A new partnership between Northeastern and GE, #iheartcoop, and faculty research were among our selections of tweets about the Northeastern community this week.
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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.
InNUvate is a new program that the Entrepreneurs Club launching this fall in which students will develop a business or resource that benefits campus life.
Northeastern and General Electric will partner to offer a new accelerated bachelor’s degree in advanced manufacturing, a first-in-the-nation program. The partnership, announced Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Education, is part of an innovative higher education initiative and garnered significant national recognition.
Mobility Prescription, a personal fitness consulting firm founded by Northeastern alumnus Ryan Beauchesne, serves clients of all shapes and sizes, from first-time lifters to professional ice hockey players. “We’re mobile,” says Beauchesne. “We go directly to our clients’ homes.” This evening, he and fellow graduate Jimmy Heim will be running a fitness boot camp for members of the university community.
Northeastern student Alvaro Perez and his co-founders of a new online marketplace called Dibind are working to streamline the moving process, making it easier for college students to buy, sell, or donate used furniture with the click of a button. “We believe that we have a holistic solution to the move-in and move-out process,” says Perez.
Almost five years ago, Northeastern alumni Bojan Mandaric and Brogan Graham launched a fitness movement called November Project. The organization now counts tribes in more than 25 cities around North America and will soon welcome London and Amsterdam. We caught up with Mandaric and Graham to talk about November Project’s international appeal, which includes a recently published book and a forthcoming documentary.
Strawberries and vinegar? It sounds unusual, but Northeastern executive chef Tom Barton says it’s a delicious dessert when you combine the right ratio of the two ingredients. (A little sugar helps, too.)
Global co-op, faculty research, and student entrepreneurship were among our selections of tweets about the Northeastern community this week.
We scoured campus yesterday to talk to people about how they were handling the hot, hazy, and humid conditions. Most were managing fine—and one even found what might be the perfect spot.
Hot, hazy, and humid. That’s the forecast for the next few days. With heat index values in the triple digits, the National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for the Boston area. We asked John Wong, director of clinical services at University Health and Counseling Services, to offer some tips to keep cool and how to spot heat-related health issues early on.
Faculty research on Zika, #HelpfulHusky recognition, and a stroll on campus with Michael Dukakis are among our selection of tweets from the Northeastern community this week.