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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.
 

Take 5: Stress management tips for 2014

Is reducing stress on your list of New Year’s res­o­lu­tions for 2014? If so, take a look at what North­eastern psy­chol­o­gist Chieh Li has to say on the sub­ject. It may not be what you’re expecting.

Take 5: Tips for physical fitness in 2014

Want to slim down or build a fitter physique in 2014? Here are five tips from fit­ness guru Greg Cloutier, project man­ager in the Human Per­for­mance and Exer­cise Sci­ence Lab­o­ra­tory in the Depart­ment of Health Sciences.

Could Mass. health trust have national impact?

A North­eastern report presents a com­pre­hen­sive analysis of the Mass­a­chu­setts Pre­ven­tion and Well­ness Trust, an alter­na­tive approach to sup­porting public health­care activ­i­ties that could serve as a national model.

From fish tank to food table

Kelsey Julius, AMD/SSH’12, says fish waste could trans­form the urban farming industry. Her ven­ture, Fish Your Food, aims to har­ness the power of a new urban farming tech­nique called aquaponics to grow and market organic produce.

3Qs: New ways to treat injuries like Gronk’s

Pro­fessor Thomas Web­ster, chair of the Depart­ment of Chem­ical Engi­neering, is exploring nanomed­i­cine approaches that could have a major impact on healing sports injuries like those suf­fered by Patriots’ tight end Rob Gronkowski, who tore his ACL and MCL.