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Northeastern hosts panel on reducing youth violence

Com­mu­nity leaders con­vened at North­eastern on Thursday after­noon for a panel dis­cus­sion on reducing youth vio­lence through col­lab­o­ra­tion between Boston police, city offi­cials, and sport-​​based youth devel­op­ment organizations.

Sherman Center a hub for engineering innovation

North­eastern Uni­ver­sity recently cel­e­brated the grand opening and formal launch of the Michael J. and Ann Sherman Center for Engi­neering Entre­pre­neur­ship Edu­ca­tion, which was founded to arm engi­neering stu­dents with entre­pre­neurial skills.

Athletic director talks college sports at Northeastern, nationwide

The Fac­ulty Senate on Wednesday held its first meeting of the aca­d­emic year, as Ath­letic Director Peter Roby deliv­ered his annual address on the state of ath­letics at North­eastern and touched on the broader national landscape.

Northeastern unveils state-​​of-​​the-​​art nanoscale printing system

Uni­ver­sity leaders and researchers joined rep­re­sen­ta­tives from industry and gov­ern­ment agen­cies on Wednesday at Northeastern’s Kostas Research Insti­tute to cel­e­brate NanoOPS, a new nanoscale printing system that could trans­form nanoman­u­fac­turing and spur inno­va­tion in areas such as elec­tronics, med­i­cine, and energy storage.

Northeastern helps secure $20M grant for Ruggles upgrades

Pres­i­dent Joseph E. Aoun was joined by fed­eral offi­cials and state and city leaders on Friday after­noon at the Rug­gles MBTA sta­tion to cel­e­brate a newly announced TIGER grant for infra­struc­ture improve­ments that will bring more jobs and vitality to the Rox­bury community.

The fight against cancer, one fruit fly at a time

Pio­neering cancer researcher Ross Cagan, the keynote speaker at Northeastern’s Pro­files in Inno­va­tion Pres­i­den­tial Speaker Series on Thursday, described how his lab is using fruit flies to deter­mine per­son­al­ized treat­ment for patients.

The Gaza war from afar

In a campus lec­ture on Tuesday, pro­fessor Dov Waxman, co-​​director of Northeastern’s Middle East Center, exam­ined the strategic and moral impli­ca­tions of the Israel-​​Hamas conflict.

Biomaterials and the future of medicine

Arthur Coury, a new Uni­ver­sity Dis­tin­guished Pro­fessor and a leading expert in poly­meric bio­ma­te­rials, has joined the Depart­ment of Chem­ical Engi­neering to help grow stu­dents’ under­standing of bio­ma­te­rials, with a par­tic­ular focus on how advance­ments are shifting from replace­ment med­i­cine to tissue engineering.