Peter Sonnenthal, L’83, has been locked in a protracted legal battle in the German courts for more than 20 years, hoping to recover property that belonged to his Jewish ancestors but that he says was stripped away during the Nazi regime.
Northeastern University-Seattle convened top officials from technology and biotech companies in the Northwest and community leaders including Rev. Jesse Jackson to discuss ways to increase opportunity and income equality for minorities and women in these sectors.
The calendar turning to December means a whole new slate of exciting events on campus before the new year, especially holiday-themed festivities.
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.
“Entrepreneurship is not about money,” says Claire Chase, the anomalous flutist, arts entrepreneur, and 2012 MacArthur Fellow, who spoke at Northeastern on Tuesday evening in the latest installment of the Profiles in Innovation Presidential Speaker Series. “It’s about agency and activism.”
The first installment of We Aspire, a professional development program for faculty and staff, featured Northeastern parent and New York City-based fashion designer Kathleen McFeeters, whose list of must-have leadership traits includes confidence, communication skills, and the propensity to take risks.
From Homecoming to Husky hoops, here are five exciting events coming this month that you’ve got to put on your calendars.
An interdisciplinary group of Northeastern faculty and students led interactive demos and presentations showcasing research projects that leverage Big Data at the university’s sixth Pop Up Open Lab Experience and Reception on Monday.
The biannual entrepreneurship expo has added some new wrinkles to its already robust programming lineup this fall. Find out more here and how to get involved in next month’s event, which will be held during Global Entrepreneurship Week.
On Wednesday, Northeastern will host the annual Bouvé College of Health Sciences Health Fair and Flu Clinic, where students, faculty, and staff can get free flu vaccines, donate blood, and receive information about a range of health and wellness topics.
The Northeastern community commemorated the Curry Student Center’s 50th anniversary by opening time capsules from 1964 and 1994, unveiling a new gallery exhibit highlighting five decades of historical milestones, and celebrating the building’s rich history.
Russia faces a bleak future, according to former Latvian President Vaira Vike-Freiberga, who addressed the Northeastern community on Thursday afternoon.