At a farmers’ market-style event on Tuesday, the entrepreneurial spirit of Northeastern was on full display as students and alumni showed off their homegrown wares.
Beth Stevens, an alumna and neuroscientist, has spent her career researching diseases like Alzheimer’s and schizophrenia. On Thursday, the MacArthur “genius award” recipient joined President Aoun to discuss her success.
Mobility Prescription, a personal fitness consulting firm founded by Northeastern alumnus Ryan Beauchesne, serves clients of all shapes and sizes, from first-time lifters to professional ice hockey players. “We’re mobile,” says Beauchesne. “We go directly to our clients’ homes.” This evening, he and fellow graduate Jimmy Heim will be running a fitness boot camp for members of the university community.
Tim Scannell had known that he wanted to become a coach back in the mid-1980s, when he was playing high school sports. But it wasn’t until he joined Northeastern’s baseball team and began playing for legendary skipper Neil McPhee that he started to develop a coaching philosophy, one that would eventually guide him to unprecedented success at college baseball’s Division III level.
The battery on your mobile phone is dead, but you don’t have time to charge it in your room. What do you do? Beginning next Friday, swing by one of 30 campus locations and pick up the Oomf, a free portable smartphone charger.
Austin Gallagher, MS’10, founder and president of Beneath the Waves, a nonprofit dedicated to conducting conservation-based research, was selected as one of 2016’s top 30 scientists under 30 years old.
Social entrepreneur Anna Butler’s inspiration to found modzi began while on a Dialogue of Civilizations program in Zambia and continued during a self-developed co-op there.
Beth Stevens, BPH’93, discovered a key function of microglia, a lesser-known type of brain cell, that is prompting a shift in thinking about brain development in healthy states as well as in neurological disorders like Alzheimer’s disease.
Maggy Benson, S’06, might not have become the face of a popular television-style program at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History had it not been for Northeastern’s co-op program
Monday marks the first in a new series of events sponsored by the Office of Alumni Relations designed to connect alumni, parents, and co-op students with fellow alumni industry professionals in real time, one-on-one chat sessions.
Whether you have an upcoming job interview and need some pointers or want to know how to improve your LinkedIn profile, the career development office can help. And today, it will host a career fair in the Cabot Center from noon to 4 p.m.
Northeastern was well represented in BetaBoston’s recent 25 Most Innovative People Under 25 list, which highlighted the entrepreneurial spirit, creativity, and social media prowess of five recent graduates.