An interdisciplinary panel of Northeastern alumnae—all recent graduates—kicked off the inaugural Women’s Leadership Conference, which aimed to inspire and educate the next generation of women leaders.
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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.
Whether it’s for a better salary or added benefits, negotiation is a must before accepting a job offer, says D’Amore-McKim School of Business associate professor Edward Wertheim. Here, he offers tips for confidently sitting at the negotiating table.
A team of Northeastern students, including three seniors, placed third in the Scotiabank International Case Competition last week. So much for “senioritis.”
Nikos Passas, an international financial crime expert, was on Capitol Hill Wednesday telling members of a House Financial Services Committee task force that the global threat of trade-based money laundering is serious but that effective responses are within reach.
The university’s revised outlook is more favorable than much of the higher education sector nationally and is based on Northeastern’s strategic strengths and initiatives. Out of 499 institutions rated by Moody’s, only 15 have been designated as having a positive outlook.
We recently asked members of the Northeastern community to vote on which New Year’s resolutions they’re taking up—and among the top vote getters was “save more, spend less.” Here, Timothy Gagnon, a personal finance expert in the D’Amore McKim School of Business, offers tips to help you achieve this goal.
President Barack Obama on Tuesday delivered the final State of the Union address of his two-term presidency. To provide analysis of the president’s remarks, we turned to professor Nick Beauchamp, an expert on U.S. politics and political methodology who has developed a new method to visualize the language and themes of political speeches.
We asked Mike Ariale, assistant director for social media outreach in the Career Development office, to offer advice on how students can use social media to bolster their professional online presence and help their chances of landing a co-op or full-time job.
Last week, presidential candidates in both the Republican and Democratic debates offered some interesting views about the Internet. Here, Daniel Wichs, an expert in modern cryptography and an assistant professor of computer science, weighs in on the debate about Internet security.
The global e-commerce giant released a video this week detailing its plan to use drones to deliver packages in 30 minutes or less. Here, engineering professor Vincent Harris explains why this revolution won’t be landing in front of your house any time soon.
Kamran Dadkhah, associate professor of economics, discusses the inclusion of the Chinese yuan as a world reserve currency, and the implications this decision might have for the international economy going forward.