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Your Google searches and tweets might help forecast the next disease outbreak

People leave a trail of breadcrumbs when they navigate the digital world, offering clues about what is happening in their lives—including their health. Northeastern’s Mauricio Santillana is using machine learning algorithms to turn those clues into an early warning system for disease outbreaks.
May 17, 2022

Northeastern Undergraduate Commencement: Chobani CEO Urges Class of 2022 to Challenge Things That Make Them ‘Uncomfortable in the World’

The university’s 120th Commencement exercises, held on May 13, was the second at Boston’s iconic Fenway Park. It was a daylong affair, with a ceremony for graduate students in the morning and another for undergraduate students in the evening. Both celebrations marked the final chapter in a story filled with unexpected twists, challenging plot points, and heroic achievements by the Class of 2022.
May 16, 2022

Hoods in hand, Northeastern doctoral graduates turn now to solve the world’s biggest problems

“The world needs your minds, your hearts, and, above all else, your humanity,” David Madigan told the university’s newest PhD graduates at the Doctor of Philosophy Hooding and Graduation Ceremony on Monday.
May 10, 2022