Northeastern University has launched a new master’s degree program with a built-in experiential learning component, specifically designed for professionals who want to transition into high-growth industries, but do not have […]
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This week, the Social Impact Lab at Northeastern University presented a conference where speakers and attendees examined philanthropy’s impact on addressing the challenges contemporary cities face.
Global financial experts reflected on the causes of the Great Recession and 2008’s global financial crisis and presented advice to avoid similar calamities at a daylong conference organized by Northeastern students.
The Senate on Wednesday passed a resolution in favor of establishing a new Master of Science in Innovation degree in the D’Amore-McKim School of Business.
Entrepreneurs looking to make an impact in the health sciences industry got advice on funding and networking opportunities from experts in a panel discussion last week at Northeastern.
Four students in Northeastern’s Huntington Management Consulting group placed first at the Marketing Summit at Wake Forest University last weekend.
Northeastern University sociologist Timothy Hoff has found that the healthcare system’s emphasis on efficiency and technology has made it much more transactional and impersonal.
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.
Northeastern students Matt Voska, E’17, and Alan Guichard, L’14, have launched a small plane-sharing venture called Flytenow, which connects recreational pilots with flight enthusiasts to make flying more affordable and accessible.
Northeastern students Matt Voska and Alan Guichard created a venture that connects small-plane pilots with flight enthusiasts to make flying more accessible and affordable.
As part of the Women Who Inspire Speaker Series Tuesday night, presidents and CEOs of renewable energy, climate change, and sustainability companies discussed their careers and urged students and industry professionals to seize opportunities in rapidly-growing green industries.
A new collaboration between IDEA, Northeastern’s student-run venture accelerator, and the School of Law’s Community Business Clinic offers Boston-based entrepreneurs support and free business and legal advice.
What’s the U.S. economic outlook for this year? We asked John Kwoka, the Neal F. Finnegan Distinguished Professor of Economics at Northeastern. One domestic factor he has his eye on—indications that new bubbles are forming in the housing and stock markets.
Leave your credit card at home and resist the urge to buy lattes every day, says Coleen Pantalone, an associate professor of finance in the D’Amore-McKim School of Business.
Associate professor and cybersecurity expert Engin Kirda discusses the data security breach at Target last week that affected up to 40 million customers and how cyberattacks have evolved in recent years.
The movie’s marketing campaign ranges from social media outreach to television appearances by character Ron Burgundy. The strategy is innovative, if not somewhat limited in its ability to be replicated, says Bruce Clark, an associate professor of marketing.
Successful companies combine product performance with consumer insights to build brand loyalty, according to Edward Shirley, president and CEO of Bacardi Limited, who spoke on Wednesday at Northeastern’s CEO Breakfast Forum.
The pay imbalance between CEOs and the typical American worker appears to motivate employees to work harder, especially at smaller companies in which promotion is performance-based, according to a study by two Northeastern associate professors of finance.
Throughout Global Entrepreneurship Week, speakers offered advice and insight on topics ranging from mentorship and early-stage funding to the do’s and don’ts of starting a business. Here’s a roundup: Richard Hawkes, […]
Next week, Northeastern will host a series of workshops, venture expos, and other events that celebrate innovators and stimulate entrepreneurial spirit by sharing expertise and inspiring others to create their own startups.
Last week, the startup company Fantex Inc. announced a new marketplace for investors to buy and sell shares linked to the brand value and economic performance of professional athletes—and one […]
Robert Dalton, a 2007 graduate, and his wife Nicole launched 88 acres last month to coincide with a Kickstarter campaign.
An organization co-founded by Northeastern alumnus Ben Kneppers has support from venture accelerator programs at Northeastern and in Chile to turn trash from the South American country’s communities and coastline into a sustainable business.
The second event in Northeastern’s Women Who Inspire speaker series featured four distinguished female leaders at the forefront of cutting edge technology and innovation in 3-D imaging, big data, and cloud computing.
Linlin Ma, a new assistant professor of finance in the D’Amore-McKim School of Business, examines Twitter’s decision to go public.
On a Dialogue of Civilizations program in South Africa this summer, students worked closely with local entrepreneurs to deliver sustainable and socially responsible solutions for a variety of challenges facing their businesses.
Northeastern alumnus Abhi Nangia and current student Daniel Garafulic co-founded reweave, an organization creating a holistic social impact network that helps passionate people and social enterprises be better, together.
Two Northeastern alumni entrepreneurs unveiled their mobile produce market on Thursday that aims to bring healthy food to underserved areas of Boston.
Northeastern alumnus Greg Skloot’s event management software startup began as a student project but has quickly turned into a million dollar business.
Companies that expand their global footprint often take more chances than domestic firms, according to Annique Un, an associate professor in the D’Amore-McKim School of Business.
Representatives of industry, government, and academe gathered at Northeastern on Wednesday for a daylong symposium on innovation in Massachusetts’ water industries.
The answer is yes, according to Michael Gasiorek, a fourth-year student in the Bachelor of Science in International Business program who is spending two years studying and working in China.
Joseph Giglio, an executive professor of general management, says that federal policymakers have turned to the same policy tools that helped create the country’s last housing bubble: easy money and cheap credit.
A new partnership between the Center for Research Innovation and VentureCrowd is connecting entrepreneurial talent with budding university startups in need of fresh ideas and a little help.
As showcased at a campus conference on Friday, new communication tools are changing the way we design, manufacture, and use nearly every sort of commodity imaginable.
Northeastern’s graduate campus in Seattle hosted an event last Wednesday featuring experts from academia and industry who discussed how to expand the capability and breadth of video games that make a societal impact in areas like health and education.