Alec Walecki and Kenneth McNeill, two members of the Northeastern mountain biking club team, will compete at this weekend’s USA Cycling Collegiate Mountain Bike National Championships in North Carolina.
The neglected tropical disease affects tens of thousands of people and is mostly fatal. Now, new research co-authored by Northeastern chemistry professor Michael Pollastri has identified hundreds of chemical compounds that could lead to a cure.
The acclaimed film director and screenwriter was on campus Monday to screen part of his documentary series The Untold History of the United States and discuss the project with the Northeastern community.
Journalists with a breadth of experience working in the Jewish media were at Northeastern on Monday night for the Morton E. Ruderman Memorial Lecture to discuss the state of Jewish media.
By developing dynamic legged robots that emulate animal movements, Boston Dynamics founder Marc Raibert, E’73, says machines will be able to reach new heights.
During a panel discussion on Ebola earlier this month, Northeastern professors Michael Pollastri and Richard Wamai discussed other issues the Ebola outbreak is underscoring.
On Tuesday at Northeastern, three innovative nurses shared how they’ve melded their medical training and entrepreneurial spirit to bring enhanced services to healthcare professionals and patients.
Northeastern is uniquely positioned to be ahead of the curve as higher education shifts to a learning model personalized for each individual student, President Joseph E. Aoun told the Faculty Senate on Wednesday.
Marta Skomin, E’14, spent her 2012 spring break in Silicon Valley, networking with high-tech employers and learning more about the industry. The experience led first to a co-op job and then to a full-time position with the same company.
Victoria Oggioni, AMD’15, is familiar with working offstage. On Tuesday, she will make just her second appearance on the stage, starring in Antigone, the theatre department’s first production of the academic year.
The No. 10 Huskies are riding a 10-game winning streak, which head coach Cheryl Murtagh attributes to strong defense and outstanding conditioning.
On Thursday, first-year engineering students participated in the annual fall event dubbed an “egg drop on steroids,” in which pumpkins are hurled off atop Gainsborough Garage, all in the name of learning about important engineering principles.