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John Kerry Is Northeastern’s 2016 Commencement Speaker

Beacon Hill resident and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will deliver North­eastern University’s 2016 com­mence­ment address at TD Garden, where he accepted the Democratic Party’s […]

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A Northeastern Student Is Using 3D Printing to Make Affordable Prosthetics

Brian Fountaine knows how difficult it is to live with prosthetic limbs–10 years ago, he became a double below-the-knee amputee after sustaining a combat injury […]

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Northeastern Professor Arrested in Back Bay Prostitution Sting

A prostitution sting targeting the Back Bay led the arrests of five men Thursday, including a Northeastern University professor. Dr. Harvey Shapiro, 63, of Needham, […]

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Northeastern Research May Lead to New PTSD Treatments

Fight or flight? Flee or freeze? You might think that kind of split-second decision making depends upon the individual. Northeastern research, however, found distinct patterns […]

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Boston Now Has Biggest Concentration of Top-Tier Research Universities in U.S.

Northeastern University is one of just 15 schools nationwide to receive a promotion from the Carnegie Classification of Insti­tu­tions of Higher Education, earning inclusion in the top-tier, “highest research activity” category. The Carnegie […]

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ESPN Thought Northwestern Played in the Beanpot Instead of Northeastern

For the 28th consecutive year, Northeastern won’t win the Beanpot. But they’re still a part of the tournament, contrary to what ESPN may think. During […]

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Northeastern Avoids Strike, Reaches Deal with Part-Time Faculty

Northeastern University has avoided a potential walk-out, announcing a tentative deal with its part-time faculty Thursday. Collective bargaining talks between the school and the Service Employee International […]

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Northeastern University Unveils Plans for 800-Bed Residence Hall

Northeastern University has announced plans for a 20-story, 800-bed residence hall on Burke Street. The 230-foot-tall building will feature apartment-style dorms and ground-floor commercial space, as well as […]

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Trevor Noah Rips Northeastern Over New Gun Policy on the Daily Show

Daily Show host Trevor Noah is not a fan of Northeastern University’s controversial new gun policy. The university recently announced that it would be equipping […]

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Northeastern University to Equip Police with Semiautomatic Rifles

Update: Thursday, 1:37 p.m. In a joint letter to Northeastern president Joseph Aoun, Boston City Councilors Tito Jackson and Josh Zakim have condemned the school’s […]

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NASA Awards Two Humanoid Robot Prototypes to MIT and Northeatern

Developed by a team of engineers at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, the R5—nicknamed Valkyrie—is a humanoid robot designed to assist during human missions […]

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Northeastern University to Open First International Campus in Toronto in 2016

Northeastern University announced Monday its plans to open its first international satellite campus north of the border in Toronto, Ontario. The new campus, slated for a […]

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Bureo Makes Skateboards from Recycled Fishing Nets to Prevent Ocean Pollution

During peak season, tens of thousands of independent fishermen in Chile replace their plastic nets every week. Lacking the infrastructure to manage the waste, they […]

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See Where Massachusetts Universities Rank in U.S. News’s Best Colleges List

U.S. News and World Report released its 2016 “Best Colleges” rankings Wednesday, with Massachusetts colleges and universities predictably well-represented. There was little movement within the top 10, […]

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Northeastern Inks $20.4 Million Research Deal with U.S. Army

Northeastern University has secured an agreement with the U.S. Army Research Laboratory, providing up to $20.4 million in expedited funding for defense research over the […]