Joseph Aoun cheers in the student section at a Northeastern basketball game

2011

11.01.11
Northeastern opens first regional campus in N.C.
President Joseph E. Aoun joined local officials yesterday in Charlotte, N.C., to make the announcement. 
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10.27.11
President Aoun honored with MIT alumni award
In Muh Award lecture, President Aoun says this era of globalization requires U.S. universities to innovate and adapt to other cultures, or risk failing at their mission. Photos by Christopher Huang
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10.22.11
President Aoun's message from London
President Aoun checked in live from London to greet families who gathered on the Boston campus for Parents and Families Weekend. He was surrounded by Northeastern students studying in London.
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10.12.11
President Aoun highlights strategic 'bets' in State of the University address
President Aoun outlines strategy behind University’s current, unprecedented successes in education and research. Photos by Christopher Huang
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06.14.11
Northeastern convenes financial aid meeting in Washington
Continuing his leadership on national higher education issues, President Joseph E. Aoun meets with federal education officials to discuss fate of Perkins Loan Program. Photos by Brendan Hoffman
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05.09.11
Serving up an end of year celebration
President Aoun helped dish out ice cream to the Northeastern community at the university’s end of year celebration, held at the Curry Student Center. Photos by Mike Mazzanti
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05.06.11
Commencement 2011—afternoon ceremony
Northeastern University’s Class of 2011 graduate students received their master’s and doctoral degrees in afternoon exercises at Matthews Arena. Sylvia Mathews Burwell, president of the Global Development Program at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, delivered the commencement address to graduates. Photos by Mary Knox Merrill
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05.06.11
Commencement 2011—morning ceremony
Northeastern University seniors in the Class of 2011 at received their undergraduate degrees in morning exercises at commencement at TD Garden in Boston. Henri Termeer, former CEO and chairman of Genzyme Corporation, delivered the commencement address. Photos by Mary Knox Merrill
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05.05.11
Torch Scholars Luncheon
Students in the inaugural class of Torch Scholars were honored at a pre-graduation luncheon where family, friends, and Northeastern staff affiliated with the Torch program celebrated their impressive accomplishments. Actor, musician, and philanthropist, Todd Smith, aka LL Cool J, was the keynote speaker at the luncheon where he imparted words of inspiration and personal experience to guide the students as they set off into the real world. Photos by Mary Knox Merrill
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04.26.11
Undergraduate honored with prestigious Goldwater Scholarship
President Aoun congratulated junior Jose Orozco for winning a 2011 Goldwater Scholarship, a prestigious honor that recognizes outstanding undergraduate academic achievement in mathematics, natural sciences and engineering. Photos by Mike Mazzanti
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04.26.11
Students thanked for life-saving actions
President Aoun thanked students Danielle Pesko and Samantha Cook for their quick actions to save the life of a Northeastern employee in the facilities department who collapsed in April and required CPR.  Photos by Mike Mazzanti
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04.22.11
Inaugural Academic Honors Convocation rewards excellence
President Aoun calls students, faculty and staff a “powerful force” for innovative research, academic excellence and engagement on campus and across the world. Photos by Mary Knox Merrill
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04.12.11
CEO breakfast forum
At a Northeastern breakfast forum on April 12, the chief executive officer of Bank of America expressed optimism that the country is moving out of economic crisis, though hurdles for businesses and consumers remain. Photos by Mary Knox Merrill
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04.12.11
Seniors go green with capstone
President Joseph E. Aoun meets with engineering students who designed a low-cost bioreactor for their capstone project.  Photos by Mike Mazzanti
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04.06.11
President Aoun meets with ROTC members
President Joseph E. Aoun meets with members of Northeastern University's ROTC, as well as ROTC Command Commanding General, MG McDonald.  Photos by Mary Knox Merrill
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04.06.11
Truman Scholar
