Fall Fest, President’s Convocation, the first day of the fall semester, and campus views were among our selections for tweets from the Northeastern community this week.
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Sheri Fink, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of this year’s First Pages book Five Days at Memorial, spoke to new students Tuesday night about what she witnessed at a New Orleans hospital after Hurricane Katrina struck the city in 2005.
Year after year, Northeastern students produce a range of impressive artwork that is featured across campus. Here’s a rundown of where you can find it.
A score of first-year student veterans attended a series of workshops and information sessions on Friday morning and then spent the afternoon swapping military stories with their peers.
#NUFallFest14, #NationalDogDay, #ALSIceBucketChallenge and #NUWelcomeWeek were among our selections for tweets from the Northeastern community this week.
The School of Law community played an important role in Massachusetts’ new Domestic Workers Bill of Rights, which was signed into law in July.
Ryan McGill, DMSB’04, co-founded the Summer Sessions Surf Shop in 2002, when he was an undergraduate at Northeastern. Today, it’s one of the largest companies of its kind in New Hampshire’s Seacoast Region, perpetually filled with happy customers.
International co-ops, Splashscore, campus views and the start of the new semester were among our selections for tweets from the Northeastern community this week.
Gordana Rabrenovic, director of Northeastern’s Brudnick Center on Violence and Conflict, says respected leaders in the St. Louis suburb need to call for and establish a review committee chartered to examine the causes of the shooting death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown.
Jack McDevitt, director of Northeastern’s Institute for Race and Justice, examines the events unfolding in Ferguson, Missouri, and some of the university’s research efforts around law enforcement and social justice.
Sarah Jackson, assistant professor of communication studies, weighs in on how the mainstream media and citizen journalists have covered the events in Ferguson, Missouri, where the shooting death of an unarmed teenager has sparked protests and tensions.
Jennifer Mocarski, who works in Northeastern’s Urban Coastal Sustainability Initiative, reflects on her recent trip abroad as part of the Florida Earth Foundation’s US-Netherlands Connection Project.