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It’s Homecoming week: Here’s what’s happening on campus

Home­coming has some­thing for everyone, from the sports fan and music afi­cionado to the polit­ical junkie and community-​​conscious human­i­tarian. Here is a day-​​by-​​day run­down of activ­i­ties and events for the entire week.

Northeastern, US Navy team up for ‘idea hackathon’

The U.S. Navy has turned to North­eastern for its exper­tise in dig­ital sto­ry­telling and data ana­lytics to iden­tify new ways to com­mu­ni­cate the Navy expe­ri­ence to mil­len­nials. Stu­dent coders, designers, and sto­ry­tellers can par­tic­i­pate in the inter­ac­tive hackathon, with prizes for the win­ners. The dead­line to sign up to par­tic­i­pate is today.

Northeastern showcases vibrant tattoo art collection at Gallery 360

Peter Mui, the late fashion designer, trav­eled the world to com­mis­sion orig­inal pieces from mas­ters of the craft of tattoo art. His wife, Jenny, recently donated much of his vast col­lec­tion to North­eastern, where selected works are now on display.

Don’t miss these campus events this month

Get out your cal­en­dars, because November is jam-​​packed with must-​​see campus events, from Home­coming to Global Entre­pre­neur­ship Week to the latest install­ment of The Future of… Here’s what’s happening.

Professor honored for outstanding contributions to improving diversity in biomedical engineering

The Bio­med­ical Engi­neering Society Diver­sity Award, pre­sented this year to Srinivas Sridhar, Uni­ver­sity Dis­tin­guished Pro­fessor of Physics, Bio­engi­neering, and Chem­ical Engi­neering. “This award rec­og­nizes the work I’ve been doing for the past 10 years, a path moti­vated by spreading knowl­edge and breaking down bar­riers to access of knowl­edge,” he said.

Students, faculty praise global experience at Dialogue of Civilizations Fair

The most amazing thing I have ever done.” That’s how senior Christa Blomquist described her Dia­logue of Civ­i­liza­tions pro­gram in Ice­land. At Thursday’s annual dia­logue fair, she was among the stu­dents and fac­ulty who extolled the virtues of living, working, and studying in an unfa­miliar country.

New director of World Languages Center to grow connection between culture, language

Learning a new lan­guage is a very per­sonal and pro­found expe­ri­ence that can help open the doors to new cul­tures, says applied lin­guis­tics expert Stacey Katz Bourns. She hopes to cul­ti­vate that mindset at Northeastern.

New play is a ‘romantic comedy with a happy ending—about death’

The Depart­ment of Theatre’s latest work, a pro­duc­tion of the play Dead Man’s Cell Phone, explores just what hap­pens when you answer a stranger’s ringing phone. The pro­duc­tion runs through Sat­urday in the Studio Theatre.