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Three cheers for Relay of Northeastern

Relay For Life of North­eastern will hold an event on Cen­ten­nial Common on Friday morning to cel­e­brate its fundraising total being the third highest of col­le­giate events nation­wide and to inspire even more par­tic­i­pa­tion in the global event that sup­ports the Amer­ican Cancer Society.

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.