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Author Min Jin Lee speaks with students as part of the Visiting Distinguished Writer series

Author Min Jin Lee speaks with students as part of the Visiting Distinguished Writer series

November 14, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle

By Nia Beckett, news staff The Northeastern University (NU) English Department hosted an opening night reading and discussion with Korean-American author Min Jin Lee as part of their Visiting Distinguished Writer series on Nov. 7. English professors, students and fans gathered in 310 Renaissance Park...

Grant will help underrepresented students earn biotech master’s at NU

Grant will help underrepresented students earn biotech master’s at NU

November 7, 2018


Filed under Campus

By Suha Yacoob, news correspondent The National Science Foundation awarded a $4.4 million grant to a team of Northeastern faculty Oct. 23 to fund scholarships for low-income and underrepresented minority students at Middlesex Community College to transfer to Northeastern and earn a master’s degree in ...

Fire on Hemenway displaces students

Fire on Hemenway displaces students

Chris Butler and Riley Robinson

November 2, 2018


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When her roommate called her to say their building was burning down, third-year electrical engineering major Natalie Luongo was down the street. Luongo ran for a few blocks until she reached home. The entire building was in flames. “It was just very shocking. I didn’t believe it at first when my roommat...

Aoun teases second ISEC building at Faculty Senate meeting

Aoun teases second ISEC building at Faculty Senate meeting

November 1, 2018


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By Nick Hirano, deputy campus editor Northeastern President Joseph E. Aoun gave his annual address to the Faculty Senate in an Oct. 24 meeting, highlighting the university’s successes and previewing plans for micro-degree programs and an additional ISEC facility. Aoun said the current climate ...

Seven-alarm fire breaks out on Hemenway Street

Seven-alarm fire breaks out on Hemenway Street

October 27, 2018


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UPDATE: The fire stopped burning by 2:27 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 28. By Patrick Burgard, managing editor Police are evacuating residents of several buildings in the vicinity of Hemenway Street and Symphony Road as a seven-alarm fire, which broke out on the 100 block of Hemenway Street this aftern...

NU students lead conference on global health threats

NU students lead conference on global health threats

October 24, 2018


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By Lynn Zamechek, news correspondent Northeastern held its first student-led global health conference Saturday and Sunday, featuring expert speakers from a wide range of disciplines who discussed principles of global health. Various club-tabling activities, interactive workshops and games filled t...

HUBweek welcomes innovators from around the world

HUBweek welcomes innovators from around the world

October 17, 2018


Filed under City, Photo Galleries

HUBweek was created in 2014 by MIT, Harvard University, Massachusetts General Hospital and The Boston Globe to bring together innovators and inventors from across the world to one collaborative space. This year the event was held in Boston from Oct. 8-14. ...

New bridge will connect north, south sides of campus

New bridge will connect north, south sides of campus

October 15, 2018


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By Nick Hirano, Deputy Campus Editor Students, faculty and administrators gathered early morning Sunday to watch a crane hoist 240,000 pounds of steel over the MBTA tracks to assemble a new walkway that will eventually connect Columbus Ave. to the Snell Quad. The late-night event, held in the Inte...

Photo Gallery: Christina Aguilera rocks the entire Wang Theater

Photo Gallery: Christina Aguilera rocks the entire Wang Theater

October 11, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Multimedia, Photo Galleries

Photos by Dylan Shen. Christina Aguilera belts "Dirrty" while seated atop a throne surrounded by her lieutenants. Aguilera performed Monday night at the Boch Center's Wang Theater as part of her national "Liberation Tour." Big Boi, left, opens the show, pumping up the crowd for an energetic si...

Fenway schools all-clear after lockdowns

Fenway schools all-clear after lockdowns

October 4, 2018


Filed under City

By Patrick Burgard, managing editor At least three Fenway-area schools entered a temporary state of lockdown this afternoon after an individual mistook a loud banging noise for gunshots at Simmons University. Simmons alerted students, faculty and staff of a threat on campus via text message, w...

Pivotal swing vote Flake talks about Kavanaugh hearings at Boston event

Pivotal swing vote Flake talks about Kavanaugh hearings at Boston event

October 4, 2018


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By Julia Preszler, city editor All attention turned toward Sen. Jeff Flake, Republican of Arizona, when he spoke Monday about the confirmation process of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh at the Forbes 30 Under 30 Summit at City Hall Plaza. Attendees and those who watched the interview remotely afterwa...

Northeastern students attend summit as 30 Under 30 scholars

Northeastern students attend summit as 30 Under 30 scholars

October 4, 2018


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By Riley Robinson, staff writer The Forbes brand loosened its top button this weekend. The business media company hosted its fifth annual 30 Under 30 Summit Sunday through Tuesday in Boston City Hall Plaza. More than 7,000 young people from more than 40 countries attended the event, according ...

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