Like Father, Like Daughter

SHOOTING THREES AND SHAKING THE BASKETBALL ESTABLISHMENT: The Short, Chaotic Run of the American Basketball League(ST. JOHANN PRESS; 2013; 120 PAGES) By Bob Lieb, professor of supply chain managementGENDER, BRANDING, […]

Building a Better Bee

As the honeybee goes, so goes much of our food, and the honeybee is not doing well at all—in fact, it’s dying off at alarming rates. Noted bee researcher Noah […]

From the Lab to the Marketplace

The world will soon get a clearer picture of the practical significance of Jonathan Tilly’s research breakthrough. OvaScience, a Cambridge, Mass., company co-founded by Tilly in April 2011, will begin […]

Next Stop, Sochi

For world-class athletes, getting selected for the U.S. Olympic team isn’t anything like Oscar night—it’s not “an honor just to be nominated.” Nothing short of the gold medal will do […]

Fast Track in Engineering

Fast-paced developmentNick Brooks, ME’12With plans for a new high-rise municipal building in a Boston neighborhood in flux, planning and design firm Sasaki Associates needed a point person to keep the […]

The Untouchable

If you live in New England, you know the saga of reputed mobster James “Whitey” Bulger, the notorious South Boston fugitive who eluded authorities worldwide for 16 years before being […]


Playing Tough: The World of Sports and Politics (Northeastern University Press; 2013) By Roger I. Abrams, Richardson Professor of LawIn his sixth book on the “business of sports,” Abrams turns […]