The Northeastern community roared in celebration Sunday night at an NCAA Selection Show watch party at the Cabot Center, where the Huskies learned they will face the Fighting Irish on Thursday in Pittsburgh.
Thousands of students, faculty, and staff will flock to Matthews Arena on Friday, March 20, for the university’s Relay For Life event to raise money for the American Cancer Society.
More than eight out of 10 movies or TV shows Netflix users watch are based on the site’s recommendations. Those suggestions are the result of complex algorithms, according to Carlos Gomez Uribe, vice president of product innovation at Netflix, who spoke on campus Thursday as part of the Profiles in Innovation Presidential Speaker Series.
A group of Northeastern students participated in Student Financial Aid Day at the State House, meeting with state senators and representatives to advocate continued support of need-based financial aid programs.
President Joseph E. Aoun on Wednesday afternoon sat down with Langer — inventor, entrepreneur, and engineer extraordinaire — to discuss Langer’s awe-inspiring ability to harness the power of science and engineering to develop drug delivery systems and life-saving technologies.
Northeastern’s Veteran and Military Services office will host a free vocational rehabilitation and employment information session for veterans on Friday from 6–8 p.m. in the Alumni Center.
Professor Phil Brown and Gideon Klein Scholar Elijah Botkin shared stories about Jewish history and led moving musical performances on Thursday at the annual event held during Holocaust Awareness Week at Northeastern.
Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society will be based in the College of Social Sciences and Humanities for the next five years.
Steven Brill offered a two-step solution to the country’s healthcare crisis during his hourlong lecture at Northeastern University on Wednesday afternoon.
Israel Prize winner Anita Shapira explored the life and political career of David Ben-Gurion in a keynote address inaugurating the new Israel Studies Lecture series.
On a recent Friday afternoon, a small group of Northeastern students convened in the Sacred Space to rekindle the lost joys of childhood.
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.
Some 500 Northeastern students and young alumni convened at the Curry Student Center Ballroom on Monday evening to network with representatives of more than 40 startups seeking to hire co-op students, interns, and full-time employees.
Tatyana Fazlalizadeh, Northeastern’s new artist-in-residence, plans to turn campus into a temporary hub for artistic activism.
The second annual International Co-op Fair aimed to connect students who had recently returned from overseas co-ops with those looking to work abroad. It didn’t take long for some to find their perfect professional match.
Community leaders convened at Northeastern on Thursday afternoon for a panel discussion on reducing youth violence through collaboration between Boston police, city officials, and sport-based youth development organizations.
Some 200 members of the Northeastern community came together on Krentzman Quad on Thursday afternoon to observe the 13th anniversary of Sept. 11 and honor those who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks.
There was something for everyone at Fall Fest ’14 on Monday, when students packed the quads to learn how they can get involved on campus, meet their peers, and participate in fun activities.
At the annual Trash2Treasure yard sale on Sunday, students can buy a range of gently-used dorm room essentials—from kitchenware to electronics—that their fellow Huskies opted to donate rather than throw away during the spring move-out period.
Northeastern University convened experts from industry, government, and academia last week to discuss advancements in next-generation energy storage and battery technologies—both of which have major implications for global challenges in energy consumption, materials shortages, and climate change.
Ali Kothari, DMSB’17, was one of more than a dozen entrepreneurs from IDEA-affiliated startups who pitched their ventures to potential investors on Wednesday night at Boston’s new innovation center.
Last week, Northeastern researchers were joined by Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Stephen W. Director to converse with audience members at the Boston Museum of Science from a unique vantage point: the bottom of the ocean at the Aquarius Reef Base off Florida’s coast.
Northeastern assistant professor Sara Wylie attended the first-ever White House Maker Faire, where she presented grassroots science tools developed by Public Lab, the nonprofit she co-founded in 2010.
Northeastern last week convened an interdisciplinary group of national experts to discuss cutting-edge research and methodological breakthroughs in healthcare organization and management science.
Four Northeastern law students delivered powerful reflections on Friday at the School of Law commencement, during which they recalled their academic experiences and looked forward to their careers ahead.