Business leaders to students: go green

As part of the Women Who Inspire Speaker Series Tuesday night, pres­i­dents and CEOs of renew­able energy, cli­mate change, and sus­tain­ability com­pa­nies dis­cussed their careers and urged stu­dents and industry pro­fes­sionals to seize oppor­tu­ni­ties in rapidly-​​growing green industries.

Bold ideas take flight at TEDxNortheasternU

Com­mer­cial space flight. Empow­ering foster chil­dren. Human emo­tion and social resi­lence. These were among the many topics and ini­tia­tives speakers explored Sat­urday at TEDxNorth­east­ernU, attended by 100 North­eastern stu­dents and designed to share bold ideas in the community.

Reddit co-​​founder to students: embrace entrepreneurship

Alexis Ohanian, who Forbes dubbed “The Mayor of the Internet,” during a campus lec­ture Tuesday evening encour­aged North­eastern stu­dents to use the Internet to spread their ideas.

IDEA, School of Law team up to support local startups

A new col­lab­o­ra­tion between IDEA, Northeastern’s student-​​run ven­ture accel­er­ator, and the School of Law’s Com­mu­nity Busi­ness Clinic offers Boston-​​based entre­pre­neurs sup­port and free busi­ness and legal advice.

What does learning require?

North­eastern Pres­i­dent Joseph E. Aoun and Richard Saul Wurman, the TED con­fer­ence cre­ator and a Dis­tin­guished Pro­fessor of the Prac­tice in the Col­lege of Arts, Media and Design, dis­cussed the com­plex­i­ties of learning and the future of higher edu­ca­tion on Wednesday.

Partnership inks pledge to advance youth’s writing skills

North­eastern has joined forces with the local non­profit 826 Boston to estab­lish a writing center at a Rox­bury school that pro­vides stu­dents with every­thing from help with col­lege essays to a quiet space for cre­ative writing.

Advice, tips for budding entrepreneurs

Throughout Global Entre­pre­neur­ship Week, speakers offered advice and insight on topics ranging from men­tor­ship and early-​​​​stage funding to the do’s and don’ts of starting a busi­ness. Here’s a roundup: Richard Hawkes, […]

Global Entrepreneurship Week 2013 in review

Exciting new ven­tures, pow­erful advice for young inno­va­tors, and the down-​​​​low on Northeastern’s range of resources for entre­pre­neurs were all on dis­play last week during Global Entre­pre­neur­ship Week. “Global Entrepreneurship […]