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NU moves remaining housing selection to PAWS

East Village, a high rise residence hall, opened in January 2015.

Charlie Wolfson, news staff

March 15, 2020

Northeastern announced Sunday that all students who were set to select Fall 2020 housing on Tuesday, the final selection day, will instead be put through the PAWS, or Placing Assistance With Staff, selection system and will be unable to choose their own housing through the group selection process. Th...

UPDATED: In reversal, NU asks students to move out of residence halls by Tuesday

West Village G is one of many residence halls that must be vacated by Tuesday.

George Barker and Charlie Wolfson

March 14, 2020

This story was updated at 8:19 p.m. to reflect new information from the university. In an email sent to the university community at 4 p.m. Saturday, Northeastern requested that all students move out of campus residence halls by March 17 to limit the spread of the coronavirus.  “Based upon c...

Northeastern moves classes online due to COVID-19 outbreak

Northeastern moves classes online due to COVID-19 outbreak

Deanna Schwartz, campus editor

March 11, 2020

All Northeastern classes will be moved online as a result of the coronavirus outbreak, Northeastern announced Wednesday afternoon in an email to all students. The transition will begin Thursday morning, and it is unclear when and if in-person classes will resume. “Today I am announcing that, be...

[UPDATED] Amid COVID-19 outbreak, Northeastern takes action

[UPDATED] Amid COVID-19 outbreak, Northeastern takes action

Mihiro Shimano, news correspondent

March 10, 2020

UPDATE: The Office of the Chancellor sent out an email to the university community Tuesday evening with updates on travel, large gatherings, Dialogues of Civilizations and flexibility for employees. Read it here. Amid an increase of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts, Northeastern University has yet to shut down i...

Northeastern MOBS Lab researches Coronavirus

The group has published their findings on the MOBS website, including assessments on the risk of international spreading, the effect of travel restrictions and an early epidemiological analysis of 2019-nCoV.

Kelly Garrity, news correspondent

February 19, 2020

For weeks, the spread of the new Coronavirus, or 2019-nCoV, has instilled fear globally. Last month, the World Health Organization declared the outbreak a public health emergency of international concern, encouraging all countries to be prepared for containment. As more cases are diagnosed, scientists around the world have been searching for answers as to how this disease spreads.