Northeastern’s campus sits on 73 acres of land, the equivalent of more than 55 NFL football fields. But the one-of-a-kind sanctuary of lush green spaces and tree-lined pathways is not as hard to navigate as you might think.
If you’re around campus this summer, you’ve likely noticed a buzz of construction activity at places like the Curry Student Center and International Village. And if you’re away from campus, well, you’re in for a bit of a surprise when you return this fall. The first part of our campus construction series looks at the upgrades to the Curry Student Center.
While campus life will quiet down during the winter break, some university services will remain open. Here are the hours of operation for Snell Library, SquashBusters, Dining Services, and more.
Final exams begin on Friday, with students using Reading Day to prepare. We canvassed the campus community, asking a handful of them to discuss their favorite places to crack open their books.
For nearly 50 years, The Boston Phoenix, which ceased publication in 2013, was Boston’s alternative newspaper of record, the first word on social justice, politics, as well as the arts and music scene. Now, thanks to a gift from Phoenix owner Stephen Mindich, that work will be preserved for posterity in Snell Library’s Archives and Special Collections.
The dedicated and tireless work of those in the Northeastern community who are on duty during snow days is the reason the campus has remained safe and operational during the snow blitz in recent weeks.
While campus life at Northeastern quiets down over the remainder of winter intersession, some university services will remain open during that time for those still on campus.
The studio, located in Snell Library’s Digital Media Commons, is hosting workshops for students to design and print their own cookie cutters, snowflakes, and other holiday decorations.
Jeff Howe, an assistant professor of journalism, discussed his 12,000-word investigative report on the 2011 massacre of more than a dozen Chinese sailors as well as the future of long-form journalism at a campus lecture on Tuesday.
Student demand for study and research space prompted a variety of new updates to Snell Library.
On Monday afternoon, Northeastern celebrated the soft-launch of its cutting-edge 3-D Printing Studio, which houses a full suite of 3-D fabrication and modeling technologies.
Northeastern University celebrated the work of the newly created Digital Public Library of America with a daylong series of workshops focused on the future of the online repository.