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.
Mark Douglass, an associate clinical professor of pharmacy, discusses how to protect against the flu—which is experiencing its worst outbreak in a decade—and the importance of getting a flu vaccine.
Hostess Brands filed for bankruptcy, then a judge forced the company back into mediation with union workers. Finance professor Harlan Platt explores this tricky scenario, and what could become of America’s beloved treat, the Twinkie.
Rosanna Garcia, an associate professor of marketing who has attended the summer Olympics since 1984, explains how the Games have changed over the last two decades.
Justine Siegal of Sport in Society says early preparation and a strong sense of self can help Olympic athletes lead successful lives long after their playing days are over.
Rebeca Rosengaus, an associate professor of biology, says insects such as mosquitoes could transmit diseases to humans.
Law professor Brook Baker, a featured speaker at the upcoming 2012 International AIDS Conference, evaluates how the global community is faring in the battle against AIDS.
Professor Kristin Madison examines the potential outcomes of the Supreme Court’s upcoming ruling on President Obama’s signature health-care legislation.
Themis Papageorge, an associate clinical professor of computer and information science, examines the cybersecurity threat posed by al-Qaida and Anonymous, a global group of hackers.
Kimberly Jones, a faculty associate in Northeastern University’s Middle East Center for Peace, Culture and Development, analyzes President Barack Obama’s visit to Afghanistan on the eve of the one-year anniversary of the killing of Osama bin Laden.
Civil engineering students created an innovative solution for limiting the neighborhood’s traffic problems and pedestrian congestion.