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Northeastern Is Cutting Active Military Members Some Slack

In the midst of the government shutdown, Congress is playing “Russian Roulette” with the lives of more than two dozen active-duty service members enrolled at Northeastern […]

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Northeastern Students Get Ready For Annual Underwear Run

In about 10 days, thousands of students from Northeastern University plan on stripping down to their skivvies and skipping through the city. At the start […]

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Typewriters Used By John Lennon, Ernest Hemingway On Display At Northeastern

Although iPads and computers have made the daily use of typewriters, for most people, all but extinct, the fascination with the machines remains based on […]

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Study: Students Are More Empathetic Towards Puppies Than People

There’s a reason peoples’ hearts melt when they see big, brown puppy dog eyes. According to a study conducted by Northeastern University sociology professors Jack […]

Wellness

Northeastern Adopts New Sustainability Program

This week, Northeastern University became Boston’s first college to join the Real Food Challenge, which is a national campaign through which colleges pledge to purchase […]

Wellness

Northeastern Sailing

Former Olympic coach and 12-time U.S. Sailing team member Jonathan Farrar, Northeastern’s new head sailing coach, rips apart the myth that sailing is easy. “It’s […]

Wellness

Northeastern To Go Smoke-Free

Northeastern University announced Monday that its campus will go completely smoke-free beginning fall 2013 in an effort to improve campus-wide health, making it one of […]

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High-Tech Healthcare Is In Your Future

Personalized healthcare? There’s an app for that. Five faculty members at Northeastern University are harnessing the increasingly high-tech aspects of medical care (see our story […]

Wellness

Meditation Is About More Than Inner Peace, Study Says

People who practice meditation often do so for individual health benefits like reduced stress and improved mental health. But new research from Northeastern University’s Social […]

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Every College Student in Boston Spent the Storm Making the Same YouTube Video

Boston’s multitudes of college kids had a lot of time on their hands while snowed in by last weekend’s blizzard, and according to our calculations, […]

Wellness

Work Out Like: A College Hockey Player

The team takes the ice for practice at Northeastern’s Matthews Arena. Photos by Jamie Ducharme Syracuse can have basketball and Alabama can have their football […]

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Northeastern President Welcomes (and Fears) Online Education

Image Credit: SignalPAD via Flickr Northeastern University president Joseph E. Aoun recently penned an op-ed piece in the Globe saying that, thanks to massive and free online […]

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Rankling with U.S. News and World Report College Rankings

U.S. News and World Report released their annual list of college and university rankings yesterday, and Boston-area schools are well represented yet again. Harvard and […]

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Park It: Getting to the Harbor Islands

How do you get people to get beyond the city limits to explore the Harbor Islands? A study in approaches: 1) You design a public […]