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Decision 2016: Student journalists report from the field

As pres­i­den­tial can­di­dates from both par­ties criss­crossed Iowa last weekend, a dozen North­eastern stu­dents headed north to pre­view the New Hamp­shire pri­mary. They are mem­bers of jour­nalism pro­fessor Jonathan Kaufman’s class “Cov­ering Cam­paign 2016.” Here, we share their reports from the field.

Northeastern achieves highest classification for research activity

In the new Carnegie Clas­si­fi­ca­tion of Insti­tu­tions of Higher Edu­ca­tion released Tuesday, North­eastern is one of only 115 higher edu­ca­tion insti­tu­tions nation­wide in the top tier for research activity. The clas­si­fi­ca­tion sig­nals the impact of the university’s strategic vision and invest­ments over the past 10 years that have ele­vated North­eastern into a pow­er­house on par with the nation’s elite research col­leges and universities.

Gloria Steinem shares advice, wisdom with student leaders

During her day­long visit to North­eastern on Thursday, Steinem met with a group of stu­dent leaders and activists to dis­cuss her lead­er­ship role in the fem­i­nist move­ment as well as how they can orga­nize and effect social change.

Northeastern’s Black History Month to honor global impact of African diaspora

The month­long cel­e­bra­tion will fea­ture more than a dozen edu­ca­tional events, including a film screening, an art exhibit, and a walking tour of Boston’s Rox­bury neighborhood.

Faculty Senate hears presentation on campus safety, security

North­eastern Uni­ver­sity Chief of Police Michael Davis and Vice Pres­i­dent for Stu­dent Affairs Madeleine Estabrook explained how their respec­tive teams work to pro­mote and influ­ence safety for the North­eastern com­mu­nity at home and abroad.

Northeastern corrects the record on city councilors’ claims

North­eastern, on Tuesday, refuted claims made by Boston city coun­cilors Tito Jackson and Josh Zakim regarding the university’s strategy to respond to a pos­sible active-​​shooter sit­u­a­tion on campus. In a letter to all mem­bers of the Boston City Council, uni­ver­sity offi­cials noted that “NUPD offi­cials made the Boston Police aware of the plan in mid-​​October, long before the issue became public.”

Moody’s revises Northeastern’s A2 bond rating outlook to ‘positive’

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.