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Northeastern Dining takes a forward-thinking approach to food, from its emphasis on sustainability to offering informative cooking demonstrations and programs. In recognition of these efforts, Northeastern Dining was recently selected to join a new food systems collaborative that pairs theory with practice to offer impact on research opportunities and sustainable [...]
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Block Island, which is located 13 miles off the Rhode Island coast, will soon be home to North America’s first offshore wind farm. Late last month, Deepwater Wind, the company behind the $338 million project, installed the first of five steel foundations to the ocean floor—one for each wind turbine. [...]
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Marley Kimelman, S/SSH’18, spent his first co-op experience at Northeastern immersed in one international city’s green initiatives and environmental projects. He learned them, walked them, pitched them, and blogged them. Kimelman, a rising third-year student and combined major in environmental studies and international affairs, was on co-op from January to July [...]
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An interdisciplinary team of Northeastern researchers has received a three-year, $1.1 million grant from the National Science Foundation to develop a decision framework for designing buildings that are both resilient and sustainable in the face of multiple hazards—specifically, earthquakes, flooding, and high winds. The research team comprises four Northeastern professors in [...]
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Northeastern University students and faculty on Thursday showcased their entrepreneurial spirit and innovative research projects across many disciplines at RISE:2015. The Office of the Provost and the Center for Research Innovation host the university’s annual research, innovation, and scholarship expo, where students and faculty this year presented more than 400 posters [...]
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The deaths of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, and Eric Garner in New York City sparked a national discussion about race and inequality and led to demonstrations in cities across America in 2014. The year also saw the People’s Climate March, which drew more than 300,000 people to New York [...]
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In this guest blog post to iNSolution, Jennifer Mocarski, who works in Northeastern’s Urban Coastal Sustainability Initiative, writes about INSHORE, a newly formed global network of marine scientists. Earlier this semester, an interdisciplinary group of experts from around the world came together at Northeastern’s Marine Science Center to form a new [...]
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The Bureo skateboard may be “minnow” sized, but the reputation of the company co-founded by Northeastern alumnus Ben Kneppers, E’07, continues to grow larger in the skateboarding and ocean conservation communities. Bureo launched about one year ago, aiming to address growing ocean plastic pollution along the Chilean coast and then recycle [...]
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An interdisciplinary team of researchers at Northeastern University has received a four-year, $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation to develop new methods for marine ecologists to study how marine organisms respond to climate extremes. The researchers will specifically examine organisms in the Gulf of Maine, with the goal of [...]
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The fall move-in period is in full swing on campus, but students won’t have to go far to stock up all kinds of dorm room essentials and other items. For that, they can thank their fellow Huskies. The sixth-annual student-run Trash2Treasure yard sale will be held in the Curry Student Center [...]

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