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How to save more, spend less in the new year

We recently asked mem­bers of the North­eastern com­mu­nity to vote on which New Year’s res­o­lu­tions they’re taking up—and among the top vote get­ters was “save more, spend less.” Here, Tim­othy Gagnon, a per­sonal finance expert in the D’Amore McKim School of Busi­ness, offers tips to help you achieve this goal.

A message from Provost Bean regarding part-​​time faculty contract

On Thursday, Provost and Senior Vice Pres­i­dent for Aca­d­emic Affairs James Bean, in an email to the campus com­mu­nity, detailed the university’s ten­ta­tive agree­ment on a first con­tract with part-​​time fac­ulty working on the Boston campus. Here is the provost’s message.

David Luzzi appointed to new dual role in leading Northeastern initiatives in security, innovation

Provost and Senior Vice Pres­i­dent for Aca­d­emic Affairs James C. Bean has appointed David Luzzi vice provost for research inno­va­tion and devel­op­ment and vice pres­i­dent for the North­eastern Uni­ver­sity Inno­va­tion Campus in Burlington, Massachusetts.

Obama’s 2016 State of the Union address, visualized

Pres­i­dent Barack Obama on Tuesday deliv­ered the final State of the Union address of his two-​​term pres­i­dency. To pro­vide analysis of the president’s remarks, we turned to pro­fessor Nick Beauchamp, an expert on U.S. pol­i­tics and polit­ical method­ology who has devel­oped a new method to visu­alize the lan­guage and themes of polit­ical speeches.

Northeastern announces plans for new residence hall

The pro­posed 20-​​story building will pro­vide some 800 under­grad­uate beds in apartment-​​style units. The multi-​​use project involves part­nering with a pri­vate devel­oper and rep­re­sents an inno­v­a­tive approach to housing more stu­dents in university-​​supervised buildings.

Campus Recreation ready for the busiest time of year

One of the most pop­ular spots on col­lege cam­puses in Jan­uary is, unsur­pris­ingly, the gym. Here are some tips for North­eastern com­mu­nity mem­bers to get the most out of their work­outs, as well as alter­na­tives, like intra­mu­rals, for get­ting a healthy start to 2016.