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June 2019 in photos

A student strolls past the Northeastern University Veterans Memorial in Neal F. Finnegan Plaza. Dedicated on Veterans Day 2006, the memorial commemorates more than 400 Northeastern students and alumni who gave their lives in service. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University

We captured the beauty of the Boston campus in the summer, learned what Antarctic fish might tell us about climate change, and got an up-close look at the street art that covers the walls of a hidden alleyway, all through the lenses of university photographers Matthew Modoono and Ruby Wallau.

Damilola Adetunla, an incoming freshman at Northeastern, vowed to improve healthcare in his home country of Nigeria after he heard the story of his aunt’s near-death experience during the birth of her child. Photos by Ruby Wallau/Northeastern University
Students walk through the Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex. ISEC, as the building is known, has received an award that recognizes “the single most beautiful building or other structure” that was built in the metropolitan Boston area in the past 10 years. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
President Joseph E. Aoun stops to take selfies with students while crossing the Northeastern University Pedestrian Crossing, a key component of the university’s vision to join the Boston neighborhoods of Roxbury and Fenway, and reimagine Columbus Avenue. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
Northeastern graduate and documentary filmmaker Olivia Huang has received a grant that will support a feature-length documentary exploring the street art on Modica Way in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Photos by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
H. William Detrich, a professor of marine and environmental sciences, studies the unique adaptations of Antarctic fish at the Marine Science Center in Nahant, Massachusetts. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
Student Isabelle Dodd holds Juno, an English Angora rabbit, on Centennial Common. Photos by Ruby Wallau/Northeastern University
Northeastern professor Alicia Modestino has authored a study on housing affordability in the Greater Boston Area. Photo by Ruby Wallau/Northeastern University
Parents and their children attend the Russell J. Call Children's Center Art Show, held in Gallery 360. Photos by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
Prospective students leave the Visitor Center. Photo by Ruby Wallau/Northeastern University
Northeastern President Joseph E. Aoun speaks during “Artificial Intelligence and the Public: Prospects, Perceptions, and Implications,” which was hosted by Northeastern University at Chatham House in London. Photo by Suzanne Plunkett for Northeastern University
Student Elina Mariutsa, seen here at the Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex, was selected to be part of the Institute for Economics and Peace ambassador program. Photo by Ruby Wallau/Northeastern University
Northeastern graduate student Mintesinot Kassu and Karissa Carter from Norfolk State University prepare samples for thin layer chromatography analysis in Hurtig Hall. Photos by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
Northeastern students Jaxon Derow and Sahana Simonetti emerge from the water after collecting mussels for a research project at the Marine Science Center in Nahant, Massachusetts. Photos by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
Incoming Northeastern students gather on Robinson Quad during an orientation session. Photos by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
Student Erin Tuttle studies in the Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex. Photo by Ruby Wallau/Northeastern University
Postdoctoral researcher Jacob Daane helped to sequence specific sections of the genomes of more than 40 notothenioid fish species. Photos by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
People who want to help mitigate the effects of climate change need to focus on the problems they can solve in their lives and communities, says Rae André, a professor emeritus of leadership and sustainability at Northeastern. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
Northeastern graduate Amanda Stroiney works at Outcomes4Me, which is developing a mobile app that delivers personalized treatment information to people with breast cancer. Photos by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
Photos by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
Dennis Giese, who will be a doctoral student in cybersecurity this fall, was part of a Northeastern team that successfully designed a prototype gaming console that stopped every attempted attack by hackers to take first place overall in MITRE’s Embedded Capture the Flag competition. Photos by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
Student Ece Bapcum reads a book on Centennial Common. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
Northeastern University’s Toyoko Orimoto, assistant professor, and Emanuela Barberis, associate professor, are two particle physicists working to uncover elements of our universe that are still unknown. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University

 

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