Kelly O’Connell, E’16, and Jake Vergara, E’17, reflected on their life-changing work for Northeastern’s student chapter of Engineers Without Borders, focusing on how their experiences have shaped their engineering skills, global perspectives, and co-ops.
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Nepal’s “harsh geography” will make the rescue and humanitarian aid efforts in response to the devastating earthquake rather challenging, but technology and social media are improving the efficiency of these efforts, says Northeastern associate professor Ozlem Ergun, an expert in large-scale networks.
Each day this week, as the campus community prepares for Friday’s Commencement, we’ll introduce you to a member of the graduating class. Jordan Lieberman, a fifth-year D’Amore-McKim School of Business major, found his passion at the crossroads of politics and business. After graduation, he’ll move to Arizona to start a career with Raytheon.
Gabriel Arkles, a legal research and writing professor in the School of Law, discusses Jenner’s decision to come out as a transgender woman, the barriers facing the transgender rights movement, and the current state of resources and services for the transgender community.
Nanotechnology researchers at Northeastern are joining forces with Wenzhou Medical University in China to collaborate in the new field of picotechnology—and combat eye infections.
Northeastern alumna Mary Bonauto, L’87, argued in front of the nation’s highest court that the Constitution affords same-sex couples the right to marry.
A team of Northeastern researchers has received a National Science Foundation grant to develop a decision framework for designing buildings that are both resilient and sustainable in the face of multiple environmental hazards like earthquakes, flooding, and heavy winds.
Sentencing began Tuesday in the case of 21-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who a jury earlier this month found guilty of all 30 counts stemming from the deadly Boston Marathon bombings two […]
Klein spoke at Northeastern last week about her new book, in which she pins the blame for climate change largely on capitalism and argues that radical change spurred by a powerful social movement is the necessary response to the situation.
The 2015 Commencement speaker announcement, the Husky Startup Challenge’s Demo Day, and the arrival of spring are among our selections for tweets from the Northeastern community this week.
While studying at Northeastern, Christie Civetta, SSH’15, has worked throughout the world to tackle the prevention of suicide and drug abuse. She’ll share her journey with her fellow graduates on May 8 when she delivers her Commencement address.
Irene Selig recently shared her story with the Northeastern community as part of the university’s annual Holocaust Awareness Week.