Hockey star shoots for gold in Sochi

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?

A tribute to the dream

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.

The global water crisis

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?”

A life-​​saving relief mission

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.

The case against killer robots

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.

The shape of things to come

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.

Fifty years of excellence’

Uni­ver­sity leaders, stu­dents, fac­ulty, staff, alumni, cor­po­rate part­ners and friends cel­e­brated the 50th anniver­sary of Northeastern’s School of Nursing.