In the latest recognition for its green efforts, Northeastern ranked second among 178 universities worldwide in the University of Indonesia’s GreenMetric Ranking of World Universities 2011.
Northeastern undergraduates Kelly Benoit and Adrian Van are working to educate their classmates about plastic-bag pollution and promote sustainable practices.
Northeastern partners with Boston for Hubway, a bike-sharing program throughout the city dubbed as a “win-win” for the University community
In its “376 Best Colleges” guide, The Princeton Review awards special recognition to the University for sustainability and career services
University makes Princeton Review’s 2011 guide to most environmentally responsible “green colleges” in the United States and Canada
Engineering Mechanics Institute meeting focuses on Northeastern research strengths, such as infrastructure sustainability
For engineering capstone project, Northeastern seniors develop an energy-control device that can automatically cut off power to low-priority appliances, and possibly help utilities avert blackouts
An unwanted toaster and a chance conversation lead Northeastern student to found a campus organization that promotes the reuse of student-life staples — with the ultimate benefit to charity
Professor emeritus has been nominated for a European Inventor Award for designing an environmentally friendly turbine.
Northeastern won the city’s 2011 Green Business Award, which was presented on Friday by Boston’s Mayor Menino. It is the only university this year to be recognized.