Here’s a rundown of April events that you won’t want to miss, including Academic Honors Convocation, RISE, a discussion about the global response to the Zika outbreak, and an archeological look at Boston’s Big Dig.
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The university has formed a lifetime partnership with a large digital media company in Silicon Valley, with the goal of going completely paperless by May 1.
We asked a Northeastern matchmaking expert to offer up some strategies for improving your online dating game.
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.
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.
Undergraduate students can cast votes for the student body president and executive vice president as well as on two referenda questions. Voting is open through Friday.
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.
Elliott Bowles, DMSB’16, earned his pilo’s license in 2013, and now pilots the skies over Boston. He recently invited university photographer Adam Glanzman along for a ride.
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.
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.
The battery on your mobile phone is dead, but you don’t have time to charge it in your room. What do you do? Beginning next Friday, swing by one of 30 campus locations and pick up the Oomf, a free portable smartphone charger.