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Building businesses piece by piece

Entre­pre­neur­ship fever is sweeping North­eastern, and stu­dents all across campus are catching the bug. A host of student-​​run oper­a­tions is springing up to sup­port North­eastern star­tups, offering skills and exper­tise in fields from accounting to graphic design to soft­ware coding. To help these groups forge an alliance, fac­ulty member Dan Gre­gory made a lead gift last fall, inspiring par­ents, alumni, and fac­ulty to join in. To date, sup­port for the new initiative—which stu­dents named Mosaic—comes to $425,000.

Delta Tau Delta teams up to fight type 1 diabetes

Northeastern’s chapter of the Delta Tau Delta fra­ter­nity will host an event to raise aware­ness and funds in sup­port of type 1 dia­betes research on Sat­urday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the West Vil­lage Quad. The fes­tiv­i­ties will include food, lawn games, and a dunking booth.

Northeastern student group to host 4th annual Alternative Investment Summit

Since its incep­tion in 2013, the con­fer­ence has attracted hun­dreds of stu­dents and inspired the cre­ation of a new course in hedge funds, real assets, and pri­vate equity. It is orga­nized by a group of stu­dents in the D’Amore-McKim School of Busi­ness, who work year-​​round to bring some of the industry’s biggest players to campus.

Tips for better time management

Here are three ways stu­dents can make the most of their time, pro­vided by Erin Schnepp, an aca­d­emic advisor in Col­lege of Engi­neering Under­grad­uate Stu­dent Ser­vices who runs a series of “Roadmap to Suc­cess” workshops.

President Aoun speaks out in support of diversity and inclusion

Fol­lowing the pas­sage of a con­tro­ver­sial new law last week in North Carolina—where North­eastern main­tains a regional campus—President Aoun issued a state­ment in strong sup­port of diver­sity and inclu­sion. The law pre­vents local com­mu­ni­ties in that state from passing ordi­nances that pro­tect the rights of gay, les­bian, and trans­gender people. “At North­eastern Uni­ver­sity we believe diver­sity is a strength to be cel­e­brated, not a source of divi­sion,” Aoun said.