Tweets of the Week: July 13 to July 17

A spe­cial Husky-​​​​penguin rela­tion­ship, the start of new co-​​​​ops, and fac­ulty research are among our selec­tions for tweets from the North­eastern com­mu­nity this week. Just because. #North­eastern #husky­puppy #snug­gler pic​.twitter​.com/​o​R​z​F​b​D​U​a1Q — […]

Reading program connects students with timely books

Every year, a com­mittee com­prising stu­dents, fac­ulty, and staff chooses one thought-​​provoking book for the North­eastern com­mu­nity to read. But have you ever won­dered how the so-​​called First Pages book is selected?

3Qs: Online shoppers ‘Primed’ for huge deals

Web per­son­al­iza­tion expert Christo Wilson holds forth on Amazon Prime Day, the latest man­u­fac­tured shop­ping day to promise big sav­ings on scores of prod­ucts, and offers up some tips for online shop­pers looking to exer­cise their con­sumer freedom.

Professor turns into coral polyp for Comic-​​Con

Mark Pat­terson is dis­cussing Aquaman at a Comic-​​Con 2015 panel on Friday. But on Thursday he attended the pop-​​culture con­ven­tion in cos­tume as a coral polyp, raising aware­ness about the dan­gers of microplas­tics in the ocean and Northeastern’s research to address the problem.