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.