Once again, @Northeastern @PresidentAoun demonstrating #highered innovation. Great idea to create a platform for lifelong learning. https://t.co/XFndjeHa73 — Jeff Selingo (@jselingo) October 20, 2016 Kristen Walding with 36 of the Huskies’ […]
On Thursday night, President Joseph E. Aoun and Lynn Pasquerella, president of the Association of American Colleges and Universities, discussed the importance of liberal arts today and how the field is evolving in the digital age.
On Thursday, university leaders, students, faculty, and staff underscored Northeastern’s successes over the past decade and looked ahead to its future. The new academic plan, President Aoun said, “is nothing less than a roadmap for creating the world’s first global university system.”
New research by an interdisciplinary team, including Northeastern’s Alexandros Makriyannis, reveals how THC—the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana—gets into brain cells. The findings open the door to the development of new medications, free from side effects, for conditions from pain and obesity to neurological diseases and addiction.
The new educational platform offers hundreds of degree programs, certificates and bootcamps to address the increasingly complex needs of learners and the pressing talent demands of employers.
Bob Dylan made history when he was named the winner of the 2016 Nobel Prize in literature, becoming the first musician to receive the honor. We spoke with music industry expert David Herlihy about Dylan’s influence and the relationship between music and literature.
ABC News chief political analyst Matthew Dowd will address the numerous ways in which the 2016 election is transforming American politics. The interactive discussion—“Election 2016: Where do we go from here?”—will take place on Friday at noon in Blackman Auditorium and also will be shown live on Facebook.
More than 170 countries reached a landmark climate deal last weekend to limit the use of a chemical used in air conditioners and refrigerators that’s been called the world’s fastest-growing climate pollutant. Northeastern professor Matthew Eckelman weighs in on the deal’s significance and the environmental trade offs that come with replacing one technology with another.
With the field of cybersecurity changing almost daily, it can be hard for prospective employees to keep up with what they should know. Here, experts offer five tips for those looking to break into the cybersecurity industry.
Exactly how likely is it that hostile agents might rig the 2016 election? We asked William Robertson, associate professor and cybersecurity expert, to weigh in on the feasibility of such an attack.
No matter what you study, good writing skills will help you achieve success in both the classroom and the workplace. Here are five tips to help you write your next essay, cover letter, or office-wide email.
Alan Stone was the architect of many presidential speeches in the early 1990s. As the 2016 campaign enters the home stretch, we asked him to share his experiences, tips, and what it’s like to hear a president speak words you’ve written.