Business pioneer invests in Northeastern’s future

The lasting impact of expe­ri­en­tial learning fueled the pas­sion of Roger Marino, the Col­lege of Engi­neering alumnus and busi­ness pio­neer who once again has stepped for­ward to invest in his alma mater and the ambi­tious goals of its his­toric Empower campaign.

Can China become an innovation hub?

The answer is yes, according to Michael Gasiorek, a fourth-​​year stu­dent in the Bach­elor of Sci­ence in Inter­na­tional Busi­ness pro­gram who is spending two years studying and working in China.

Innovation key to improving patient care, access

Larry J. Merlo, pres­i­dent and CEO of CVS Care­mark, said on Tuesday at Northeastern’s CEO Break­fast Forum that the chal­lenges pre­sented by America’s rapidly evolving health­care land­scape will require novel solutions—particularly those rooted in pharmacy.

Students learn research skills through summer program

A group of first-​​year stu­dents recently com­pleted the Summer Dis­covery Expe­ri­ence, an inten­sive PRISM summer pro­gram in which stu­dents expe­ri­ence hands-​​on research in math­e­matics, physics, and biology.

Real life is not a clinical trial

Phar­macy grad­uate Nick O’Donnell earned an award at the RISE:2013 expo this spring for his work inves­ti­gating the adverse effects of intra­venous sedatives.

Welcome to the real world, Iron Man

Elec­trical and com­puter engi­neering cap­stone stu­dents were inspired by the movie Iron Man in their devel­op­ment of goCAD, a pro­gram that allows users to manip­u­late vir­tual objects with nothing but a swipe of their hand.

Northeastern celebrates scholarly achievement

The uni­ver­sity held its third-​​annual Aca­d­emic Honors Con­vo­ca­tion on Thursday, rec­og­nizing stu­dents, fac­ulty, and staff for their extra­or­di­nary achieve­ments in areas including research, schol­ar­ship, teaching, and mentoring.

Global Health Initiative to address neglected tropical diseases

Chem­istry and chem­ical biology pro­fessor Michael Pol­lastri announced the launch of the Inte­grated Ini­tia­tive in Global Health at his Col­lege of Sci­ence Col­lo­quium talk last Friday.

Former top US commander in Afghanistan to examine military’s role in interventions

On Thursday, Sept. 20, the uni­ver­sity will host retired Gen. David D. McK­iernan, who will draw on his dis­tin­guished mil­i­tary career for an engaging candid dis­cus­sion with the North­eastern community.