Northeastern University celebrated the fourth graduating class of Torch Scholars at a luncheon on Thursday afternoon.
Northeastern recognized a group of extraordinary seniors at the 2014 Cooperative Education Awards, an annual ceremony highlighting students who’ve demonstrated outstanding accomplishments on their co-op experiences across the globe.
The university will provide an unprecedented $221.4 million in institutional grant aid for the 2014–15 academic year.
Northeastern University has launched a new master’s degree program with a built-in experiential learning component, specifically designed for professionals who want to transition into high-growth industries, but do not have […]
Northeastern’s newest “Huntington 100,” a group of extraordinary students selected for their impressive accomplishments and impact both on campus and around the world, was honored last week at a reception with university leaders, faculty, and staff.
Since opening seven months ago, the Arnold S. Goldstein Simulation Laboratories Suite in the Bouvé College of Health Sciences has helped prepare undergraduates for co-op and careers through practical diagnostic exercises.
Theo Bowe, S’15, Tushar Swamy, E’15, and Greg Allan, E’16, credit research opportunities they received as freshmen with fostering their passion for science and engineering.
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.
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.
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?’”
Leah Campbell, SSH’14, is finding her own niche in the political world after grassroots experiences at Oxfam America, the Barbara Lee Family Foundation and the Barbara Lee Political Office.
The winners of the 2014 Coolest Co-op Video contest exemplify the depth and breadth of Northeastern University’s experiential learning program.
Northeastern President Joseph E. Aoun recently offered suggestions for the Department of Education to consider as it develops a new higher education evaluation system.
Co-op doesn’t just provide students with premier experiential learning opportunities. It also helps many find their life’s purpose, said several College of Science students who shared their stories at last week’s Spring Co-op Expo.
Helping pediatric burn victims in China, adding to an eco-village’s infrastructure in Costa Rica, working on a Hollywood movie in South Africa. These were just some of the unique experiences students shared with their peers at last Thursday’s International Co-op Fair.
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Sir Richard Roberts, a Nobel laureate and globally recognized leader in genomics and molecular biology, has joined the university as a Distinguished University Professor in the College of Science.
Elie Lamazerolles, AMD’15, recently completed a co-op with Island Def Jam Music Group—a job that appealed to him because of his musical roots as a disc jockey in Europe.
The innovative new lab provides curricula, programming, and events designed to empower social change and includes a re-launch of “Giving With Purpose,” the world’s first massive open online course focusing on effective charitable giving.
In his role at the Consulate General of Israel to New England, Northeastern alumnus Ross Parker maintains his office’s interactions with local politicians and the media.
At Wednesday’s Faculty Senate meeting, administrators and faculty members discussed the merits of making the four-year/two co-op model a more accessible option to students as interest increases.
A special preview of Empowerfest featuring interactive exhibits will be held Friday from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Cabot Center. The event coincides with the university-wide launch of Northeastern’s $1 billion Empower campaign.
At Wednesday’s Faculty Senate meeting, Philomena Mantella, senior vice president for Enrollment Management and Student Life, said Northeastern’s emphasis on experiential education, global engagement, and flexible programs continues to attract top students from the U.S. and around the world.
University leaders, students, faculty, staff, alumni, corporate partners and friends celebrated the 50th anniversary of Northeastern’s School of Nursing.
Lisa Feldman Barrett, University Distinguished Professor of Psychology, and her team at the Interdisciplinary Affective Science Laboratory use the science of emotion to scare people at a haunted house — and raise money for charity.
At the annual State of the University event on Tuesday, President Joseph E. Aoun challenged students, faculty, and staff to help shape Northeastern’s bright future by capitalizing on its momentum.
Third-year student Erica Roberts worked on international co-op in India, where she helped develop a class to teach women how to read and write Hindi.
In his annual address to the Faculty Senate, President Joseph E. Aoun said American higher education is facing changing student demographics, a shift toward a learner-centered approach, and increasing calls to measure outcomes.
At the Faulty Senate’s first meeting of the academic year, Provost Stephen W. Director presented Northeastern’s accomplishments and growth on many fronts, including academic resources, financial aid, and student life enhancements.
An organization co-founded by Northeastern alumnus Ben Kneppers has support from venture accelerator programs at Northeastern and in Chile to turn trash from the South American country’s communities and coastline into a sustainable business.
Students who have recently returned from international co-ops discussed their experiences with their peers last week.
Renowned digital humanities scholar Julia Flanders, a new professor of the practice at Northeastern, leads two dynamic endeavors: The Women Writers Project and Digital Humanities Quarterly.
Northeastern hosted its second annual summit and released the results of a new national survey — both of which focused on critical issues facing colleges and universities, particularly their role in preparing students for the global workforce.
The Center for Student Involvement’s new Programming Lab in the Curry Student Center provides space for student group leaders to brainstorm and utilize technology resources.
As part of Northeastern’s inaugural Dialogue of Innovation and Civilization program, students conducted fieldwork and developed innovative, engineering-based solutions to the economic and agricultural challenges facing local farmers in Cameroon.