A company inspired by a global co-op experience, another focused on turning organic waste into fertilizer, and a third designed to help students find campus events that interest them were among the startups featured Thursday night at NEXPO.
Vanessa Kerry, a global healthcare revolutionary, discussed the ins and outs of her innovative nonprofit Seed Global Health at the latest installment of the Women Who Empower Speaker Series on Tuesday evening. “We think this is the new face of diplomacy,” Kerry said. “We are committed to raising the next generation of well-trained doctors and nurses who can be agents of change for their countries.”
This week Northeastern holds its annual celebration of entrepreneurship on campus, including two signature events—the Husky Startup Challenge Demo Day and NEXPO—featuring a number of startups launched by students and other members of the Northeastern community.
3DFortify, a spinout from professor Randall Erb’s lab that combines novel 3-D printing technology and magnetics to create the highest resolution composites to date, was among 16 award winners out of more than 1,700 applicants.
The U.S. Navy has turned to Northeastern for its expertise in digital storytelling and data analytics to identify new ways to communicate the Navy experience to millennials. Student coders, designers, and storytellers can participate in the interactive hackathon, with prizes for the winners. The deadline to sign up to participate is today.
Growing up in France, Nadine Aubry knew that she wanted to harness the power of engineering to make a positive impact on the world. Now, as dean of the College of Engineering, she is shaping the future of engineering education while being recognized for her achievements through prestigious appointments and major awards.
President Aoun and Boston Mayor Marty Walsh joined community members and partners on Tuesday morning to unveil the Impact Lending program, the region’s first university-supported loan program for businesses owned by female and minority entrepreneurs.
Northeastern on Tuesday will host its latest On Fire to Hire Startup Expo, where students and alumni can network with area startups hiring full-time employees, interns, and co-ops for the spring 2017 cycle. Here’s what attendees need to know ahead of time.
Northeastern researchers have received a $5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to establish an innovative scholarship and mentoring program that supports college transfer students from underrepresented backgrounds who are studying and doing research in energy.
Turning an idea into a business takes a lot of work and strategic planning—both of which the Husky Startup Challenge program can help foster. The first step, though, is signing up, and applications close at midnight tonight.
At “The Future of…” presidential speaker series on Tuesday, Lyft chief technology officer and Northeastern graduate Chris Lambert discussed how autonomous vehicles are the future of transportation—and what that means for Lyft, for people, and for cities in America.
Sheldon Kaplan “always wanted to be an engineer and to go to Northeastern,” recalls his son, Michael. Kaplan lived out those dreams, and the world-famous EpiPen he invented has saved countless lives. Kaplan, who died in 2009, was inducted this year into the National Inventors Hall of Fame. Here’s his story.