Homecoming has something for everyone, from the sports fan and music aficionado to the political junkie and community-conscious humanitarian. Here is a day-by-day rundown of activities and events for the entire week.
The U.S. Navy has turned to Northeastern for its expertise in digital storytelling and data analytics to identify new ways to communicate the Navy experience to millennials. Student coders, designers, and storytellers can participate in the interactive hackathon, with prizes for the winners. The deadline to sign up to participate is today.
“The most amazing thing I have ever done.” That’s how senior Christa Blomquist described her Dialogue of Civilizations program in Iceland. At Thursday’s annual dialogue fair, she was among the students and faculty who extolled the virtues of living, working, and studying in an unfamiliar country.
Growing up in France, Nadine Aubry knew that she wanted to harness the power of engineering to make a positive impact on the world. Now, as dean of the College of Engineering, she is shaping the future of engineering education while being recognized for her achievements through prestigious appointments and major awards.
Northeastern on Tuesday will host its latest On Fire to Hire Startup Expo, where students and alumni can network with area startups hiring full-time employees, interns, and co-ops for the spring 2017 cycle. Here’s what attendees need to know ahead of time.
Tanay Patri has only been on campus for six weeks, but he’s already joined three student groups and picked out the company for which he would like to do his first co-op. “I want to build relationships with my peers and find my passion as soon as I can,” he says.
As a kid, Geena Huh liked to visit her father’s neuroscience lab, an experience that piqued her interest in medicine. Now she’s a first-year pharmacy student at Northeastern. She chose the university for its co-op program, which will afford her the opportunity to work in the health field before enrolling in medical school.
As a kid, Andrew Colgin liked to tinker with technology. And now—surprise, surprise—he’s a first-year student in the university’s computer science program. “There are students all around me who like a lot of the same things that I do,” he says.
Pvt. Felix Hall, a 19-year-old African American from Millbrook, Alabama, was lynched in the woods of Fort Benning, Georgia, in 1941. More than 70 years later, Alexa Mills dug into the case as part of her course work in the School of Journalism’s Media Innovation program and then wrote a front-page feature on her findings for The Washington Post.
Northeastern’s Real Estate Club will host a panel discussion this evening on the past, present, and future of urban planning and development in the university’s surrounding neighborhoods. Titled “Cranes and the Community,” the event will convene six experts with knowledge in fields ranging from architecture to city planning.
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.
Hardwired lockers. Wireless internet. Colorful maps and wayfinding graphics. Here’s a picturesque look at Northeastern’s spruced up tunnel system—one of campus’ hidden gems.