President Aoun at the University of Oxford
Driverless cars are hitting the road, powered by artificial intelligence; robots can climb stairs, open doors, win Jeopardy, analyse stocks, work in factories, find parking spaces and advise oncologists. In the past, automation was considered a threat to low-skilled labour. Now, many high-skilled functions, including interpreting medical images, doing legal research, and analysing data, are within the skill sets of machines. How can higher education prepare students for their professional lives when professions themselves are disappearing?
Join Northeastern University’s President Joseph Aoun in conversation with Professor Martin Williams, Pro Vice-Chancellor Education as they discuss new ways to educate the next generation of university students to invent, to create, and to discover – to fill needs in society that even the most sophisticated artificial intelligence agent cannot.
A Tribute to the Dream: Northeastern’s Annual Tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr.
3rd International Congress of Educational Innovation at the Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education in Mexico City, Mexico.
President Aoun addresses the impact of AI and robotics on the economy and the workforce, lays out “robot-proof” innovation ideas for higher ed.
2016 National Competitiveness Forum
2016 National Competitiveness Forum in Washington, DC. Northeastern University President Joseph Aoun and Northrop Grumman CEO Wes Bush discussed how industry and higher ed can work together to address the skills gap and develop a pipeline of talent that will help grow a stronger economy.
President Aoun talks with student entrepreneurs
President Aoun talks with student entrepreneurs Abbey Titcomb, founder of Knightly, Connor Russo, founder of Cookin, and Neel Desai, CEO of IDEA, Northeastern’s student-led venture accelerator.
The Future of Eating
A conversation with Mario Batali, celebrity chef and author
Northeastern University Honors Its Veterans, November 11th, 2016
State of the University: Northeastern 2025
The Power of the Networks. Watch as we celebrate our collective accomplishments and discuss our plans for an even brighter future.
The Future of Transportation
A conversation with Chris Lambert, Chief Technology Officer of Lyft
President Joseph E. Aoun welcomed the 119th class to Northeastern
At the President’s Convocation on Tuesday morning, President Aoun, along with other university and student leaders, underscored the diversity of the incoming freshman class and pointed to the myriad opportunities—from global co-op, to cutting-edge research, to student organizations—that lie ahead. Read the full story: http://northestrn.me/2bY83dT
Fostering Innovation – A Leadership Imperative
Northrop Grumman Corporation CEO Wes Bush and President Joseph E. Aoun in conversation about tech innovations in the public and private security sectors, including autonomous systems.
The kids at Northeastern’s Russell J. Call Children’s Center got a special visit from President Aoun when they were learning about Northeastern. Find out what happened when he lead their “circle time.”
Brain Power with Beth Stevens
The Future of Media
A conversation with Marty Baron, Pulitzer Prize-winning editor and digital media innovator
Leymah Gbowee & President Aoun Dancing
President Aoun shares a dance with Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Leymah Gbowee during an onstage Q&A.
The Future Of Dating
A conversation with Christian Rudder, co-founder of OkCupid
Because of Dr. King I am empowered
Because of Dr. King I am empowered
The Future of Food
A conversation with Chris Kimball, bow-tied chef, foodie media mogul, and creator and host of America’s Test Kitchen
A Minute in President Aoun’s Shoes
President Aoun cruises campus in his custom Chucks. Watch him whip/nae nae.
Class of 2025
5 prospective students explore Northeastern’s campus. Are we ready for the Class of 2025?