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Column: With U.S. life expectancy gains down, tax bill will make things worse
The Republican tax bill approved by Congress this week will create financial headaches for millions of taxpayers trying to navigate all the new rates and rules. But the legislation now headed for President Donald Trump’s signature also will have this grim impact: thousands of additional, preventable deaths every year. Daniel Kim, a social epidemiologist and … ContinuedRead More
D’Amore-McKim Dean: “Our future is bright and our dreams are big”
Northeastern formally installed Raj Echambadi as the inaugural Dunton Family Dean of the D’Amore-McKim School of Business on Wednesday night in the Visitor Center, where university leaders and accomplished alumni extolled him as a passionate leader and innovative thinker. “You are going to make an impact,” President Joseph E. Aoun told Echambadi, to whom he presented a medallion … ContinuedRead More
Professors’ venture wins MassChallenge Award
Guardion, a venture developed by two Northeastern faculty members: Swastik Kar, professor of physics, and Yung Joon Jung, professor of mechanical and industrial engineering. Guardion was recently awarded $50,000 through the MassChallenge accelerator, as well as an additional grant through the CASIS-Boeing Prize for Technology in Space. The venture is based on technology Kar and … ContinuedRead More