A team of engineering students conceived a smart toothbrush at the annual Engineers for the Greater Good competition, winning first place and a $1,500 stipend to turn the concept into reality.
Building on the Digital Media Commons’ successful launch last year at Snell Library, Northeastern will expand the state-of-the-art workspace as part of a series of investments designed to enhance next-generation teaching, learning, and discovery at the university.
A new partnership between the Center for Research Innovation and VentureCrowd is connecting entrepreneurial talent with budding university startups in need of fresh ideas and a little help.
Northeastern students volunteered at a local middle school during the spring semester to teach kids using a free curriculum called Bootstrap.
“We Are The Kids,” communication studies major Natalie Dickinson’s blog, has amassed some 25,000 followers, the majority of whom are young people looking to break into the music industry.
As showcased at a campus conference on Friday, new communication tools are changing the way we design, manufacture, and use nearly every sort of commodity imaginable.
Here are five graduating seniors whose entrepreneurial tracks exemplify the wide range of opportunities on campus and around the world.
Environmental studies major Anderson Page built a 144-square-foot house as part of his senior thesis project and plans to live there for the summer.
Northeastern’s graduate campus in Seattle hosted an event last Wednesday featuring experts from academia and industry who discussed how to expand the capability and breadth of video games that make a societal impact in areas like health and education.
The semester-long Husky Startup Challenge concludes on Monday with Demo Day, which will provide budding entrepreneurs the opportunity to showcase the big ideas they hope turn into thriving businesses.
In a mobile economy saturated by millions of applications, pre-launch buzz can make all of the difference. That’s where PreApps comes in.
The online custom-guitar manufacturer, which is co-founded by an alumnus, has generated serious buzz in the music industry with its new line of semihollow guitars.
Greg Skloot, former president of the Entrepreneurs Club, has published an e-book to help student groups engage and grow their membership.
Sheila Lirio Marcelo, founder and CEO of Care.com, shared her entrepreneurial journey and the critical components of building a strong brand on Wednesday at Northeastern’s CEO Breakfast Forum.
Tucker Marion, an assistant professor of entrepreneurship in the D’Amore-McKim School of Business, studies how new technology is changing the field of rapid prototyping.
Rebecca Rescate, a 2002 graduate, has twice appeared on the ABC reality TV show to pitch her problem-solving businesses to investors—and emerged both times with deals to grow her companies.
Enter Ell Hall from Krentzman Quad, and you’ll hear music echoing throughout the lobby. The same intriguing sounds can be heard while walking down the corridor leading from the Curry […]
Northeastern’s unique Lab to Ventures program guides top graduate students through the process of turning their research into independent, successful companies.
Two Northeastern alumni are looking to bring fruits and vegetables to Boston’s neighborhoods via Fresh Truck, a bus that would be converted into a mobile produce shop.
A low-cost, high-quality turntable developed by a Northeastern graduate with the financial support of IDEA has raised more than $100,000 on the crowdsourcing website Kickstarter.
Four students and alumni received Entrepreneurial Spirit Awards from the College of Arts, Media, and Design for channeling their creativity and leadership skills through film, theater, music, and architecture.
Working with hundreds of students each semester, the E-Club is a major force in fostering entrepreneurship on campus.
At a forum Tuesday in Washington D.C., President Joseph E. Aoun said higher education must keep up its social compact with Americans and continue to innovate to meet the needs of students.
A Northeastern University survey shows that strong public support for American higher education is coupled with a clear call for the system to change.
Casper Harteveld, an assistant professor of game design and interactive media, led a workshop that used a video game to develop entrepreneurial skills.
Robots that can perform tasks that save time or money can provide new opportunities for entrepreneurs.
Deans from colleges across Northeastern shared their entrepreneurial advantages and showcased the university’s growing community of entrepreneurs at a kickoff event Tuesday.
The Center for Research Innovation will bring a slate of events to campus starting Tuesday and aimed at boosting Northeastern’s already-strong entrepreneurial community.
Dan Belcher, BA’03, has co-founded a cloud-computing startup, and this semester he is bringing entrepreneurship lessons back to the classroom.
World-renowned systems biologist Leroy Hood said Monday at Northeastern’s Profiles in Innovation Presidential Speaker Series that in the next 10 years, he believes we will each have our genome sequenced and a drop of blood could offer a window into health and disease.
More than 500 people attended IDEA’s entrepreneurship expo, in which representatives from more than 40 ventures showcased their businesses on Wednesday evening.
President Joseph E. Aoun said on Wednesday at the annual State of the University Town Hall Meeting that Northeastern is well positioned to lead in higher education’s rapidly changing landscape.
The Northeastern University community celebrated the historic launch of the D’Amore-McKim School of Business on Friday afternoon in Blackman Auditorium.
Northeastern will celebrate the official naming of the D’Amore-McKim School of Business on Friday afternoon in Blackman Auditorium.
Diane MacGillivray, Northeastern’s senior vice president for University Advancement, discusses the impact of the record-breaking $60 million gift.
An engineering capstone project has yielded a high-tech, rugged robot that can deliver communications networks to hard-to-reach areas.