2014: Year in Review

In 2014, news@Northeastern brought to you some of the most exciting sto­ries about our people. Stu­dents, fac­ulty, and staff excelled at breaking new ground in and out of class­rooms and research labs. Entre­pre­neurs and sci­en­tists inno­vated across dis­ci­plines. Stu­dents trav­eled the world to push the bound­aries of expe­ri­ence. Alumni showed pride and pas­sion in sup­port of their alma mater. And we were proud to share their sto­ries. Here are some of our—and your—favorites from 2014.

Tech, community leaders discuss workforce diversity

North­eastern University-​​Seattle con­vened top offi­cials from tech­nology and biotech com­pa­nies in the North­west and com­mu­nity leaders including Rev. Jesse Jackson to dis­cuss ways to increase oppor­tu­nity and income equality for minori­ties and women in these sectors.

Your guide to Global Entrepreneurship Week 2014

GEW at North­eastern will cel­e­brate inno­va­tors and entre­pre­neurs across campus and around the world. Here’s what you need to know about this week’s exciting events, which were orga­nized by the North­eastern Uni­ver­sity Center for Entre­pre­neur­ship Education.

3Qs: President Aoun is hiring a co-​​op

Monday is the final day to apply to be Pres­i­dent Aoun’s co-​​op: the Global Officer! Why is now the right time for this hire? What will the Global Officer be doing? What advice will Pres­i­dent Aoun give his co-​​op stu­dent about exploring the world? We asked. He answered.

Ask the entrepreneur: 3Qs with Nightingale Apps

Tiffany Kelley, MS/MBA’08, rec­og­nized a need for better tools to help nurses and improve patient care. Here, she shares her inspi­ra­tion for cre­ating her busi­ness and how North­eastern has helped her along the way.