As technology continues to become more integrated into everyday life, Northeastern’s School of Nursing in the Bouvé College of Health Sciences held a symposium Wednesday night to discuss how nurses […]
Northeastern hosted its second annual summit and released the results of a new national survey — both of which focused on critical issues facing colleges and universities, particularly their role in preparing students for the global workforce.
According to a new Northeastern University survey, American higher education is held in high regard, but doubts persist about the system’s ability to prepare students for success in today’s economy.
The Center for Student Involvement’s new Programming Lab in the Curry Student Center provides space for student group leaders to brainstorm and utilize technology resources.
Students returned to campus this semester to Snell Library’s transformed first floor, which now includes more than 20 new collaborative workrooms, a redesigned InfoCommons and main lobby, and informal study […]
New assistant professor Christoph Riedl applies his research interests in data science and computational social science to study substantive research questions in areas ranging from online social networks to decision-making, teamwork, and productivity.
Following the launch of its Empower campaign, Northeastern continues to surpass its fundraising goals, having tripled its annual average since 2005.
Assistant professor Yongmin Liu and collaborators at Penn State and M.I.T. have developed the world’s first reconfigurable fluid lens with the capacity to enable ultra-small, ultra-fast devices.
The newest application for the centuries-old art of Japanese paper folding is tissue engineering, according to associate professor of mechanical and industrial engineering Carol Livermore.
Baruch Barzel, a postdoctoral researcher in world-renowned network scientist Albert-László Barabási’s lab, has worked out a method for mapping the interactions between cellular components, moving the team a step closer in its quest to understand, predict, and control disease.
President Joseph E. Aoun has been named to the American Council on Education’s Presidential Innovation Lab, a new national initiative to explore opportunities in disruptive innovations in higher education and design solutions to increase the number of Americans able to earn a college degree.
President Joseph E. Aoun delivered a keynote address to the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada in Ottawa at a conference focused on the changes in higher education around the globe.
Representatives of industry, government, and academe gathered at Northeastern on Wednesday for a daylong symposium on innovation in Massachusetts’ water industries.
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.
An investment from engineering alumnus Michael Sherman will establish the Michael J. and Ann Sherman Center for Engineering Entrepreneurship Education.
Michael Bennett, associate professor in the School of Law, examines the impact of the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling that wipes out three decades of government patent awards.
Entrepreneurs with ties to Northeastern got the chance to pitch their business ideas to potential investors and mentors on Wednesday night at IDEA’s biannual Pitch-a-thon.
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.
Northeastern researchers are developing a neuronal-based control system that would allow the RoboBee to forage for flowers.
The Boston Globe recently named 2011 graduate Marquis Cabrera one of the region’s top innovators of the year for working with foster kids through his Boston-based nonprofit organization.
A team of engineering students conceived a smart toothbrush at the annual Engineers for the Greater Good competition, winning first place and a $1,500 stipend to turn the concept into reality.
A new partnership between the Center for Research Innovation and VentureCrowd is connecting entrepreneurial talent with budding university startups in need of fresh ideas and a little help.
Distinguished Professor of Physics Sri Sridhar is establishing Northeastern as the go-to knowledge resource for clinical and commercial translation of basic university research.
Here are five graduating seniors whose entrepreneurial tracks exemplify the wide range of opportunities on campus and around the world.
During its 40-year history, the Barnett Institute of Chemical and Biological Analysis has pioneered breakthroughs in biotechnology, forensic science, and advanced materials study. Last week, its accomplishments were honored at a daylong conference on campus.
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.
EMC Corporation Chairman and CEO Joseph M. Tucci said Friday at Northeastern’s CEO Breakfast Forum that businesses’ future success will be increasingly defined by how they innovate and take advantage of opportunities presented by information technology’s transformation.
The semester-long Husky Startup Challenge concludes on Monday with Demo Day, which will provide budding entrepreneurs the opportunity to showcase the big ideas they hope turn into thriving businesses.
Students and faculty showcased a range of impressive research projects across many disciplines at the university’s annual innovation, scholarship, and research expo on Friday.
It’s that time of year again, when all the budding researchers around Northeastern’s campus emerge from their underground tunnel labs, blinking at the light of day as they make their […]
Professor Ahmed Busnaina’s method of directed assembly is faster, cheaper, and more versatile than traditional 3-D printing. What does it mean? Could $10 iPhones and tissue engineering breakthroughs be just the tip of the iceberg. Photo by Mary Knox Merrill.
Steve Cranford, an assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering, studies spider silk and other natural materials for insight into designing more robust synthetic structures.
Northeastern’s unique Lab to Ventures program guides top graduate students through the process of turning their research into independent, successful companies.
From brain computer interfaces to gyroscopes, the next generation of healthcare technologies have something for everyone — and they’re being developed in Northeastern labs.
The Center for Research Innovation will bring a slate of events to campus starting Tuesday and aimed at boosting Northeastern’s already-strong entrepreneurial community.
World-renowned systems biologist Leroy Hood said Monday at Northeastern’s Profiles in Innovation Presidential Speaker Series that in the next 10 years, he believes we will each have our genome sequenced and a drop of blood could offer a window into health and disease.