Category: Media Coverage

Founding Dean Tayloe Washburn announces exit photo

September 26, 2015

Founding Dean Tayloe Washburn announces exit

Dean Tayloe Washburn announced that he will be stepping down as Founding Dean of Northeastern University – Seattle at the end of the year. In the coming months, Northeastern will conduct a nationwide search for a new Dean for the...

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King County Executive, community leaders discuss Best Starts for Kids Initiative photo

August 12, 2015

King County Executive, community leaders discuss Best Starts for Kids Initiative

County’s proposed Best Starts for Kids levy, explained by Judy Lightfoot, Crosscut --- On August 11, 2015 - King County Executive Dow Constantine joined community leaders for a panel discussion at Northeastern University-Seattle on the proposed Best Starts for Kids...

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Northeastern, ALIGN featured as programs filling the tech job gap photo

August 7, 2015

Northeastern, ALIGN featured as programs filling the tech job gap

Puget Sound Business Journal: Filling the gap: Tech schools in the area are expanding to help fill all those open jobs By: Adam Worcester, Contributing Writer The alarming disparity between Washington state’s 25,000 open tech jobs and the lack of...

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Invest in kids now, not later – Dean’s editorial in PSBJ photo

August 7, 2015

Invest in kids now, not later - Dean's editorial in PSBJ

The Puget Sound Business Journal ran Dean Tayloe Washburn's editorial August 7, 2015, "Invest in kids now, not later." Dean Washburn explains why Best Starts for Kids is an important initiative and sets the stage for the upcoming Speaker Panel...

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Video: Regional leaders come together at Northeastern to explore how we can increase diversity in Puget Sound technology industry photo

June 16, 2015

Video: Regional leaders come together at Northeastern to explore how we can increase diversity in Puget Sound technology industry

As discussed in recent blog posts, ever since the visit by Rev. Jesse Jackson to the region last December, a growing number of companies, individuals and organizations have come together to figure out practical strategies which will make the Puget Sound...

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Regional efforts to promote diversity in technology move forward with a return visit to Northeastern this week by Rev. Jesse Jackson photo

June 11, 2015

Regional efforts to promote diversity in technology move forward with a return visit to Northeastern this week by Rev. Jesse Jackson

Read the Dean's report here: Rev. Jesse Jackson Returns to Northeastern to Talk About Increasing Diversity in Tech Sector KUOW coverage: Jesse Jackson To Amazon: You Need More Diversity

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Unique Approach to Graduate Education Yields Great Growth in Computer Science Program photo

April 17, 2015

Unique Approach to Graduate Education Yields Great Growth in Computer Science Program

As you may know, we’ve recently expanded our Seattle Graduate campus, to an additional 10,000 square feet of classrooms and collaboration space just a block away from our 401 Terry Ave N. campus. In the coming weeks we will be...

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Northeastern University expands Seattle campus after huge demand for computer science degrees photo

April 8, 2015

Northeastern University expands Seattle campus after huge demand for computer science degrees

BY TAYLOR SOPER on April 8, 2015 at 9:42 am Northeastern University is expanding its Seattle campus. The Boston-based university, which opened a Seattle branch in 2011, has taken over 10,665 square feet of space in the four-story Terry-Thomas building just one block away from Northeastern’s current location in...

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Northeastern, other colleges no longer bound by region photo

March 24, 2014

Northeastern, other colleges no longer bound by region

By Marcella Bombardieri The Boston Globe, March 22, 2014 SEATTLE — Across the street from Amazon headquarters, flanked by a prestigious biology institute on one side and a Filipino-Vietnamese food truck on the other, sitsa storefront in a booming biotech...

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A plan to end the skills gap in the Puget Sound region photo

February 24, 2014

A plan to end the skills gap in the Puget Sound region

By Tayloe Washburn Puget Sound Business Journal, February 24, 2014 The U.S. needs 144,000 new computer science workers each year but graduates only 15,500 students with computer science degrees, according to Microsoft General Counsel Brad Smith. This skills gap is one of...

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