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.
New student orientation, the men’s hockey season recap, and a furry addition to campus are among our selection of tweets from the Northeastern community this week.
Check out the vivid scenes from the 5K color run on Northeastern’s campus Wednesday night hosted by NUterm and the Center for Student Involvement.
Twelve golden retrievers recently arrived in Orlando to bring comfort to the survivors and those grieving after the mass shooting at the gay nightclub Pulse. Here, Northeastern’s Lisa Feldman Barrett, who specializes in the psychology of emotion, explains how dogs help bring our nervous systems back into balance and, at least temporarily, make us feel safe.
The Northeastern community can donate gently worn professional clothes—from suits and skirts to belts, shoes, and jewelry—for students to wear to the Fall Career Fair as well as on future co-ops and job interviews.
Northeastern students living and working in London explain what it has been like to witness the lead-up to today’s historic referendum on whether Britain should leave the European Union.
The United Kingdom will hold a referendum on Thursday on whether Britain should leave the European Union. If there is high voter turnout, “there is no question that the ‘remain’ side will easily win,” predicts Northeastern’s Mai’a K. Davis Cross, an expert on European politics. Cross also cautions that a vote to leave could also “trigger the breakup of the United Kingdom.”
Philadelphia recently became the first major U.S. city to pass a soft drink tax, and a new report from Beverage Marketing Corp. found that bottled water will soon surpass soda as the nation’s most popular beverage. Here, Janice Maras, research manager in the Department of Health Sciences, who specializes in dietary data analysis, explains how a soda tax might affect dietary habits and what kind of long-term impact the declining popularity of soft drinks will have on the nation’s obesity epidemic.
Was a musical compilation in the British rock band’s hit “Stairway to Heaven” stolen from another song? An ongoing court battle in Los Angeles is centered on that claim. We asked teaching professor and entertainment attorney David Herlihy what impact this could have on copyright infringement litigation and Led Zeppelin’s reputation.
Northeastern University has received a prestigious diversity and inclusion award in career services from the National Association of Colleges and Employers in recognition of its LGBTQA+ career conference. The Reach […]