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.