On Wednesday, Connecticut Sen. Chris Murphy launched a nearly 15-hour filibuster, pressing the Senate to call a vote on existing gun-reform legislation. Here, Nick Beauchamp, assistant professor of political science, talks about the filibuster and what, if anything, it might accomplish.
Boston middle school students visited campus last week to try out some new virtual reality games being designed for physical therapy patients. Their game-playing will help researchers refine patient treatment and advance interdisciplinary research.
Scrubbing is a misnomer, says David Choffnes, professor in the College of Computer and Information Science. It’s more like adding a coat of paint to an already tarnished online reputation.
Today is #GivingTuesday, dubbed as a global day dedicated to giving back. Professor Patricia Illingworth says that while the day can greatly benefit charities, there are concerns with the unofficial holiday and that people should consider the impact of their charitable gifts.
The new Center for Advancement of Veterans and Servicemembers includes a host of career development and scholarship opportunities, aiming to eliminate the gap between education and employment felt by returning veterans nationally. Photo by Brooks Canaday/Northeastern University.
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.
On Tuesday afternoon, the Northeastern community gathered to send off the men’s basketball team. Taking part in their first March Madness since 1991, the Huskies are headed to Pittsburgh for […]
Our news@Northeastern team is traveling with the Northeastern men’s basketball players and staff to capture the best behind-the-scenes moments from the road. Check out our new blog dedicated to the Big Dance.
Current director Simon Pitts and founding director Michael Silevitch have been recognized for their dedication and innovative work educating and developing strong engineering leaders.
Alessandro Vespignani’s Laboratory for the Modeling of Biological and Socio-technical Systems (MoBS Lab) has been following the ongoing development of Ebola and have created infographics and visualizations of the virus’ growth, impact, and potential to spread.
Through one of Northeastern’s Alternative Spring Break programs, 11 students ventured into the Florida Everglades to clean up trash and remove invasive species from the environment.
During Northeastern’s Alternative Spring Break next week, 180 students, faculty, and staff will work on more than a dozen immersive service projects worldwide, ranging from protecting natural resources in the Everglades to tutoring orphaned children in the Dominican Republic.