Turning an idea into a business takes a lot of work and strategic planning—both of which the Husky Startup Challenge program can help foster. The first step, though, is signing up, and applications close at midnight tonight.
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As a kid, Andrew Colgin liked to tinker with technology. And now—surprise, surprise—he’s a first-year student in the university’s computer science program. “There are students all around me who like a lot of the same things that I do,” he says.
Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton will face off tonight in their first of three scheduled debates. We asked journalism professor Alan Schroeder, an expert on televised debates, about the keys for the candidates, whether one of them has more to gain or lose, and the roles of both the moderator and real-time fact-checkers.
In his annual address to the Faculty Senate on Wednesday, President Joseph E. Aoun described the increasing competition in higher education while reaffirming Northeastern’s commitment to leadership in education and research.
At “The Future of…” presidential speaker series on Tuesday, Lyft chief technology officer and Northeastern graduate Chris Lambert discussed how autonomous vehicles are the future of transportation—and what that means for Lyft, for people, and for cities in America.
Through the SafeZone app, students, faculty, staff, and campus visitors can immediately report emergencies, request medical assistance, or simply stay in touch during late-hour work assignments.
Northeastern’s Real Estate Club will host a panel discussion this evening on the past, present, and future of urban planning and development in the university’s surrounding neighborhoods. Titled “Cranes and the Community,” the event will convene six experts with knowledge in fields ranging from architecture to city planning.
“I did the best I could’ve done,” champion rock climber Josh Levin, E’17, said of competing on the season 8 finale of the NBC reality show. The experience, he noted, not only made him a better climber, but it helped him bring increased attention to a cause—organ donation—of great personal importance.
With so many exciting opportunities on campus, it can be difficult to keep track of everything. Here’s our handy guide to the can’t-miss events of the fall semester.
Everyone has had a bad service experience, the memory of which is often still fresh even after an extended period of time. New faculty member Miso Kim is working to change that through her study of the nature and design of service.
Beth Stevens, an alumna and neuroscientist, has spent her career researching diseases like Alzheimer’s and schizophrenia. On Thursday, the MacArthur “genius award” recipient joined President Aoun to discuss her success.
Five students who volunteered to share their own global experiences at Thursday’s Study Abroad Fair explain why those experiences were so meaningful—and why other students should consider study abroad.