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Education ‘stakes have never been higher’

Under Sec­re­tary of Edu­ca­tion Ted Mitchell deliv­ered his final speech as a senior member of the Obama admin­is­tra­tion on Thursday morning at North­eastern, saying that inno­va­tion in higher edu­ca­tion is crit­ical to the suc­cess of the nation’s democ­racy. “Our col­leges and uni­ver­si­ties must strive each day to embody the highest aspi­ra­tions of this country,” he noted.

Five simple career tips for job-​​hunting seniors

The spring semester is less than one week old, but scores of seniors have already begun looking for their first full-​​time jobs after grad­u­a­tion. Here, Mary Sul­livan, asso­ciate director of Northeastern’s Depart­ment of Career Devel­op­ment, offers up some tips to the enthu­si­astic jobseekers.

Northeastern community hears ‘unified voice’ at #RiseUpNU

When the phys­ical prowess of Northeastern’s student-​​athletes and the musical prowess of the Nor’easters a cap­pella group com­bined to create a music video, the results were nothing short of breathtaking—something the audi­ence at Blackman Audi­to­rium expe­ri­enced first­hand Tuesday night.

For Hutchinson family, Northeastern is home

Emily Hutchinson’s first day of classes as a stu­dent at North­eastern coin­cided with her father’s first day of work as asso­ciate director of cor­po­rate part­ner­ships for the university’s ath­letics depart­ment. “It’s so funny how it all worked out,” Emily says. “I def­i­nitely could not have pre­dicted this.”

Students share the impact of their service-​​learning experiences

Varsha Ram­sumair said she teared up during her final visit with the Boston ele­men­tary school stu­dents she’d been men­toring this semester through a service-​​learning course called “Human Ser­vices Pro­fes­sions.” Ram­sumair was one of more than 200 stu­dents who pre­sented at the Fall 2016 Service-​​Learning Expo last week.