DonorsChoose​.org founder shares journey to philanthropic innovation

Charles Best, the founder and CEO of DonorsChoose​.org, dis­cussed his journey from public school teacher to phil­an­thropist in his keynote address last week as part of Stu­dent Engage­ment and Phil­an­thropy Month.

Northeastern researchers find inhaling supplemental oxygen can awaken anti-​​tumor cells

Immuno­phys­i­ology researcher Michail Sitkovsky and his col­leagues have found that sup­ple­mental oxy­gena­tion could dra­mat­i­cally increase the sur­vival rate of patients with cancer. The break­through find­ings were pub­lished Wednesday in Sci­ence Trans­la­tional Med­i­cine.

Explore new know-​​how’

Swatch watch co-​​inventor and inno­va­tion advo­cate Elmar Mock sat down with Provost Stephen W. Director at Tuesday’s Pro­files in Inno­va­tion event to dis­cuss Mock’s pas­sion for cre­ativity, risk-​​taking, and dis­rup­tive inventions.

March’s can’t-miss campus events

From high-​​profile speakers and ath­letic events to career con­fer­ences and Relay for Life, here are some of the can’t-miss events hap­pening on campus this month.

Disruption via technology

The future trends of dis­rup­tive tech­nology and the impor­tance of increasing women’s par­tic­i­pa­tion in STEM careers were among the topics of dis­cus­sion at Northeastern’s latest Women who Inspire Speaker Series event, held in Sil­icon Valley.

Students advocate on Beacon Hill for need-​​based financial aid programs

A group of North­eastern stu­dents par­tic­i­pated in Stu­dent Finan­cial Aid Day at the State House, meeting with state sen­a­tors and rep­re­sen­ta­tives to advo­cate con­tinued sup­port of need-​​based finan­cial aid programs.