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The Co-op Report: Nathan VanBenschoten on Working at Tablelist

Scholar: Nathan VanBenschoten Major: Electrical and Computer Engineering Hometown: Ivoryton, Connecticut Co-op: Lead Android Engineer at Tablelist   Opportunity is the single biggest gift one can receive. It is the foundation upon which, with hard work and complete dedication, goals can be reached and personal greatness can be achieved. These chances are often shrouded in difficulty and, as Thomas […]

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SAGE Event: On Being Creative in the Workplace

On Tuesday, October 22, Scott Berkun, author of The Year Without Pants, discussed his book and his time at WordPress with a small group of University Scholars. He was wearing pants for the discussion – jeans, to be specific. He started with a brief presentation of what his job entailed at WordPress. Scott worked remotely […]

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SAGE Event: Waters Speaks about Storytelling & Leadership

On Wednesday, September 25th, Second-Year University Scholars had the opportunity to hear from David Waters, the CEO of Community Servings, one of the nation’s leading nutritional programs for the critically ill. Waters spoke to our group about the work of Community Servings, as well as about the role that storytelling plays in his ability to […]

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Learning to Change the World

Wow, summer is finally coming to a close. Four solid months of summer is a long time without classes, but luckily I had an exciting international experience lined up! I had the chance to go on a Dialogue of Civilizations program to Bali, Indonesia. After the program I also had lined up a twenty-day whirlwind […]

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DePorzio Wins the Husky Challenge

Nick DePorzio, a first-year Physics Major, took home the Husky Challenge Demo Day Prize for his Krys­tal­Board project. Inspired by his work in the laboratory of Professor Swastik Kar, DePorzio developed a low-cost liquid crystal writing board. DePorzio, who is now investigating how to move forward with his project with the help of Northeastern’s Entrepreneurs […]

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Husky Startup Challenge: Coherent Clothes

When I was deciding on a college there were many aspects that played a role in my decision, one such aspect was location. Being located in Boston, Northeastern has afforded me many opportunities that simply would not have been possible elsewhere. For me, these opportunities have been focused on entrepreneurship and technology and outside of […]