Nobel Peace Prize laureate and Liberian women’s rights leader Leymah Gbowee captivated the Northeastern community Thursday evening with an inspiring talk of how she helped change a nation using interfaith collaboration and non-violent activism.
On Thursday, a team of scientists announced that they had detected gravitational waves, ripples of energy across space-time sparked by the merging of two black holes. Northeastern physicist Pran Nath discusses the impact of the major breakthrough. Image by NASA
What better time to explore the intersection of love and mathematics?
It was Thursday, just three days before Valentine’s Day, and OkCupid co-founder Christian Rudder was speaking at Northeastern.
Last week, more than a dozen Northeastern students headed north to preview the New Hampshire primary. In part two of our ongoing coverage, the students, a mix of journalism majors and political junkies, attended town hall meetings, interviewed voters, and explored some of the lesser-covered election topics, including Bernie Sanders’ age and the oft-neglected Asian American voter. Here, we share some of their reports from the field.
Assistant professor Bryan Spring develops photodynamic therapies that both target malignant cells and halt new tumor growth. It’s a novel one-two punch approach to personalized medicine.
Feminist icons Gloria Steinem and Madeleine Albright are facing a wave of backlash for comments suggesting that women who support Bernie Sanders instead of Hillary Clinton need to smarten up. We asked Suzanna Walters, director of Northeastern’s Women’s Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program, to weigh in on the controversial remarks.
Before heading off for winter break, students shared how they celebrate the holidays, as well as the best and worst gifts they’ve received. Spoiler alert: Socks are a very unpopular gift. Video by Shirin Mozaffari and Lee Delulio/Northeastern University
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