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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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Ping Pong Pals photo

December 13, 2013

Ping Pong Pals

By Seattle City Councilmember Nick Licata Urban Politics, December 13, 2013 There’s a ping pong table now located on City Hall’s Red Room – the space just off the plaza level that has the water jet fountain. About a year ago,...

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Partnership Explores Online Learning That Learns With You photo

November 25, 2013

Partnership Explores Online Learning That Learns With You

By Northeastern University College of Professional Studies Sacramento Bee, November 25, 2013 BOSTON and SEATTLE, Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Whether teaching six students or 600, what if an instructor could adapt his or her class to meet the needs of every...

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Northeastern University Opens New Seattle Satellite Campus photo

October 31, 2013

Northeastern University Opens New Seattle Satellite Campus

Collin Tong, Crosscut News University Outlook, October 2013  In a state that lags far behind the rest of the nation in the production of science and engineering graduates, Northeastern University’s entry into Washington’s higher education marketplace should be welcome news....

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Campus View: Rethinking Higher Ed Reform Through Co-ops photo

September 30, 2013

Campus View: Rethinking Higher Ed Reform Through Co-ops

by Melanie Dostis USA Today, September 26, 2013 For the longest time, I had no idea when I would be graduating. I had no clue what year I was in and at times I wasn't sure if classes were even part...

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Co-​​op Fair Highlights Global Learning Experiences photo

September 24, 2013

Co-​​op Fair Highlights Global Learning Experiences

by Joe O'Connell news@Northeastern: September 24, 2013 The indoor quad at the Curry Stu­dent Center had an inter­na­tional feel on Thursday night as stu­dents who have recently returned from over­seas co-ops con­vened to share their experiences. Northeastern’s inau­gural Inter­na­tional Co-op...

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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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