Cloudy with a chance of pumpkins

On Thursday, first-​​year engi­neering stu­dents par­tic­i­pated in the annual fall event dubbed an “egg drop on steroids,” in which pump­kins are hurled off atop Gains­bor­ough Garage, all in the name of learning about impor­tant engi­neering principles.

The evolution of food

A new course launched this summer by John Auer­bach, director of Northeastern’s Insti­tute on Urban Health Research and Prac­tice, looks at the his­tory of food in the U.S. and the poli­cies that reg­u­late its pur­chase, dis­tri­b­u­tion, and consumption.

Blog:  iNSolution

Taste the music

You may think I’m insane and you’re right,” said Alessandra Ciucci, an eth­no­mu­si­col­o­gist and a full-​​​​time lec­turer in the Depart­ment of Music, when she sug­gested we listen to the sounds of countries […]