“Define diversity as working alongside people with whom you have profound disagreements on fundamental matters,” says Eboo Patel, Northeastern’s inaugural interfaith leadership fellow.
“2013 was the best year of my life,” says Kendall Coyne, a sharpshooting forward for Northeastern hockey. Can she top it by helping Team USA win gold at the Olympics for the first time since 1998?
In a ceremony on Thursday afternoon featuring several moving performances and a conversation with civil rights pioneer Bob Moses, the Northeastern community honored the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and commemorated the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act.
In the first session of the semester-long Open Classroom series on the world’s water crisis, Shafik Islam, the director of the Water Diplomacy Initiative at Tufts University, posed a chilling question: “Will water lead to war?”
While on co-op in the Philippines, fourth-year student Sam Manning packaged thousands of pounds of donated rice, noodles, and sardines to send to survivors of a catastrophic typhoon that killed more than 5,900 people.
“We’re on a course toward fully automating warfare,” warned roboticist Noel Sharkey, who delivered a recent lecture on the political, ethical, and legal implications of Terminator-like weapons.
Exciting new ventures, powerful advice for young innovators, and the down-low on Northeastern’s range of resources for entrepreneurs were all on display last week during Global Entrepreneurship Week. “Global Entrepreneurship … read more »
Students, faculty, and staff gathered to celebrate the signing of a three-year extension of Santander Universities’ support for Northeastern’s Bachelor of Science in International Business program.
On Monday afternoon, Northeastern celebrated the soft-launch of its cutting-edge 3-D Printing Studio, which houses a full suite of 3-D fabrication and modeling technologies.
University leaders, students, faculty, staff, alumni, corporate partners and friends celebrated the 50th anniversary of Northeastern’s School of Nursing.
In July, four Northeastern students participated in Israel’s Maccabiah Games, the third largest sporting event in the world. Last week, they recounted their experiences over a Shabbat dinner at the university’s Hillel House.
With Election Day less than two weeks away, Northeastern University’s School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs will host a public forum on Sunday with the city’s mayoral and at-large city council candidates.