The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern student startup AMPY responds to criticism of its charging device product

Kelli Nguyen, Reporter

February 18, 2016

A battery charger created by Northwestern graduate students billed as a device that produces electricity through physical activity is generating a different sort of buzz. The AMPY MOVE charger, created by startup AMPY, has...

Northwestern to host intercollegiate hackathon

Madeline Coe, Reporter

November 21, 2014

Two student groups will host Northwestern's first intercollegiate hackathon, WildHacks, this weekend. Hosted by Entrepreneurs Pioneers Innovators Creators, known as EPIC, and HackNorthwestern, the 24-hour event will bring toge...

NU alum wins humanitarian award for waste-management innovation in India

Allyson Chiu, Reporter

October 23, 2014

Anoop Jain (McCormick '09) recently won the $100,000 Waislitz Global Citizen Award for his humanitarian efforts to improve public health in Bihar, one of the poorest states in India. Jain is the co-founder and U.S. direct...