Students’ tech-​​based proposals ‘enable’ elderly and severely disabled

Stu­dents in the “Enabling Engi­neering” tech­nical elec­tive recently pre­sented their design pro­posals to fac­ulty, peers, and project men­tors. The epony­mous stu­dent group may bring all of them to fruition.

Northeastern celebrates Homecoming 2014

Home­coming 2014 was one to remember, as the North­eastern com­mu­nity enjoyed a visit from actor Kevin Spacey, cel­e­brated the Curry Stu­dent Center’s 50th anniver­sary, watched sev­eral thrilling wins by North­eastern Ath­letics, and much more.

Huskies climbing their way to the top

In its first year since forming, the North­eastern Climbing Team has taken the rock climbing com­mu­nity by storm, fin­ishing second in the 2014 national col­le­giate cham­pi­onships and helping to grow rock climbing on campus.

Students attend interfaith leadership forum

A group of North­eastern stu­dents and staff from the Center for Spir­i­tu­ality, Dia­logue and Ser­vice attended the annual Inter­faith Lead­er­ship Insti­tute in New York City to share and develop strate­gies for pro­moting their inter­faith work.

Northeastern honors King’s legacy

The John D. O’Bryant African-​​American Insti­tute cel­e­brated the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Wednesday, the day that would have marked the civil rights leader’s 85th birthday.

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.

50 Years Forward’ series honors civil rights efforts

In cel­e­bra­tion of the 50th anniver­sary of the land­mark Civil Rights Act, North­eastern Uni­ver­sity has orga­nized a year­long series com­mem­o­rating the people, events, and groups ded­i­cated to civil rights in America and around the globe. These events include a Gallery 360 exhibit opening Thursday.

GrandMarc residence hall topped off

North­eastern Uni­ver­sity held a topping-​​off cer­e­mony on Friday after­noon to cel­e­brate con­struc­tion crews fin­ishing the highest part of the Grand­Marc res­i­dence hall, slated to open next aca­d­emic year.