Susan Gold says playing Pokémon Go has “expanded her world” and triggered her journey to discover much more about her neighborhood and the city of Boston. Here, Gold, professor of the practice in the game design program and founder of Global Game Jam, explains how Pokémon Go has “broken the mold” and predicts where the technology is headed.
Northeastern’s new residence hall, data science research, and co-op love are among our selection of tweets from the Northeastern community this week.
In this guest post, Nathan Kotler, S’19, a member of the Northeastern University College Republicans, examines the unique set of circumstances that have led to rise of Donald Trump as the Republican presidential nominee.
Cauliflower is the new kale, and it’s the star of this summer recipe. With a little garlic, cilantro, and lime, this is a perfect summer side. And the secret is all in how you puree it.
Accusations of plagiarism against Melania Trump following her speech at the Republican National Convention on Monday have raised questions about the line between borrowing and cribbing someone else’s words. We asked former speechwriter Greg Goodale, associate professor at Northeastern, when a speech crosses that line and whether Trump did.
The team pushed and pulled its way to a dominating victory in the International Powerlifting Federation’s inaugural University Powerlifting World Cup, which was held in Belarus last week. “I couldn’t be more proud of how the team performed,” said club captain Kelsey McCarthy. “It shows how hard we trained and how committed we were.”
A team of 20 graduate students at Northeastern’s Boston and Seattle campuses spent the spring semester working together, collaborating via Skype, GitHub, and Google Hangouts to build a software platform aimed at connecting a global community of farmers, researchers, and educators.
Law professor Jessica Silbey will discuss the history of law in American film on Wednesday at a Law Library of Congress event. Here, she looks at the pitfalls of crime shows, names her favorite legal drama, and explains how the depiction of law in film has changed over the past 125 years.
An earthquake survivor, an athlete, a struggling student turned straight-A star—they are among the eight Boston high school valedictorians who will soon call Northeastern home.
“You cannot do environmental health work if you don’t work with the community,” said Linda Birnbaum, director of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, during remarks on campus on Monday. She lauded Northeastern, with its emphasis on interdisciplinary research and practice, for doing just that, and noted Northeastern’s contributions to a multi-country study of Zika.
More than 10,000 people are expected to protest outside the Republic National Convention in Cleveland this week. Tensions are running high, particularly because of the recent spate of terrorist attacks […]
France is reeling from its third major attack in 19 months after a lone terrorist sped a truck into a crowd of people gathered to watch Bastille Day fireworks. The attack killed at least 84 people and injured more than 200 others. We asked Northeastern experts to analyze these types of “lone wolf” terrorist attacks, the media’s use of graphic footage from the scene, and what the terror in Nice could mean for the European Union’s security procedures.