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.
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.