The Northeastern community gathered at the university’s Veterans Memorial on Tuesday for an annual ceremony to recognize all who have served in the U.S. military, especially Northeastern students and alumni.
Ryan Wright, E’09, is the young entrepreneur behind a novel startup focused on designing solar-powered charging stations for cell phones and tablets.
The Northeastern community commemorated the Curry Student Center’s 50th anniversary by opening time capsules from 1964 and 1994, unveiling a new gallery exhibit highlighting five decades of historical milestones, and celebrating the building’s rich history.
Northeastern’s Department of Career Development held its first career fair of the academic year on Thursday, as more than 2,000 students sought co-ops and full-time job opportunities and networked with representatives from more than 260 companies.
Mary Bonauto, an alumna of Northeastern’s School of Law and a pioneer in the fight for marriage equality, has been named to the 2014 Class of MacArthur Fellows. The prestigious award includes a $625,000 “genius grant.”
Ryan McGill, DMSB’04, co-founded the Summer Sessions Surf Shop in 2002, when he was an undergraduate at Northeastern. Today, it’s one of the largest companies of its kind in New Hampshire’s Seacoast Region, perpetually filled with happy customers.
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.
Northeastern postdoctoral researcher Asanterabi Malima, PhD’13, received the Entrepreneurial Award during Massachusetts’ celebration of Africa Week in recognition of his founding a biotech firm and developing a device that enables early, low-cost disease detection.
The most interesting films are those that “encourage the viewer to get off the couch and act,” says Sabrina Chammas, AS’10, who is currently producing a documentary on blind ballerinas in Brazil.
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.
Northeastern University’s School of Law will celebrate the Class of 2014 at commencement on Friday afternoon at Matthews Arena.
James Eggers, SSH’12, was recently accepted into the Fulbright English Teaching Assistant program. Starting next spring, he will spend nine months in a college classroom in Brazil, where he will strengthen students’ English language skills and provide insights on American culture.