“Coming out was like showing people who I am for the very first time,” said Alex Ahmed, PhD’19. “I wasn’t a different person, but there was something about me that was very different, something that could change how you see me.”
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The opening of Northeastern Crossing, the Society of Women Engineers, and countdown to Parent and Family weekend are among our selections for tweets from the Northeastern community this week.
President Aoun hosted Stephen M. Kosslyn, founding dean of the Minerva Schools at the Keck Graduate Institute, on Tuesday for a talk on the innovative curriculum and teaching methods of the San Francisco-based institution of higher education.
VW’s admitted installation of software in diesel cars to cheat emissions tests raises questions in fields ranging from law and business to the environment, public health, and technology. We asked Northeastern faculty experts to discuss these issues.
Kimberly Eddleston in the D’Amore-McKim School of Business is one of four professors to be recognized with a Distinguished Professorship by the Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation. The award will support her innovative research on family businesses and the careers of entrepreneurs.
A delegation of 15 Northeastern students and staff traveled to Philadelphia this weekend for the chance to see Pope Francis during his U.S. visit. Here, those students share a first-hand account of their trip.
The new center, which is called Northeastern Crossing and located on Tremont Street, will be formally unveiled on Monday. It will offer a variety of university resources, from classes and workshops to space for computer access and community events.
Hours after a divided European Union voted Tuesday to distribute 120,000 asylum-seekers among its member states, Northeastern convened a panel of experts to discuss the migrant crisis as well as other pressing issues facing Europe.
The award, from the NIH and the EPA, will establish a center in Puerto Rico that will study how pollutant exposure and psychosocial risk factors impact the health and development of children living on the island’s heavily contaminated northern coast.
The three female political leaders who comprised the panel for the fall semester’s first installment of the Women who Inspire Speaker Series, held Monday night in the Curry Student Center […]
Northeastern University secured $81.79 million in fundraising during the 2014–15 academic year, far exceeding its goal and marking the highest single-year giving total in the university’s history.
Entrepreneurial passion, Northeastern’s CEO Breakfast Forum, and alumni’s advice for new students are among our selections for tweets from the Northeastern community this week.
Over a recent six-day span, students, faculty, and staff participated in three separate White House events that recognized contributions made in the areas of network partnerships, interfaith service, and HIV and AIDS awareness advocacy.
Here is a roundup of food news and Northeastern Dining events and programs scheduled for the fall semester.
A goal of “NU Day, Same Bottle” is to educate students on how small changes to simple daily routines can have a big impact on the environment, says the campaign’s creator, Alec Stransky, SSH’18.
The President’s Convocation and first day of classes are among our selections for tweets from the Northeastern community this week.
“What better way to learn more about different cultures?” said second-year architecture major Davae Gibson, one of more than 500 attendees.
Alex Gilvarry’s award-winning satire From the Memoirs of a Non-Enemy Combatant follows Boy Hernandez, a Filipino fashion designer and Guantanamo Bay detainee. On Tuesday, Gilvarry discussed his book with first-year students who read the novel as part of the university’s First Pages program.
Jean McGuire, a professor of the practice in the Department of Health Sciences, will deliver remarks in honor of the 25th anniversary of the signing of the Ryan White Comprehensive AIDS Resources Emergency Act.
“I’m so excited we have a Swiffer WetJet now” was just one of the many declarations of success heard on Sunday at Northeastern’s annual Trash2Treasure sale. Here’s what other premium items students found.
Coral DNA could improve ocean conservation and reveal secrets about our own evolutionary history. Researchers at Northeastern’s Marine Science Center have made it easy to extract coral tissue aboard a ship and preserve the DNA for analysis.
Last week, dozens of new students participated in Northeastern’s annual nuSERVES program, which gave students the chance to volunteer in the community even before taking their first class.
on refugees who have fled the ongoing turmoil in Syria, Northeastern professors shed light on mistakes that have been made and offer solutions to the crisis.
Just like a fresh new outfit for the first day of school, Northeastern is starting the new semester in style with the launch of its Snapchat account, NortheasternU.
On Thursday, U.S. District Judge Richard M. Berman overturned New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s four-game suspension imposed by the NFL—and which Commissioner Roger Goodell later upheld—stemming from the “Deflategate” […]
Excitement for the start of the new school year and students’ return to campus are among our selections for tweets from the Northeastern community this week.
In a recently published study, Northeastern University assistant professor Daniel T. O’Brien offered a new model for advancing the study of neighborhood dynamics. He leveraged Big Data to shed new light on what factors predict crime in urban neighborhoods, finding that private conflict—not public disorder—is a strong indicator.
As the new school year gets underway, Northeastern will be abuzz with campus events—from entrepreneurial opportunities to cooking demonstrations and athletics events—that you won’t want to miss.
Incoming freshman Katie Brown lived through the Nepal earthquake in April and then dedicated the subsequent five weeks to helping the country recover from the catastrophic temblor.
Check out the amazing people, places, and events on Northeastern’s campus during the month of August as documented through the lens of university photographers Matthew Modoono and Adam Glanzman.
Here is a list of must-see events and can’t-miss activities to help students get to know campus and usher in the start of the fall semester.
On Thursday, Aug. 20, 53 incoming Liberty Battalion ROTC cadets took on the Army Basic Training Physical Fitness Test to measure their individual strength and endurance.
Beyond the physical destruction Hurricane Katrina caused along the Gulf Coast a decade ago, the storm ultimately led to widespread human rights violations, according to Amnesty International. Political science professor Thomas Vicino holds forth on the issues former Gulf Coast residents continue to face today.
Matthews Arena recognition, the start of the new school year, and National Dog Day are among our selections of tweets from the Northeastern community this week.
Daniel Aldrich and his family narrowly escaped the wrath of the catastrophic storm, which made landfall in New Orleans on Aug. 29, 2005. Since then, Aldrich, now a professor at Northeastern, has dedicated his career to examining community resilience, with a particular focus on the importance of social capital.
The death of a 2-year-old foster child in Auburn, Massachusetts, in August drew widespread attention to the state’s troubled child welfare system. Professors Elise Dallimore and Christie Rizzo address the criticism leveled at the Department of Children and Families and what changes should be made to improve the foster care system.