RISE Tag

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...

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...

Fact: Northeastern has a tradition of innovative responsiveness toward industry. Proof 1903. Henry Ford incorporates as the Ford Motor Company. His assembly line technique and philosophy of durability paired with affordability revolutionizes the world. 1903. Northeastern opens the doors of its Automobile School, a program geared toward “owners, chauffeurs,...