Students advocate on Beacon Hill for need-​​based financial aid programs

A group of North­eastern stu­dents par­tic­i­pated in Stu­dent Finan­cial Aid Day at the State House, meeting with state sen­a­tors and rep­re­sen­ta­tives to advo­cate con­tinued sup­port of need-​​based finan­cial aid programs.

President Aoun cautions about federal rating system, proposes innovative metrics to measure outcomes

As the White House pre­pares its frame­work for a new col­lege rat­ings system, Pres­i­dent Aoun pro­posed a series of crit­ical value-​​added indi­ca­tors for uni­ver­si­ties to help fam­i­lies have access to more reli­able and trans­parent infor­ma­tion for mea­suring stu­dents’ career and per­sonal success.

February’s can’t-miss campus events

Here’s a run­down of some exciting events taking place at North­eastern this month that you won’t want to miss.

Student dives in for Caribbean fish

Visit the New Eng­land Aquarium and you may see a fish caught by North­eastern stu­dent Alfred Kyrollos, who was part of a bian­nual fish col­lecting expe­di­tion in the Bahamas in October.

State of Northeastern: ‘Never been stronger’

Pres­i­dent Joseph E. Aoun on Wednesday declared that North­eastern is stronger than ever, rec­og­nized the accom­plish­ments of “unsung heroes” in the uni­ver­sity com­mu­nity, and revealed the out­come of the North­eastern GO stu­dent co-​​op contest.

Generation Z and the future of higher education

North­eastern Pres­i­dent Joseph E. Aoun said Tuesday morning that the university’s new national survey of Gen­er­a­tion Z sheds light on key areas where higher edu­ca­tion must adapt to meet the needs of its customers—students—both now and in the future.

3Qs: President Aoun is hiring a co-​​op

Monday is the final day to apply to be Pres­i­dent Aoun’s co-​​op: the Global Officer! Why is now the right time for this hire? What will the Global Officer be doing? What advice will Pres­i­dent Aoun give his co-​​op stu­dent about exploring the world? We asked. He answered.

Aoun to students: you are the trailblazers for co-​​op

Pres­i­dent Joseph E. Aoun dis­cussed co-​​op, his new global officer posi­tion, and lead­er­ship lessons on Monday night in a meeting with the North­eastern Stu­dent Gov­ern­ment Association.

Boldly going where no robot has gone before

By devel­oping dynamic legged robots that emu­late animal move­ments, Boston Dynamics founder Marc Raibert, E’73, says machines will be able to reach new heights.

President Aoun forecasts a range shifts in higher education landscape

North­eastern is uniquely posi­tioned to be ahead of the curve as higher edu­ca­tion shifts to a learning model per­son­al­ized for each indi­vidual stu­dent, Pres­i­dent Joseph E. Aoun told the Fac­ulty Senate on Wednesday.

Silicon Valley spring break leads to high-​​tech career

Marta Skomin, E’14, spent her 2012 spring break in Sil­icon Valley, net­working with high-​​tech employers and learning more about the industry. The expe­ri­ence led first to a co-​​op job and then to a full-​​time posi­tion with the same company.

In the newsroom, witnessing history

Two North­eastern jour­nalism stu­dents on co-​​op with NBC News this spring had the oppor­tu­nity to work on some of the year’s most impor­tant tele­casts, including Pres­i­dent Obama’s State of the Union address and the Winter Olympics in Sochi.

Challenge to new students: explore the world, seize the day

Some 2,800 new stu­dents were offi­cially wel­comed into the North­eastern com­mu­nity on Tuesday at the President’s Con­vo­ca­tion, where they were encour­aged to take advan­tage of the many oppor­tu­ni­ties they’ll have at the university.

Blog:  The Works

Northeastern Career Services Ranked #1 by Princeton Review

Most people start their careers after grad­u­a­tion. Unless they go to North­eastern where most Huskies grad­uate with two or three co-​​ops under their belt. In fact, close to 8,000 stu­dents inter­view and get hired for co-​​op posi­tions each year by our global net­work of 3,000 employers.

Take 5: Launching students into startup careers

Leaders in Northeastern’s entre­pre­neur­ship com­mu­nity spoke last week at a national con­fer­ence focused on preparing stu­dents and alumni to launch their careers at fast-​​growing com­pa­nies and startups.

On co-​​op, student helps migrants share their stories

While on co-​​op with the Northern Ire­land Council for Ethnic Minori­ties, North­eastern stu­dent Sonia Banaszczyk served as the coor­di­nator for the Belonging Project, an art exhibit that tells the sto­ries of migrants through por­traits and recordings.