Summitt, who won eight national titles as head coach of the Tennessee women’s basketball team, died Tuesday. Here, Northeastern faculty and staff reflect on the life and legacy of Division 1 college basketball’s winningest coach.
In the wake of Tuesday’s terrorist attack at an Istanbul airport, Northeastern confirmed that students on university programs in the region are safe, and the university is working to contact and offer support to more than 100 Turkish students.
“Because I’m studying design and visualization, I’ll go to the Museum of Fine Arts for a little inspiration, but also because I really it there. My favorite pieces are the Egyptian ones. Not only do they portray people’s creativity and history, but you also get their sense of humor.”
“One of my favorite places to take photos in Boston is along the Charles River and the Esplanade. There are so many people walking around there and I try to include them in my street photography.”
In this guest post, Joseph Lagalla, student president of NU Pride, talks about the impact Sunday morning’s mass shooting has had on the LGBTQA+ community. Lagalla acknowledges the fear that “the shooting could have so easily happened in Boston,” and says that community leaders in Orlando are “staying strong and taking the opportunity to form an even stronger community.”
“When I’m giving campus tours (as a Husky Ambassador) I probably don’t tell as many jokes as other students and rely more on my awkward energy. I’m usually a little surprised when I’m asked if I like it here because I definitely wouldn’t have become an ambassador if I didn’t like it here.”
“I’m a student here but I am back at home right now. I’m visiting my sister and we’re going to the Beyoncé concert. I’m so excited. I’m not sure how she got the tickets. I guess you just have be ready the moment they go on sale. I’m hoping Beyoncé sings ‘Single Ladies.’ It’s a classic.”
“This summer is all about working and studying for me. I actually got a job working as a gardener for a local landlord. I’ve done some organic gardening, and with this job I’ve planted a lot of trees and other things. It’s a great summer job. I never thought I could get a job like this being in the middle of the city.”
“If I wasn’t an artist I would take a stab at being a forensic scientist (no pun intended). However, I believe even to be a forensic scientist requires a creative […]
“This summer I’m playing in the Cape Cod Baseball League for the Hyannis Harborhawks. One of our assistant coaches is a coach down there and he helped set it up […]
“I was originally thinking of going to medical school, but as a physician assistant I can have more flexibility to change my fields. I either want to work in geriatric […]
A Washington Post story highlighting co-op as a “roadmap for improving internships,” the new campus mural, and biotech entrepreneurship were among our selection of tweets from the Northeastern community this week.