Northeastern University Spring 2012 : Page 1
Spring 2012 Volume 37, Number 3 CONTENT FEATURES 32 THE NORTHEASTERN EFFECT A willingness to take issue. A refusal to let well enough alone. A conviction that getting in over your head is how you rise up. These are stories of leadership. Bernard Gordon, H’07, founder of the Gordon Engineering Leadership Program at Northeastern 42 A UNIVERSITY LINKED TO PEOPLE, NOT TO A PLACE By John Ombelets Northeastern launches the ﬁ rst in a series of regional campuses with a model that could completely change higher education. 46 WEATHER PROOF By Jason Kornwitz Global warming doesn’t always behave like you expect it to. A faculty expert sets us straight. 50 CHARTING A STEADY COURSE By Joan Lynch A charitable gift annuity is a smart investment, beneﬁ ting both the donor and Northeastern.
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