Jennie Stephens’ research focuses on the global energy transition away from fossil fuels toward renewables—particularly, understanding the social dynamics of integrating wind power, solar, and smart grid into energy systems.
From presidential election discussions to cooking demonstrations, career fairs to community services, this month is packed with events that whet almost any appetite. Here’s what we have on our calendars.
Last week, the Northeastern University Board of Trustees approved Northeastern 2025, the university’s academic plan for the next decade. In a message to the campus community on Monday, President Joseph […]
Three years ago, James Serra wrote an essay for a freshman writing course about Dave Matthews’ music and its influence on his own life and musical pursuits. This summer, Serra met Matthews’ backstage, all thanks to that very same essay. We talked with Serra about meeting his idol and how it all happened.
First-year student Hayoung Chang is a fencer, a violinist, and researcher. And that is just a sampling of the robust resumé she brings to Northeastern, where she plans to continue exploring unique experiences.
Monday, Oct. 3, 2016 marks Northeastern’s 118th birthday and is known as Founders Day. How well do you know Northeastern? Take our quiz and find out if you’re the King […]
Bay Area muralist Susan Cervantes and artists from her organization, Precita Eyes, say they serve as a “bridge” between art and the community, and they’re doing just that by collaborating with students to design and paint the university’s newest mural on the Latino/a Student Cultural Center as part of Northeastern Public Art Initiative. Here’s how you can get involved.
Entire mountain ranges of data are growing all around, and they will either bury us or help us climb to new heights of understanding. It all depends on how we respond. This was the focus of a four-hour “hackathon” Wednesday night, sponsored by Northeastern to explore the intersection between public policy and Big Data analysis. The event, “Data Science, Journalism, and the Future of Justice,” was part of HUBweek, a series of more than 100 events that brought together the brightest minds in government, private industry, and academia to celebrate innovation in Boston.
Millennials—the generation born between 1981 and 2001—have largely grown up in a post-9/11, Great Recession-battered America: a climate that has left them with staggering debt and a distrust of established systems, argued Boston Globe journalist Evan Horowitz at this week’s Open Classroom. These voters, he said, could be a major influence in the presidential election.
Anthony Braga, newly appointed Distinguished Professor and director of the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, has been working in conjunction with the Boston Police Department for more than 20 years, analyzing policies and developing programs aimed at reducing the city’s violent crime rate.
Ultimate mind warp for me: C-SPAN is currently interviewing a professor I had at #Northeastern on the history of presidential debates. — Victoria Rossi (@VictoriaRossi) September 26, 2016 Met a lot of […]