“Coming out was like showing people who I am for the very first time,” said Alex Ahmed, PhD’19. “I wasn’t a different person, but there was something about me that was very different, something that could change how you see me.”
About 440 graduate students in 12 master’s degree programs received their degrees on Thursday at Commencement, where President Joseph E. Aoun and alumnus Spencer Fung, group chief executive officer of Li & Fung, were among the distinguished speakers.
More than 100 million adults suffer from debilitating musculoskeletal conditions. Now one Northeastern student—a doctor of physical therapy candidate named Lauren Jarmusz—is working to counter the health scourge, cofounding a startup aimed at connecting people with doctors who specialize in the field.
Northeastern’s Foundation Year program, which helps Boston high school graduates prepare for college success, has transformed the life of Prince Kalu and hundreds of other students. “I owe everything I have to this program,” he says.
Students and staff described the 5–4 decision to legalize gay marriage nationwide in unequivocally positive terms, calling it “exciting” and “long overdue.”
A group of graduate students in Northeastern’s School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs used their capstone project to design an affordable housing development for the betterment of one Boston community.
Oyenike Balogun-Mwangi, PhD’16, recently received a $20,000 fellowship from the American Association of University Women, a nonprofit aimed at achieving gender equity through advocacy, education, and research.
The university recognized the impressive accomplishments of students, faculty, staff, and alumni at the fifth annual Academic Honors Convocation, which was held in Blackman Auditorium on Thursday afternoon.
University leaders on Wednesday presented the Faculty Senate with an overview of the fiscal year 2016 budget, which will advance Northeastern’s commitment to undergraduate and graduate education, faculty hiring, student life, research, and improving its physical and technology resources.
Tianxiang Nan, a doctoral candidate in electrical engineering at Northeastern, has been selected to receive the 2015 Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad.
A score of students, faculty, and staff will be recognized for their impressive achievements at the Academic Honors Convocation, which will be held in the Blackman Auditorium on April 23. Here’s a comprehensive list of the honorees.
Students and faculty across many disciplines presented their scholarly research, innovative thinking, and entrepreneurial endeavors at the annual expo, where many young researchers were honored with prestigious awards.
Graduate students recently met with Massport officials to present recommendations for strengthening infrastructure lifeline resilience at Logan International Airport. The proposals were developed as part of a new interdisciplinary course at Northeastern.
Graduate student Jessica Torossian encountered winter’s beauty in the form of frost flowers while performing field research on blue mussels in the Gulf of Maine.
President Joseph E. Aoun on Wednesday afternoon sat down with Langer — inventor, entrepreneur, and engineer extraordinaire — to discuss Langer’s awe-inspiring ability to harness the power of science and engineering to develop drug delivery systems and life-saving technologies.
The collaboration will give student journalists the opportunity to produce investigative reports that will air on the TV station.
Current director Simon Pitts and founding director Michael Silevitch have been recognized for their dedication and innovative work educating and developing strong engineering leaders.
Northeastern’s new suite of interdisciplinary data science programs will include a graduate certificate in data science and master’s degrees in business analytics and urban informatics.
Year after year, Northeastern students produce a range of impressive artwork that is featured across campus. Here’s a rundown of where you can find it.
Some scientists get to have all the fun. Last week my colleague Joan Lynch and I made the trip up to Nahant to visit with a team of marine researchers based at […]
Northeastern graduate student Marissa McMahan is marshaling her scientific training and her family’s connection to the Maine lobster industry to research the black sea bass’ northern range expansion due to climate change.
Graduate student Amanda Dwyer will lead a research project in conjunction with Mission 31, a monthlong underwater expedition led by Fabien Cousteau, in which she’ll examine the dynamics of zooplankton on coral reefs.
Doctoral students Allison Matzelle, Jennifer Morales, and Tanya Rogers have been named 2014 graduate research fellows by the National Science Foundation. The program supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines.
Northeastern will honor graduates as well as an accomplished group of influential leaders and scholars receiving honorary degrees on Friday at the university’s 112th commencement exercises.
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The 40th annual Northeast Bioengineering Conference drew more than 700 researchers to Northeastern last month.
Graduate students in the information design and visualization program have developed an interactive application that captures, aggregates, and displays data in a three-dimensional LED matrix on the façade of Ryder Hall.
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.
At its 112th commencement exercises, Northeastern University will present honorary degrees to an accomplished group of influential leaders and scholars.
New research from Northeastern climate scientists suggests that the most recent generation of models is no better at predicting future outcomes than the older generation. But they have a solution.
Rand Ghayad, a doctoral candidate of economics at Northeastern, attended a meeting in Washington Friday with President Obama and corporate leaders focused on the president’s new initiative to combat long-term joblessness.
In the first session of the semester-long Open Classroom series on the world’s water crisis, Shafik Islam, the director of the Water Diplomacy Initiative at Tufts University, posed a chilling question: “Will water lead to war?”
Researchers in the College of Engineering have developed a combustion system that burns plastics as cleanly as natural gas—and has the added capability of producing carbon nanotubes.
Dinos Mavroidis, Distinguished Professor of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, and his team are developing computer software to simulate cancer drug delivery, guided by the force of a magnetic field.
Northeastern researchers are developing the world’s smallest actuator for use in advanced NASA technologies as well as everyday household robotics.
Northeastern researchers conducted a series of interactive experiments, including one with Mentos and soda, to spotlight nanotechnology as part of the SEMI High Tech University program in Maine.