What does learning require?

North­eastern Pres­i­dent Joseph E. Aoun and Richard Saul Wurman, the TED con­fer­ence cre­ator and a Dis­tin­guished Pro­fessor of the Prac­tice in the Col­lege of Arts, Media and Design, dis­cussed the com­plex­i­ties of learning and the future of higher edu­ca­tion on Wednesday.

Richard Saul Wurman and President Aoun

Consumer is king, says Bacardi CEO

Suc­cessful com­pa­nies com­bine product per­for­mance with con­sumer insights to build brand loy­alty, according to Edward Shirley, pres­i­dent and CEO of Bac­ardi Lim­ited, who spoke on Wednesday at Northeastern’s CEO Break­fast Forum.

CEO Breakfast: Bacardi CEO Edward Shirley

Advice, tips for budding entrepreneurs

Throughout Global Entre­pre­neur­ship Week, speakers offered advice and insight on topics ranging from men­tor­ship and early-​​​​stage funding to the do’s and don’ts of starting a busi­ness. Here’s a roundup: Richard Hawkes, … read more »

The Power of Mentoring: Inside the Mentor-Ventures Experience

Empowerfest preview for faculty, staff

A spe­cial pre­view of Empow­er­fest fea­turing inter­ac­tive exhibits will be held Friday from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Cabot Center. The event coin­cides with the university-​​wide launch of Northeastern’s $1 bil­lion Empower campaign.

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A soda explosion of knowledge

North­eastern researchers con­ducted a series of inter­ac­tive exper­i­ments, including one with Mentos and soda, to spot­light nan­otech­nology as part of the SEMI High Tech Uni­ver­sity pro­gram in Maine.

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Fifty years of excellence’

Uni­ver­sity leaders, stu­dents, fac­ulty, staff, alumni, cor­po­rate part­ners and friends cel­e­brated the 50th anniver­sary of Northeastern’s School of Nursing.

School of Nursing 50th Anniversary Celebration

The immigration debate in America

As part of Northeastern’s edu­ca­tional series on civic sus­tain­ability, a trio of North­eastern scholars led a dis­cus­sion on immi­gra­tion issues in the U.S. from a legal, philo­soph­ical, and crim­inal jus­tice perspective.

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