A team of Northeastern students and graduates will participate this Saturday in the Red Bull Flugtag event along the Charles River. This unique event challenges teams to design, build, and pilot their own flying devices. Here, Team Flying Franks explains the event, their design, and the inspiration for their hot-dog-themed design. Video by Rob Gooding/for Northeastern University
Just as investigators use evidence to reconstruct crime scenes, Northeastern data scientist Olga Vitek hunts down and analyzes molecular changes that drive diseases to reconstruct their biological “crime scenes.” The evidence she compiles in her massive datasets leads to earlier diagnoses and more effective treatments.
The 2016 Summer Olympics opening ceremony begin tonight. Will students be watching the games, and what sport would they pick to compete in? We asked.
Many of the speakers at this week’s Republican National Convention will make public speaking seem effortless. But the truth is, three out of four people have a fear of speaking in public. In fact, more people have anxiety about public speaking than about dying. Here, we offer five tips to help put you at ease. Video by Benjamin Bertsch/Northeastern University
Pokémon Go creatures are popping up all over the Northeastern campus. We spoke with people across campus—some who are playing the game and some who aren’t such big fans—to learn more. We even received a few tips on prime Pokémon locations, including a gym. Video by Shirin Mozaffari and Benjamin Bertsch/Northeastern University
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Students build gingerbread houses during the 16th annual Gingerbread Construction Contest on Thursday. Photo by Adam Glanzman/Northeastern University
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Check out the vivid scenes from the 5K color run on Northeastern’s campus Wednesday night hosted by NUterm and the Center for Student Involvement.
University photographers were there to document Boston-based artist Cedric Douglas as he created a new mural on the Behrakis Health Sciences Center. The mural is the latest installation in Northeastern’s Public Art Initiative.
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Students carved out their festive fall creations in Levine Marketplace on Thursday in Stetson East. The annual event is hosted by Northeastern Dining. On Friday, the carved pumpkins will be displayed in the “pumpkin patch” in Xhibition Kitchen, as well as on Twitter and Facebook.