Northeastern’s campus sits on 73 acres of land, the equivalent of more than 55 NFL football fields. But the one-of-a-kind sanctuary of lush green spaces and tree-lined pathways is not as hard to navigate as you might think.
Check out the amazing people, places, and events at Northeastern during the month of August as documented through the lenses of university photographers.
Summer is winding down. (We’re sad about it, too.) To help you get the most out of what remains of the season, we compiled a list of events happening around the city this month—from fitness days to seafood festivals to summer ice skating.
An interdisciplinary group of Northeastern students have combined their knowledge of engineering and architecture to create a plan to revitalize Forsyth Street, transforming it from a prime thoroughfare for cars and buses into a lush green space for pedestrians and bicyclists.
Here’s a rundown of April events that you won’t want to miss, including Academic Honors Convocation, RISE, a discussion about the global response to the Zika outbreak, and an archeological look at Boston’s Big Dig.
Northeastern, on Tuesday, refuted claims made by Boston city councilors Tito Jackson and Josh Zakim regarding the university’s strategy to respond to a possible active-shooter situation on campus. In a letter to all members of the Boston City Council, university officials noted that “NUPD officials made the Boston Police aware of the plan in mid-October, long before the issue became public.”
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.
Some 9,100 Northeastern students will reside in on-campus housing this fall, the vast majority of whom will be moving in over the next week. To help ease the stress of the big day, here is a list of tips, recommendations, and useful links.
Students and staff described the 5–4 decision to legalize gay marriage nationwide in unequivocally positive terms, calling it “exciting” and “long overdue.”
Men’s basketball, Young Global Leaders Conference, Relay For Life, and mentoring are among our selections for tweets from the Northeastern community this week.
From high-profile speakers and athletic events to career conferences and Relay for Life, here are some of the can’t-miss events happening on campus this month.
Meet some of Northeastern’s storm heroes — committed staff who have helped to keep the university running, campus clear, and students fed during Boston’s historic winter.