Beaten by the KGB, branded an anti-Soviet activist, and blackballed from academia, Alexander Gorlov fled the Soviet Union, immigrating to America, where he joined the Northeastern faculty in 1976. Gorlov died in June at the age of 85, leaving behind an impressive legacy of invention and creativity, including a turbine that garnered him international acclaim.
A team of Northeastern journalism students contributed substantially to investigative news reports that won a New England Emmy Award earlier this month. “The student contributions were significant and made these investigations possible,” said professor and WCVB reporter Mike Beaudet. “It really is experiential learning at its best.”
Northeastern celebrated the co-op accomplishments of 17 high-achieving seniors on Wednesday at the 45th annual Outstanding Cooperative Education Awards.
The university celebrated the highest achievements of students, faculty, and staff at the sixth annual Academic Honors Convocation on Thursday afternoon in East Village.
A team of Northeastern students placed first at the 31st Annual International Model NATO Conference in Washington D.C. earlier this month, marking the fifth consecutive year in which a delegation from the university has won the competition.
The achievements of Northeastern faculty, students, and staff garner numerous awards, grants, and accolades throughout the year in fields from engineering and business to physics and literature. Here, we share some of the recent honors.
Tianxiang Nan, a doctoral candidate in electrical engineering at Northeastern, has been selected to receive the 2015 Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad.
Julia Ebert, S’15, will pursue a master’s of research in bioengineering at Imperial College London starting in the fall.
No, not well, in the expert opinion of Distinguished Professor John Kwoka, whose award-winning research has found that the vast majority of mergers lead to significant price increases.
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.
Post-doctoral researcher Chris Skipwith has received two prestigious fellowships to develop nanosensors that detect serotonin and other small molecules in order to gain a better understanding of their role in cardiovascular disease.
Joanne Miller, Matthews Distinguished University Professor and chair of Northeastern’s Department of Psychology, was recently recognized for her pioneering research on human language processing in the field of speech perception.