While campus life will quiet down during the Thanksgiving break, some university services will remain open. Here are the hours of operation for Snell Library, the Marino Center, Dining Services, and more.
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To get in the holiday spirit before Thanksgiving, first-year students from Smith and Kennedy halls wrote 84 thank-you cards to faculty and staff, who they said deserve recognition and appreciation for all their hard work.
Northeastern staff member Rachel Spiller will host four international students at her home in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on Thanksgiving—a new tradition she and her family have welcomed in recent years. “The setting and the food might be different, but the sense of family and warmth is universal,” she said.
More than 100 college and university presidents from public and private schools across the U.S., including President Aoun, have signed a statement to government leaders urging that DACA—the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program—be upheld, continued, and expanded. “This is both a moral imperative and a national necessity,” the leaders say in the statement.
Customized experiential education, new professional development avenues for faculty and staff, and infrastructure improvements were among the many topics discussed Friday at a town hall meeting on Northeastern’s long-range plan.
As a top performer on her high school speech team, Mary Abrahamyan had the chance to explore diverse prose and create readings and performances that she believed exemplified the substance of the text. She plans to bring that thirst for exploration to Northeastern.
A company inspired by a global co-op experience, another focused on turning organic waste into fertilizer, and a third designed to help students find campus events that interest them were among the startups featured Thursday night at NEXPO.
Formerly known as the International Student and Scholar Insititute, the newly-named Office of Global Services offers a wide variety of resources for students hailing from more than 140 countries.
Through the lens of a 17th-century witch-hunt in England, Vinegar Tom considers the effects of poverty, humiliation, and prejudice of women—all with a blend of history and contemporary culture. The play, the latest production of the Department of Theatre, runs through Nov. 20.
The Northeastern community joined together Friday for its annual Veterans Day ceremony. “I’m very proud, as I know all of you are, that our school stops to remember every Veterans Day in this stirring and beautiful way,” said alumnus Neal Finnegan, chair emeritus of the university’s Board of Trustees.
This week Northeastern holds its annual celebration of entrepreneurship on campus, including two signature events—the Husky Startup Challenge Demo Day and NEXPO—featuring a number of startups launched by students and other members of the Northeastern community.
From the Mayor of Huntington Avenue election to a celebrated appearance by Amy Poehler to the sweet joys of victory for the basketball programs, Northeastern’s Homecoming 2016 was one not to be forgotten.