As showcased at a campus conference on Friday, new communication tools are changing the way we design, manufacture, and use nearly every sort of commodity imaginable.
Rocky Slaughter, a 2010 graduate who founded a marketing and PR agency in California, saw his comedic TV spot—featuring a botched break-in of a local mom-and-pop store—take off.
Carole Bell, an assistant professor of communication studies, analyzes the impact of professional basketball player Jason Collins’ recent announcement that he is gay.
The new academic programs, in areas such as STEM, healthcare, and government and nonprofit administration, will build on the campus’ momentum in training professionals in fields that are vital to the local economy.
Architecture students tasked with imagining new housing opportunities for an unused parcel in Boston’s Dudley Square say mixed-use development would bring in new residents without hurting the existing community.
Here are five graduating seniors whose entrepreneurial tracks exemplify the wide range of opportunities on campus and around the world.
The Northeastern experience gives students a career edge after graduation, whether they’re landing dynamic positions in their fields or advancing their education in top graduate programs.
Environmental studies major Anderson Page built a 144-square-foot house as part of his senior thesis project and plans to live there for the summer.
Northeastern’s student-run record label, which provides management, recording, and other support to musicians, signed five new artists earlier this month.
The sprawling cast of characters in the Irish novel Finnegans Wake compares to the meme culture that permeates the Internet today, according to research by English major Tom Murphy.
Associate professor Greg Goodale’s Advocacy Workshop trains students to become lobbyists and push for legislative change to Massachusetts’ foster care system
The Senate discussed the first-in-the-nation, interdisciplinary master’s degree in security and resilience, as well as changes to the Graduate Council bylaws and the faculty handbook.
Divyanshu Kamboj worked through Northeastern’s graduate campus in Charlotte to test solar-powered streetlights in the city’s airport.
The semester-long Husky Startup Challenge concludes on Monday with Demo Day, which will provide budding entrepreneurs the opportunity to showcase the big ideas they hope turn into thriving businesses.
The online custom-guitar manufacturer, which is co-founded by an alumnus, has generated serious buzz in the music industry with its new line of semihollow guitars.
In a presentation to the Faculty Senate on Wednesday, Northeastern CFO Thomas Nedell said the university is “operating from a position of strength” with next year’s budget.
Members of the student organization Huntington Management Consulting work with real alumni ventures to prepare for business case competitions.
Emma Rubbins-Breen, a third-year international affairs major, whetted her appetite for social entrepreneurship while on a co-op in Paraguay.
Greg Skloot, former president of the Entrepreneurs Club, has published an e-book to help student groups engage and grow their membership.
On co-op with IBM in the Philippines, senior Shuntaro Okuzawa developed an organizational chart that tracks corporate efficiency.
Joseph Reagle, an assistant professor of communication studies, explains why women make up a very small percentage of “open computing” fields like Wikipedia, Linux, and Apache.
Scottish singer Maureen McMullan is pursuing an Evening MBA, which she views as a valuable tool to promote and celebrate her homeland.
The Northeastern University Center for Entrepreneurship Education will host its inaugural co-op expo on Thursday for students seeking jobs with startups and innovative firms in Boston and New York.
A leading advocacy group in Massachusetts will begin naming an annual leadership award in honor of John Auerbach, director of the university’s Institute on Urban Health Research.
The play, which opened this week at Northeastern and is directed by professor Matt Gray, utilizes advanced technology to tell the story of a troubled teen with 28 days to save the world.
Shelley Murphy, a journalist for The Boston Globe, co-wrote a new book on the notorious gangster, who was captured in 2011 after 16 years on the lam.
Students in the D’Amore-McKim School of Business are spending Saturdays this month helping international students prepare their annual tax filings.
The second annual Northeastern Students4Giving conference, held Monday in the Curry Student Center, focused on the way policy can help achieve philanthropic goals.
Matthias Ruth, a Northeastern professor of public policy and engineering, and an international team of scholars studied how the response to a 2009 earthquake in Italy can guide future city-planning efforts.
Tucker Marion, an assistant professor of entrepreneurship in the D’Amore-McKim School of Business, studies how new technology is changing the field of rapid prototyping.
Laura Mueller-Soppart realized the potential for social enterprise to create powerful change while working on the Obama administration’s Domestic Policy Council.
On Tuesday, a delegation of Northeastern students lobbied Massachusetts lawmakers to support increasing state financial-aid programs for college students.
The Vietnamese Student Association, recognized as Northeastern’s top student group of 2012, aims to foster and nourish Vietnamese and Asian culture on campus.
Speaking during the Policy School’s Open Classroom series, retired Navy Rear Admiral David W. Titley drew parallels between climate and defense issues.
IDEA’s exhibition of Northeastern’s entrepreneurship community will take place on Wednesday from 6:30 to 9 p.m.
Through co-op with a business incubator in Cape Town, two Northeastern students helped transform social enterprises devastated by a long history of poverty and racism.