LL COOL J Hon­orary Degree: Doctor of Arts LL COOL J is an enter­tain­ment icon who has found great suc­cess crossing into mul­tiple mediums. He is a two-​​​​time Grammy Award winner, […]

Most business leaders believe innovation is critical for U.S. colleges to remain globally competitive

A new national survey by North­eastern Uni­ver­sity reveals a con­cern among U.S. busi­ness leaders about the pipeline of talent pro­duced by Amer­ican col­leges and universities.

New experiential master’s program aligns talent with high-​​demand industries

North­eastern Uni­ver­sity has launched a new master’s degree pro­gram with a built-​​​​in expe­ri­en­tial learning com­po­nent, specif­i­cally designed for pro­fes­sionals who want to tran­si­tion into high-​​​​growth indus­tries, but do not have […]

Northeastern hosts Knesset delegation

The six del­e­ga­tion mem­bers, who rep­re­sent the polit­ical spec­trum in Israel and were brought to the U.S. by the Rud­erman Family Foun­da­tion, par­tic­i­pated in a town-​​hall event Tuesday night at North­eastern. Knesset mem­bers dis­cussed a range of topics in a spir­ited yet civil discussion.

Student applications, academic profile at all-​​time high

North­eastern Uni­ver­sity received 49,822 under­grad­uate appli­ca­tions for 2,800 seats in the Fall 2014 freshman class — more than in any pre­vious year and a ratio of 18 appli­cants per seat. The group of admitted stu­dents exceeds all pre­vious bench­marks in terms of aca­d­emic achieve­ment, total appli­cants, and geo­graphic diversity.

Janet Napolitano to deliver Northeastern University’s 2014 commencement address

Janet Napoli­tano, the former Sec­re­tary of Home­land Secu­rity who is now pres­i­dent of the Uni­ver­sity of Cal­i­fornia, will deliver Northeastern’s 112th com­mence­ment address on May 2, 2014.

Infographic: Northeastern’s Alternative Spring Break

More than 180 stu­dent, fac­ulty, and staff vol­un­teers are doing com­mu­nity ser­vice projects across the U.S. and in four other coun­tries this week for Alter­na­tive Spring Break. Check out this info­graphic for a closer look at their impact.

Aoun provides guidance on proposed college rating system

North­eastern Pres­i­dent Joseph E. Aoun recently offered sug­ges­tions for the Depart­ment of Edu­ca­tion to con­sider as it develops a new higher edu­ca­tion eval­u­a­tion system.

President Aoun to attend White House summit on college access and completion

North­eastern Pres­i­dent Joseph E. Aoun will par­tic­i­pate in a higher edu­ca­tion summit at the White House on Thursday hosted by Pres­i­dent Barack Obama that will focus on max­i­mizing col­lege access, […]

President Aoun elected fellow of prestigious scientific association

North­eastern Uni­ver­sity Pres­i­dent Joseph E. Aoun has been elected a fellow of the Amer­ican Asso­ci­a­tion for the Advance­ment of Sci­ence, the world’s largest gen­eral sci­en­tific society—a dis­tinc­tion bestowed upon mem­bers who have made efforts to advance sci­ence or its applications.

Mayoral, city council at-​​large candidates to face off at campus forum

With Elec­tion Day less than two weeks away, North­eastern University’s School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs will host a public forum on Sunday with the city’s may­oral and at-​​large city council candidates.

3Qs: Dean Costa on options for CAMD

As the Col­lege of Arts, Media and Design begins imple­menting its strategic vision, Dean Xavier Costa answered con­cerns about the college’s plans and the pos­si­bility of joining the School of Jour­nalism with the Depart­ment of Com­mu­ni­ca­tion Studies as part of a recon­fig­u­ra­tion of the college’s admin­is­tra­tive structure.

Congressional delegation backs Northeastern push to restore military tuition aid

Prompted by North­eastern Pres­i­dent Joseph E. Aoun’s recent letter urging Defense Sec­re­tary Chuck Hagel to rein­state mil­i­tary tuition assis­tance for active duty stu­dents, the Mass­a­chu­setts con­gres­sional del­e­ga­tion joined forces to […]

President Aoun urges Defense Dept. to restore military tuition assistance

In a letter to Defense Sec­re­tary Chuck Hagel on Sunday, Aoun wrote that active duty mil­i­tary, Reserve, and National Guard mem­bers shouldn’t be pre­vented from accessing higher edu­ca­tion ben­e­fits due to the gov­ern­ment shut­down. North­eastern will pro­vide direct finan­cial assis­tance to pre­vent a dis­rup­tion in their education.

Most Americans and business leaders want colleges to provide a broad-​​based education

According to a new North­eastern Uni­ver­sity survey, Amer­ican higher edu­ca­tion is held in high regard, but doubts per­sist about the system’s ability to pre­pare stu­dents for suc­cess in today’s economy.