Senior Week festivities give Northeastern’s soon-to-be graduates a chance to revel in the final days before Commencement. Here’s a rundown of some of the events planned over the next week leading up to the big day.
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An interdisciplinary group of Northeastern students have combined their knowledge of engineering and architecture to create a plan to revitalize Forsyth Street, transforming it from a prime thoroughfare for cars and buses into a lush green space for pedestrians and bicyclists.
Vice Provost for Academic Affairs Mary Loeffelholz has been named interim dean, and Kemi Jona will join Northeastern to become founding director of the Lowell Institute School and associate dean for undergraduate education.
Carmen Sceppa was re-elected chair of the Senate Agenda Committee on Wednesday at the first official meeting of the 2016–17 Faculty Senate.
The young humanitarians in the university’s chapter of Circle K International completed more than 2,800 hours of community service during the 2015–16 academic year. “Being able to help someone who can’t help himself is what humanity is all about,” said club member Ashley Frizzell.
Student Government Association President-Elect Elliot Horen and Executive Vice-President-Elect Suchira Sharma see themselves as communicators, facilitators, and problem solvers.
This year’s Huntington 100, a group of undergraduate and graduate students whose collective outstanding achievements span research, co-op, athletics, entrepreneurship, community service, and leadership, were recognized at a reception Thursday night.
The university celebrated the highest achievements of students, faculty, and staff at the sixth annual Academic Honors Convocation on Thursday afternoon in East Village.
NASA administrator Charles F. Bolden Jr., former MIT president Susan Hockfield, and Spotlight director and co-screenwriter Thomas McCarthy will receive honorary degrees at the undergraduate Commencement ceremony on May 6.
Through photos, videos, in-depth interviews, and first-hand accounts, we explore the ins and outs of this popular Northeastern program. “It’s really about helping students integrate the academic experience with the residential experience,” says one of the faculty. “Above all, it’s about creating community.”
Annika Morgan and Ben Bungert have a lot in common, including being leaders of student-led entrepreneurship organizations. On May 6, they’ll share the stage at TD Garden to deliver the student address at Commencement.
Burnham founded Northeastern’s Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Project, and her fellowship will support the development of the project’s archive.