Matthews Arena and will receive her bachelor’s degree in graphic design.
As the food truck industry continues to grow in Boston, one group of recent Northeastern graduates has developed a website that tracks the mobile eateries’ schedules and locations in real time.
While at Northeastern, Stevens developed his passion for helping inner city youth through civic engagement and experiential learning opportunities. Stevens delivered the student address at the Torch Scholars ceremony last week.
This fall, Torchia will enter Yale’s physician assistant graduate program. She credits Northeastern’s experiential learning opportunities with preparing her for the program’s rigorous curriculum and with giving her a distinct advantage. “I will be entering my program as one of the youngest, if not the youngest, student because my co-ops have given me more than enough (clinical) hours and experience without needing to take a gap year.”
Thursday night’s festivities on Centennial Common will give graduates and their guests a chance to celebrate before Friday’s Commencement. The free event will feature food, live performances, and a Class of 2016 timeline created by graduating senior Julia Wilson. And be sure to check out the Northeastern Snapchat account for highlights from the event.
From Commencement celebrations to the future of healthcare, here are some must-see events this month.