With her food truck rolling, Northeastern alumna now eyes Miss Universe pageant

Kinesha Goldson, AMD’11, recently burst onto the Boston food truck scene with her French macrons served from an eye-​​catching pink van. Later this week, she’ll com­pete for a spot on a more global scale: Jamaica’s rep­re­sen­ta­tive in the 2015 Miss Uni­verse pageant.

A showcase of student art

The annual Depart­ment of Art + Design senior exhibit is now on dis­play in Gallery 360. Curated by the department’s fac­ulty, this show includes work by under­grad­uate seniors, as well as grad­uate stu­dents in the Infor­ma­tion Design and Visu­al­iza­tion program.

Social networks’ hidden resources

Assis­tant pro­fessor Brooke Fou­cault Welles is studying how people can better under­stand and leverage their social net­works to iden­tify valu­able and pre­vi­ously unno­ticed con­nec­tions or resources. She says this work could be par­tic­u­larly valu­able for the military.

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.

For the love of the game

Nabila Abul­ja­dayel, AMD’16, recently had the oppor­tu­nity to see her favorite sports team, Spanish soccer club Real Madrid, play in the U.S. during an inter­na­tional soccer tour­na­ment. And she watched most of the game through the lens of her camera, as a cre­den­tialed photographer.

Scout looks to grow design community

The mem­bers of Scout, Northeastern’s student-​​run design studio, are ready to explode onto the campus scene this school year and meet the design needs of the uni­ver­sity community.

Brief stay, lasting impact for art show

Print– and paper-​​making works by three grad­u­ates of Northeastern’s joint studio art pro­gram with the School of the Museum of Fine Arts are now on dis­play at Gallery 360’s new exhibit “A Brief Stay: Print & Paper Show.”

Senior showcase

Pho­tographs, oil paint­ings, videos, mini fur­ni­ture, and a sculp­ture made out of col­orful cough drops are among the art­work on dis­play at Gallery 360 in a new exhibit fea­turing the work of tal­ented North­eastern Uni­ver­sity seniors.

The key ingredients for award-​​winning journalism

North­eastern Dis­tin­guished Pro­fessor of Jour­nalism Walter Robinson dis­cusses his work as a juror for the Pulitzer Prize for Inves­tiga­tive Reporting.

Northeastern launches media innovation program for journalists

Jeff Howe, an assis­tant pro­fessor of jour­nalism at North­eastern, has devel­oped a new track in the grad­uate jour­nalism pro­gram aimed at preparing mid-​​career reporters for the dig­ital age.

The fight of her life

Bethany, the the­atre department’s first pro­duc­tion of 2014, tells the darkly comic story of a single mother’s struggle to regain what she’s lost at the height of the Great Reces­sion: her home and her daughter.