The Curry Student Center Indoor Quad transformed into a global co-op networking portal on Tuesday night, when 130 students connected with some three dozen of their peers to learn about their international co-ops.
Nanotechnology researchers at Northeastern are joining forces with Wenzhou Medical University in China to collaborate in the new field of picotechnology—and combat eye infections.
Four alumnae had a dialogue about their business experiences at the Women who Inspire Speaker Series.
Business major Samantha Kim is getting hands-on experience helping develop global marketing campaigns for VMware in Silicon Valley. The university, today, announced that it is launching a location in Silicon Valley, which is home to some 4,200 alumni and 90 co-ops.
The Northeastern delegations for Germany and Croatia took first and third place, respectively, while students won numerous individual awards at the conference, held Feb. 12–15 in Washington, D.C.
Inventive, thrilling, flourishing. Experiential, transformative, connected. Global, urban, network. Opportunity, passion, fearless. Inspiring, supportive, home. These are just a handful of the many responses the university community provided to last week’s […]
Five students who presented at a recent international co-op fair describe their experiential learning opportunities abroad and what made those experiences so meaningful.
Last week, our #TrueNortheastern question asked how Northeastern has made you more global. Your responses revealed a campus community that is global, diverse, and engaged with the world. Experiential learning opportunities […]
A gift from the Victor and William Fung Foundation Limited will establish an endowment fund to provide scholarships to students participating in Northeastern’s international co-op program.
The global economy expanded by some 2.7 percent in 2014. Here, Bilge Erten, an assistant professor of economics and international affairs at Northeastern University, explains what we can expect in the new year.
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.
James Morrison Klein, CIS’15, recently returned from a six-month co-op with a startup in France, where he gained valuable experience and confidence as a software developer.
Northeastern cybersecurity expert Engin Kirda and his colleagues have produced groundbreaking research that sheds light on targeted attacks, which represent the growing majority of cyberespionage worldwide taking place today.
Northeastern students who participated in a summer Dialogue of Civilizations program in India learned how to promote brands in an international market.
Sarah Gignoux-Wolfsohn and Felicia Aronson, two student-researchers at Northeastern’s Marine Science Center, turned to crowdfunding to support their work on examining white-band disease, which has killed up to 95 percent of the Caribbean’s reef building corals.
While on co-op with the Northern Ireland Council for Ethnic Minorities, Northeastern student Sonia Banaszczyk served as the coordinator for the Belonging Project, an art exhibit that tells the stories of migrants through portraits and recordings.
Northeastern is hosting the world premiere of a traveling exhibit featuring 25 innovative Swiss energy projects honored with the renowned Watt d’Or award.
Northeastern has received a grant through the U.S. Department of State to leverage its global leadership in experiential education by helping three universities in Latin America and the Caribbean bolster their study abroad and student exchange programs.
Northeastern’s president on Monday spoke at the opening plenary at the U.S. State Department’s EducationUSA Forum in Washington, D.C., where he touted the value of global experiential education programs.
The reasons Eastern Europeans have either accepted or steered clear of the HPV vaccine are complex, nuanced, and depend on a variety of societal factors, according to new research Northeastern associate clinical professor Irina Todorova and her colleagues.
Thomas Webster, professor and chair of Northeastern’s Department of Chemical Engineering, has been named president of the U.S. Society for Biomaterials, a 3,000-plus-member organization dedicated to enhancing human health and quality of life through biomaterials research.
Northeastern University has received a five-year, $13.5 million award from the National Institutes of Health to continue its interdisciplinary, multi-university investigation into the complex relationship between environmental contamination and preterm birth.
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.
Emily Izzo, SSH’14, will deliver the student address at Northeastern’s 112th commencement on Friday morning at the TD Garden, where she will encourage fellow graduates to go out and explore all the world has to offer.
A new national survey by Northeastern University reveals a concern among U.S. business leaders about the pipeline of talent produced by American colleges and universities.
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.
Jennifer Elliott, a doctoral candidate at the Marine Science Center, is pursuing research to determine how best to rehabilitate the coral reefs in her homeland of Mauritius, a small island located in the Indian Ocean.
Dave Muench, DMSB’14, has launched a mobile application called Skimmin that allows users to browse the top headlines of the day in just 60 seconds.
More than 180 student, faculty, and staff volunteers are doing community service projects across the U.S. and in four other countries this week for Alternative Spring Break. Check out this infographic for a closer look at their impact.
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.
Northeastern is part of an international consortium working to make all data from the field of high-energy particle physics available to the public.
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.
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.
Northeastern hosted the fifth annual Millennium Campus Conference over the weekend, convening world-renowned speakers and more than 1,000 college students to discuss solutions to the world’s greatest problems.