3Qs: The legacy of Stuart Scott

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.

Students’ tech-​​based proposals ‘enable’ elderly and severely disabled

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.

A vegan Thanksgiving

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.

The art of entrepreneurship

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.”

What makes a good leader?

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.

3Qs: The art of the shutout

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.

Northeastern hosts panel on reducing youth violence

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.

Small’ transformation yields big changes

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.

The M.O. of MMOs

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.