President Joseph E. Aoun meets with Matthew Cournoyer, recipient of the Truman Scholarship, and faculty advisor Bruce Wallin, Associate Professor of Political Science, at Northeastern University. Photos by Mary Knox Merrill
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04.06.11
Research and Scholarship Expo 2011
At the Research and Scholarship Expo 2011, more than 300 presentations highlighted innovative student and faculty research projects in various disciplines and colleges throughout the University. Photos by Mary Knox Merrill
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04.06.11
100 Most Influential Seniors Event
President Aoun meets with the 100 Most Influential Seniors. The students are nominated by their peers, the faculty and staff for the impact they have made at Northeastern and around the world.  Photos by Mike Mazzanti
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03.31.11
University leaders and U.S. Senators Roundtable
President Joseph E. Aoun met with other university leaders and U.S. Senators on March 31 at the Capitol in Washington, D.C. to discuss the important role university-based research in science plays in sparking innovation and economic growth. Photos by Mary Knox Merrill
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03.17.11
NU Science Magazine
President Joseph E. Aoun meets with students from NU Science Magazine and faculty advisor Geoffrey Davies, professor in chemistry and chemical biology. Photos by Mary Knox Merrill
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03.14.11
Estonian Delegation
Higher education leaders from Estonia visited Northeastern and met with members of the University’s faculty and administration.program met with President Joseph E. Aoun after they returned from their award-winning performance in Washington, D.C.  Photos by Mary Knox Merrill
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03.07.11
International Model NATO Competition
Students from Northeastern’s International NATO program met with President Joseph E. Aoun after they returned from their award-winning performance in Washington, D.C.  Photos by Mary Knox Merrill
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03.07.11
Linguistics Lecture
President Aoun participates in a linguistics class as a guest lecturer. Photos by Mary Knox Merrill
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02.25.11
CEO Breakfast Forum
David Mondragon, MBA’85, CEO and President of Ford Motor Company of Canada, spoke at Northeastern University’s CEO Breakfast Forum. Mondragon discussed the changing landscape of the auto industry and described how Ford has positioned itself to succeed in North America and around the globe.  Photos by Mary Knox Merrill
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02.14.11
Beanpot Championship
President Joseph E. Aoun joined members of the Northeastern community to watch the hockey team compete in the Beanpot Championship. The team came close to winning, but fell to No. 1 ranked Boston College 7-6 in overtime.  Photos by Mary Knox Merrill
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02.10.11
Hockey team  prepares for the Beanpot championship
Members of the hockey team talk with President Joseph E. Aoun at a practice session in advance of the Beanpot championship game against Boston College.  Photos by Mary Knox Merrill
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02.09.11
Celebration of Scholarship
Dean Georges Van Den Abbeele and Dean Murray Gibson celebrated the accomplishments of four Northeastern scholars. President Joseph E. Aoun, assistant academic specialist Heather Littlefield, associate professor Janet Randall, and retired professor John Frampton each recently published a book in the field of linguistics.  Photos by Mary Knox Merrill
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02.07.11
Beanpot Tournament
President Aoun and members of the Northeastern University cheer the hockey team to a 4-0 victory over Harvard in the first round of the Beanpot Tournament.  Photos by Heratch Photography
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01.31.11
Reception for Facilities’ snow team
President Aoun hosted a reception to thank members of Facilities’ snow team for all their efforts to keep the campus clear this winter.  Photos by Mary Knox Merrill
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01.19.11
Northeastern students named “Emerging Leaders”
President Aoun and Professor Jerome Hajjar, chair of the Civil and Environmental Engineering department, congratulate Ann Polaneczky and Matt Walsh, who were named “Emerging Leaders” by Engineers without Boarders-USA for their work in Honduras and Uganda.  Photos by Mary Knox Merrill 
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01.19.11

Northeastern MLK Convocation 2011
The Honorable Roderick Ireland, PHD'98, H'98, recently confirmed as the chief justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, delivered the keynote address at the University’s annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Convocation.  Photos by Mary Knox Merrill
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