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HUBweek welcomes innovators from around the world

HUBweek welcomes innovators from around the world

October 17, 2018


Filed under City, Photo Galleries

HUBweek was created in 2014 by MIT, Harvard University, Massachusetts General Hospital and The Boston Globe to bring together innovators and inventors from across the world to one collaborative space. This year the event was held in Boston from Oct. 8-14. ...

The Cypher celebrates diversity through music

The Cypher celebrates diversity through music

October 19, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle

By Olivia Oriaku, news correspondent The Cypher, one of more than 150 HUBweek events, brought together musical artists from different backgrounds and diverse talents to celebrate contemporary music and its roots across the African diaspora. The event took place Friday at The Hub in City Hall Square. The Boston...

HUBweek brings interactive art to Boston

HUBweek brings interactive art to Boston

October 18, 2017


Filed under City

By Eirin Combs, news correspondent HUBweek kicked off its third year of celebrating innovation in the Greater Boston area from Oct. 10 to 15. With hundreds of speakers and events, there were many ways for the community to get involved in a collaborative experience. Some of the events included the F...

District Hall brings innovators to HUBweek

District Hall brings innovators to HUBweek

October 18, 2017


Filed under City

By Eliana Tallarida, news correspondent Established and aspiring entrepreneurs came together Wednesday at a cafe night in Seaport to promote innovation and networking within the innovative community. A first-time addition to HUBweek, the “Fall Cafe Night: District Hall’s Fourth Birthday Party...

NU startup competes at Beantown Throwdown

NU startup competes at Beantown Throwdown

September 29, 2016


Filed under Campus

By Hugh Shirley and Charles Wolfson, news staff Cookin, a Northeastern student startup, placed fifth at the annual pitch competition “Beantown Throwdown” on Wednesday, Sept. 28. Cookin gives users step-by-step shopping lists and recipes aimed at making cooking more convenient and affordable. ...

Data science and journalism coalesce for social justice

Data science and journalism coalesce for social justice

September 29, 2016


Filed under Campus, Featured Content

By Rowan Walrath, opinions editor Around 150 data scientists, journalists and innovators filled the Curry Student Center mezzanine to capacity on Wednesday for the inaugural HUBweek hackathon. The four-hour event focused on how data science and reporting could be synthesized to foster social good. ...

Northeastern joins weeklong innovation festival

Northeastern joins weeklong innovation festival

Paxtyn Merten, Julia Preszler

September 29, 2016


Filed under City

Northeastern University hosted a hackathon, showcased a few startup companies at an event and had Northeastern President Joseph E. Aoun speak at a public discussion on the future of innovation as it participated as a first-time sponsor and partner of HUBweek. HUBweek is a weeklong series of 120 free and...

Northeastern student takes third in Beantown Throwdown

Northeastern student takes third in Beantown Throwdown

October 14, 2015


Filed under Campus

By Mack Hogan, news correspondent On Friday, nine startups created by university students participated in a battle of ideas at the third annual Beantown Throwdown. Abigael Titcomb, a Northeastern University (NU) mechanical engineering third year and founder of Knightly, fought her way to a third-p...

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