On Thursday, university leaders, students, faculty, and staff underscored Northeastern’s successes over the past decade and looked ahead to its future. The new academic plan, President Aoun said, “is nothing less than a roadmap for creating the world’s first global university system.”
More than 170 countries reached a landmark climate deal last weekend to limit the use of a chemical used in air conditioners and refrigerators that’s been called the world’s fastest-growing climate pollutant. Northeastern professor Matthew Eckelman weighs in on the deal’s significance and the environmental trade offs that come with replacing one technology with another.
Northeastern researchers have received a $5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to establish an innovative scholarship and mentoring program that supports college transfer students from underrepresented backgrounds who are studying and doing research in energy.
In recent weeks, lost-and-found locations have seen an upswing in lost items being turned in, including cellphones, chargers, clothes, and flash drives. Here, we explain how lost-and-found works on campus and dole out some tips for helping you reclaim your lost stuff.
Northeastern is hosting its annual Fall Career Fair on Thursday at Cabot Center. We asked the Career Development office what students should do before, during, and after the fair to maximize their success.
Jennie Stephens’ research focuses on the global energy transition away from fossil fuels toward renewables—particularly, understanding the social dynamics of integrating wind power, solar, and smart grid into energy systems.
Monday, Oct. 3, 2016 marks Northeastern’s 118th birthday and is known as Founders Day. How well do you know Northeastern? Take our quiz and find out if you’re the King […]
On Wednesday, President Aoun led a discussion with former Tufts and MIT presidents Lawrence Bacow and Susan Hockfield, respectively. The three talked careers, disruptions, and opportunities–both personal and for the higher ed sector in general.
Alan Schroeder, journalism professor and presidential debate expert, says Monday night’s debate between Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton was “fascinating” and that Clinton emerged as the clear winner.
Associate professor Jennifer Bowen, a new faculty member at Northeastern’s Marine Science Center, studies the interconnectedness between human activity and some of the world’s tiniest inhabitants—microbes—nestled in marine environments.
Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton will face off tonight in their first of three scheduled debates. We asked journalism professor Alan Schroeder, an expert on televised debates, about the keys for the candidates, whether one of them has more to gain or lose, and the roles of both the moderator and real-time fact-checkers.
The estimated number of privately-owned guns in the U.S. grew to approximately 265 million between 1994 and 2015, with the majority of those new guns being handguns, according to a comprehensive national survey co-led by Northeastern. Owners also now cite protection as a primary reason of ownership.