The second annual On Fire To Hire Startup Expo convened hundreds of students and 50 startup employers. Find out what some of them said about the challenges and opportunities presented by working for a new business venture.
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.
Hours after a divided European Union voted Tuesday to distribute 120,000 asylum-seekers among its member states, Northeastern convened a panel of experts to discuss the migrant crisis as well as other pressing issues facing Europe.
Associate professor of political science Michael Tolley spent his Constitution Day lecture examining why “federalism is the cardinal question of American constitutional law,” as former President Woodrow Wilson once put it. His lecture coincided with the day commemorating the formation and signing of the U.S. Constitution 228 years ago.
“Cybersecurity is now something that we must treat in our businesses just like we watch our balance sheets,” Thomas A. Kennedy, chairman and CEO of Raytheon Company, said Tuesday morning as the keynote speaker at Northeastern University’s CEO Breakfast Forum.
Here’s a rundown of the popular student organization’s upcoming events and programs this semester, which have been designed to promote entrepreneurship and provide opportunities for all students to work with startups and even launch their own ventures.
“What better way to learn more about different cultures?” said second-year architecture major Davae Gibson, one of more than 500 attendees.
Alex Gilvarry’s award-winning satire From the Memoirs of a Non-Enemy Combatant follows Boy Hernandez, a Filipino fashion designer and Guantanamo Bay detainee. On Tuesday, Gilvarry discussed his book with first-year students who read the novel as part of the university’s First Pages program.
Campus leaders formally greeted Northeastern’s incoming freshmen and transfer students at the President’s Convocation on Tuesday morning, urging them to chart their own paths.
About 440 graduate students in 12 master’s degree programs received their degrees on Thursday at Commencement, where President Joseph E. Aoun and alumnus Spencer Fung, group chief executive officer of Li & Fung, were among the distinguished speakers.
Take movie night outdoors this summer with these free screenings in parks around the city.
“To broaden the pipeline, we need to show people they can be computer scientists when they weren’t thinking about it before,” said Carla Brodley, dean of the College of Computer and Information Science, who moderated a panel discussion at Northeastern University-Seattle.
Google’s short-term memory and travel websites overcharging shoppers are just two of the things we learned from assistant professor Christo Wilson’s lecture on Web personalization.
The Edge4Vets workshop series, which is scheduled for July, helps veterans translate their strengths from the military into tools for success in civilian life.
Northeastern hosted the sixth annual Emerging Markets Symposium, where experts examined the opportunities in BRIC economies in Africa beyond, as well as why Brazil’s growth has slowed.
TV food star turned author Adam Richman on Wednesday led an engaging discussion and cooking demo at Northeastern to close out the Xhibition Kitchen’s 10th anniversary. Here are some highlights, including food stories and cooking tips.
The university on Thursday held a ceremony celebrating a significant milestone in the construction of the Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex, as the final steel beam was added to the building’s structure.
The “Minds over Matters: NUterm Faculty Speaker Series” features weekly presentations from top faculty scholars who discuss their research and examine timely topics of global importance.
Northeastern honored the fifth graduating class of Torch Scholars on Thursday afternoon at the Raytheon Amphitheater, celebrating the countless achievements of this group of young creators, researchers, and globetrotters.
Northeastern recognized a group of seniors for their notable co-op experiences on Wednesday at the annual Outstanding Cooperative Education Awards ceremony.
Kelly O’Connell, E’16, and Jake Vergara, E’17, reflected on their life-changing work for Northeastern’s student chapter of Engineers Without Borders, focusing on how their experiences have shaped their engineering skills, global perspectives, and co-ops.
Members of Northeastern’s thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem came together Friday night to commemorate the fifth anniversary of IDEA and celebrate the announcement of a gift endowing the student-run venture accelerator’s CEO position.
Danielle Duplin, a Northeastern parent and Boston-based executive, discussed the ups and downs of workplace change in an interactive presentation at the Alumni Center on Friday morning.
The university recognized the impressive accomplishments of students, faculty, staff, and alumni at the fifth annual Academic Honors Convocation, which was held in Blackman Auditorium on Thursday afternoon.
The university recognized the impressive accomplishments of a select group of students on Wednesday evening, hosting a reception in honor of those who have excelled in the classroom and in the community.
Four alumnae had a dialogue about their business experiences at the Women who Inspire Speaker Series.
Klein spoke at Northeastern last week about her new book, in which she pins the blame for climate change largely on capitalism and argues that radical change spurred by a powerful social movement is the necessary response to the situation.
Each year I attend RISE, Northeastern’s annual research, innovation, and scholarship expo, I leave even more impressed with the high level and range of research happening here. But this year, […]
Helen Epstein, the daughter of Holocaust survivors, explained on Monday evening that her family’s past had shaped her future, molding her art and her friendships, her fashion sense and her teaching style, her parenting skills and her belief in social justice.
National Guard Bureau Chief General Frank J. Grass visited the university on Thursday afternoon to celebrate the partnership, which will enable guardsmen to earn their master’s degree in homeland security through the College of Professional Studies.
Students and faculty across many disciplines presented their scholarly research, innovative thinking, and entrepreneurial endeavors at the annual expo, where many young researchers were honored with prestigious awards.
“I’m not arguing that all body products should be collected and distributed in the same way,” says Kara Swanson, an associate professor of law at Northeastern University, “but I think that history suggests that we would be well-served by setting aside our instinctive fear of paid body products as an historic artifact.”
At Northeastern’s CEO Breakfast Forum, Boston 2024 Partnership Chairman John Fish outlined why he believes hosting the Olympic Games could be the most transformative experience in the city’s history.
The professor and chair of Northeastern’s Department of Chemical Engineering is an internationally renowned researcher who has pioneered the use of nanotechnology to improve medical devices.
Erin Murphy spoke at Northeastern on Wednesday, saying that the Games represent a huge economic opportunity for Massachusetts.