Alternative Spring Break: A firsthand account

Through one of Northeastern’s Alter­na­tive Spring Break pro­grams, 11 stu­dents ven­tured into the Florida Ever­glades to clean up trash and remove inva­sive species from the environment.

3Qs: Back to the dust bowl?

The western and southern United States is cur­rently expe­ri­encing the worst drought since 1988. We asked Auroop Gan­guly, a pro­fessor of civil and envi­ron­mental engi­neering, to explain the effects of cli­mate change on drought and its impact on the environment.

Fast track to environmental career

Master’s degree in hand, North­eastern alumna wins com­pet­i­tive pres­i­den­tial fel­low­ship to work on fed­eral high-​​speed rail project

Northeastern recognized for commitment to sustainability

Uni­ver­sity makes Princeton Review’s 2011 guide to most envi­ron­men­tally respon­sible “green col­leges” in the United States and Canada

One person’s trash is their treasure

An unwanted toaster and a chance con­ver­sa­tion lead North­eastern stu­dent to found a campus orga­ni­za­tion that pro­motes the reuse of student-​​life sta­ples — with the ulti­mate ben­efit to charity