With new academic plan in place, State of the University highlights Northeastern’s ‘bold’ future

On Thursday, uni­ver­sity leaders, stu­dents, fac­ulty, and staff under­scored Northeastern’s suc­cesses over the past decade and looked ahead to its future. The new aca­d­emic plan, Pres­i­dent Aoun said, “is nothing less than a roadmap for cre­ating the world’s first global uni­ver­sity system.”

10/19/16 - BOSTON, MA. -  Alexandros Makriyannis
Professor, George D. Behrakis Endowed Chair, and Director of the Center for Drug Discovery poses for a portrait on Oct. 19, 2016. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
Scenes from faculty senate on Wednesday, where the university's new Professional Advancement Network was introduced. Photo by Adam Glanzman/Northeastern University
10/20/16 - BOSTON, MA. - Scenes from the The Liberal Arts forum with President Aoun and Lynn Pasquerella, President of the Association of American Colleges and Universities, in East Village on Oct. 20, 2016.  Photo by Adam Glanzman/Northeastern University

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3Qs: Could cyberattacks threaten to steal the 2016 election?

Exactly how likely is it that hos­tile agents might rig the 2016 elec­tion? We asked William Robertson, asso­ciate pro­fessor and cyber­se­cu­rity expert, to weigh in on the fea­si­bility of such an attack.

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The future of transportation

Join Pres­i­dent Aoun and Lyft’s chief tech­nology officer and North­eastern grad­uate Chris Lam­bert on Tuesday, Sept. 20, for a con­ver­sa­tion about the dis­rup­tions in the fast-​​moving field of trans­porta­tion, including the arrival of autonomous vehicles

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Pumpkin Carving

Kar­alyn Kachmar, BHS’20, and Emily Pisac­reta, S’20, com­pete during the 16th annual Pumpkin Carving Con­test held in Levine Mar­ket­place on Thursday. Photo by Matthew Modoono/​Northeastern University

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