The Center for Spirituality, Dialogue, and Service held an interfaith vigil on Tuesday to remember those affected by the tragic events of April 15, 2013.
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 […]
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.
At its 112th commencement exercises, Northeastern University will present honorary degrees to an accomplished group of influential leaders and scholars.
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.
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.
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 President Joseph E. Aoun on Tuesday morning during a panel discussion at Georgetown University shared his thoughts on the skills higher education institutions will demand of their leaders in the future.
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.
“The world is a source of learning and enlightenment and you cannot ignore it,” Northeastern President Joseph E. Aoun told members of the Student Government Association on Wednesday evening.
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 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.
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.
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, […]
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.
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.
In a panel discussion on Wednesday, Northeastern faculty and alumni reflected on the personal, public, and political implications of same-sex marriage in America.
“Buildings are living organisms,” says world-renowned architect Moshe Safdie, who discussed his work on Wednesday at Northeastern. “As soon as you finish them, they’re bound to change.”
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
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.
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.
At the Education Writers Association conference this weekend, President Joseph E. Aoun described a fundamental change facing higher education today: who the system’s learners really are.
Northeastern’s art gallery received high praise for its most recent exhibit, “Celebrity Type,” and is looking to ride that success toward greater interest both on campus and beyond.
Here are five social media outlets where you can find—and connect with—Northeastern.
At the President’s Convocation on Monday morning, students and university leaders challenged the 116th entering class to step out of their comfort zone and explore the world.
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 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.
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.
Members of the third graduating class of Torch Scholars shared their life-changing experiences at Northeastern and received advice from mentors and administrators at a luncheon on Thursday afternoon.
(This article was updated Monday morning at 9 a.m.) Friday’s capture of the second suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings capped a harrowing week for the Boston area. Throughout the week, […]
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.
In a speech on Monday afternoon in the Fenway Center, President Joseph E. Aoun urged Northeastern students, faculty, and staff to embrace their diversity.
In a touching ceremony on Thursday afternoon in the Curry Student Center Ballroom, the former Northeastern president was remembered as a transformative leader, gifted speaker, and devoted father.