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The International Village dining hall during social distancing.

Students granted hardship housing required to move out by April 24, leaving some in limbo 

Deanna Schwartz, campus editor April 22, 2020
Students granted spring hardship housing are required to move out by the 24th, leaving some students in a hard place.
Northeastern President Joseph E. Aoun pledged to give part of his salary to COVID-19 research efforts.

Aoun to give 20 percent of salary to student aid and COVID-19 research

Charlie Wolfson, news staff April 21, 2020

Northeastern President Joseph E. Aoun announced Tuesday he will contribute 20 percent of his annual salary to new funds meant to support students facing economic hardship as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic...

Northeastern releases details of N.U.in Boston program

Northeastern releases details of N.U.in Boston program

Charlie Wolfson, news staff April 15, 2020
Some students will be housed a 25-minute commute from campus.
Congress allocated $14 billion in relief money to colleges. Here’s how it impacts Northeastern

Congress allocated $14 billion in relief money to colleges. Here’s how it impacts Northeastern

Charlie Wolfson, news staff April 14, 2020
Northeastern was allotted more than $11 million by the CARES Act. Half must go to emergency financial aid grants for students.
Northeastern announced the emergency March 17 move-out date in an email March 14.

NU administrators slow SGA distribution of pass/fail policy information

Isaac Stephens, news staff April 13, 2020
SGA leaders said they wanted to make sure students knew how their decisions would fit into major and minor requirements or affect plans for graduate school.
The Pantheon in Rome, where students studying abroad were called back to the US.

For students returning from overseas, a loss of money and opportunities

Alex Sumas, news correspondent March 23, 2020
For students who chose to study abroad this semester, a loss of money and opportunities.
First Northeastern student tests positive for COVID-19

First Northeastern student tests positive for COVID-19

George Barker and Sarah Olender March 15, 2020

At 9:12 p.m. Sunday, the Office of the Chancellor announced that a Northeastern student living off campus has tested positive for COVID-19. “This student, who has been in isolation since last Thursday,...

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

NU moves remaining housing selection to PAWS

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...

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

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

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,...

[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...

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.

Northeastern MOBS Lab researches Coronavirus

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.
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