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New center targets nursing research, self-​​care technologies

North­eastern Uni­ver­sity has received a five-​​year, $1.5 mil­lion grant from the National Insti­tutes of Health to estab­lish a new center designed to advance nursing sci­en­tists’ research and effec­tive tech­nology inter­ven­tions for improving self-​​care and self-​​management for America’s older adults.

Generation Z and the future of higher education

North­eastern Pres­i­dent Joseph E. Aoun said Tuesday morning that the university’s new national survey of Gen­er­a­tion Z sheds light on key areas where higher edu­ca­tion must adapt to meet the needs of its customers—students—both now and in the future.

Your guide to Global Entrepreneurship Week 2014

GEW at North­eastern will cel­e­brate inno­va­tors and entre­pre­neurs across campus and around the world. Here’s what you need to know about this week’s exciting events, which were orga­nized by the North­eastern Uni­ver­sity Center for Entre­pre­neur­ship Education.

Northeastern appoints vice president for online programs

Chris Mal­lett will lead the direc­tion and growth of the university’s online and hybrid-​​learning pro­grams, dri­ving the university’s strategic vision in this space and over­seeing a team sup­porting all Northeastern’s col­leges in adding and growing their online programs.

Minority recruitment goals presented to Faculty Senate

The Office of Insti­tu­tional Diver­sity and Inclu­sion on Wednesday pre­sented to the Fac­ulty Senate an overview of the office’s goals to increase the number of under­rep­re­sented minori­ties working and studying on campus.

Social entrepreneurship’s global impact

North­eastern con­vened more than 110 scholars and prac­ti­tioners from around the world for a con­fer­ence last week that explored the latest research in social entre­pre­neur­ship and the aca­d­emic, entre­pre­neurial, and prac­tical expe­ri­ence stu­dents gain from immersing them­selves in the social enter­prise sector.