IDEA hits $500K gap-​​funding milestone

Northeastern’s student-​​run ven­ture accel­er­ator has now granted a half-​​million dol­lars in gap funding. Over the past five years, IDEA’s Gap Fund has helped 35 ven­tures jump­start or con­tinue their journey to success.

From fish tank to food table

Kelsey Julius, AMD/SSH’12, says fish waste could trans­form the urban farming industry. Her ven­ture, Fish Your Food, aims to har­ness the power of a new urban farming tech­nique called aquaponics to grow and market organic produce.

Fifty years of excellence’

Uni­ver­sity leaders, stu­dents, fac­ulty, staff, alumni, cor­po­rate part­ners and friends cel­e­brated the 50th anniver­sary of Northeastern’s School of Nursing.

Earth-​​based startup gets a boost from space

The Center for the Advance­ment of Sci­ence in Space has selected North­eastern spinoff com­pany Quad Tech­nolo­gies as one of eight star­tups through the Mass­Chal­lenge Startup Accel­er­ator to receive funding that will leverage their research on the Inter­na­tional Space Sta­tion U.S. National Laboratory.

The artist behind the MFA’s sound

Thanks to expe­ri­en­tial learning and deter­mi­na­tion, North­eastern alumna Jas­mine Hagans is living her dream as curator of lec­tures, courses, and con­certs at the Museum of Fine Arts, where she’s building its con­cert profile.