Whether you have an upcoming job interview and need some pointers or want to know how to improve your LinkedIn profile, the career development office can help. And today, it will host a career fair in the Cabot Center from noon to 4 p.m.
“What better way to learn more about different cultures?” said second-year architecture major Davae Gibson, one of more than 500 attendees.
More than two dozen incoming student veterans began the next phase of their lives on Thursday at Northeastern, participating in a daylong series of workshops, information sessions, and campus tours.
Incoming freshman Katie Brown lived through the Nepal earthquake in April and then dedicated the subsequent five weeks to helping the country recover from the catastrophic temblor.
For her third co-op, senior Ashley Cavignano packed a stethoscope, blood pressure cuff, and flashlight and joined a team of healthcare professionals to deliver care and health education to people in remote villages in Nepal.
Students and faculty described the group’s decision to lift its ban on openly gay leaders while allowing church-sponsored units to continue excluding gays for religious reasons in unequivocally strong terms. “Claiming ‘morality’ or ‘religious beliefs’ cannot override basic principles of equality,” noted sociology professor Suzanna Walters.
Chelsey Goldberg, SSH’16, and Alexa Armstrong, S’16, spent 10 days in Kenya, where they doled out school supplies to studious kids and made life-changing donations to the particularly needy. “I can’t believe you’re here,” one 14 year-old girl told Goldberg.
For Andrew Gouldstone, associate professor in the College of Engineering, the New Horizons’ spacecraft’s historic flyby of Pluto is an exciting lesson in both curiosity and attention to detail.
Mark Patterson is discussing Aquaman at a Comic-Con 2015 panel on Friday. But on Thursday he attended the pop-culture convention in costume as a coral polyp, raising awareness about the dangers of microplastics in the ocean and Northeastern’s research to address the problem.
The Northeastern University chapter of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics recently undertook its toughest mission to date, and through it learned the power of teamwork.
Students and staff described the 5–4 decision to legalize gay marriage nationwide in unequivocally positive terms, calling it “exciting” and “long overdue.”
William Herbert, AMD’16, will soon embark on a 50-day, 17,000-mile cross-country adventure to capture the spirit of 21st-century America in prose and poetry.
Sam Mount, E’17, will begin a co-op next month with Dimension Therapeutics, a company dedicated to advancing novel treatments for patients living with severe, genetic disorders associated with the liver. Here, he talks about how co-op and research opportunities broaden the academic experience.
Biochemistry major Doug Pagani, S’18, tried out the slacklines on Centennial Common about a year ago, and now the hobby has become a true passion. Here, he discusses how to get started and how he’s improved his performance through exercise and understanding the science of it all.
Olivia Nguyen, DMSB’15, was recently accepted into the Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Program in Vietnam, an experience that will give her the chance to explore her family’s heritage.
President Aoun’s first two Global Officers recently returned to campus for a brief respite from traveling the world. Their collective esprit was high, their desire to share personal anecdotes and life-defining lessons particularly strong.
As part of their video news production course, three students wrote, shot, and edited a short-form piece on Clarissa Turner, a mourning mother whose 24-year-old son was killed in 2011.
Five Northeastern student-researchers have worked to address the worldwide water crisis, designing a solar-powered desalination system that produces potable ocean water.
Five Northeastern student-researchers have retrofitted a rowing machine with an ingenious device, allowing people with paraplegia to exercise without the aid of a trainer.
Northeastern honored the fifth graduating class of Torch Scholars on Thursday afternoon at the Raytheon Amphitheater, celebrating the countless achievements of this group of young creators, researchers, and globetrotters.
The university revealed the contest winners on Wednesday afternoon at the Cooperative Education Awards, an annual ceremony honoring the co-op accomplishments of a distinguished group of high-achieving students.
Barra, S’15, is a natural-born leader and an insatiable learner, a selfless humanitarian and a member of Northeastern’s “Huntington 100.”
Northeastern recognized a group of seniors for their notable co-op experiences on Wednesday at the annual Outstanding Cooperative Education Awards ceremony.
Hafiz, SSH’15—the global citizen, campus leader, and Torch Scholar—will graduate on Friday, becoming the first member of his family to earn a college degree.
Weigel, BHS’15, found her career calling in health and medicine from her many volunteering and community service experiences both in Boston and across the globe. After graduation, she’ll begin graduate studies at Tufts Medical School.
Kelly O’Connell, E’16, and Jake Vergara, E’17, reflected on their life-changing work for Northeastern’s student chapter of Engineers Without Borders, focusing on how their experiences have shaped their engineering skills, global perspectives, and co-ops.
Joe Thomas, AMD’17, has amassed more than 23,000 Instagram followers. Here, he discusses his work, his photography equipment, and his tips for nascent Instagrammers.
The university recognized the impressive accomplishments of students, faculty, staff, and alumni at the fifth annual Academic Honors Convocation, which was held in Blackman Auditorium on Thursday afternoon.
The university recognized the impressive accomplishments of a select group of students on Wednesday evening, hosting a reception in honor of those who have excelled in the classroom and in the community.
University leaders on Wednesday presented the Faculty Senate with an overview of the fiscal year 2016 budget, which will advance Northeastern’s commitment to undergraduate and graduate education, faculty hiring, student life, research, and improving its physical and technology resources.
Benjamin Moran, S’18, has been awarded the Ernest F. Hollings Scholarship by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The scholarship includes a 10-week paid internship working on a research project under the guidance of an NOAA mentor.
The college kid, the firefighter, the police officer, and the real estate executive have made a habit out of keeping in touch over the past two years, texting, emailing, and hanging out for the heck of it. Here, Shores Salter—the college kid—
A score of students, faculty, and staff will be recognized for their impressive achievements at the Academic Honors Convocation, which will be held in the Blackman Auditorium on April 23. Here’s a comprehensive list of the honorees.
Students and faculty across many disciplines presented their scholarly research, innovative thinking, and entrepreneurial endeavors at the annual expo, where many young researchers were honored with prestigious awards.
It took eight months for a team of 20 Northeastern students to design and then build the 200-pound structure, which will be judged in a regional competition on Friday.
An interdisciplinary group of Northeastern students and faculty have combined their knowledge of engineering and physical therapy to design, develop, and then deliver two low-cost communication devices to disabled kids living at a pair of orphanages in Ecuador.