January 28, 2014

As we are into the swing of the semester, it is important to balance your work, school and personal life.  Chieh Li, an asso­ciate pro­fessor in the Bouvé Col­lege of Health Sci­ences' school psychology program offers some valuable stress management tips. In addition to Dr. Li's tips, students are encouraged to expand their horizons within the University community.  This news includes information about some upcoming events.


The ISSI 2014 Carnevale is a celebration of the diverse Northeastern culture through two months of programs, activities and events.  Additional information is below.  Other events and activities including a tribute to Nelson Mandela and lecture on civil rights and education, are listed in the Upcoming Events section below.   Take some time to explore all the University has to offer and plan to attend an event or two!  

Did You Know?

Safety Escort Service - University Police provides an overnight escort shuttle service to student residences within 1.5 miles of campus.  In response to an increase use of this service, effective immediately, the first shuttle will leave at 7PM followed by another at 8PM.  From 8PM - 4AM there will be shuttle runs at the :00 and :30 mark of each hour.  After 4AM the shuttle will then run hourly until dawn (about 7AM).  Shuttles leave from Snell Library.  For additional information, consult the Campus Police Website.


ISSI Carnevale is a two-month long cultural celebration that highlights the rich diversity found on campus through the promotion of intercultural awareness and exploration.  A variety of festivities will encourage a connection between members of the Northeastern community, while highlighting the wonderful differences between our backgrounds and lifestyles. This collaboration and participation emphasizes the existence of a singular beautiful humanity here at Northeastern.


The kick-off event is the Take-Off Celebration.  There will be an array of international cuisines, information tables of different cultures and events for students to learn more about Carnevale, as well as excellent cultural performance.  Take-Off will be 4 - 6 pm on Monday, February 3 in the Curry Student Center Ballroom.  For additional information, download the Carnevale Schedule of Events.

Graduate Student Government News

GSG Meeting,  GSG will hold its first senate meeting of the spring semester on Wednesday, January 29 at 12pm in Curry Student Center 342.  Feel free to come if you are new to Northeastern University or GSG as we kick off a new semester! Lunch will be provided.

Spring Graduate Student Welcome Event.  Please join us for the Spring Semester Welcome Event on Thursday, January 30 from 12 - 2 pm in the Curry Student Center Ballroom. This event will provide a welcome and update on both past and future initiatives spearheaded by your Graduate Student Government. Various Graduate Student Groups here on campus plus essential Northeastern University departments will be at the event! You'll get a chance to meet others, socialize, and get some food and drinks! 
Additional information is available on the GSG Website
Graduate Campuses
The Charlotte Campus is proud to welcome Shelley Stover to our staff.  Shelley will join the team of Pasqual Quintero, Jr. and Tammy McNish as an Assistant Director of Admissions & Recruitment. She will work closely with corporations, associations, organizations and prospective students. Shelley holds a bachelor's degree in Communications from UNC-Chapel Hill and a master's degree in Higher Education Administration from the University of South Carolina. She has been working the past 10 years in higher education across North and South Carolina working primarily as an Employer Relations Manager and Corporate Liaison. Shelley is well versed in designing and implementing corporate partnerships nationally and looks forward to sharing the Northeastern Network with prospective students and corporate partners alike.

Northeastern University - Seattle celebrated the one-year anniversary of the opening of its campus in South Lake Union with a

reception for students, staff, and the community last Thursday, January 23.  Many enjoyed the reception where Regional Dean and CEO Tayloe Washburn reflected on the progress the campus has made in one year.  With over 150 students, we are pleased to have quadrupled since we opened our doors for Northeastern students in the state of Washington. In addition, we have doubled the number of co-op placements in region and are thrilled to be part of an exciting city where our programs are industry-aligned.

Provost Office News


The deadline to submit nominations for the 2013-2014 Outstanding Graduate Student Awards has been extended to January 31, 2014.  The Outstanding Graduate Student Awards are an opportunity for the community to recognize the remarkable students that choose to complete their post baccalaureate studies at Northeastern. Nominations may be made by any graduate student, faculty, staff or administrator at the university. Awards include a $1,000 credit to your student account and participation in the Academic Honors Convocation. Awards will be given for the following categories:

  • Research: Life Sciences, Physical Sciences and Engineering
  • Research: Humanities, Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Community Service
  • Experiential Learning
  • Teaching: Life Sciences, Physical Sciences and Engineering
  • Teaching: Humanities, Social and Behavioral Sciences

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In This Issue
University Resources

Upcoming Events

GSG Senate Meeting

Wednesday, January 29


342 Curry Student Center

     Additional information available on the GSG Website.


GSG Welcome Event

Thursday, January 30


Curry Student Center Ballroom

     Additional information available on the GSG Website.


Honoring the Life and Legacy of Nelson Mandela

Thursday, January 30

4 - 5:30 pm

Blackman Auditorium

     Additional Information


ISSI Carnevale Take Off

Monday, February 3

4 - 6 pm

Curry Student Center Ballroom

     Sample an array of 

international cuisines, make friends from across the globe,
and learn more about the events and activities planned for
the ISSI Carnevale 2014.

Apartment Fair

Wednesday, February 5


Curry Student Center

      Additional Information

How Far to the Promised Land?: Civil Rights and Education since Brown vs. Board of Education
Thursday, February 6
4:30 pm
     A Lecture and Conversation, MLK AT 85: Reimagining the Civil Rights Movement's Heroic Period in the Age of Obama featuring Peniel Joseph, Professor of History and Director of the Center for the Study of Race and Democracy at Tufts University.
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Dan Volchok
Assistant Dean, Graduate Student Life and Global Connections
(617) 373-5422
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