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Launched this year, the Bradford-Osborne Research Award is the first national award to recognize research published in peer-reviewed journals that contributes to advancing the growth of businesses owned by people of color. Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship & Innovation Venkat Kuppuswamy received the award for his co-authored 2017 Management Science paper, “The Colorblind Crowd? Founder Race and Performance in Crowdfunding.”

In a university event co-hosted by D’Amore-McKim’s Center for Emerging Markets and Women Who Empower, Northeastern President Joseph E. Aoun welcomed Indra Nooyi, member of Amazon’s Board of Directors and former CEO of PepsiCo, for a conversation about her career, lifelong learning, and workplace diversity.

“This is a new form of cooperative education for the university,” said Christina Jaracz, assistant vice president of corporate partnerships and D’Amore-McKim assistant dean of corporate and professional learning. Designed by Northeastern faculty and ServiceNow, the new degrees and certificates will help U.K. employers fill an immediate demand for skilled digital talent.

Computer science and business major Rohan Shayi, KCS/DMSB’23, shows off his mask in a student feature for News@Northeastern.

George Yip’s most recent research shows China challenging the West in manufacturing-based innovation.

Jim Madigan, DMSB’86, Northeastern men’s hockey coach, reflects on recognizing early on the potential of Jamie Oleksiak, a Northeastern hockey star who graduated to the NHL Stanley Cup Final, in the player’s first year at Northeastern.

Distinguished Professor Ravi Ramamurti launches a new website featuring how reverse innovation has played a significant role in how countries are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, including best practices in overall strategy, prevention, testing, contact tracing, isolation and quarantining, treatment and vaccines, and reopening.

Professor Timothy Hoff shares how how primary care physicians have adapted, and continue to adapt, to a new reality in healthcare.

D’Amore-McKim alum Debra Roberts, MBA’01, is the first Black person to be elected as a selectperson in Stoughton, Massachusetts, a town 20 miles south of Boston.

Joseph E. Aoun, president of Northeastern, and Spencer Fung, a member of Northeastern’s Board of Trustees and D’Amore-McKim alum, sit down for a conversation about Spencer’s role as group chief executive officer of Li & Fung during the global pandemic.