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September 2020 in photos

Underneath a spiral of steps, a student works on the first floor of the Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University

We watched as students safely returned to the Boston campus. We documented the safety measures that are being employed to promote the health and safety of the Northeastern community. This and much more, all through the lenses of News@Northeastern’s award-winning photographers.

Students return to campus for the first day of Fall Semester. Photos by Ruby Wallau/Northeastern University
Joseph E. Aoun, president of Northeastern, has a conversation from a safe distance with Eleana Pardo, a student in the university’s Explore Program, and Aloe Carroll, who’s studying neuroscience. The three chat outside Stetson East. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
James Monaghan, an associate professor of biology, studies the cellular and molecular mechanisms that allow axolotls to regenerate and repair tissue in their bodies. Photos by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
A mural by artist Silvia López Chavez provides a scenic background for Ian Burwell, who studies engineering, left, and Jing Jing Kneale, who studies nursing, while they socialize from a healthy distance outside of Ruggles Station. Photo by Ruby Wallau/Northeastern University
Students return to campus for the first day of fall semester. Photos by Ruby Wallau/Northeastern University
Julia Denlinger, who studies health science, works in Snell Library. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
When the pandemic limited spacing in indoor food halls, the university got creative and put up tents. Cheeseburgers remain popular regardless of where they’re eaten. Photos by Ruby Wallau/Northeastern University
Samuel Munoz researches sediment cores to reconstruct climate history at the Marine Science Center in Nahant, Massachusetts. Photos by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
Claire Orkild, right, and Nathan Shine, left, who both study civil engineering, and Kevin Breen, center, who studies environmental engineering, survey the elevation outside the Egan Research Center during their Materials for the Built Environment class. Photo by Ruby Wallau/Northeastern University

 

The scenes of a campus slowly (and safely) roaring back to life amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Photos by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
Here are some fall campus scenes from the Roux Institute at Northeastern University in Portland, Maine. Photos by Ruby Wallau/Northeastern University
Alessandro Vespignani is the Sternberg Family university distinguished professor of physics, computer science, and health sciences, and the director of the Network Science Institute at Northeastern. Photos by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
Students wearing face masks walk through campus. Photo by Ruby Wallau/Northeastern University
Hemanth Gundavaram, clinical professor in the School of Law and director of the Immigrant Justice Clinic, and Amy Halliday, director of the Center of the Arts and Gallery 360, helped to create Next Pages programming inspired by Dear America. Photos by Ruby Wallau/Northeastern University
Zhenyu Liao is an assistant professor of management and organizational development in the D’Amore-McKim School of Business. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
Avery McMurtry, a student on co-op at Gallery 360, installs artwork for a piece by Fafnir Adamites titled “The Presence of Absence” in the “Tracing Absence” fall exhibition at Curry Student Center. Photos by Ruby Wallau/Northeastern University
Kate Kennen, lecturer in the College of Arts, Media and Design, teaches a landscaping class outside. Photos by Ruby Wallau/Northeastern University
Scenes during the Convocation drone show on William E. Carter Field on Sept. 8, 2020. Photos by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
Carolina Veliz, who studies computer science, works on math reasoning problems in the Khoury College of Computer Sciences. Photo by Ruby Wallau/Northeastern University
Kelly Riddle, who studies behavioral neuroscience and philosophy, plays with Wednesday, her 2-year-old King Charles spaniel, on Centennial Common. Photos by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
Protecting the pack means wearing a mask, keeping a safe distance, and washing your hands—and Northeastern’s doing it in style. Staying safe has never looked so good. Photos by Ruby Wallau/Northeastern University
Left: Kristin Ader, who’s studying marketing and will graduate this spring, is beginning her second year as an RA and her first as a senior resident assistant in Speare Hall. Right: Bryson McClure is an RA in White Hall and a fourth-year student studying computer science. This is his third year on the job. Photos by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
Bin there, done that! A student strolls past stacks of moving bins outside the Boston campus Visitor Center during the first week of move-in. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
Here are some more fall campus scenes from the Roux Institute at Northeastern University in Portland, Maine. Photos by Ruby Wallau/Northeastern University
Alina Mueller, who is arguably the NCAA’s best women’s ice hockey player as a junior, is happy to be back on campus after six months at home in Switzerland. Photos by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
Students take advantage of the lovely fall weather to study, and socialize outside. Photo by Ruby Wallau/Northeastern University
Gordana Rabrenovic is an associate professor of sociology, and the director of the Brudnick Center on Violence and Conflict. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
Protecting the pack means wearing a mask, keeping a safe distance, and washing your hands—and Northeastern’s doing it in style. Staying safe has never looked so good. Photos by Ruby Wallau/Northeastern University
Safa Jamali, assistant professor of mechanical and industrial engineering, works with graduate student Mohammad Nabizadehmashhadtoroghi in the Snell Engineering building. Photos by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
Yenefiker Alamerew, who studies industrial engineering, puts a face mask on the Shillman Cat statue. Photo by Ruby Wallau/Northeastern University
Katrina Makayan, who studies journalism, gives her mother, Vera Makayan, a goodbye hug before moving into West Village. Photos by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
Antonio Ocampo-Guzman, associate professor and Chair of Department of Theatre, teaches a Hybrid NUflex class. Photos by Ruby Wallau/Northeastern University
Erin Williams, a student of biology, masks up to bask in the summer breeze on Centennial Common. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
Tess Willinger has been a volunteer coach with South End Soccer since last September. A year later, things look a little different—no games, no crowds, everyone in a mask. But the important thing, she says, is that at least the kids are getting some fresh air. Photos by Ruby Wallau/Northeastern University
Contractors from RAM Electrical Consulting & Contracting Corp. replace fluorescent bulbs in Meserve Hall with more efficient LED lighting. Photos by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
Richardson Plaza is transformed from a concrete area on Northeastern’s Boston campus into a more desirable destination for students with the addition of seating and plants. Photos by Ruby Wallau/Northeastern University
Students enjoy the newly renovated Richardson Plaza. Photo by Ruby Wallau/Northeastern University

 

 

 

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