In 2014, news@Northeastern brought to you some of the most exciting stories about our people. Students, faculty, and staff excelled at breaking new ground in and out of classrooms and research labs. Entrepreneurs and scientists innovated across disciplines. Students traveled the world to push the boundaries of experience. Alumni showed pride and passion in support of their alma mater. And we were proud to share their stories. Here are some of our—and your—favorites from 2014.
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Students in the “Enabling Engineering” technical elective recently presented their design proposals to faculty, peers, and project mentors. The eponymous student group may bring all of them to fruition.
Aubry, University Distinguished Professor and dean of the College of Engineering, is recognized for her innovative research in fluid mechanics.
Bruce Ronkin, interim dean of the College of Arts, Media and Design, and Madeleine Estabrook, associate vice president for student affairs, will serve as the council’s co-chairs.
Peter Sonnenthal, L’83, has been locked in a protracted legal battle in the German courts for more than 20 years, hoping to recover property that belonged to his Jewish ancestors but that he says was stripped away during the Nazi regime.
One year since embarking on a mission to eliminate ocean plastic pollution, Bureo Skateboards has now sold 2,000 boards, partnered with Patagonia, and established key relationships with Chile’s fishing community.
Students, faculty, and staff have organized a number of efforts on campus to collect toys, food, clothing, and other items for people and communities in need this holiday season. Here’s what you can do to give back.
Northeastern University-Seattle convened top officials from technology and biotech companies in the Northwest and community leaders including Rev. Jesse Jackson to discuss ways to increase opportunity and income equality for minorities and women in these sectors.
The studio, located in Snell Library’s Digital Media Commons, is hosting workshops for students to design and print their own cookie cutters, snowflakes, and other holiday decorations.
Students can now apply for the 2015 Coolest Co-op Video Competition, in which undergraduates submit two-minute videos about their co-op experiences and why they’ve been so rewarding and impactful.
After seven weeks of intense development and preparation, the young entrepreneurs behind 16 startups presented their ventures to the Northeastern community Monday night at the Husky Startup Challenge’s Demo Day.
The days leading up to finals are among the busiest of the semester at Snell Library, so here are some tips and resources for students on smart study practices and protecting personal property.