The second annual On Fire To Hire Startup Expo convened hundreds of students and 50 startup employers. Find out what some of them said about the challenges and opportunities presented by working for a new business venture.
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.
Last week, dozens of new students participated in Northeastern’s annual nuSERVES program, which gave students the chance to volunteer in the community even before taking their first class.
Some 9,100 Northeastern students will reside in on-campus housing this fall, the vast majority of whom will be moving in over the next week. To help ease the stress of the big day, here is a list of tips, recommendations, and useful links.
Campus tours emphasize everything Northeastern offers prospective and newly admitted students. Meet the Husky Ambassadors who are leading these important presentations.
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 […]
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 […]
Dozens of Northeastern students braved ice, snow banks, and slush puddles to help the city shovel out following record snowfall in recent weeks.
Inspired by President Joseph E. Aoun’s call to action in his State of the University address, we started #TrueNortheastern to gather personal stories about what it means to study, teach, […]
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 […]
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.
From Timehop to Runkeeper, students share what apps they can’t live without.
College of Arts, Media and Design lecturer Sophia Ainslie and a group of her students are creating a dynamic mural in the Ryder Hall lobby—which is the latest installment in Northeastern’s Public Art Initiative.
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.
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.
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.
Tatyana Fazlalizadeh, Northeastern’s new artist-in-residence, plans to turn campus into a temporary hub for artistic activism.
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.
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.
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 […]
First-year engineering students created museum exhibits for middle schoolers in an effort to learn how to communicate complex topics to younger audiences.
Northeastern Distinguished Professor of Journalism Walter Robinson discusses his work as a juror for the Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting.
The university will provide an unprecedented $221.4 million in institutional grant aid for the 2014–15 academic year.
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.
“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.
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.
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.
One of the overarching lessons I’ve learned since coming to Northeastern is that video games can be the foundation for some real learning — both in the playing and the […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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.
In a panel discussion on Wednesday, Northeastern faculty and alumni reflected on the personal, public, and political implications of same-sex marriage in America.
Alright folks, today I debut my nascent video editing skilz and you all get to be my first viewers. On Monday, we got a last-minute heads up that assistant professor […]