Northeastern is one of only eight universities selected for the Department of Education’s “EQUIP” program, which is focused on building unique partnerships that lead to innovation in higher education and preparing more Americans with the skills required for the 21st-century workforce.
A team led by Northeastern professor Alessandro Vespignani responded to a “call to arms” to model the spread of the Zika virus, revealing the disparity between the number of reported cases and the number of projected cases of this largely asymptomatic disease. The results will help countries in the Americas plan a response.
In high school, Madi Murphy’s passion for music inspired her to launch a fan club dedicated to the Icelandic band Of Monsters and Men. At Northeastern, a co-op took her to Iceland where she worked for the band–and did so much more.
An earthquake survivor, an athlete, a struggling student turned straight-A star—they are among the eight Boston high school valedictorians who will soon call Northeastern home.