In 2006, when he came to Northeastern University from the University of Southern California, one of Joseph Aoun’s first decisions was to move the president’s office to Roxbury. Now, as he works on the […]
Tuatara is working with McGraw Hill Higher Education, and is in the “final stages” of signing another major U.S. publisher, he said. The ultimate mission, according to a news release, is […]
A new national report shows that Northeastern University has seen an increase of more than 27 percentage points in the graduation rate of African American students over the last decade. The data was issued by […]
Some companies last for generations after the loss of their founding visionary. And to be sure, examples of successful generational transfers abound, from Ford Motor Corp. to Walmart. But fewer than […]
The Boston Business Journal last week announced the honorees for its annual Champions in Health Care program featuring 13 professionals and organizations at the leading edge of the region’s world-class […]
Boston startup Attendware, which offers software for event check-in and auto-generated name tag printing, on Tuesday said it has raised a $1 million Series A round from .406 Ventures of Boston. Attendware’s […]
Gov. Deval Patrick announced the grant winners at the Symposium on Water Innovation in Massachusetts (SWIM) on Wednesday. The grants are being awarded to a Florida company, a local startup and a […]
And while the intriguing lineup of speakers invited to deliver words of wisdom to graduating classes of 2013 include World Bank President Jim Yong Kim at Northeastern University this Friday and Irish Prime Minister Enda […]
The Bloomberg Businessweek rankingsare based on a combination of student satisfaction, post-graduation outcomes, and academic quality. Roughly 86,000 graduating seniors at more than 140 universities receive a 50-question survey focused on […]
The Huntington Avenue YMCA’s brick and iron facade and its familiar rooftop sign near Symphony Hall will remain unchanged. But simultaneous projects totaling more than $100 million by the YMCA […]
Greater Boston’s housing market will improve, but buyers and tenants may seek different types of housing, according to the Greater Boston Housing Report Card 2012 released Wednesday by the Boston […]
VentureCrowd, a startup that has developed an online portal for connecting entrepreneur-minded students at universities, on Tuesday launched with its first customer, Northeastern University.
Kenneth G. Ryder, former president of Northeastern University, has died, according to the university’s website. He was 88. Ryder was NU’s fourth president, serving for 14 years beginning in 1975. During […]
Barry Bluestone Title: Director, Kitty and Michael Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy at Northeastern University Building a base to ‘think and do’
A new human-like robot developed and produced by a Boston company will likely find strong demand from U.S. manufacturers looking to automate repetitive tasks, according to some who follow the […]
Two Northeastern University alumni gave a $60 million gift, a gift that will put their names on the school’s College of Business Administration.
Jeffrey Lipshaw, an associate law professor at Suffolk University Law School, writes for a variety of legal blogs, including “The Legal Whiteboard” and “PrawfsBlawg.” He pens 50 blog posts per […]
Leveraging its momentum with record high applications and research dollars, Northeastern University is set to launch in 2013 the largest fundraising campaign in the school’s history.
Northeastern University has launched a website and an online educational course centered around the upcoming presidential election and political conventions, according to the university.
Much as Zipcar changed personal car transportation using Internet software, Boston-based MyBike thinks it can leverage the web to offer a game-changing service for bicycle owners around the U.S. LeRoy Watkins, […]
While Needham’s Aly Raisman has earned much of the attention here for her Olympic glory (gold medals in individual floor exercise and team competition along with a bronze on balance […]
Northeastern University has entered into an agreement with four other schools to build a “green” high performance computing center in Holyoke, Mass.
Northeastern University School of Law has named Jeremy R. Paul its new dean, the university said on Thursday. Paul joins Northeastern from the University of Connecticut where he is currently […]
Beth Myers, an employment lawyer with Boston-based Rodgers, Powers & Schwartz LLP, has accomplished what many young lawyers have found to be a nearly impossible accomplishment in this job market: […]
Northeastern University’s IDEA venture accelerator is running throughout the summer for the first time this year, with 11 startups taking part. They include a startup producing organic bottled cocktails (Willo […]
Construction is underway on the renovation of Northeastern University’s Curry Student Center.
Northeastern University has started a new center to train students and alumni to become entrepreneurs, according to an announcement on the university’s website.
The good news for emerging job graduates is hiring is on the upswing. But a brighter employment picture isn’t lessening the anxiety of newly minted grads, who face the real-world lesson that good […]
Boston City Councilor Michael Ross is planning to hold a hearing on lease payments made to the city by the Boston Red Sox for the exclusive use of Yawkey Way […]
The Mass. economy slowed to a 2.3 percent real GDP growth rate in the fourth quarter, according to a report published today by MassBenchmarks â a slower annualized rate than […]
The Boston business Journal’s Leaders in Diversity event is underway at the Westin Copley, with Emmett G. Price III, chair of the African American Studies Department at Northeastern University , […]
Northeastern University School of Law has been awarded a $500,000 grant by the U.S. Department of Commerce to set up a center at the school that will provide free legal […]
Researchers at Northeastern University received a $2.3 million federal grant for a project to develop electric power transmission grids to help minimize blackout rates and improve energy efficiency in bulk […]
Failing growth in the U.S. Gross Domestic Product renewed talk of a double-dip recession, Friday â but the Bay State’s economic growth engine continues to chug along, according to a […]
That there’s been a “man-cession” affecting male employment during the tough economy is undeniable.
A growing number of science and math students who are pursuing master’s degrees but are not interested in going on for doctorates are choosing instead professional master’s degrees that require […]