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Mingqi Guo, E'19, prepares to fly his drone at Carter Playground, next to SquashBusters, on Tuesday. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
“I’m part mentor, part advisor, part counselor,” says Tom Vicino. It’s December, just a few days from the end of the fall semester, and he’s in his cozy two-bed, one-bath apartment on the 16th floor of East Village explaining his role as one of Northeastern’s three faculty-in-residence. “It’s really…
Ramon Sanfeliu, Ken McNeill, and Nicholas Souroujon, all E'17, test out their hovercraft on the koi pond last week, as part of their senior capstone project. Photo by Adam Glanzman/Northeastern University
Torch Scholar Northeastern student reflects on meeting with President Obama
Over the past few years, Malachi Hernandez has become one of the leading voices for President Obama’s My Brother’s Keepers initiative, a nationwide effort aimed at empowering boys and young men of color through education and job training. “I never say ‘no’ to a young person,” he says. “I always try to help as much as I can.”
Chat appsThis message will ‘self-destruct’ in 3, 2…
Some members of the Trump administration have begun using Confide, an encrypted messaging app that deletes chats once…
Research awardsResearcher honored for developing cutting-edge technologies to speed up data processing, storage
Assistant professor Yongmin Liu won a prestigious National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development award for his work…
In a Q&A with Northeastern professor Sarah Jackson on the intersection of race, art, and politics in modern-day America, Chang extolled the virtues of social activism in the wake of the presidential election. “Social justice movements have never been at a higher state of alert than at this moment,” he said.
A slew of protests have cropped up since Inauguration Day. But is the nation’s recent level of civic and political engagement merely an extension of our country’s history or does it represent something more? We asked political science professor John Portz.
Students are reflected as they walk past a mural by John Park in East Village, called "Reality Check II,” on Thursday. Photo by Adam Glanzman/Northeastern University
Some 00 high school students from across the nation spent Thursday meeting faculty members, touring labs and research facilities, and seeing science in action at Northeastern as part of the American Junior Academy of Science annual conference being held in Boston.
A student walks through Centennial Common on Wednesday, just beyond mounds of snow. Photo by Adam Glanzman/Northeastern University