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#TrueNortheastern: ‘I’m very proud of where I’m going’

For Alexa Azarian, AMD’17, the job oppor­tu­ni­ties she’s receiving while still in school are “very impor­tant.” The dig­ital arts major, who remained on campus for co-​​op, is working on an aug­mented reality pro­gram and says she’s “excited to actu­ally start fol­lowing my dreams and making them a reality.” Here, she shares her #TrueNorth­eastern story.

This is my school’

I’ve had a won­derful expe­ri­ence, in terms of everything—education, job, envi­ron­ment.” Shailly Jain is a grad­uate stu­dent from Mumbai, India, studying telecom­mu­ni­ca­tions system man­age­ment, and this is her #TrueNorth­eastern story.



Stu­dents and fac­ulty across many dis­ci­plines pre­sented their schol­arly research, inno­v­a­tive thinking, and entre­pre­neurial endeavors at the annual expo, where many young researchers were hon­ored with pres­ti­gious awards.

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What is your passion?

For Parent and Family Weekend 2014, we asked stu­dents about what they are most pas­sionate about exploring at North­eastern — spoiler alert: co-​​op was a big one — and what they miss most about home. Par­ents them­selves also weighed in about the excite­ment and emo­tions of watching their kids take in col­lege life.

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Northeastern Night at Fenway Park

More than 1,000 mem­bers of the North­eastern com­mu­nity attended North­eastern Night at Fenway Park as the Red Sox took on the Houston Astros. Senior Holly Jamison sang the national anthem, […]

  • ROTC cadets from Liberty Battalion at Northeastern presented the colors.

  • From left, Jack Moynihan, vice president of alumni relations, Houston Astros first baseman and Northeastern alumnus Carlos Pena, and President Joseph E. Aoun before the game.

  • School of Nursing student Theresa Minukas examined a patient during a free Health and Wellness Van clinic.

  • More than 1,000 members of the Northeastern community attended Northeastern Night at Fenway Park.

  • Senior Holly Jamison sang the national anthem.

  • Alumnus Alan McKim, second from left, President Joseph E. Aoun, center, and Jack Moynihan, vice president of alumni relations, right, stood at attention during the national anthem.

  • Alumnus Alan McKim threw out the ceremonial first pitch.

  • Red Sox performer "Big League Brian" entertained School of Nursing Health and Wellness Van clinic attendants.

  • From left, seniors Anastasia Manesis, Sarah Allyn, Anna Bronder, and Christopher Wolfel, and Amanda Buckley, attended Northeastern Night at Fenway Park.


Job stress

Researchers work in the STReSS Lab at Northeastern’s George J. Kostas Insti­tute for Home­land Secu­rity. The STReSS Lab tests struc­tures and their com­po­nents for resilience against haz­ards and events both man-​​made and nat­ural. Photo by Matthew Modoono/​Northeastern University

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