We sat down with President Aoun to discuss a wide range of topics. The first part of the discussion focused on his personal journey. In this installment, we delve into his priorities here at Northeastern.
More than 900 innovative and entrepreneurial Northeastern students and faculty took part in RISE:2016. Here, in their own words, a few of these students share their research. Video by Shirin […]
The judging is underway at RISE:2016. The doors opened at 10 a.m., and presenters are talking with judges and visiting with expo attendees.
“When I’m not in the lab, I like to go to the gym and I like to paint. I’ve been painting for about two or three years but it’s something […]
“We’re waiting for one of my lab mates to finish her thesis defense. It’s basically a presentation of about five years of academic research, and you have to deal with […]
“My primary subject matter as a sculptor are things with motors like speed boats, hot rods, and motorcycles. ‘Femmes Trouvés’ is only the second show where I’ve displayed the ladies […]
Here’s a rundown of April events that you won’t want to miss, including Academic Honors Convocation, RISE, a discussion about the global response to the Zika outbreak, and an archeological look at Boston’s Big Dig.
Entrepreneurship fever is sweeping Northeastern, and students all across campus are catching the bug. A host of student-run operations is springing up to support Northeastern startups, offering skills and expertise in fields from accounting to graphic design to software coding. To help these groups forge an alliance, faculty member Dan Gregory made a lead gift last fall, inspiring parents, alumni, and faculty to join in. To date, support for the new initiative—which students named Mosaic—comes to $425,000.
Following the passage of a controversial new law last week in North Carolina—where Northeastern maintains a regional campus—President Aoun issued a statement in strong support of diversity and inclusion. The law prevents local communities in that state from passing ordinances that protect the rights of gay, lesbian, and transgender people. “At Northeastern University we believe diversity is a strength to be celebrated, not a source of division,” Aoun said.
Two Northeastern students who were tragically killed in a car accident last week while traveling overseas will be awarded posthumous degrees.