Northeastern alumna, a pioneering neuroscientist, named MacArthur Fellow

Beth Stevens, BPH’93, dis­cov­ered a key func­tion of microglia, a lesser-​​known type of brain cell, that is prompting a shift in thinking about brain devel­op­ment in healthy states as well as in neu­ro­log­ical dis­or­ders like Alzheimer’s disease.

Northeastern launches first-​​of-​​its-​​kind veterans center focused on career preparation

The new Center for Advance­ment of Vet­erans and Ser­vice­mem­bers includes a host of career devel­op­ment and schol­ar­ship oppor­tu­ni­ties, aiming to elim­i­nate the gap between edu­ca­tion and employ­ment felt by returning vet­erans nation­ally. Photo by Brooks Canaday/​Northeastern University.

Student inspired to study US-​​Japan relationship

After studying abroad in Japan last year, North­eastern stu­dent Johanna Gunawan sought an oppor­tu­nity to return to the East Asian nation. She found that oppor­tu­nity in a student-​​led exchange pro­gram that she is now helping to organize.