President Aoun, HUBweek panel discuss the workforce of the future

We need to build what I call a robot-​​proof edu­ca­tion,” Pres­i­dent Aoun said on Wednesday. The com­ments came during a HUB­week panel dis­cus­sion about the role higher edu­ca­tion should play in building the 21st-​​century workforce.

Want the most telling presidential polling data? Professor says turn to Twitter

Knowing society’s con­stant demand for imme­diate, real-​​time infor­ma­tion, assis­tant pro­fessor of polit­ical sci­ence Nick Beauchamp devel­oped a model that uses tweets to gauge public opinion of can­di­dates more quickly than tra­di­tional polls.

The lives of mannequins, and how they reflect our own

From “very lady-​​like and proper” to “abstract and more daring,” alumnus Ralph Pucci talks about the evo­lu­tion of man­nequins. Pucci, an inno­vator in the field, will par­tic­i­pate in help lead a sym­po­sium today that explores the art, busi­ness, and pol­i­tics of these retail figures.

Students lead voter registration drive on campus

A col­lec­tive of more than 15 North­eastern stu­dent groups, led by the Stu­dent Gov­ern­ment Asso­ci­a­tion, will work together to reg­ister peers for the November elec­tions and gen­erate enthu­siasm for the demo­c­ratic process.

Northeastern, city of Boston team up to tackle off-​​campus move-​​in

It takes months of plan­ning and coordination—and involves a ded­i­cated team of uni­ver­sity staff, city offi­cials, and volunteers—to make sure off-​​campus move-​​in runs smoothly. Here are some of the people who help make it happen.

Sneak peek at some ‘treasures’ to be found at campus yard sale

Northeastern’s annual Trash2Treasure sale will take place this Sunday at the Curry Stu­dent Center, where a wide variety of donated items will be on sale at reduced prices. Take a look at some of the more unique items that will be available.

Five tips to make off-​​campus move-​​in a breeze

Stu­dents this weekend will move into off-​​campus housing around Boston. We spoke with the Off-​​Campus Stu­dent Ser­vices and com­piled this list of helpful tips to help ease the stress of the big day.

New open-​​road tolling expected to bring faster commutes but bothersome billing

In October the Mass­a­chu­setts Turn­pike, the main east-​​west thruway for the com­mon­wealth, will con­vert to a cash­less and open-​​road toll system. And while com­muting may be easier for motorists, trans­porta­tion expert Peter Furth cau­tions the fare col­lec­tion can cause headaches. Here he dis­cusses the Mass Pike plan and the technology’s use beyond the Bay State.

Take 5: Watch high-​​flying hot dog cruise into the Charles River

Red Bull Flugtag, a demon­stra­tion in avi­a­tion exper­i­men­ta­tion, is coming to Boston Sat­urday. Here are five things you need to know about this unique event, including some quirky facts about the North­eastern team that will be com­peting as well as its flying hot dog. That’s right…flying hot dog.