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Victoria Asman’s #TrueNortheastern story

Here, Vic­toria Asman talks about her mechan­ical engi­neering cap­stone project, which she says pro­vided her “a chance to prove myself as a mechan­ical engi­neer.” Learn more about Victoria’s #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.


Water Innovation Exhibition

Ljil­jana Rajic, an asso­ciate research sci­en­tist in Northeastern’s Depart­ment of Civil and Envi­ron­mental Engi­neering, spoke with Charles Snow, of MBE Clean­tech, on Wednesday at the 2015 Water Inno­va­tion Exhi­bi­tion in the Curry Stu­dent Center. Rajic was explaining how engi­neers working for the Puerto Rico Test­site for Exploring Con­t­a­m­i­na­tion Threats, PROTECT, have devel­oped an inno­v­a­tive way to remove a number of con­t­a­m­i­nants from water using elec­tric cur­rents pro­duced by solar panels. Photo by Matthew Modoono/​Northeastern University

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