3Qs: How ‘nomadic architecture’ will shape Rio’s Olympic legacy

Two venues at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro—the 12,000-seat Future Arena and the 15,000-seat Aquatic Stadium—will be dis­man­tled and rebuilt into entirely new build­ings fol­lowing the games. We asked assis­tant pro­fessor David Fannon, an archi­tect and building sci­en­tist, to explain how Rio’s reliance on “nomadic archi­tec­ture” might ben­efit Brazil in the decades to come.

Northeastern community reflects on Pat Summitt’s historic legacy

Sum­mitt, who won eight national titles as head coach of the Ten­nessee women’s bas­ket­ball team, died Tuesday. Here, North­eastern fac­ulty and staff reflect on the life and legacy of Divi­sion 1 col­lege basketball’s win­ningest coach.

Northeastern honors past leadership, looks to future

At the Aca­d­emic Honors Con­vo­ca­tion, North­eastern pre­sented the Pres­i­den­tial Medal­lion to two of its former leaders, John A. Curry and Richard M. Free­land. The medal­lion was bestowed upon the former pres­i­dents in cel­e­bra­tion of their lega­cies, which have paved the way for future success.

3Qs: Letters from Mandela

North­eastern law pro­fessor Mar­garet Burnham met Nelson Man­dela when he appointed her to an inter­na­tional human rights com­mis­sion in 1993. She reflected on the legacy of the pop­ular polit­ical figure, who died on Thursday at the age of 95.