A pair of Converse’s iconic Chuck Taylors is sold every 2.5 seconds. At Northeastern’s CEO Breakfast Forum, Jim Calhoun, the company’s president and CEO, discussed the sneaker and its significance in the company’s evolution.
President Joseph E. Aoun on Thursday hosted EMC Corporation CEO and Chairman Joseph Tucci and Amit Yoran, president of RSA, EMC’s security division, for an engaging discussion about trends in high tech.
University leaders on Wednesday outlined the strategic planning process that will yield the new academic plan, which will guide the university’s course for the next 10 years. It was also announced that the fundraising goal of the Empower campaign has been increased.
Northeastern University convened local visiting Fulbright scholars, students, and alumni from more than 50 countries on Friday for a welcome reception at East Village.
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.