Nearly 400 students volunteered at some 30 sites across the city of Boston on Saturday, dedicating their time to serving the community as part of the university’s annual Service Day. NU […]
Apple created a stir when it announced it had eliminated the headphone jack from its latest iPhone model, pushing many users to wireless headphones. Here, Tommaso Melodia, director of Northeastern’s Wireless Networks and Embedded Systems Laboratory, explains the science behind Bluetooth headphones and how their quality compares to wired devices.
Last week, muralist Susan Cervantes, members of Precita Eyes, and students and staff from the Latino/a Student Cultural Center unveiled the latest installment in the university’s Public Art Initiative. Our photographers captured images, from concept to completion, of the colorful mural on Forsyth Street.
Mayor Martin Walsh, Chrissy Teigen, the university’s own Michael Dukakis, and more will share experiences and insights as part of the Forbes Under 30 Summit, a city-wide gathering of young entrepreneurs and game-changers. Northeastern is hosting programming today and tomorrow in Blackman Auditorium, free and open to all with a valid Northeastern ID.
“The media have a Trump problem,” associate professor of journalism Dan Kennedy said bluntly. His comments came as part of a discussion about the role of the media in this year’s atypical presidential race. A panel of experts examined that issue, along with the influence that pop culture and the rise of social media have had on political news coverage.
Tanay Patri has only been on campus for six weeks, but he’s already joined three student groups and picked out the company for which he would like to do his first co-op. “I want to build relationships with my peers and find my passion as soon as I can,” he says.
Coffee hour & lab opening — so good to show bosses @Northeastern what we will be doing in this beautiful space! pic.twitter.com/Db0KkTCGZ4 — Ameet Pinto (@watermicrobe) October 13, 2016 Huge shoutout […]
On Thursday, Oct. 20, Northeastern will hold its annual State of the University event. We will celebrate the collective achievements of the past decade and preview the new academic plan—our roadmap […]
The 2016 presidential election has introduced many firsts for American politics, but it isn’t without precedent, says Bill Crotty, professor emeritus and an expert on presidential politics. “This is not the worst of times,” he explains, “but it is a low point in a country with a history of political low points.” Here he talks about the “civil war” within the Republican Party and the problems for Democrats that “are just beginning to surface.”
Raina Levin isn’t sure where her education will lead her, but she knows her natural curiosity and Northeastern’s ecosystem of exploration—rooted in co-op—will guide her in the right direction.
Northeastern researchers have received a $5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to establish an innovative scholarship and mentoring program that supports college transfer students from underrepresented backgrounds who are studying and doing research in energy.
For ecological forecasters like Northeastern’s Brian Helmuth, mussels act as a barometer of climate change. That’s why Helmuth created “robomussels”—tiny robots that look like mussels but are outfitted with sensors to track temperature conditions.