A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held on Monday to celebrate the opening of the new space on Tremont Street, which is designed for members of the Northeastern and Boston communities to share resources and build collaborations.
The new center, which is called Northeastern Crossing and located on Tremont Street, will be formally unveiled on Monday. It will offer a variety of university resources, from classes and workshops to space for computer access and community events.
Ellen Cushman’s research centers on literacy in tribal and urban communities, with a particular focus on exploring language’s role in the everyday struggle for dignity, respect, and change.
Northeastern held its annual community job fair on Wednesday, bringing local jobseekers together with companies that are looking to hire.
Several hundred members of the Northeastern community began a new tradition on Thursday evening, gathering on Centennial Common for CommencementFest to share in the joy of a seminal moment: Commencement.
Bill Coen is a veteran of the NCAA tournament. But on Thursday, he’ll make his first trip to the Big Dance as a head coach.
Students in the “Enabling Engineering” technical elective recently presented their design proposals to faculty, peers, and project mentors. The eponymous student group may bring all of them to fruition.
Homecoming 2014 was one to remember, as the Northeastern community enjoyed a visit from actor Kevin Spacey, celebrated the Curry Student Center’s 50th anniversary, watched several thrilling wins by Northeastern Athletics, and much more.
In its first year since forming, the Northeastern Climbing Team has taken the rock climbing community by storm, finishing second in the 2014 national collegiate championships and helping to grow rock climbing on campus.
Believe it or not, qualified workers with disabilities are some of the most sought after new hires in today’s corporate America. Naturally, employers are looking to colleges and universities as […]
A group of Northeastern students and staff from the Center for Spirituality, Dialogue and Service attended the annual Interfaith Leadership Institute in New York City to share and develop strategies for promoting their interfaith work.
A variety of video, card, and board games developed by Northeastern students were on display at the Center for the Arts’ Game Demo Day on Thursday evening.
The Center for Spirituality, Dialogue, and Service held an interfaith vigil on Tuesday to remember those affected by the tragic events of April 15, 2013.
The John D. O’Bryant African-American Institute celebrated the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Wednesday, the day that would have marked the civil rights leader’s 85th birthday.
A new collaboration between IDEA, Northeastern’s student-run venture accelerator, and the School of Law’s Community Business Clinic offers Boston-based entrepreneurs support and free business and legal advice.
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the landmark Civil Rights Act, Northeastern University has organized a yearlong series commemorating the people, events, and groups dedicated to civil rights in America and around the globe. These events include a Gallery 360 exhibit opening Thursday.
Northeastern University held a topping-off ceremony on Friday afternoon to celebrate construction crews finishing the highest part of the GrandMarc residence hall, slated to open next academic year.
Fresh Truck co-founder and Northeastern alumnus Daniel Clarke shares his experience turning and school bus into a thriving mobile farmers market.
Boston Mayor Thomas Menino said on Wednesday that many of his public health initiatives have required taking political risks in order to improve residents’ lives.
It is unofficially the end of beach days and warm nights and if you’re one of the 250,000 college students that reside in this city, you’re most likely unpacking your […]
This fall’s Open Classroom Series will focus on U.S. health care reform with a particular emphasis on patient safety, Obamacare, and obesity.
Assistant professor Andrea Parker is developing mobile tools aimed at improving the health and wellness of people in low-income communities—and inspiring them to encourage their neighbors to do the same.
Local job seekers discussed employment opportunities with representatives of top neighborhood companies and training organizations at Wednesday’s all-day inaugural event, which was held in the Curry Student Center.
Two-dozen students from Boston-area high schools will spend the next six weeks working in Northeastern labs through the Center for STEM Education’s Young Scholars Program.
Northeastern alumnus Peter Petrin has been selected as one of the “Top 24 Under 24 Youth Changemakers” by a bi-partisan, youth-led initiative.
Action for Boston Community Development, a local organization that empowers community members to overcome poverty, honored Northeastern on Friday for its support for ABCD Head Start and Children’s Services programs.
Representatives from 25 service-learning courses gathered at the second annual Service-Learning EXPO to showcase what they have learned through semester-long partnerships with campus and community organizations.
Twin bombings at the Boston Marathon on Monday afternoon killed three spectators and left scores more injured. In the last 24 hours, news agencies have reported that authorities believe security […]
Professors and students in the School of Pharmacy provided blood-pressure screenings and health education to Boston-area residents as part of a larger national health initiative.
In the first event in a yearlong educational series on “civic sustainability,” Northeastern faculty and administrators encouraged students to embrace their diversity across culture, race, ethnicity, and sexual orientation.
First-year students in a service-learning-based public-speaking course are changing the world—and boosting their self-confidence—one word at a time.
Well, I had a wonderful day, how about you? Not only is it Friday, which is awesome, but I got to spend most of it with a bunch of middle […]
Sport in Society, a Northeastern University research center, and the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association have teamed up to create an anti-bullying leadership training initiative for high-school student-athletes, coaches, teachers and […]
Mary King, a member of the sociology and anthropology faculty, is an expert on how communities and individuals weigh danger and risk when making decisions. She says that a major disaster, such as the recent flooding along the Mississippi River or the devastating tornado in Joplin, Mo., forces a community to reexamine its perception of risk as it works to recover from a tragedy.