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Light shines on underpass makeover

A new tem­po­rary light instal­la­tion designed by School of Archi­tec­ture fac­ulty is part of a state trans­porta­tion project to trans­form a for­gotten piece of land under I-​​93 into a multi-​​modal link between two Boston communities.

Beanpot rivalry boosts Relay For Life efforts

The Relay For Life groups led by stu­dents at North­eastern, BU, BC, and Har­vard are engaging in a friendly com­pe­ti­tion to raise the most money for the Amer­ican Cancer Society before the Beanpot cham­pi­onship game on Feb. 10.

Mandela’s life, local ties celebrated

Civic leaders, activists, and human­i­tar­ians con­vened in the Blackman Audi­to­rium on Thursday after­noon to honor the life and legacy of Nelson Man­dela, the former South African pres­i­dent and anti-​​apartheid icon who passed away last month.

Northeastern ranked America’s greenest university

North­eastern Uni­ver­sity con­tinues to gain recog­ni­tion for its long-​​standing com­mit­ment to sus­tain­ability, placing first among Amer­ican uni­ver­si­ties and third overall world­wide in this year’s Green­Metric Ranking of World Uni­ver­si­ties.
 

From jam session to global phenomenon

This weekend, North­eastern will join nearly 500 other sites around the world in hosting the sixth annual Global Game Jam, a col­lab­o­ra­tive, inter­dis­ci­pli­nary event in which par­tic­i­pants have 48 hours to design new games from scratch.

Red Sox take offseason swing to campus

Red Sox players and man­age­ment vis­ited campus on Wednesday evening for a town-​​hall style meeting in which they dis­cussed the upcoming season and fielded ques­tions from the fired-​​up audience.

A tribute to the dream

In a cer­e­mony on Thursday after­noon fea­turing sev­eral moving per­for­mances and a con­ver­sa­tion with civil rights pio­neer Bob Moses, the North­eastern com­mu­nity hon­ored the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and com­mem­o­rated the 50th anniver­sary of the Civil Rights Act.