Meet the graduates: Alex Vipond

Vipond, DMSB’16, is a global cit­izen and a bud­ding entre­pre­neur, a guitar player in a tight-​​knit band and a member of Northeastern’s Hunt­ington 100. Here, he reflects on his past five years at North­eastern and looks ahead to the future.

President Joseph E. Aoun and Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker are seen exiting the The George J. Kostas Research Institute for Homeland Security in Burlington after announcing a new consortium of research universities and private manufacturing companies, called the Advanced Nanomanufacturing Cluster for Smart Sensors and Materials, which will work on new methods to create smart sensors and other revolutionary materials using ‘nanoscale’ printing processes. The consortium will work with the Nanoscale Offset Printing System, a manufacturing technology pioneered by Northeastern’s Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing, on April 19, 2016. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
04/27/16 - BOSTON, MA. - Robin Li, E'18, Carly Krotowski AMD'16, and Kamila Widulinski AMD'16 pose for a portrait in The Back Bay Fens on April 27, 2016. The trio will be biking across the country this summer as part of the organization Bike and Build. Photo by Adam Glanzman/Northeastern University
Northeastern Night at Fenway Park

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3Qs: What coral bleaching in the Great Barrier Reef means for the world

Marine sci­en­tists in Aus­tralia recently reported that 93 per­cent of the Great Bar­rier Reef is now bleached. Northeastern’s Steven Vollmer explains why the con­di­tion, typ­i­cally the result of warming ocean tem­per­a­tures, could lead to “the ocean’s equiv­a­lent of a rain­forest with no trees.”

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Mentorship through robotics

NUTRONS was cre­ated to inspire stu­dent men­tors through chal­lenging edu­ca­tional expe­ri­ences such as building robots. Today, it is one of the most suc­cessful robotics teams in the region, helping to solve real world prob­lems through engi­neering. Watch and learn more about this unique North­eastern group. Video by Ben­jamin Bertsch/​Northeastern University

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Northeastern night at Fenway

Meghan Bruckman, E’16, sings the national anthem at Fenway Park Sat­urday night prior to the game between the Red Sox and the New York Yan­kees. It was North­eastern night at Fenway, and Bruckman got the chance to sing after win­ning NU Idol. Photo by Billie Weiss/​Boston Red Sox/​Getty Images

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