MIT professor and social activist Noam Chomsky joined Northeastern faculty members for a campus lecture on Monday as part of the university’s inaugural Boston Symposium on Economics.
Steve Langton, BA’06, is a member of the first U.S. two-man bobsled team to win at the World Championships.
Sociologist Silvia Dominguez studied Latin-American female immigrants in Boston who build heterogeneous social networks designed to foster success in a new country.
Here’s a cool new FB app from computer sciences professor, Alan Mislove. It’s called Friendlist Manager and it makes using lists on the social-network (a.k.a. time sink) a whole lot […]
It only comes around every four years, so we may as well celebrate it. College of Sciences dean, Murray Gibson, gives a little more insight about the point of this awesome […]
William H. Swanson, chairman and CEO of Raytheon Company, outlined how businesses can play a role in meeting this challenge at Northeastern’s CEO Breakfast Forum on Tuesday morning.
Since I arrived, I’ve heard a lot of talk about Heather Clark’s nano-sensors around campus. I finally got the chance to meet her this morning and learn more about her […]
Today is Feb. 29, the extra day we add to the calendar in leap years. But why do we need this extra day, and what is the science behind it? And what about the lesser-known leap second – which delegates from more than 70 nations recently debated whether to abolish? We asked Murray Gibson, dean of the College of Science, to answer these questions – as well as how early scientists discovered the need to adjust the calendar.
Marsette Vona, an assistant professor of computer and information science, received an NSF CAREER Award to develop a robot that can perceive and respond to uncertainty in its environment.
In a kick off event to the American Physical Society meeting taking place in Boston this week, the College of Science invited James Kakalios of the University of Minnesota to […]
Northeastern hosted a lecture on Sunday on the physics of superheroes’ powers ahead of the American Physical Society’s annual meeting in Boston.
This week at the annual meeting of the American Physical Society, a group of Northeastern scientists will present the Monet painting of the future. This pile of hay bales is […]