Swiss Mountains beckon physics student for dream co-​​op

Working at the Large Hadron Col­lider has been Nick DePorzio’s dream since his senior year in high school. In a couple weeks, that dream will become a reality when the physics stu­dent starts his co-​​op at CERN, which hosts the famous par­ticle collider.

When poor communication leads to crisis

Poor com­mu­ni­ca­tion can be a source of crisis for any orga­ni­za­tion, but sports orga­ni­za­tions are espe­cially vul­ner­able because of their vis­i­bility, says Alan Zaremba, asso­ciate pro­fessor and asso­ciate dean for under­grad­uate pro­grams in the Col­lege of Arts, Media and Design.

Students win first prize with millennial retirement recommendations

A group of North­eastern stu­dents took home first prize in the iOme Chal­lenge, thanks to its insightful sug­ges­tions for how pol­i­cy­makers can help mil­len­nials pre­pare for retirement.

Researchers find prescription drug benefit did not save money for Medicare

A research team led by Becky Briesacher, an asso­ciate pro­fessor in the School of Phar­macy, has dis­proved a belief that Medicare Part D impacts health out­comes and pro­vides cost-​​offsets in other med­ical services.

Take 5: Facts you may not know about ‘Old Ironsides’

Unde­feated, unmatched, and unfor­get­table, the USS Con­sti­tu­tion, which is under­going a two-​​year restora­tion, is the ulti­mate achieve­ment of 18th cen­tury tech­nology says Dis­tin­guished Pro­fessor of His­tory William Fowler.

Community betterment drives students’ affordable housing design

A group of grad­uate stu­dents in Northeastern’s School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs used their cap­stone project to design an afford­able housing devel­op­ment for the bet­ter­ment of one Boston community.

When curiosity leads to improved bikes, boogie boards, and Batsuits

For North­eastern asso­ciate vice provost for cur­riculum Katherine Ziemer, ques­tions like “why” and “what if” are the ulti­mate cat­a­lysts for solving prob­lems and making dis­cov­eries. To answer those ques­tions, she turns to the smallest unit of matter: the atom.