We sat down with President Aoun to discuss a wide range of topics. The first part of the discussion focused on his personal journey. In this installment, we delve into his priorities here at Northeastern.
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Husky Startup Challenge Demo Day, President Aoun’s oped, and coloring books are among our selections of tweets from the Northeastern community this week.
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.”
Before enrolling in Northeastern’s School of Law this fall, Stephanie Tabashneck authored a coloring book aimed at empowering girls to dream big. “Instead of being a princess,” she said, “maybe they’ll want to be a biologist or run for president.”
Nina Angeles, SSH’15, will examine the impact of social enterprise in Palestinian refugee communities by looking at how fledgling businesses run by community members affect their ability to improve their economic standing.
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.
The gap in lifespan between the rich and the poor has grown rapidly in recent years, with the richest Americans gaining three years since 2000 but the poorest gaining none. […]
Retired Army Gen. David D. McKiernan, the former top commander of U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan, will address more than 1,100 professional studies graduates—including more than 50 veterans in 29 degree programs—on Friday, May 13 at Matthews Arena.
Criminal justice professor Nikos Passas, an expert in the study of corruption and illicit financial flows, discusses the international fallout from the Panama Papers, which show how public officials have used offshore bank accounts to conceal their wealth or avoid taxes.
As the Zika virus continues its inexorable spread, a panel of faculty members discussed how they—and by extension we—can be part of the global solution.
Data visualization of Northeastern graduates’ career readiness, an intimate look at Spotlight, and RISE:2016 are among our selections of tweets from the Northeastern community this week.