Northeastern Honors Alum Ralph Pucci with Mannequin Exhibit

You may not know him by name, but you’ve probably seen his work in a number of department stores. Equal parts businessman and unabashed innovator, […]

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Where Did Boston Schools Rank in U.S. News & World Report’s 2017 Best Colleges?

Gather ’round everyone, for U.S. News & World Report has released its 2017 Best Colleges ranking, and there is much trash-talking to be had with the […]


Six Tips for Using Standing Desks Correctly

Chances are, you know somebody who switched to a standing desk after reading those sobering studies about how bad sitting is for your health. The […]

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Northeastern Students Killed Dubai Crash to Receive Posthumous Degrees

Northeastern University will grant posthumous degrees to two seniors who died in a car crash in Dubai earlier this month. Victoria McGrath, a 2013 Boston Marathon […]

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MIT Ranked Best Engineering School for 28th Consecutive Year

MIT tops U.S. News & World Report newly released list of the best engineering schools in the country, marking the 28th consecutive year the school has taken […]

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High Speed, Alcohol Blamed for Dubai Crash That Killed Marathon Survivor

High speed and alcohol were involved in the Dubai car crash that killed two Northeastern University students, one a survivor of the 2013 Boston Marathon […]

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Northeastern Student Who Survived Marathon Bombing Killed in Dubai Crash

Two Northeastern University seniors studying abroad, one of whom survived the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, were killed in a car crash in Dubai, the school […]

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Local Scientists Are Helping NASA Make Robotic Astronauts

Local scientists are helping NASA create a new kind of astronaut.

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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, […]


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 […]