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Northeastern celebrates opening of just the second on-​​campus VFW post in nation

The uni­ver­sity expanded its com­mit­ment to stu­dent vet­erans on Monday after­noon, offi­cially opening a Vet­erans of For­eign Wars post during a cer­e­mony at the Vet­erans Memorial.The post is just the second in the nation to be run by stu­dent vet­erans on a col­lege campus.

Northeastern launches loan program for women and minority entrepreneurs

North­eastern Uni­ver­sity announced on Tuesday that it will launch the region’s first university-​​supported loan pro­gram for women– and minority-​​owned busi­nesses. The ini­tia­tive, called the Impact Lending pro­gram, will enable local small-​​business owners to secure loans, at below-​​market interest rates, to acquire cru­cial resources to expand their businesses.

With new academic plan in place, State of the University highlights Northeastern’s ‘bold’ future

On Thursday, uni­ver­sity leaders, stu­dents, fac­ulty, and staff under­scored Northeastern’s suc­cesses over the past decade and looked ahead to its future. The new aca­d­emic plan, Pres­i­dent Aoun said, “is nothing less than a roadmap for cre­ating the world’s first global uni­ver­sity system.”

ABC News political analyst to examine the 2016 campaign and the future of US politics during campus visit

ABC News chief polit­ical ana­lyst Matthew Dowd will address the numerous ways in which the 2016 elec­tion is trans­forming Amer­ican pol­i­tics. The inter­ac­tive discussion—“Election 2016: Where do we go from here?”—will take place on Friday at noon in Blackman Audi­to­rium and also will be shown live on Facebook.

New campus mural celebrates community

Last week, muralist Susan Cer­vantes, mem­bers of Precita Eyes, and stu­dents and staff from the Latino/​a Stu­dent Cul­tural Center unveiled the latest install­ment in the university’s Public Art Ini­tia­tive. Our pho­tog­ra­phers cap­tured images, from con­cept to com­ple­tion, of the col­orful mural on Forsyth Street.

Forbes Under 30 Summit comes to Northeastern

Mayor Martin Walsh, Chrissy Teigen, the university’s own Michael Dukakis, and more will share expe­ri­ences and insights as part of the Forbes Under 30 Summit, a city-​​wide gath­ering of young entre­pre­neurs and game-​​changers. North­eastern is hosting pro­gram­ming today and tomorrow in Blackman Audi­to­rium, free and open to all with a valid North­eastern ID.

New student sees ‘incredible amount of brainpower’ at Northeastern

Tanay Patri has only been on campus for six weeks, but he’s already joined three stu­dent groups and picked out the com­pany for which he would like to do his first co-​​op. “I want to build rela­tion­ships with my peers and find my pas­sion as soon as I can,” he says.