New experiential master’s program aligns talent with high-​​demand industries

North­eastern Uni­ver­sity has launched a new master’s degree pro­gram with a built-​​​​in expe­ri­en­tial learning com­po­nent, specif­i­cally designed for pro­fes­sionals who want to tran­si­tion into high-​​​​growth indus­tries, but do not have […]

Huntington 100’ students honored for their achievements

Northeastern’s newest “Hunt­ington 100,” a group of extra­or­di­nary stu­dents selected for their impres­sive accom­plish­ments and impact both on campus and around the world, was hon­ored last week at a recep­tion with uni­ver­sity leaders, fac­ulty, and staff.

Janet Napolitano to deliver Northeastern University’s 2014 commencement address

Janet Napoli­tano, the former Sec­re­tary of Home­land Secu­rity who is now pres­i­dent of the Uni­ver­sity of Cal­i­fornia, will deliver Northeastern’s 112th com­mence­ment address on May 2, 2014.

Northeastern opens Rogers Corporation Innovation Center

A ribbon cut­ting cer­e­mony on Tuesday for­mally estab­lished the center—a unique industry-​​academic partnership—at its new home: North­eastern University’s Kostas Research Insti­tute for Home­land Secu­rity in Burlington, Mass.

Why bacteria are beautiful, and why we need them

Nobel lau­reate Sir Richard Roberts, recently appointed Dis­tin­guished Uni­ver­sity Pro­fessor in the Col­lege of Sci­ence, dis­cussed his love for bac­teria and their sym­biosis with people on Monday after­noon at his inau­gural lec­ture, after which he con­versed with Pres­i­dent Joseph E. Aoun.

Northeastern breaks ground on state-​​of-​​the-​​art science and engineering complex

North­eastern Uni­ver­sity and the city of Boston opened a new chapter in their long part­ner­ship on Friday morning when city offi­cials joined uni­ver­sity leaders to break ground on Northeastern’s state-​​of-​​the-​​art Inter­dis­ci­pli­nary Sci­ence and Engi­neering Complex.

Aoun provides guidance on proposed college rating system

North­eastern Pres­i­dent Joseph E. Aoun recently offered sug­ges­tions for the Depart­ment of Edu­ca­tion to con­sider as it develops a new higher edu­ca­tion eval­u­a­tion system.

Northeastern ranked America’s greenest university

North­eastern Uni­ver­sity con­tinues to gain recog­ni­tion for its long-​​standing com­mit­ment to sus­tain­ability, placing first among Amer­ican uni­ver­si­ties and third overall world­wide in this year’s Green­Metric Ranking of World Uni­ver­si­ties.

Nobel laureate to join Northeastern faculty

Sir Richard Roberts, a Nobel lau­reate and glob­ally rec­og­nized leader in genomics and mol­e­c­ular biology, has joined the uni­ver­sity as a Dis­tin­guished Uni­ver­sity Pro­fessor in the Col­lege of Science.

President Aoun to attend White House summit on college access and completion

North­eastern Pres­i­dent Joseph E. Aoun will par­tic­i­pate in a higher edu­ca­tion summit at the White House on Thursday hosted by Pres­i­dent Barack Obama that will focus on max­i­mizing col­lege access, […]

President Aoun elected fellow of prestigious scientific association

North­eastern Uni­ver­sity Pres­i­dent Joseph E. Aoun has been elected a fellow of the Amer­ican Asso­ci­a­tion for the Advance­ment of Sci­ence, the world’s largest gen­eral sci­en­tific society—a dis­tinc­tion bestowed upon mem­bers who have made efforts to advance sci­ence or its applications.

Northeastern, Santander renew global business partnership

Stu­dents, fac­ulty, and staff gath­ered to cel­e­brate the signing of a three-​​year exten­sion of San­tander Uni­ver­si­ties’ sup­port for Northeastern’s Bach­elor of Sci­ence in Inter­na­tional Busi­ness program.

Northeastern’s future starts now

At the annual State of the Uni­ver­sity event on Tuesday, Pres­i­dent Joseph E. Aoun chal­lenged stu­dents, fac­ulty, and staff to help shape Northeastern’s bright future by cap­i­tal­izing on its momentum.

The revolution will be televised

Chet Kanojia, a dig­ital media tech­nol­o­gist and North­eastern alumnus, dis­cussed his ground­breaking online TV plat­form Aereo on Monday night in the latest install­ment of the Pro­files in Inno­va­tion Pres­i­den­tial Speaker Series.

GrandMarc residence hall topped off

North­eastern Uni­ver­sity held a topping-​​off cer­e­mony on Friday after­noon to cel­e­brate con­struc­tion crews fin­ishing the highest part of the Grand­Marc res­i­dence hall, slated to open next aca­d­emic year.

Congressional delegation backs Northeastern push to restore military tuition aid

Prompted by North­eastern Pres­i­dent Joseph E. Aoun’s recent letter urging Defense Sec­re­tary Chuck Hagel to rein­state mil­i­tary tuition assis­tance for active duty stu­dents, the Mass­a­chu­setts con­gres­sional del­e­ga­tion joined forces to […]

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.

President Aoun urges Defense Dept. to restore military tuition assistance

In a letter to Defense Sec­re­tary Chuck Hagel on Sunday, Aoun wrote that active duty mil­i­tary, Reserve, and National Guard mem­bers shouldn’t be pre­vented from accessing higher edu­ca­tion ben­e­fits due to the gov­ern­ment shut­down. North­eastern will pro­vide direct finan­cial assis­tance to pre­vent a dis­rup­tion in their education.

President Aoun joins National Presidential Innovation Lab

Pres­i­dent Joseph E. Aoun has been named to the Amer­ican Council on Education’s Pres­i­den­tial Inno­va­tion Lab, a new national ini­tia­tive to explore oppor­tu­ni­ties in dis­rup­tive inno­va­tions in higher edu­ca­tion and design solu­tions to increase the number of Amer­i­cans able to earn a col­lege degree.

President Aoun urges innovation as global demand for higher education grows

Pres­i­dent Joseph E. Aoun deliv­ered a keynote address to the Asso­ci­a­tion of Uni­ver­si­ties and Col­leges of Canada in Ottawa at a con­fer­ence focused on the changes in higher edu­ca­tion around the globe.

Innovation key to improving patient care, access

Larry J. Merlo, pres­i­dent and CEO of CVS Care­mark, said on Tuesday at Northeastern’s CEO Break­fast Forum that the chal­lenges pre­sented by America’s rapidly evolving health­care land­scape will require novel solutions—particularly those rooted in pharmacy.

Why reverse innovation will change the world

Global busi­ness strate­gist Vijay Govin­darajan said on Monday at Northeastern’s Pres­i­den­tial Speaker Series “Pro­files in Inno­va­tion” that reverse inno­va­tion rep­re­sents one of the biggest oppor­tu­ni­ties for cor­po­rate growth in America.