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Student journalists recognized for standout storytelling

Five North­eastern stu­dents were hon­ored this month by the National Academy of Tele­vi­sion Arts & Sci­ences. The stu­dent jour­nal­ists’ video seg­ments, which we share here, pro­vide a com­pelling look at unsolved mur­ders in Boston’s inner-​​city neigh­bor­hoods, kun­dalini yoga and its healing power, and the Boston Police Department’s peace walks.

Northeastern secures state grant to lead cutting-​​edge nanomaterial, smart sensor research and development

Pres­i­dent Aoun and Gov. Baker on Tuesday announced a major invest­ment that will drive the devel­op­ment of smart sen­sors and nano­ma­te­rials used for a range of med­ical, defense, and energy applications.

Born to run

Diego Rivas, E’16, grew up in a family of run­ners. But he didn’t pick up the sport until he enrolled at North­eastern. On Monday, he’ll com­pete in his first Boston Marathon, ded­i­cating his run to his marathoning friends in Boston and to the vic­tims of the 2013 bomb­ings. “For me,” he says, “it will be an honor.”

Northeastern named one of 50 colleges that ‘launch careers, create futures’

The Princeton Review has named North­eastern as one of 50 col­leges “that launch careers by going beyond the class­room.” The recog­ni­tion fol­lows a wide-​​ranging survey—reported here last week—in which employers indi­cated that 86 per­cent of North­eastern grad­u­ates working at their com­pa­nies were either “very pre­pared” or “highly pre­pared,” com­pared to 64 per­cent of other recent graduates.