Northeastern’s Alan Mislove and Christo Wilson have been researching whether the algorithms e-commerce and other websites use to analyze user profile data, web-browsing choices, and other online information may lead to discrimination. Now the ACLU has sued the government on their and others’ behalf so they can continue to do so without prosecution.
Want to ace your next presentation? Then tune out your inner critic, make eye contact, and utilize deliberate pauses, says Mary Cheyne, the faculty advisor of Northeastern’s chapter of Toastmasters International.
Summitt, who won eight national titles as head coach of the Tennessee women’s basketball team, died Tuesday. Here, Northeastern faculty and staff reflect on the life and legacy of Division 1 college basketball’s winningest coach.
In the wake of Tuesday’s terrorist attack at an Istanbul airport, Northeastern confirmed that students on university programs in the region are safe, and the university is working to contact and offer support to more than 100 Turkish students.
The Supreme Court on Monday ruled that a pair of Texas’ abortion restrictions were unconstitutional. Here, law professor Aziza Ahmed explains what this landmark decision means for abortion rights moving forward.
After youth participated in Boston’s summer jobs program, a greater number reported having job readiness skills, higher academic aspirations, and improved connections with their neighborhoods—with the largest gains in some areas among minority groups—according to a new report co-authored by Northeastern’s Alicia Sasser Modestino.
Carl Fiester helped design a state-of-the-art autonomous underwater vehicle that last year captured unique footage of great white sharks’ behavior off the coast of Mexico. Earlier this week, the footage was featured on a Shark Week show on the Discovery Channel.
Many Northeastern students are about to begin their first international co-op. To help them maximize their experiences, we asked six students who have done global co-ops to share the wisdom they’ve cultivated from having lived and worked abroad.
Britain voted to leave the European Union on Thursday, prompting Prime Minister David Cameron to announce his intent to resign and sending global markets into a tailspin. Here, Mai’a K. Davis Cross, assistant professor of political science and international affairs, explains what the British exit might mean for the EU and the U.K. going forward.
Aoun will be honored this week at the Academy of International Business conference for his contributions to international business education. He will also lead a panel discussion on globalizing education.
In a win for affirmative action advocates, the Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a challenge to a program at the University of Texas that considers race as a limited factor in admissions decisions. Dan Urman, assistant teaching professor and director of the Doctorate in Law and Policy program, examines the court’s decision and what it means for affirmative action.
Wednesday morning House Democrats, led by U.S. Rep. John Lewis, began a sit-in on the House floor demanding votes on gun-control legislation. C-SPAN picked up the live feeds that members streamed from their smartphones after Republicans shut down the chamber. Here, Northeastern faculty members shed light on the significance of the protest and the role of social media in its impact.