Northeastern drug policy expert Leo Beletsky described the federal government’s new Heroin Response Strategy, which looks to combat drug abuse through a public health approach, as a positive development, but added that there is still more work to be done.
Savor the last few weeks of summer with this bucket list of Boston activities to enjoy before the fall semester starts.
The beloved children’s show will now share a channel with Game of Thrones and True Detective. But communication studies lecturer Tim Ouillette says this move shouldn’t come as a surprise.
David Kimbro, a marine and environmental science professor at Northeastern University, has solved the mystery of why reefs in Florida inlets were experiencing large numbers of oyster loss. Drought and subsequent high salt levels in water led to a population spike in one of the oysters’ main predators: conchs.
A courtroom rendering of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady received some unexpected attention online Wednesday. Here, law professor Daniel Medwed explains why these drawings—though not always flattering—are an important part of court proceedings.
National S’mores Day, the arrival of new residence hall mattresses, and faculty artwork are among our selections for tweets from the Northeastern community this week.
Blurb: When discussing one of the most contentious topics of the 21st century—climate change—finding the balance between fact and emotion is precarious, say Northeastern faculty.
A colorful array of flowers are in full bloom across Northeastern’s campus, thanks in part to the hard work of the Facilities Division. Check out these amazing floral features by university photographer Matthew Modoono.
California’s Department of Public Health announced that a child contracted the plague after visiting Yosemite National Park in July, the third reported case this year. With the plague’s recent return to the news, we took a look at some myths and truths about the centuries-old disease.
Jonathan Kaufman, the new director of the School of Journalism in the College of Arts, Media and Design, shares how he follows the news, what journalism students should know before going on global co-op, and about the 2016 campaign course he’s teaching in the spring.
For six weeks this summer, some 120 students from Boston Public Schools made an early morning trek from across the city to Northeastern’s campus, where they engaged in a math enrichment program designed to prepare them for calculus courses in high school.
Northeastern physicists Albert-László Barabási and Gang Yan reveal a measuring strategy that could guide scientists in controlling real-world complex systems.