Two decades of service for STEM education

RE-​​SEED, Northeastern’s vol­un­teer pro­gram that trains retired sci­en­tists and engi­neers to assist sci­ence teachers in the class­room, held its 20th annual con­fer­ence this week to review the program’s 22-​​year his­tory and look forward.

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What can Glass do for your health? Quite a bit.

Last week I got to sit in on the end-​​​​of-​​​​year pre­sen­ta­tions for asso­ciate pro­fes­sors Stephen Initlle and Rupal Patel’s class, Rein­venting health­care with Google Glass. You can read all about the […]

Students raise a Google Glass to good health

More than 20 stu­dents in an inno­v­a­tive trans­dis­ci­pli­nary course devel­oped per­sonal health appli­ca­tions for Google Glass, the wear­able com­puter with an optical head-​​mounted display.

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ECE Superstars win at supercomputers

When pro­fessor Dave Kaeli approached them about entering a super­com­puter com­pe­ti­tion, elec­trical and com­puter engi­neering stu­dents Neel Shah and Tushar Swamy had zero expe­ri­ence in the task at hand. “I […]

Faculty Senate discusses accessibility of four-​​year degree option

At Wednesday’s Fac­ulty Senate meeting, admin­is­tra­tors and fac­ulty mem­bers dis­cussed the merits of making the four-​​year/​two co-​​op model a more acces­sible option to stu­dents as interest increases.

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Egg drop on steroids

For 10 years, engi­neering pro­fessor Richard Whalen has held what he calls an “egg-​​​​drop com­pe­ti­tion on steroids.” If you haven’t par­tic­i­pated in an egg drop com­pe­ti­tion your­self, chances are you’ve at least […]

Music, race, and the White House

Hip-​​hop in Amer­ican cul­ture and its con­nec­tions with Barack Obama’s pres­i­dency set the stage for a thought-​​provoking panel dis­cus­sion with experts in race, music, gender studies, pop cul­ture, and politics.

3Qs: Creativity + design + action

The ethos behind the mis­sion of the North­eastern Center for the Arts is simple, says center director Bree Edwards: “Artists, cre­ativity, and entre­pre­neur­ship con­tribute to society in incred­ibly thoughtful, provoca­tive, and chal­lenging ways.”