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“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…
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
A student walks through Centennial Common on Wednesday, just beyond mounds of snow. 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.”
Race and cultureCultural critic Jeff Chang talks race, activism
In a Q&A with Northeastern professor Sarah Jackson on the intersection of race, art, and politics in modern-day…
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…
For the second straight year, a Northeastern student will compete in the Jeopardy! College Championship. “It was a dream come true,” said Clarissa Santori, who can be seen on tonight’s episode at 7:30 on CBS.
Ten million self-driving cars will be on the road by 2020. But that so-called fleet of the future brings with it some very serious concerns about cybersecurity. We asked professor Engin Kirda—a systems, software, and network security expert—to explain how automakers are working to keep autonomous vehicles safe from hackers.
No matter how busy they are, Dave and Emily Hagen will find time on Wednesday evenings to chat about life over burgers and fries. “It’s all about heart,” Dave tells Emily. “No matter what you do, give your best.”
Sheetal Gandhi, S'17, dances with her partner Assaf Shahar in the fourth floor lobby of the Behrakis Center last week. They were practicing for an upcoming ballroom dance competition. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
Tina Turner posed the question in 1984. This Valentine’s Day, we asked professor Laura Dudley, director of Northeastern’s Applied Behavior Analysis program, for some answers.