President Aoun took part yesterday in a webinar on the future of higher education and how universities should innovate. Here are some of the highlights.
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Students and faculty described the group’s decision to lift its ban on openly gay leaders while allowing church-sponsored units to continue excluding gays for religious reasons in unequivocally strong terms. “Claiming ‘morality’ or ‘religious beliefs’ cannot override basic principles of equality,” noted sociology professor Suzanna Walters.
Northeastern held its annual community job fair on Wednesday, bringing local jobseekers together with companies that are looking to hire.
Northeastern’s broad investment in the city of Boston—through both financial and in-kind support of services and community-based programs—totals more than $27 million annually.
Chelsey Goldberg, SSH’16, and Alexa Armstrong, S’16, spent 10 days in Kenya, where they doled out school supplies to studious kids and made life-changing donations to the particularly needy. “I can’t believe you’re here,” one 14 year-old girl told Goldberg.
Take movie night outdoors this summer with these free screenings in parks around the city.
Members of the Northeastern community will participate in the annual Run to Home Base, which supports post-9/11 veterans who suffer from combat stress and traumatic brain injury. Here, they share why the event and the cause are so important to them.
P.K. Agarwal, an accomplished executive whose distinguished career in high tech spans the public, private, and nonprofit sectors, will oversee the series of educational hubs that Northeastern will embed in select companies across the Bay Area.
Jacqueline Ferrante’s, AMD’13, co-op at Gallery 360 helped define her career path. Now, she’s working at A.I.R. Gallery, a Brooklyn art gallery supporting women in the arts, and curating a new show at Northeastern.
Staying in shape this summer doesn’t have to cost a fortune with these free fitness classes around Boston.
Every year, a committee comprising students, faculty, and staff chooses one thought-provoking book for the Northeastern community to read. But have you ever wondered how the so-called First Pages book is selected?
For Andrew Gouldstone, associate professor in the College of Engineering, the New Horizons’ spacecraft’s historic flyby of Pluto is an exciting lesson in both curiosity and attention to detail.