Northeastern, city, and community leaders hail new loan program for local businesses

Pres­i­dent Aoun and Boston Mayor Marty Walsh joined com­mu­nity mem­bers and part­ners on Tuesday morning to unveil the Impact Lending pro­gram, the region’s first university-​​supported loan pro­gram for busi­nesses owned by female and minority entrepreneurs.

Broovelt Lacet, vice president and co-owner of Thom S. Carlson Corp., speaks at a press conference Tuesday morning announcing the Impact Lending program. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
The Department of Theatre production of "Dead Man's Cell Phone" runs through Saturday, Oct. 29. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
10/24/16 - BOSTON, MA. - Scenes during the VFW post ceremony held at the Northeastern University Veterans Memorial on Oct. 24, 2016. Max Spahn, S, 17, former president of Northeastern's Student Veterans Organization, Jared Lyon, president and CEO of Student Veterans of America; Brian Martin, state commander of the VFW Department of Massachusetts; and Brian Duffy, commander-in-chief of the VFW all gave remarks.  Staff Photo: Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University

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We asked professor William Robertson about the likelihood of a hostile agent hacking the 2016 election. Photo via iStock

3Qs: Could cyberattacks threaten to steal the 2016 election?

Exactly how likely is it that hos­tile agents might rig the 2016 elec­tion? We asked William Robertson, asso­ciate pro­fessor and cyber­se­cu­rity expert, to weigh in on the fea­si­bility of such an attack.

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The future of transportation

Join Pres­i­dent Aoun and Lyft’s chief tech­nology officer and North­eastern grad­uate Chris Lam­bert on Tuesday, Sept. 20, for a con­ver­sa­tion about the dis­rup­tions in the fast-​​moving field of trans­porta­tion, including the arrival of autonomous vehicles

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Lab work

Lella Wake, CIS’19, works in a lab run by Kim Lewis, Uni­ver­sity Dis­tin­guished Pro­fessor of Biology, in the Mugar Life Sci­ences Building on Tuesday. Photo by Adam Glanzman/​Northeastern University

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