The Ultimate Connections

It’s not easy for a tech startup, especially one operated by two recent college graduates, to get a foot in the door at the Department of Defense.  You need more […]

Role Reversal

WHO: Naoki Yokoyama, E’18, electrical and computer engineering major WHERE: Pavlok, a Boston company that a makes wearable technology designed to help people quit compulsive or unhealthy habits, such as […]

What’s Really in Those Boxes?

While politicians whip up fears about terrorists exploiting our immigration policies, a much bigger threat has gone largely unaddressed: the thousands of shipping containers from across the globe that are […]

One Village at a Time

More than 748 million people worldwide have no access to clean drinking water, including 325 million in sub-Saharan Africa. This shortage has a far-reaching impact on public health and economic […]

Friendly Skies

The seemingly endless airport screening lines are bad enough, but when entire terminals are closed for hours due to security breaches, the frustration level of travelers can boil over. Northeastern […]

Redefining the Value of a University

The Obama administration has dropped its proposal for a federal ranking system for colleges and universities—the so-called White House College Scorecard—in favor of an approach more in line with an […]

The Sweet Smell of Success

Over the course of 10 days in March, the Northeastern men’s basketball team transformed the university community from bit players in the passion play of college sports to center-stage, high-fiving, […]

Farm Arm

Andrew Waite, E’15, and Jonathan Leydon, E’15, say their senior capstone project was incredibly valuable—and someday, thousands of disabled farm laborers may find themselves sharing in that sentiment. Waite, Leydon, […]