Looking for some new ways to enjoy New England’s crisp fall weather? Here we share some of Boston’s best fall events and activities happening this month.
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Thousands of Northeastern students packed the campus quads on Monday for Fall Fest ’15, an annual festival celebrating the start of the new semester with music, food, dance performances, games, and giveaways. The campus-wide event also showcased the university’s more than 300 student-run clubs and organizations.
Construction continues at Northeastern’s Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex on Columbus Avenue. The 220,000-square-foot facility is scheduled to open next year. Here, university photographer Adam Glanzman gives you an inside look at the progress being made on the research hub.
Savor the last few weeks of summer with this bucket list of Boston activities to enjoy before the fall semester starts.
Northeastern’s broad investment in the city of Boston—through both financial and in-kind support of services and community-based programs—totals more than $27 million annually.
Staying in shape this summer doesn’t have to cost a fortune with these free fitness classes around Boston.
The once 75-foot-high snow pile hovering over the Seaport District brings the issue of surface-water pollutants into plain view, says Northeastern associate professor Ferdi Hellweger.
In a unique public-private partnership, Northeastern University and the City of Boston will build together a state-of-the-art athletic complex that will expand recreation opportunities for both Northeastern students and Boston […]
As someone who has never spent a co-op in Boston, I can say with certainty that there comes a point during your co-op, especially if you are far away from […]
Winter’s relentless fury continued on Monday and Tuesday, dumping up to two feet of new snow across eastern Massachusetts. As a result of the storm’s far-reaching impact, Northeastern University canceled […]
Alice Bonner, an associate professor of nursing at Northeastern and a national leader in Alzheimer’s disease care research, will lead the university’s efforts as part of an initiative aimed at providing more support services to people with Alzheimer’s and their families and raising awareness about the importance of early detection.
Boston is on the short list of cities for a potential U.S. bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics. Here, assistant professor of business Rosanna Garcia, who has visited the past eight Summer Games, discusses what it takes to host the international event and what it could mean for the city.
Northeastern student Marvin McMoore is helping to shape the future of Boston’s late-night culture as one of two-dozen members of a task force created to investigate opportunities to enhance the city’s nightlife.
A new Gallery 360 exhibit by Northeastern alumnus Mitch Weiss comprises carefully curated black-and-white street photographs depicting scenes from two pairs of sister cities: Boston and Kyoto, Japan, and New York City and Tokyo.
Josh Zakim, a 2009 graduate of Northeastern’s School of Law, was elected to the Boston City Council last week and said he is excited to be part of a new chapter in Boston politics.
Education and affordable housing should be among the top priorities of the city’s new mayor, says former Massachusetts Gov. Michael Dukakis, Distinguished Professor of Political Science at Northeastern.
Northeastern’s art gallery received high praise for its most recent exhibit, “Celebrity Type,” and is looking to ride that success toward greater interest both on campus and beyond.
Giordana Mecagni, the new university archivist and head of special collections, is ready to increase the scope of the Archives and Special Collections Department, which preserves valuable collections that documents the history of both Northeastern and Boston.
Local and national healthcare leaders convened at a kick-off event for a new Northeastern program aimed at integrating oral health into overall healthcare practice and education.
On Saturday, civil and environmental engineering professor Ferdi Hellweger participated in the first community swim of Boston’s Charles River in more than half a century.
Third-year biology major Angelina Sassi co-founded a student group that fights AIDS in Africa and the U.S. and plans to work on co-op at the Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation.
Two Northeastern alumni entrepreneurs unveiled their mobile produce market on Thursday that aims to bring healthy food to underserved areas of Boston.
Data Day, hosted by Northeastern last Friday, highlighted the importance of data in shaping public opinion and guiding policy.
The Boston Globe recently named 2011 graduate Marquis Cabrera one of the region’s top innovators of the year for working with foster kids through his Boston-based nonprofit organization.
Having a childhood mentor through the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay program changed Zolan Kanno-Youngs’ life. Now a Northeastern student, Kanno-Youngs has been honored for being a mentor himself in the program.
Architecture students tasked with imagining new housing opportunities for an unused parcel in Boston’s Dudley Square say mixed-use development would bring in new residents without hurting the existing community.
The leaders of the Northeastern Biochemistry club attribute its success to strong friendships and a deep interest in the field.
Shelley Murphy, a journalist for The Boston Globe, co-wrote a new book on the notorious gangster, who was captured in 2011 after 16 years on the lam.
Northeastern’s Center for STEM education hosted the 67th annual Boston Science Fair over the weekend, where middle– and high-school students presented research on topics ranging from basketball bouncing to cellular signaling.
At the world’s largest science conference, Northeastern scholars urged interdisciplinary communication to develop solutions to the world’s greatest challenges.
Sarah Honigfeld, a deaf human services major, has been honored for her humanitarian work with disabled children and their families.
Two Northeastern alumni are looking to bring fruits and vegetables to Boston’s neighborhoods via Fresh Truck, a bus that would be converted into a mobile produce shop.
Northeastern’s Center for Community Service will host its annual King Day of Service and Leadership on Monday, drawing Northeastern students and community members together for a series of volunteer opportunities and group workshops.
Mark Douglass, an associate clinical professor of pharmacy, discusses how to protect against the flu—which is experiencing its worst outbreak in a decade—and the importance of getting a flu vaccine.
Emily Plourde, president of the Northeastern student group Haute Fashion, explains why the Boston fashion scene doesn’t get the credit it deserves.