Hope Lewis, a passionate champion of the poor and disadvantaged, was a member of the School of Law’s faculty since 1992 and founded of the law school’s Program on Human Rights and the Global Economy. She died Tueday after a long illness.
Hosted by Northeastern’s student-run theater group, NU Stage Musical Theater Co., this year’s winter cabaret, titled, “Spread Love Not Hate,” is designed to be a balm after a heated political season. The show will be held on Saturday at 8 p.m. in afterHOURS.
Tech that speaks volumes. @TweetRupal’s research gives voice to the speech impaired @washingtonpost https://t.co/dbYkxSaIt8 — President Aoun (@PresidentAoun) December 7, 2016 First experiment on physical human-robot collaboration with @NASA_Johnson Valkyrie. Kudos […]
Wisconsin’s presidential recount is almost done, but legal challenges have halted the proceedings in Michigan and Pennsylvania. We asked Bill Crotty, an expert on American elections, to explain what the recounts involve, why Trump supporters are working to block these efforts, and how the recount results might influence future voting policies.
Donald Trump spoke with Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen last week, upending decades of diplomatic practice. “It can be said with near certitude that when Trump accepted that phone call, he had no idea what the consequences might be for U.S.-China relations,” says China expert Suzanne Ogden.
William Fowler, Distinguished Professor of History, recalled the attack from both a personal and historical perspective. His father, four uncles, and an aunt served in World War II, and “Pearl Harbor was a defining moment for them and for their generation.”
Donald Trump has business holdings in at least 20 countries, posing an unprecedented source of potential conflicts of interest for the president-elect. Legal expert Michael Meltsner says that to have any credibility, “Trump must keep his family out of the business,” while political economy and crisis theory specialist Daniel Faber described Trump’s situation as “a potential minefield” that “could cripple his presidency.”
During a presentation to an architecture class on Monday, President Aoun discussed everything from how higher education has changed in the past decade to the vision that brought the soon-to-be-completed Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex to life. Here are some highlights from the conversation.
The so-called “alt-right,” defined by The Associated Press as a “white nationalist movement,” has experienced a surge of notoriety in the wake of Donald Trump’s election. We asked Jeffrey Juris, an expert on social movements and protests, to explain how much influence the group, which harnesses the power of social media to spread its message, could have on the president-elect’s policy agenda over the next four years.
In her senior year at Northeastern Madeline Seibert did a co-op in China, where she led an independent study documenting food losses and waste through Chinese supply chains. Now, with the support of her Schwarzman Scholarship, Seibert will continue this work through a yearlong master’s program at the Tsinghua University in Beijing.
In the “gig economy,” where algorithms drive matches between workers and customers, hiring someone should be bias free, right? Not so, according to new research led by Northeastern’s Christo Wilson. The findings suggest racial and gender biases exhibited by two prominent online freelance marketplaces, TaskRabbit and Fiverr.
Final exams for fall classes begin on Friday. Here are five study tips to help you prepare, with insight from Lydia Young, an education expert with a particular focus on curriculum development.