For her third co-op, senior Ashley Cavignano packed a stethoscope, blood pressure cuff, and flashlight and joined a team of healthcare professionals to deliver care and health education to people in remote villages in Nepal.
Block Island will soon be home to North America’s first offshore wind farm. Here, Andrew Myers, an assistant professor who studies offshore wind structures, holds forth on the environmental effects of wind energy and his work to improve the design of hurricane-resistant offshore wind turbines.
Northeastern physicists Swastik Kar and Srinivas Sridhar led a research team whose novel work has potential applications for improved cellphone cameras and tiny transistors that when multiplied by the billions could fuel computers.
In her first weeks as the new dean, Hudson says she’s been impressed with the vibrancy, excitement, and academic and creative strengths within the College of Arts, Media and Design, both in terms of its curricula and community. And she’s eager to help propel these existing and new programs to even greater heights.
Huskies for Heroes, an incoming freshman’s bravery, and the School of Journalism’s new director are among our selections for tweets from the Northeastern community this week.
Public health law expert Wendy Parmet recently co-authored an article in the New England Journal of Medicine exploring the evolving landscape of vaccination policy. Here, she discusses what could come from a recently adopted law in California.
University Distinguished Professor Kim Lewis and his colleagues match findings in the lab with ones from human subjects to advance customized antibiotic treatments.
President Aoun took part yesterday in a webinar on the future of higher education and how universities should innovate. Here are some of the highlights.
The NFL on Tuesday upheld Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s four-game “Deflategate” suspension. School of Law professor Roger Abrams talks about what could come next on the legal landscape, and predicts “the beginning of the end” of Roger Goodell’s tenure as NFL commissioner.
Students and faculty described the group’s decision to lift its ban on openly gay leaders while allowing church-sponsored units to continue excluding gays for religious reasons in unequivocally strong terms. “Claiming ‘morality’ or ‘religious beliefs’ cannot override basic principles of equality,” noted sociology professor Suzanna Walters.
When Sarah Cline heard a man in the ocean screaming for help, she immediately rushed to his aid but didn’t initially think shark attack. “I was worried that he was being pulled out by a rip current,” the Chapel Hill, North Carolina, resident said.
A recent news report suggests that more than 900 million Android phones could be at risk for cyberattacks. We asked Northeastern research scientist Collin Mulliner to offer up some strategies for keeping your device safe.