Fall fun in the sun

Thou­sands of North­eastern stu­dents packed the campus quads on Monday for Fall Fest ’15, an annual fes­tival cel­e­brating the start of the new semester with music, food, dance per­for­mances, games, and give­aways. The campus-​​wide event also show­cased the university’s more than 300 student-​​run clubs and organizations.

Northeastern to make unprecedented $239 million investment in financial aid

North­eastern Uni­ver­sity will pro­vide a record $239 mil­lion in finan­cial aid—not loans—for under­grad­uate stu­dents in 2015–16. The unprece­dented invest­ment rep­re­sents a 7.9 per­cent increase over last year, and con­tinues a […]

A life-​​shaping experience

Inven­tive, thrilling, flour­ishing. Expe­ri­en­tial, trans­for­ma­tive, con­nected. Global, urban, network. Oppor­tu­nity, pas­sion, fear­less. Inspiring, sup­portive, home. These are just a handful of the many responses the uni­ver­sity com­mu­nity pro­vided to last week’s […]

#TrueNortheastern wants you to imagine the Northeastern of 2025

Last week, our #TrueNorth­eastern ques­tion asked how North­eastern has made you more global. Your responses revealed a campus com­mu­nity that is global, diverse, and engaged with the world. Expe­ri­en­tial learning opportunities […]

A call to serve

North­eastern Uni­ver­sity stu­dents came together with com­mu­nity mem­bers on Monday for the annual MLK Day of Ser­vice and Lead­er­ship, a day­long com­mu­nity ser­vice effort held in honor of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

On Veterans Day, Northeastern honors those who served

The North­eastern com­mu­nity gath­ered at the university’s Vet­erans Memo­rial on Tuesday for an annual cer­e­mony to rec­og­nize all who have served in the U.S. mil­i­tary, espe­cially North­eastern stu­dents and alumni.

A weekend to remember

North­eastern cel­e­brated Parent and Family Weekend, as stu­dents, their fam­i­lies, and the rest of the uni­ver­sity com­mu­nity came together to expe­ri­ence a host of exciting campus events.

Welcome to the streets of Havana

A new mural on the exte­rior of West Vil­lage H dis­plays photos taken by stu­dents who have par­tic­i­pated in Dia­logue of Civ­i­liza­tions pro­grams in Cuba, where they used their cam­eras to explore the island nation’s culture.

Blog:  The Works

Northeastern Career Services Ranked #1 by Princeton Review

Most people start their careers after grad­u­a­tion. Unless they go to North­eastern where most Huskies grad­uate with two or three co-​​ops under their belt. In fact, close to 8,000 stu­dents inter­view and get hired for co-​​op posi­tions each year by our global net­work of 3,000 employers.

The King of queen bees

Biology major Lena King was cap­ti­vated the first time she saw an open bee hive. On co-​​op at a Boston-​​based bee­keeping com­pany, she’s observing the world of the queen bee and researching ways to help hon­ey­bees survive.

Blog:  iNSolution

Guest post: The a-​​capella-​​singing salamander scientist

Today’s guest post comes to you from the capable hands of blos­soming sci­ence writer Gwen Schanker, AMD’18. Schanker just com­pleted her first year at North­eastern, where she studies jour­nalism and […]

The key ingredients for award-​​winning journalism

North­eastern Dis­tin­guished Pro­fessor of Jour­nalism Walter Robinson dis­cusses his work as a juror for the Pulitzer Prize for Inves­tiga­tive Reporting.

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.

Students find life calling through co-​​op

Co-​​op doesn’t just pro­vide stu­dents with pre­mier expe­ri­en­tial learning oppor­tu­ni­ties. It also helps many find their life’s pur­pose, said sev­eral Col­lege of Sci­ence stu­dents who shared their sto­ries at last week’s Spring Co-​​op Expo.

Cancer research co-​​op points to exciting career path

Fifth-​​year chem­istry major Mark Naniong’s research while on co-​​op at the Dana-​​Farber Cancer Insti­tute made it to the pages of a pres­ti­gious aca­d­emic journal—and inspired him to pursue a career linked to inno­va­tion in science.

Blog:  iNSolution

How does Furby do it?

What do you do in your spare time? Per­son­ally, I’ve been reading Game of Thrones and re-​​​​covering my couch cush­ions. Others play sports or watch movies. But I know of […]

Two decades of service for STEM education

RE-​​SEED, Northeastern’s vol­un­teer pro­gram that trains retired sci­en­tists and engi­neers to assist sci­ence teachers in the class­room, held its 20th annual con­fer­ence this week to review the program’s 22-​​year his­tory and look forward.

Blog:  iNSolution

What can Glass do for your health? Quite a bit.

Last week I got to sit in on the end-​​​​of-​​​​year pre­sen­ta­tions for asso­ciate pro­fes­sors Stephen Initlle and Rupal Patel’s class, Rein­venting health­care with Google Glass. You can read all about the […]

Students raise a Google Glass to good health

More than 20 stu­dents in an inno­v­a­tive trans­dis­ci­pli­nary course devel­oped per­sonal health appli­ca­tions for Google Glass, the wear­able com­puter with an optical head-​​mounted display.

Blog:  iNSolution

ECE Superstars win at supercomputers

When pro­fessor Dave Kaeli approached them about entering a super­com­puter com­pe­ti­tion, elec­trical and com­puter engi­neering stu­dents Neel Shah and Tushar Swamy had zero expe­ri­ence in the task at hand. “I […]

Faculty Senate discusses accessibility of four-​​year degree option

At Wednesday’s Fac­ulty Senate meeting, admin­is­tra­tors and fac­ulty mem­bers dis­cussed the merits of making the four-​​year/​two co-​​op model a more acces­sible option to stu­dents as interest increases.