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Aoun teases second ISEC building at Faculty Senate meeting

Aoun teases second ISEC building at Faculty Senate meeting

November 1, 2018


Filed under Campus

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 ...

Sociology class assigns President Aoun’s book as required reading

Sociology class assigns President Aoun’s book as required reading

January 24, 2018


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Updated on Jan. 28 at 6:16 p.m. to include Northeastern University spokesperson’s response. By Anna Donnelly, news correspondent Northeastern University President Joseph E. Aoun’s book “Robot-Proof: Higher Education in the Age of Artificial Intelligence” is now on the list of required tex...

Local media leaders talk MLK legacy, race in America

Local media leaders talk MLK legacy, race in America

January 18, 2018


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By Sam Cronin, news correspondent Members of the Northeastern community gathered in East Village Tuesday night to celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. and discuss the current climate of race in America with a panel of award-winning members of the media. The panel began with a famous quote from the late ...

Aoun’s “Robot Proof” lays out a plan for educators

Aoun’s “Robot Proof” lays out a plan for educators

November 29, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle, Reviews

By Glenn Billman, Deputy Campus Editor Joseph E. Aoun: A man who has said his fourth language is rap and also has been honored by the French government for his contributions to academia. So what does a book penned by Northeastern’s president look like? How many times does he say “experiential lear...

Obituary: Jack Grinold was “the encyclopedia of Northeastern Athletics”

Obituary: Jack Grinold was “the encyclopedia of Northeastern Athletics”

April 29, 2017


Filed under Campus, Obituaries, Sports

By Jenna Ciccotelli, sports editor Jack Grinold, 81, who made a home on Huntington Avenue for over half a century as Northeastern University’s sports information director and was recognized both nationally and locally for his pride and dedication to the institution, died April 21 after years of d...

Op-ed: HOWL supports dining workers

Op-ed: HOWL supports dining workers

February 16, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Last Wednesday, as the threat of a blizzard loomed over the city, most of the Northeastern community received an alert that the university would be canceling classes and closing administrative offices Thursday. While students, faculty and administrators were free to spend the day at home, the workers wh...

Residents protest city housing policies, NU dorm

Residents protest city housing policies, NU dorm

September 29, 2016


Filed under City, Featured Content

By Ryan Grewal and Alex Eng, news staff Hundreds of residents from across Boston protested against what they called unfair municipal housing policies in downtown Boston on Thursday, Sept. 22. Many expressed frustration toward college development in their neighborhoods, especially concerning an agreement N...

Professor Menino?

April 10, 2013


Filed under City

By Todd Feathers, News Staff On the wings of Twitter, the rumors spread down Huntington Avenue, through Beacon Hill and along Commonwealth Avenue. Could soon-to-depart Mayor Thomas M. Menino be considering a teaching position at Northeastern, Suffolk University or Boston University? Prompted by a column pu...

Aoun discusses costs, funding

October 11, 2012


Filed under Campus

The News sat down with Northeastern President Joseph E. Aoun this week for a 45-minute interview, marking the first time reporters from the newspaper have met with the president on-the-record since 2010.  Editor-in-chief Colin A. Young, News Editor Zack Sampson and Deputy News Editor Todd Feathers ...

Aoun discusses university future with Faculty Senate

October 4, 2012


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By Todd Feathers, News Staff Northeastern needs to do more to distinguish itself from other universities during a “critical tipping point” in the future of higher education, President Joseph E. Aoun told the Faculty Senate on Wednesday. In his address to the Senate, Aoun said the widespread e...

Business school gets record donation, new name

September 13, 2012


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By Zack Sampson and Colin A. Young, News Staff  Two trustees have jointly donated $60 million, the largest gift in Northeastern’s history, to the university’s College of Business Administration, President Joseph E. Aoun announced Wednesday. The college will now be named for the donors, form...

President Aoun talks tuition at SGA meeting

February 23, 2012


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By Nick Jacques, News Correspondent and Melissa Werthmann, News Staff During last night’s Student Government Association (SGA) meeting, President Joseph Aoun said he would rather continue to increase tuition, along with financial aid funds, than freeze tuition at the current price. “I am not in favor of tuition ...

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