Applications for Northeastern University’s fall 2013 freshman class have exceeded all prior benchmarks in terms of quality, total applicants, and geographic diversity.
Experts from academia and the public and private sectors converged at Northeastern for a daylong symposium focused on how to design sustainable cities for the future.
During Northeastern’s Alternative Spring Break next week, 180 students, faculty, and staff will work on more than a dozen immersive service projects worldwide, ranging from protecting natural resources in the Everglades to tutoring orphaned children in the Dominican Republic.
Thanks to the ambition of Sabrina Woods, associate director of career services, Northeastern co-hosted a global event for higher-education career counselors from six countries to network and share best practices.
English major Lene Adolfsen’s position at a marketing and search-engine-optimization company in England has given her a new perspective on the potential of her humanities degree.
In 2009, Northeastern University network scientist Alessandro Vespignani developed a computational model that predicted the spread of the H1N1 virus. Three years later, new studies show that these predictions were highly accurate.
Fifth-year journalism major Anthony Savvides stepped outside his comfort zone for co-op with a hyperlocal online newspaper in Italy.
Alessandro Vespignani, the Sternberg Family Distinguished University Professor of physics, computer science and health sciences, believes that complex systems science has the potential to solve real-world challenges.
Nearly two dozen students participated in a Dialogue of Civilizations program in Australia to learn about mental health and health psychology.
Chemistry and chemical biology professor Michael Pollastri announced the launch of the Integrated Initiative in Global Health at his College of Science Colloquium talk last Friday.
Phil Brown’s interdisciplinary research combines social science and environmental health.
Ferdinand Hellweger, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, received a grant from the National Science Foundation to study the factors contributing to massive cyanobacteria blooms in China’s Lake Taihu.
Retired Gen. David D. McKiernan said Thursday at Northeastern that America must first understand a region’s history and culture before committing to involve its military in a foreign conflict.
On Thursday, Sept. 20, the university will host retired Gen. David D. McKiernan, who will draw on his distinguished military career for an engaging candid discussion with the Northeastern community.
Lisa Feldman Barrett, Distinguished Professor of Psychology, was recently elected to the Royal Society of Canada, the highest honor for Canadian scholars in the arts, sciences and humanities.
Alexander Levering Kern, the executive director of Northeastern’s new Center for Spirituality, Dialogue and Culture, says students need basic understanding of religion and culture to tackle societal challenges.
Northeastern’s Center for Emerging Markets hosted a weekend conference on emerging market multinational companies.
David Nolan, an associate clinical professor of physical therapy, says a South African sprinter should be allowed to compete in the Olympics wearing high-tech carbon-fiber prosthetic legs.
Law professor Brook Baker, a featured speaker at the upcoming 2012 International AIDS Conference, evaluates how the global community is faring in the battle against AIDS.
Paul is a highly accomplished legal scholar who is a strong proponent of legal education that integrates theory and practice.
Ravi Ramamurti, a Distinguished Professor of International Business, explains why reverse innovation in emerging markets may shape the globe’s innovation landscape.
Junior John Hubbard completed a co-op in Greece with the European Public Law Organization in which he learned how to proactively address human-rights issues worldwide.
Working at a commercial art gallery in Berlin taught Northeastern music technology major Gustavo Jiménez about the industry and inspired his own work.
Professors Ashkan Vaziri and Hamid Nayeb-Hashemi have been awarded three, three-year grants from the Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development.
Fareena Sultan, professor of marketing in the College of Business Administration, explains how and why China has become the king of the mobile phone market.
On co-op in London, Northeastern student Elisabeth Fiumara gets an inside look at the cybersecurity and renewable energy industries.
Northeastern’s NSF-funded ADVANCE initiative takes an interdisciplinary approach to promoting female faculty members.
Sophomore Nina Angeles is on co-op teaching courses in English and music to women and children through the Jordan River Foundation, a nongovernmental organization.
Students in a graduate-level capstone course created case studies of talent retention and job creation in cities throughout the world.
International business major Michael Creegan led the American delegation at the Y-20 Forum, held to provide a youth perspective ahead of next month’s G-20 Summit.
At Northeastern’s School of Law commencement on Friday, speakers urged law graduates to use their careers to pursue social justice and make positive change in the world.
Susan Ambrose will join the university in August to coordinate the university’s ongoing assessment of teaching and learning.
Northeastern hosted a reception Wednesday to highlight Spieler’s transformative impact on the university after her decade-long tenure.
Alan Schroeder, associate professor of journalism, shared his thoughts and experience observing the presidential election in France last week.
Prior to their Dialogue of Civilizations program in Rio de Janeiro, Northeastern students were treated to a pre-orientation to the country from Boston’s Consul General of Brazil.
Chemistry professor William Hancock is a co-organizer of a major scientific undertaking: mapping the human proteome, one chromosome at a time.