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Company with Northwestern roots wins Clean Energy Award with product that reduces food waste

Nora Shelly, Assistant City Editor

April 24, 2016

Filed under Arts and Technology (City), City

Hazel Technologies, a corporation with roots in a Northwestern classroom, won the Illinois Clean Energy Fund Award earlier this month for its product that slows down food aging. The award, which comes with a $500,000 prize,...

Hewlett Packard VP talks e-commerce at Northwestern

Emily Chin, Social Media Editor

November 13, 2015

Filed under Campus, Events, Speakers

Senior Vice President at Hewlett Packard Alex Kazim thinks all businesses should ask the question, “What inefficiency are you actually trying to solve?” Kazim presented this question to more than 20 people at The Garage...

Avant CEO talks Chicago entrepreneurship

Eli Panken, Reporter

May 5, 2015

Filed under Campus, Events, Speakers

The co-founder and CEO of online consumer lender Avant spoke Tuesday at Northwestern about what it means to be an entrepreneur in Chicago. Al Goldstein spoke to a crowd of about 25 students, Evanston residents and administrators...

Northwestern hosting 25 young African leaders as part of Obama initiative

Olivia Exstrum, Assistant Summer Editor

July 15, 2014

Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus, Career, Events, Latest Stories

Representatives from more than 20 African countries are at Northwestern for six weeks this summer as part of the Young African Leaders Initiative, a program created by the Obama administration that looks to identify future leaders...

Northwestern inventors create running-powered cell phone charger

Jordan Harrison, Assistant Campus Editor

April 10, 2014

Filed under Campus

Three Northwestern doctoral candidates recently invented a device with the ability to capture kinetic energy from movement in order to charge cell phones. Tejas Shastry, Alex Smith and Michael Geier, doctoral candidates in...