Northeastern’s Beltway insiders

Over a recent six-​​day span, stu­dents, fac­ulty, and staff par­tic­i­pated in three sep­a­rate White House events that rec­og­nized con­tri­bu­tions made in the areas of net­work part­ner­ships, inter­faith ser­vice, and HIV and AIDS aware­ness advocacy.

Fall fun in the sun

Thou­sands of North­eastern stu­dents packed the campus quads on Monday for Fall Fest ’15, an annual fes­tival cel­e­brating the start of the new semester with music, food, dance per­for­mances, games, and give­aways. The campus-​​wide event also show­cased the university’s more than 300 student-​​run clubs and organizations.

Research hub in the making

Con­struc­tion con­tinues at Northeastern’s Inter­dis­ci­pli­nary Sci­ence and Engi­neering Com­plex on Columbus Avenue. The 220,000-square-foot facility is sched­uled to open next year. Here, uni­ver­sity pho­tog­ra­pher Adam Glanzman gives you an inside look at the progress being made on the research hub.

Internet reacts to unflattering Brady sketch

A court­room ren­dering of New Eng­land Patriots quar­ter­back Tom Brady received some unex­pected atten­tion online Wednesday. Here, law pro­fessor Daniel Medwed explains why these drawings—though not always flattering—are an impor­tant part of court proceedings.

Law professor on the Supreme Court ruling and what comes next

In a land­mark ruling for gay equality, the Supreme Court ruled on Friday that same-​​sex mar­riage should be legal in all 50 states. Here, School of Law pro­fessor Martha Davis offers insight into the deci­sion and what comes next.

February’s can’t-miss campus events

Here’s a run­down of some exciting events taking place at North­eastern this month that you won’t want to miss.

The human era of business

To make trusted con­nec­tions in today’s world, com­pa­nies must deliver authentic sto­ries through inspiring expe­ri­ences, according to Karen Kaplan, chairman and CEO of the adver­tising agency Hill Hol­l­iday, who spoke on Wednesday at Northeastern’s CEO Break­fast Forum.

McGovern: more focus needed on human rights

U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern, D-​​Mass., a leading voice in Wash­ington on human rights issues, vis­ited North­eastern on Friday to dis­cuss his work advo­cating for human rights across the globe and what still needs to be done.

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5 reasons you should work at a start-​​up — and tips for doing so

This guest post for The Works was written by Zachary Williamson. Zack is a 5th year Comm-​​​​Media Studies Major and has co-​​​​oped at the New Eng­land Con­ser­va­tory as a Video Production […]

Northeastern well-​​positioned to meet higher ed challenges, Aoun says

In his annual address to the Fac­ulty Senate, Pres­i­dent Joseph E. Aoun said Amer­ican higher edu­ca­tion is facing changing stu­dent demo­graphics, a shift toward a learner-​​centered approach, and increasing calls to mea­sure outcomes.

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How to Be a Real Person and Other Things I Learned On Co-​​Op

This article was written by Lindsey Sampson, a 3rd year inter­na­tional affairs stu­dent at NU as a reg­ular stu­dent con­trib­utor for The Works. Co-​​​​op is a unique oppor­tu­nity that allows you […]