Student project targets memory impairment

For its senior cap­stone project, a team of engi­neering stu­dents devel­oped a pro­gram using Google Glass. The stu­dents say it could help memory-​​impaired indi­vid­uals iden­tify people they come in con­tact with and per­form daily tasks.

Northeastern announces 2013 honorary degree recipients

At its 111th com­mence­ment exer­cises in May, the uni­ver­sity will present hon­orary degrees to an accom­plished group of influ­en­tial leaders, as well as one that rec­og­nizes all of the first respon­ders and law enforce­ment who acted with extra­or­di­nary courage, com­pas­sion, and resolve fol­lowing the tragic Boston Marathon bombings.