Northeastern recognized for commitment to sustainability

Uni­ver­sity makes Princeton Review’s 2011 guide to most envi­ron­men­tally respon­sible “green col­leges” in the United States and Canada

University hosts national civil engineering conference

Engi­neering Mechanics Insti­tute meeting focuses on North­eastern research strengths, such as infra­struc­ture sustainability

Students design system to power down home appliances

For engi­neering cap­stone project, North­eastern seniors develop an energy-​​control device that can auto­mat­i­cally cut off power to low-​​priority appli­ances, and pos­sibly help util­i­ties avert blackouts

One person’s trash is their treasure

An unwanted toaster and a chance con­ver­sa­tion lead North­eastern stu­dent to found a campus orga­ni­za­tion that pro­motes the reuse of student-​​life sta­ples — with the ulti­mate ben­efit to charity