Fitness trackers accounted for more than half of the 35 million wearable devices in use at the end of 2014. Here, associate professor Stephen Intille, a personal health informatics expert at Northeastern, explains what we can expect from fitness tech in 2015.
The collaboration will give student journalists the opportunity to produce investigative reports that will air on the TV station.
A new paper co-authored by Northeastern service marketing expert Paul Fombelle suggests that firm expressions of gratitude drive future customer purchasing behavior.
The sonic inspiration behind five bands from Green Line Records, Northeastern’s student-run record label.
The global economy expanded by some 2.7 percent in 2014. Here, Bilge Erten, an assistant professor of economics and international affairs at Northeastern University, explains what we can expect in the new year.
Michael Dukakis, Distinguished Professor of Political Science at Northeastern and the longest-serving governor in Massachusetts history, offers advice to new Gov. Charlie Baker.
On a recent Friday afternoon, a small group of Northeastern students convened in the Sacred Space to rekindle the lost joys of childhood.
Northeastern fitness guru Greg Cloutier explains how you can build a fitter physique in the new year.
Stuart Scott, the longtime ESPN sportscaster, died Sunday at the age of 49 after a seven-year battle with cancer. Here, Charles Fountain, an associate professor of journalism at Northeastern University, discusses Scott’s legacy as one of sports broadcasting’s signature voices.
Eat leftovers for lunch, switch to a microchip credit card, and pay off high-interest debt first, says personal finance planning expert Coleen Pantalone.
HI, G.U.S. Meet G.U.S.—the Get Up Seat. The soon-to-be-prototyped assistance device will help elderly users get up from falls and give them support when they start to feel weak. It’s […]
Students in the “Enabling Engineering” technical elective recently presented their design proposals to faculty, peers, and project mentors. The eponymous student group may bring all of them to fruition.
Peter Sonnenthal, L’83, has been locked in a protracted legal battle in the German courts for more than 20 years, hoping to recover property that belonged to his Jewish ancestors but that he says was stripped away during the Nazi regime.
Victoria Suha, E’17, founded Northeastern’s student chapter of the Acoustical Society of America in her first year at Northeastern. Her dream job is to design symphony halls.
Julia Ebert, S’15, will pursue a master’s of research in bioengineering at Imperial College London starting in the fall.
Northeastern’s new suite of interdisciplinary data science programs will include a graduate certificate in data science and master’s degrees in business analytics and urban informatics.
Madeline Heising, the food blogger and self-proclaimed “collegiate vegan,” plans to fill her Thanksgiving dinner plate with heaping portions of green beans, maple roasted carrots, and candied cranberries. Oven-roasted turkey—the iconic symbol of the holiday feast—will be conspicuously absent.
Northeastern’s powerlifting program produces scores of formidable athletes every year.
“Entrepreneurship is not about money,” says Claire Chase, the anomalous flutist, arts entrepreneur, and 2012 MacArthur Fellow, who spoke at Northeastern on Tuesday evening in the latest installment of the Profiles in Innovation Presidential Speaker Series. “It’s about agency and activism.”
The first installment of We Aspire, a professional development program for faculty and staff, featured Northeastern parent and New York City-based fashion designer Kathleen McFeeters, whose list of must-have leadership traits includes confidence, communication skills, and the propensity to take risks.
From Homecoming to Husky hoops, here are five exciting events coming this month that you’ve got to put on your calendars.
Ryan Wright, E’09, is the young entrepreneur behind a novel startup focused on designing solar-powered charging stations for cell phones and tablets.
Northeastern staff and students doled out health and wellness tips on Wednesday at the eighth-annual Health Fair and Flu Clinic. Here are five such nuggets of wisdom for staying fit and healthy this fall.
The women’s soccer team has amassed an NCAA-leading 11 shutouts in just 14 matches this season, outscoring opponents 22–3 en route to a sterling 9–3-2 record. Goalkeeper Paige Burnett attributes the number-defying success to superior team defense.
The Beanpot. Hockey East. The NCAA championship. Winning all three is this season’s goal for men’s hockey. Here are the five biggest storylines heading into the new campaign, which begins on Saturday night at Matthews Arena against Vermont.
The women’s hockey team will begin the 2014–2015 season on Friday night at Syracuse. Here are five reasons why the Huskies will reach the NCAA Tournament for the first time in program history.
Some 500 Northeastern students and young alumni convened at the Curry Student Center Ballroom on Monday evening to network with representatives of more than 40 startups seeking to hire co-op students, interns, and full-time employees.
Tatyana Fazlalizadeh, Northeastern’s new artist-in-residence, plans to turn campus into a temporary hub for artistic activism.
Mary Bonauto, an alumna of Northeastern’s School of Law and a pioneer in the fight for marriage equality, has been named to the 2014 Class of MacArthur Fellows. The prestigious award includes a $625,000 “genius grant.”
The second annual International Co-op Fair aimed to connect students who had recently returned from overseas co-ops with those looking to work abroad. It didn’t take long for some to find their perfect professional match.
It’s 7:55 a.m. and your class starts in five minutes. You’re running late, and though you’ve showered, pulled on a clean sweater, and packed your book bag, you’ve neglected to […]
Community leaders convened at Northeastern on Thursday afternoon for a panel discussion on reducing youth violence through collaboration between Boston police, city officials, and sport-based youth development organizations.
An interdisciplinary team of researchers led by Northeastern University has developed a novel method for controllably constructing precise inter-nanotube junctions—an innovation that could have major real-world applications in a range of industries.
Some 200 members of the Northeastern community came together on Krentzman Quad on Thursday afternoon to observe the 13th anniversary of Sept. 11 and honor those who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks.
Ferdi Hellweger, an associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, and his research colleagues have created an advanced model aimed at exploring the role of neutral evolution in the biogeographic distribution of ocean microbes.
Celia Pearce, a newly appointed associate professor of game design, has spent the past three decades working in the interactive media field. But she may not have become one of the world’s leading experts on virtual worlds and multiplayer gaming if not for a prescient phone call in 1983.