President Joseph E. Aoun on Wednesday declared that Northeastern is stronger than ever, recognized the accomplishments of “unsung heroes” in the university community, and revealed the outcome of the Northeastern GO student co-op contest.
The first installment of We Aspire, a professional development program for faculty and staff, featured Northeastern parent and New York City-based fashion designer Kathleen McFeeters, whose list of must-have leadership traits includes confidence, communication skills, and the propensity to take risks.
Monday is the final day to apply to be President Aoun’s co-op: the Global Officer! Why is now the right time for this hire? What will the Global Officer be doing? What advice will President Aoun give his co-op student about exploring the world? We asked. He answered.
President Joseph E. Aoun discussed co-op, his new global officer position, and leadership lessons on Monday night in a meeting with the Northeastern Student Government Association.
Northeastern staff and students doled out health and wellness tips on Wednesday at the eighth-annual Health Fair and Flu Clinic. Here are five such nuggets of wisdom for staying fit and healthy this fall.
Marta Skomin, E’14, spent her 2012 spring break in Silicon Valley, networking with high-tech employers and learning more about the industry. The experience led first to a co-op job and then to a full-time position with the same company.
On Wednesday, Northeastern will host the annual Bouvé College of Health Sciences Health Fair and Flu Clinic, where students, faculty, and staff can get free flu vaccines, donate blood, and receive information about a range of health and wellness topics.
James Morrison Klein, CIS’15, recently returned from a six-month co-op with a startup in France, where he gained valuable experience and confidence as a software developer.
Two Northeastern journalism students on co-op with NBC News this spring had the opportunity to work on some of the year’s most important telecasts, including President Obama’s State of the Union address and the Winter Olympics in Sochi.
Some 500 Northeastern students and young alumni convened at the Curry Student Center Ballroom on Monday evening to network with representatives of more than 40 startups seeking to hire co-op students, interns, and full-time employees.
Biochemistry major Eileen Sheehan reflects on her co-op at Palmer Station in Antarctica, where she’s learned the ins and outs of marine biology and conducted scientific research in the field.
This is a guest blog post by Eileen Sheehan, a biochemistry student at Northeastern University who is on co-op at Palmer Station, Antarctica. She is providing a series of guest […]
Northeastern Dining will serve up a stellar slate of events this fall to coincide with the venue’s 10-year anniversary, including a cooking demo featuring Food & Wine Magazine editor-in-chief Dana Cowin and three renowned chefs.
Northeastern chemistry students made ice cream using liquid nitrogen on Friday afternoon on Krentzman Quad at an annual Welcome Week event that combines the science with the social.
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.
There was something for everyone at Fall Fest ’14 on Monday, when students packed the quads to learn how they can get involved on campus, meet their peers, and participate in fun activities.
The School of Law community played an important role in Massachusetts’ new Domestic Workers Bill of Rights, which was signed into law in July.
With support from the National Institutes of Health’s National Cancer Institute, Northeastern University will partner with the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center to provide co-op experiences to undergraduate students, who will receive training to study and conduct cancer nanomedicine research.
Kimberly Izar, DMSB’16, says the new, more active image is a disability rights conversation starter, one she helped spark while on co-op at Triangle, a Greater Boston-based nonprofit.
As part of a Dialogue of Civilizations program this summer, Northeastern students served as a traveling press corps in Spain where they reported on an epic soccer match, the country’s time-honored tradition of bullfighting, and a range of other stories.
Madison Flashenburg, MA’14, studied the universal implications of the Holocaust on a monthlong trip to Poland, moving one step closer to realizing her dream of becoming a curator of a Holocaust museum.
Most people start their careers after graduation. Unless they go to Northeastern where most Huskies graduate with two or three co-ops under their belt. In fact, close to 8,000 students interview and get hired for co-op positions each year by our global network of 3,000 employers.
Ben Anderson, AMD’12, co-founded Amino, a mobile-based social service aimed at connecting users with specialized interests. In July, the startup announced that it had raised $1.65 million in seed funding.
A new course launched this summer by John Auerbach, director of Northeastern’s Institute on Urban Health Research and Practice, looks at the history of food in the U.S. and the policies that regulate its purchase, distribution, and consumption.
While on co-op with the Northern Ireland Council for Ethnic Minorities, Northeastern student Sonia Banaszczyk served as the coordinator for the Belonging Project, an art exhibit that tells the stories of migrants through portraits and recordings.
This is a guest blog post by Craig Schmidt, a fourth-year undergraduate student in the College of Engineering and recipient of the prestigious Vertical Flight Foundation Scholarship. This summer he’s participating […]
This is a guest blog post by Eileen Sheehan, a biochemistry student at Northeastern University who is on co-op at Palmer Station, Antarctica. She will providing a series of guest […]
A group of Northeastern students and staff from the Center for Spirituality, Dialogue and Service attended the annual Interfaith Leadership Institute in New York City to share and develop strategies for promoting their interfaith work.
In May, some 30 Northeastern students began the Social Enterprise Institute’s monthlong field study program to Cuba and the Dominican Republic. In June, they returned with a deeper understanding of life in Latin America.
Nick Guertin, AMD’14, is a winner of the city of Boston’s Public Space Invitational competition for his streetscape project, a modular unit installation comprising seating, planters, bike racks, and covered shelter overhangs.
Biology major Lena King was captivated the first time she saw an open bee hive. On co-op at a Boston-based beekeeping company, she’s observing the world of the queen bee and researching ways to help honeybees survive.
Students who participated in “Giving With Purpose,” a massive open online course focused on philanthropy and informed civic engagement and the signature program of Northeastern’s Social Impact Lab, have selected 30 U.S.-based nonprofit organizations to receive a total of $150,000 in grants.
Thomas Vicino, an associate professor of political science, has received a U.S. Fulbright Scholarship to conduct research on the process of rapid urbanization and economic development planning in Brazil, the site of the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Summer Olympics.
Print– and paper-making works by three graduates of Northeastern’s joint studio art program with the School of the Museum of Fine Arts are now on display at Gallery 360’s new exhibit “A Brief Stay: Print & Paper Show.”
Backed by funding from a Fulbright research grant, Dan Marsden, S’13, will study the paternal effects of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders in South Africa.
While on co-op in California, fourth-year business major Carlos Villalobos was ‘bitten by the technology bug.’ When he returned to campus, he co-founded Bökeh, a wireless enabled camera lens that connects to the iPhone.