Northeastern assistant professor of psychology Rebecca Shansky provides insights into new treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder with a preclinical study that distinguishes how males and females respond to traumatic events.
Northeastern, on Tuesday, refuted claims made by Boston city councilors Tito Jackson and Josh Zakim regarding the university’s strategy to respond to a possible active-shooter situation on campus. In a letter to all members of the Boston City Council, university officials noted that “NUPD officials made the Boston Police aware of the plan in mid-October, long before the issue became public.”
The university’s revised outlook is more favorable than much of the higher education sector nationally and is based on Northeastern’s strategic strengths and initiatives. Out of 499 institutions rated by Moody’s, only 15 have been designated as having a positive outlook.
Through Northeastern’s population health doctoral program, Cassidy Griffin combines her doctoral studies with research at MEDITECH, a Massachusetts-based health information company. In so doing, she is learning how to conduct both discovery– and innovation-driven research on how population health and data analytics can help organizations improve efficiency and effectiveness of healthcare delivery.
References, just like your resumé and interview skills, are an integral part of landing your dream job. Here, Sabrina Woods, associate director of Northeastern’s career development office, provides some tips for making the most of your references.
“The images sear themselves into your heart and soul,” Jeffrey Burds, associate professor of history at Northeastern, said as part of a presentation on the July 1, 1941, pogrom in Lemberg, Ukraine, where more than 3,000 Jews were killed.
Here are five tips from Northeastern dietitian Christine Clark, including one in which she explains why it’s a good practice not to eat in front of the TV or computer screen.
A university message cited recent safety concerns by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission that certain models of hoverboards have been reported to catch fire during use and while being charged.
In the first-ever report on the efficacy of the nation’s anti-human trafficking efforts, co-authored by Northeastern criminologist Amy Farrell, researchers found that comprehensive laws that invested in fiscal and human resources—not harsher criminal penalties—increased arrests and prosecutions.
Some 9,000 students will reside in on-campus housing this spring, the vast majority of whom will be living with roommates. To help students make the most of living in a shared space, we talked with residence director Emily O’Brien and then compiled this list of useful tips.
Snow on campus, Northeastern’s Martin Luther King Jr. convocation, and #iheartcoop are among our selections for tweets from the Northeastern community this week.
Members of the Northeastern community gathered Thursday night to discuss that question, particularly in terms of inclusion and diversity, as part of the “Conflict. Civility. Respect. Peace. Northeastern Reflects” educational series.