Category: Media Coverage

What Really Helps in Today’s Job Market photo

August 14, 2013

What Really Helps in Today’s Job Market

By Elizabeth Gehrman The Boston Globe: August 11, 2013 YOU’VE READ THE HEADLINES: Despite some improvement in job growth for recent college grads, many are still trying to adjust to post-Great Recession life. They’re out of work, working part time, or cobbling...

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Graduation Rates Among African-American Students on the Rise at Northeastern, Study Says photo

August 14, 2013

Graduation Rates Among African-American Students on the Rise at Northeastern, Study Says

By Katherine Landergan Boston.com August 5, 2013 Graduation rates among black students at Northeastern University are on the rise, according to a study by The Education Trust. According to the report, in the past decade, the graduation rate among African-American students at Northeastern has...

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The Coolest Kids on the Block? City Hall Now Has a Ping-Pong table photo

August 7, 2013

The Coolest Kids on the Block? City Hall Now Has a Ping-Pong table

By Josh Keletey Fifth Avenue Seattle: August 6, 2013 City hall is now sporting the entertaining new attribute of a Ping-Pong table, available for public use, and to put a cherry on top Councilmember Nick Licata and Northeastern University Dean Tayloe Washburn will go head-to-head...

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The Seattle Times: Games to keep teenage girls enthralled with math, science photo

July 1, 2013

The Seattle Times: Games to keep teenage girls enthralled with math, science

By Katherine Long The Seattle Times: June 30, 2013 A group of Seattle-area educators and electronic-game developers have started working on a game to keep teenage girls engaged in math and science. Consider, for a moment, the possibility of a completely addictive...

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Northeastern University – Seattle to host national interactive event building a game for girls to close the gender gap in STEM photo

June 26, 2013

Northeastern University - Seattle to host national interactive event building a game for girls to close the gender gap in STEM

  Northeastern  University - Seattle to host national interactive event building a game for girls to close the gender gap in STEM  100+ leaders in tech, games, education and research don their wizard caps to come together Friday, June 28...

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Northeastern U. goes Northwest, hunting for master’s degree students photo

May 28, 2013

Northeastern U. goes Northwest, hunting for master’s degree students

By Nick Anderson, Published: May 26 Why has Northeastern University opened two campuses in recent years far from its namesake geographic region? What would drive a well-regarded school in Boston to open branches in the Pacific Northwest (Seattle) and the South (Charlotte, N.C.)?...

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Geekwire: UW’s Ed Lazowska: ‘Washington is the ass end of the donkey in just about every aspect of education’ photo

May 22, 2013

Geekwire: UW’s Ed Lazowska: ‘Washington is the ass end of the donkey in just about every aspect of education’

The incredible talent that the University of Washington pumps out every year was on display during Tuesday’s Seattle Tech Meetup, as five startups with UW ties gave five-minute pitches to the crowd at the Paul G. Allen Center for Computer Science...

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Via Geekwire: Northeastern Univ. CEO: ‘Gaming in Seattle is a submarine industry’ photo

May 15, 2013

Via Geekwire: Northeastern Univ. CEO: ‘Gaming in Seattle is a submarine industry’

On Tuesday, May 14, Geekwire posted an article highlighting Dean Washburn's thoughts on the gaming community in Seattle. There are nearly 100 gaming companies in this region that have the potential to forward innovation in areas such as education and healthcare....

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Dean Washburn Writes Guest Column in Puget Sound Business Journal photo

May 10, 2013

Dean Washburn Writes Guest Column in Puget Sound Business Journal

Dean Tayloe Washburn was a guest columnist this week for the Puget Sound Business Journal. In his post titled, Sound Perspectives: Importance of education access, transit, income inequality and the green transformation, he talks about four key areas that need to...

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Northeastern University Seattle featured in Northwest Economic Insight April 2013 photo

April 18, 2013

Northeastern University Seattle featured in Northwest Economic Insight April 2013

Northeastern University–Seattle joined the Economic Development Council of Seattle-King County because of the organization’s vast knowledge of the Pacific Northwest’s business landscape and culture. The university’s commitment to enhance our region’s ability to meet growing and changing educational and business...

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