With all the the excitement around Northeastern’s commencement on Friday, the hashtag #2014 was trending nationally. Check out what people were saying about commencement and Northeastern’s Class of 2014.
Janet Napolitano Undergraduate commencement speaker Honorary degree: Doctor of Public Service Janet Napolitano is the 20th president of the University of California, having taken office in September 2013. She leads a […]
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, […]
Wade Davis II Honorary Degree: Doctor of Public Service Wade Davis is an advocate, writer, speaker, and educator. Davis is a former NFL player who played for the Tennessee Titans, Washington […]
Donald G. Comb Honorary degree: Doctor of Science Donald G. Comb is the founder and chairman of the board of New England Biolabs. Comb’s commitment to science led to its inception […]
Victor J. Dzau Graduate ceremony commencement speaker Honorary Degree: Doctor of Science Victor J. Dzau is the chancellor for health affairs and James B. Duke Professor of Medicine at Duke University […]
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.
Northeastern University has appointed Dr. Carla E. Brodley as dean of the College of Computer and Information Science, effective Aug. 1, 2014.
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 […]
At its 112th commencement exercises, Northeastern University will present honorary degrees to an accomplished group of influential leaders and scholars.
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.
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, 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.
Hockey, hoops, and track and field teams are primed for post-season play this weekend. Here’s what you need to know.
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.
For students like Hannah Kilfoye, SSH’15, community service on holds the key to becoming a student leader. This week, she is a team leader on Northeastern’s Alternative Spring Break program in the Dominican Republic with Outreach360.
Championships begin and regular seasons conclude for several Athletics teams this weekend.
Northeastern President Joseph E. Aoun recently offered suggestions for the Department of Education to consider as it develops a new higher education evaluation system.
Beanpot excitement, the 2014 Sochi Games, fun in the snow, and students sharing their co-op experiences with the hashtag #iheartcoop were among our selections for tweets from the Northeastern community this week.
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, […]
Northeastern faculty experts weigh in on Nelson Mandela’s life and legacy.
Scheduled for completion in fall 2016, the 220,000-square-foot facility is part of the university’s ongoing effort to expand its capacity to engage in path-breaking research across disciplines.
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.
As reauthorization of the Higher Education Act looms, Northeastern is urging Congress to understand and embrace the transformative changes occurring in higher education today.
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.
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.
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 […]
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.
Northeastern officials do not expect the shutdown to have an effect on the university’s financial aid program, though opportunities for federally-supported research may be impacted.
This infographic highlights five key findings of a national survey by Northeastern on higher education outcomes.
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.
Following the launch of its Empower campaign, Northeastern continues to surpass its fundraising goals, having tripled its annual average since 2005.
Currently the chief of police in Brooklyn Park, Minn., Davis brings a proven track record of more than 20 years in law enforcement to this critically important position as Northeastern’s programs and people expand across the nation and around the world.
A collection of DNA samples featuring some of the world’s most rare, strange, and remarkable ocean creatures will move to Northeastern’s world-class coastal research facility later this year
Since its inception in 2009, IDEA, Northeastern’s student-run venture accelerator, has guided more than 350 Northeastern-based business concepts and awarded nearly $400,000 in grants.
Here are five things you may not know about Matthews Arena’s storied history.