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The future’s most pressing energy questions

Top researchers, entre­pre­neurs, scholars, and pol­i­cy­makers from Mass­a­chu­setts and Switzer­land con­vened at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity on Friday for an energy summit, where par­tic­i­pants dis­cussed inno­va­tions and strate­gies to address cli­mate change and a range of other global energy challenges.

When history goes digital

With sup­port from the National Endow­ment for the Human­i­ties, the Dig­ital Schol­ar­ship Group at North­eastern is hosting an inter­na­tional ser­vice called TAPAS that will pro­vide low-​​cost pub­lishing and storage ser­vices for users to create, curate, and share high-​​quality data using open-​​source tools.

Brief stay, lasting impact for art show

Print– and paper-​​making works by three grad­u­ates of Northeastern’s joint studio art pro­gram with the School of the Museum of Fine Arts are now on dis­play at Gallery 360’s new exhibit “A Brief Stay: Print & Paper Show.”

Senior showcase

Pho­tographs, oil paint­ings, videos, mini fur­ni­ture, and a sculp­ture made out of col­orful cough drops are among the art­work on dis­play at Gallery 360 in a new exhibit fea­turing the work of tal­ented North­eastern Uni­ver­sity seniors.

Take 5: The life and literature of Gabriel García Márquez

The award-​​winning Colom­bian nov­elist died last week at the age of 87. We asked Alan West-​​Durán, an asso­ciate pro­fessor in the Depart­ment of Lan­guages, Lit­er­a­tures, and Cul­tures, to dis­cuss the author’s life, lit­er­a­ture, and legacy.

Gallery 360 exhibit returns to kindergarten

Learning by Design traces the influ­ence that the Kinder­garten movement—the rev­o­lu­tionary edu­ca­tional system devel­oped Friedrich Frobel in Germany—had on cul­ture and the impact it had in laying the grounds for mod­ernist art, archi­tec­ture, and design.