In 2014, news@Northeastern brought to you some of the most exciting stories about our people. Students, faculty, and staff excelled at breaking new ground in and out of classrooms and research labs. Entrepreneurs and scientists innovated across disciplines. Students traveled the world to push the boundaries of experience. Alumni showed pride and passion in support of their alma mater. And we were proud to share their stories. Here are some of our—and your—favorites from 2014.
President Joseph E. Aoun on Wednesday declared that Northeastern is stronger than ever, recognized the accomplishments of “unsung heroes” in the university community, and revealed the outcome of the Northeastern GO student co-op contest.
An interdisciplinary group of Northeastern faculty and students led interactive demos and presentations showcasing research projects that leverage Big Data at the university’s sixth Pop Up Open Lab Experience and Reception on Monday.
The neglected tropical disease affects tens of thousands of people and is mostly fatal. Now, new research co-authored by Northeastern chemistry professor Michael Pollastri has identified hundreds of chemical compounds that could lead to a cure.
A new study co-authored by a team of Northeastern University faculty and students has found numerous instances of price steering and discrimination on many popular e-commerce retail and travel websites. That’s not necessarily a bad thing, they say—so long as the companies are transparent.
A new study conducted by Northeastern University in collaboration with the Urban Institute examined the comprehensive state of labor trafficking networks in the U.S.
Northeastern University faculty from multiple disciplines bring their expertise to the Ebola crisis.
The College of Engineering’s Undergraduate Lab Fair gave students the chance to learn more about the engineering labs and research opportunities on campus and connect with faculty and their peers.
Northeastern University secured $71.9 million in fundraising in the 2013–14 academic year, far exceeding its goal and marking the second-highest annual giving total in its history.
Department of Chemical Engineering Chair Thomas Webster explains how nanotechnology could be used to fight Ebola and other deadly viruses.
Sarah Gignoux-Wolfsohn and Felicia Aronson, two student-researchers at Northeastern’s Marine Science Center, turned to crowdfunding to support their work on examining white-band disease, which has killed up to 95 percent of the Caribbean’s reef building corals.
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 […]