The Empower campaign, Alternative Spring Break, faculty research, and more reasons why students “heart” co-op were among our selections for tweets from and about the Northeastern community this week. Building sustainable … read more »
Drug overdoses are reportedly on the rise both locally and nationally. The Massachusetts State Police has reported 185 fatalities since Nov. 1, which doesn’t include the large cities of Boston, … read more »
Northeastern University sociologist Timothy Hoff has found that the healthcare system’s emphasis on efficiency and technology has made it much more transactional and impersonal.
Facing a fractured Congress and the forthcoming midterm elections, President Obama declared he would act unilaterally when necessary—the implications of which remain to be seen, according to political science professor Robert Gilbert.
Commercial space flight. Empowering foster children. Human emotion and social resilence. These were among the many topics and initiatives speakers explored Saturday at TEDxNortheasternU, attended by 100 Northeastern students and designed to share bold ideas in the community.
This weekend, Northeastern will join nearly 500 other sites around the world in hosting the sixth annual Global Game Jam, a collaborative, interdisciplinary event in which participants have 48 hours to design new games from scratch.
Conor Lodge, a fifth-year English major, is recovering after he and a friend plunged down across rocky terrain and were swept up by the snow while hiking in New Hampshire over winter break.
What’s the U.S. economic outlook for this year? We asked John Kwoka, the Neal F. Finnegan Distinguished Professor of Economics at Northeastern. One domestic factor he has his eye on—indications that new bubbles are forming in the housing and stock markets.
Choose a reason that is strong enough to outweigh the urge to light up. That’s one strategy recommended by University Health and Counseling Services, which offers a range of smoking cessation resources.
The new department within the College of Engineering will present exciting research and learning opportunities across disciplines for students and faculty and will leverage rapid growth in related sectors.
In 2013, news@Northeastern covered a range of exciting stories, from groundbreaking research and students’ global co-ops to faculty features and memorable campus events. Here’s a look back at some of our top news articles of the year.
A Northeastern report presents a comprehensive analysis of the Massachusetts Prevention and Wellness Trust, an alternative approach to supporting public healthcare activities that could serve as a national model.