No person or place is immune from disasters or disaster-related losses. Infectious disease outbreaks, acts of terrorism, social unrest, or financial disasters in addition to natural hazards can all lead to large-scale consequences for the nation and its communities. Communities … Continued
On April 4, 2013, the Kostas Research Institute hosted the semi-annual meeting of the Regional Response Team (Region 1). The RRT1 is the federal component of the National Response System for the states of Main, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island … Continued
President Joseph E. Aoun met with DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano in September about Northeastern’s commitment to security research.
On September 22nd, 2011, Northeastern opened the George J. Kostas Research Institute for Homeland Security at the University’s Burlington, Mass., campus.
Peter Boynton, Co-Director of the Kostas Research Institute speaks at the Institute’s ribbon cutting ceremony.
Dr. Stephen Flynn, co-director of the Kostas Research Institute, and Peter Boyton, co-director, hosted the 1st Coast Guard District Commander’s Conference and led discussions with local, state and federal agencies about the importance of resilience as a security and societal imperative … Continued
NBC Bay Area’s Brent Cannon speaks with Stephen Flynn, Co-founder of the Research Institute for Homeland Security at Northeastern University, about the foiled airplane bomb plot.