Building on the success of its regional campus network in selected U.S. cities, Northeastern University will launch its first international campus in 2016. Northeastern will open a location in Toronto, Ontario, where it will offer professional graduate programs that are industry-aligned and tailored to meet the specific needs of learners and employers in the region.
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A student who will knit while running Sunday’s New York City Marathon, the State of the University, and a professor’s examination of Uber’s “surge pricing” are among our selections for tweets from the Northeastern community this week.
This week, Northeastern announced it is taking the Empower campaign to new heights, raising its fundraising goal by 25 percent, to $1.25 billion. The university’s historic campaign seeks $625 million in philanthropy and $625 million in government and industry partnerships. We sat down with University Advancement’s Senior Vice President Diane MacGillivray to discuss Empower.
When Hollywood producers approached former Northeastern journalism professor and alumnus Walter Robinson and the team of Boston Globe reporters whose “Spotlight” series broke open the Roman Catholic Church sex abuse scandal in 2002, they had some trepidation.
Audrey Pence’s global co-op at the Fuller Project for International Reporting provided her with an immersive journalism experience, sharing international women’s stories and perspectives.
Jonathan Sirisuth’s international co-op story began in an unlikely place and in an unlikely way: in Snell Library, browsing Facebook.
Andrea Matwyshyn, a new professor in the School of Law, examines the intersection of innovation and law, particularly focusing on information security.
The announcement of the Lifelong Learning Membership, the quest for tickets for the Amy Schumer Homecoming show, and #WhyIWrite are among our selections for tweets from the Northeastern community this week.
We sat down with President Aoun to discuss a wide range of topics. Based on a long list of questions—many submitted by members of the Northeastern community—the first discussion focused on the president’s personal journey. Another interview—to be published as a second installment—will focus on his priorities here at Northeastern.
Federal and state authorities have become particularly interested in the practices of daily fantasy sports websites like FanDuel and Boston-based DraftKings. Here, law professor Roger Abrams explains why observers conclude the sites are games of chance and predicts forthcoming federal oversight.
Lola Akingbade, S’18, interviewed more than two dozen African-Americans in St. Louis this summer, looking to capture the city’s mood in the wake of the shooting death of Michael Brown.