Northeastern University

Northeastern University, (NU) is a private research and education institution established in 1898 and located in the heart of Boston, Massachusetts. Northeastern University has a unique integrative education approach offering undergraduate degrees, master's degrees and doctoral degrees. NU is considered one of the best Internship/Career universities in the USA offering its students hands on practicums in Fortune 500 Companies. The School of Architecture, School of Engineering, Health Sciences and Law are noted as exceptional among universities. NU's Scientific Computation Center, Antimicrobial Center, Bernard M. Gordon Center for Subsurface Sensing and Imaging Systems are among NU's 28 research institutes. A specific media contact or page for reporters is not available.

Address
360 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115
Website
http://www.northeastern.edu/neuhome/index.php
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Northeastern_University#Colleges_and_schools
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Optics & Photonics

Optical computing at sub-picosecond speeds

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Biotechnology

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Oncology & Cancer

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