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.