One big logic puzzle

Jil­lian Chaffee, SSH’15, loves the hands-​​on work she does on co-​​op at the U.S. Library of Con­gress, where she helps pre­serve the library’s vast col­lec­tion of books.

Student applications, academic profile at all-​​time high

North­eastern Uni­ver­sity received 49,822 under­grad­uate appli­ca­tions for 2,800 seats in the Fall 2014 freshman class — more than in any pre­vious year and a ratio of 18 appli­cants per seat. The group of admitted stu­dents exceeds all pre­vious bench­marks in terms of aca­d­emic achieve­ment, total appli­cants, and geo­graphic diversity.

Episodes from The East Wing

Klevis Xharda, SSH’14, says his co-​​op with the Office of the First Lady Michelle Obama last fall has expanded his career out­look: “The White House made me think: ‘O.K. Now, how can I top this?’”