With the Republican National Convention set to begin on Monday in Cleveland, Ohio, we spoke with Northeastern professor William Crotty about what actually happens at political conventions and the evolving role these conventions have played in presidential elections.
In the second installment of our summer recipes series with Northeastern executive chef Tom Barton, we present a “simple to make” vinaigrette, which is featured at the university’s Café Crossing and can also be used as a marinade for chicken or fish.
Pokémon Go, powerlifting in Belarus, and putting the ‘Spotlight’ on a Pulitzer Prize-winning alumnus are among our selection of tweets from the Northeastern community this week.
Private prisons are a particularly hot topic these days, the setting of the Netflix dramedy Orange is the New Black and the subject of a recent 35,000-word Mother Jones exposé. Here, Natasha Frost, associate professor in Northeastern’s School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, explains how for-profit prisons are changing the criminal justice system.
A new study from a team of Brazilian scientists has found that a drug-resistant bacterium has been growing off two city beaches bordering Guanabara Bay, where Olympic sailors will compete next month. We asked Daniel Faber, professor of sociology and director of Northeastern’s Environmental Justice Research Collaborative, to discuss the social, political, and scientific implications of the findings.
Students from Northeastern and five other top universities have joined forces to form OpenLoop, a team dedicated to designing, building, and testing the best scaled-down version of the futuristic Hyperloop, a novel mode of commuter and cargo transport that travels close to the speed of sound. Their approach takes the competition to new heights.
If you’re around campus this summer, you’ve likely noticed a buzz of construction activity at places like the Curry Student Center and International Village. And if you’re away from campus, well, you’re in for a bit of a surprise when you return this fall. The first part of our campus construction series looks at the upgrades to the Curry Student Center.
Northeastern University Chief of Police Michael Davis has been a part of a range of efforts and initiatives at the national level examining law enforcement practices, particularly those involving race and policing.
Courtney, who was appointed dean of the D’Amore-McKim School of Business in 2012, has cultivated a pioneering entrepreneurial ecosystem, led the development of new graduate programs, and hired outstanding faculty. He will conclude his tenure as dean during the 2016–17 academic year, and will remain a tenured member of the faculty afterward.
A recognized leader in sustainability practices, education, and research, Northeastern will take an innovative additional step to address the global challenge of climate change.
A team led by University Distinguished Professor of Biology Kim Lewis received a five-year, $9 million grant from the National Institute of Health’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to launch a novel platform for developing antibiotics that kill pathogens without encountering resistance.
Northeastern student and champion climber Josh Levin zipped through the opening round of American Ninja Warrior. Tonight, he’ll be on campus for a viewing party with the Northeastern community as NBC airs the show’s Los Angeles finals, in which Levin competed. Here, Levin, who’s won nearly 20 climbing national championships, describes how he aced the first American Ninja Warrior course.