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.