Beaten by the KGB, branded an anti-Soviet activist, and blackballed from academia, Alexander Gorlov fled the Soviet Union, immigrating to America, where he joined the Northeastern faculty in 1976. Gorlov died in June at the age of 85, leaving behind an impressive legacy of invention and creativity, including a turbine that garnered him international acclaim.
“There is always something going on on campus during the summer. There’s the ice cream on Centennial and there was recently an event that had free t-shirts. And I get […]
“I came to Northeastern to study computer vision, and how they can look at an image or video and understand what it is looking at. For example, having a computer […]
In this guest post, Nathan Kotler, S’19, a member of the Northeastern University College Republicans, examines the unique set of circumstances that have led to rise of Donald Trump as the Republican presidential nominee.
“I just finished a co-op with an after school program in Brookline working with kindergarten students, and I now know that is what I want to do with my life, […]
“I was angry, but I also wanted to harness my education to make a positive impact on the community,” says Akingbade, who moved to Ferguson, Missouri, for five weeks last […]
“Doing outdoor activities like hiking and rock climbing has been part of my life for a long time, but joining the Outdoors Club here has let me try different things […]
“I work part time in the cardiac department at MGH, and I wanted to familiarize myself with a different patient population, so I am doing a co-op at Shriners Hospital […]
A new study from a team of Brazilian scientists has found that a drug-resistant bacterium has been growing off two city beaches bordering Guanabara Bay, where Olympic sailors will compete next month. We asked Daniel Faber, professor of sociology and director of Northeastern’s Environmental Justice Research Collaborative, to discuss the social, political, and scientific implications of the findings.
If you’re around campus this summer, you’ve likely noticed a buzz of construction activity at places like the Curry Student Center and International Village. And if you’re away from campus, well, you’re in for a bit of a surprise when you return this fall. The first part of our campus construction series looks at the upgrades to the Curry Student Center.
“(The Society of Women Engineers) flagged me down during orientation and I thought ‘I’m a woman and I’m in engineering’ so of course I wanted to get involved. Talking with […]
“I’m minoring in Chinese. I started speaking it in high school and I’ve been to China a couple times, and there is just something I find fascinating about the language and […]