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Contemplating the nature of sponsorship while preparing to thank our RISE:2017 sponsors uncovered an intriguing find. “Sponsor” comes from the Latin word sponsus and the related spondere, meaning, “a surety, guarantee” and “give assurance, promise solemnly,” respectively. In the 1930’s, the term began to take...

By Kevin Papierski, 2x RISE Judge. I can always tell when my dogs have had an overstimulating day. At the end of it all, when we're unwinding on the couch, they'll curl up and fall into a deep sleep, and as soon as they hit R.E.M.,...

Northeastern’s RISE is an exhibition of Research, Innovation, and Scholarship. Research, innovation, and scholarship are easy words to speak, but when we pause to consider what Research, Innovation, and Scholarship actually are, we see they are painstaking, grueling, risky, tedious -- in a word, they are...

A showcase of Northeastern’s research, prototypes, and innovative ideas - check out the live blog!...

Pointed toward the sky, poised to strike, the missiles of the US Nike defense system towered with silent stealth in the Boston borough of Burlington. Ever-alert they stood; precision encased in steel, protecting the health and wellbeing of New England from high-altitude, Cold War bombers. Amidst...

Lauded as one of the biggest innovations since the dawn of the biotechnology age, CRISPR has set the biotechnology world ablaze with its potential to cure complex human diseases and generate a multi-billion dollar industry. This powerful technology is the topic of a contentious patent...

As of Thursday, January 19th, the CRI will no longer be located at Renaissance Park which has been our home for the past 6 years, but rather at the corner of Huntington Ave and Belvidere Street. Our new quarters are directly in line with the CRI’s...