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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Local Scientists Are Helping NASA Make Robotic Astronauts

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


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 […]

Brian Fountaine

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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]

Arts & Entertainment

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 […]


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 […]