The apple princess

Grad­uate stu­dent Fabi­enne Rudolph is known as the apple princess in her native Ger­many, where she pro­motes the Oden­wald region’s apple industry.

Fabienne Rudolph

Turning water into rice

Last summer, a group of North­eastern stu­dents devel­oped a busi­ness pro­posal to help feed orphans in Bali. Last week, the plan was accepted to the upcoming Clinton Global Ini­tia­tive Uni­ver­sity Conference.

Clinton Global Initiative University Students

Tweets of the Week: Feb. 10–14

Reac­tion to the Beanpot cham­pi­onship games, Northeastern’s greenest uni­ver­sity honor, and IDEA’s 100K Club were among our selec­tions for tweets this week from the North­eastern com­mu­nity. A thoughtful take on … read more »

Men's Beanpot Championship: NU vs. BC

A state of economic emergency

MIT pro­fessor and social activist Noam Chomsky shared his thoughts on the strug­gling U.S. economy on Monday evening at Northeastern’s third annual Boston Sym­po­sium on Economics.

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The fight of her life

Bethany, the the­atre department’s first pro­duc­tion of 2014, tells the darkly comic story of a single mother’s struggle to regain what she’s lost at the height of the Great Reces­sion: her home and her daughter.

bethany

Global co-​​op: paying it forward

Helping pedi­atric burn vic­tims in China, adding to an eco-village’s infra­struc­ture in Costa Rica, working on a Hol­ly­wood movie in South Africa. These were just some of the unique expe­ri­ences stu­dents shared with their peers at last Thursday’s Inter­na­tional Co-​​op Fair.

International Co-Op Fair

3Qs: What to watch for in Sochi

The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia have begun. We asked Philip D’Agati, an expert in patri­o­tism, pol­i­tics, and the Olympics, in the Depart­ment of Polit­ical Sci­ence, to dis­cuss Russia’s role as host and which Olympic events he has his eye on.

Philip D'Agati

Take 5: How to protect your passwords

Not using the same pass­word for every­thing is among sev­eral tips North­eastern cyber­se­cu­rity expert Wil Robertson sug­gests to help Internet users guard their per­sonal infor­ma­tion online.

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