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Professors’ venture wins MassChallenge Award

Professors’ venture wins MassChallenge Award

Guardion, a venture developed by two Northeastern faculty members: Swastik Kar, professor of physics, and Yung Joon Jung, professor of mechanical and industrial engineering. Guardion was recently awarded $50,000 through the MassChallenge accelerator, as well as an additional grant through the CASIS-Boeing Prize for Technology in Space. The venture is based on technology Kar and … Continued

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UConn’s McNair Scholars visit Northeastern

UConn’s McNair Scholars visit Northeastern

Several University of Connecticut students visited Northeastern as part of their preparation to apply to PhD programs. The group of McNair Scholars had the opportunity to meet with College of Science and Bouvé College of Health Sciences faculty to talk about their focus and research topics. The McNair Scholars Program is a national initiative funded … Continued

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What the future of gaming might look like

What the future of gaming might look like

On Wednesday nights, a few dozen Northeastern students convene in 346 Curry Student Center to hang out and play video games like “Mario Kart” and “Super Smash Bros. Melee.” They’re members of Northeastern Entertainment System, the university’s video game club, and they’re part of a growing trend that’s seen video games become a ubiquitous part … Continued

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