Category: Media Coverage

Meet Scott McKinley, the new Dean & CEO of Northeastern University–Seattle photo

April 14, 2016

Meet Scott McKinley, the new Dean & CEO of Northeastern University–Seattle

Scott McKinley, who has held leadership positions across the financial services and higher education fields throughout the U.S., Asia, and Europe, will assume the role of regional dean of the Seattle campus. McKinley replaces Tayloe Washburn, who has served as...

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Dr. Ian Gorton guest edits IEEE Software issue on Big Data photo

March 10, 2016

Dr. Ian Gorton guest edits IEEE Software issue on Big Data

Dr. Ian Gorton, our Director of Computer Science at Northeastern University–Seattle, served as guest editor of this month's IEEE Software, discussing Software Engineering for Big Data Systems. Continue reading 'Software Engineering for Big Data Systems' Excerpt: The scale of contemporary...

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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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