Nikos Passas, an international financial crime expert, was on Capitol Hill Wednesday telling members of a House Financial Services Committee task force that the global threat of trade-based money laundering is serious but that effective responses are within reach.
On Wednesday, the man whose conviction was profiled on the hugely popular “Serial” podcast, returns to court for a post-conviction hearing. Here, law professor Daniel Medwed, an expert in wrongful convictions, says that “Serial” and Making a Murderer have highlighted some of the chief flaws in our criminal justice system. But he also says that he is dismayed by how the programs presented their cases.
Students, faculty, and staff discussed a range of topics—including diversity, interdisciplinarity, and faculty recruitment and development—that relate to the roles and needs of faculty over the next 10 years.
In the new Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education released Tuesday, Northeastern is one of only 115 higher education institutions nationwide in the top tier for research activity. The classification signals the impact of the university’s strategic vision and investments over the past 10 years that have elevated Northeastern into a powerhouse on par with the nation’s elite research colleges and universities.
The university’s revised outlook is more favorable than much of the higher education sector nationally and is based on Northeastern’s strategic strengths and initiatives. Out of 499 institutions rated by Moody’s, only 15 have been designated as having a positive outlook.
Through Northeastern’s population health doctoral program, Cassidy Griffin combines her doctoral studies with research at MEDITECH, a Massachusetts-based health information company. In so doing, she is learning how to conduct both discovery– and innovation-driven research on how population health and data analytics can help organizations improve efficiency and effectiveness of healthcare delivery.
Here are five tips from Northeastern dietitian Christine Clark, including one in which she explains why it’s a good practice not to eat in front of the TV or computer screen.
A university message cited recent safety concerns by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission that certain models of hoverboards have been reported to catch fire during use and while being charged.
Many Northeastern students have just begun their first co-op. To help them succeed, we asked a handful of current Northeastern students who are co-op veterans to share some workplace wisdom.
Philip Larese-Casanova, an assistant professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering who studies the chemical processes of water pollutants, examines the drinking water crisis in Flint, Michigan.
Members of the Northeastern community witnessed moving speeches and powerful musical performances on Tuesday at “A Tribute to the Dream,” an event honoring the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.
We recently asked members of the Northeastern community to vote on which New Year’s resolutions they’re taking up—and among the top vote getters was “save more, spend less.” Here, Timothy Gagnon, a personal finance expert in the D’Amore McKim School of Business, offers tips to help you achieve this goal.