Dona Bertarelli is the fastest woman to sail around the world, but that isn’t her only feat. She’s also a renowned philanthropist and activist who has helped protect more than a million square miles of ocean, with the goal of saving many more.
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At Networked For Life celebration, the annual volunteer leadership summit, Northeastern honored six trailblazers for their service toward furthering the university’s mission.
Northeastern’s Roux Institute, an innovation hub devoted to deepening and expanding the digital economy of Maine, has received a $100 million gift from the Harold Alfond Foundation.
The year was 1943 and Northeastern welcomed its first class of women. Grace McKinlay Mattern was one of a handful enrolled in that class.
A $100 million gift from David and Barbara Roux is launching a graduate education and research campus in Portland, Maine. The institute is designed to educate generations of talent for the digital and life sciences sectors, and help drive sustained economic growth.
A special thank you to all of our alumni, parents, students, faculty, staff, and friends. Your enthusiasm and energy make even our most ambitious dreams possible for Northeastern every day, and Giving Day 2019 was no exception. You helped bring in 14,119 gifts, which are sure to have a lasting effect on this university.
Thermo Electron, a Boston-based company run by two brothers from Greece, invested 20 years in research and development before its landmark invention of an artificial heart in the 1980s.
In a world that is increasingly connected, that is increasingly reliant upon artificial intelligence, that is politically fractured, success has become a measure of how dynamic you can be, how nimble you are when faced with change, and how open you are to lifelong learning.
Northeastern, Industry, and Government Leaders Hail New Grant That Will Help Increase Diversity in STEM
As our society becomes more digital and connected, the disciplines of science, technology, engineering, and math will become increasingly intertwined with every aspect of work.
Twenty Northeastern students have been named recipients of a global fellowship program.