The pay imbalance between CEOs and the typical American worker appears to motivate employees to work harder, especially at smaller companies in which promotion is performance-based, according to a study by two Northeastern associate professors of finance.
“We’re on a course toward fully automating warfare,” warned roboticist Noel Sharkey, who delivered a recent lecture on the political, ethical, and legal implications of Terminator-like weapons.
Political science professor Robert Gilbert, who is writing a book on President John F. Kennedy’s legacy, says JFK’s political decision-making “improved sharply as he acquired more seasoning.”
Students, faculty, and staff gathered to celebrate the signing of a three-year extension of Santander Universities’ support for Northeastern’s Bachelor of Science in International Business program.
In a panel discussion on Wednesday, Northeastern faculty and alumni reflected on the personal, public, and political implications of same-sex marriage in America.
At a panel discussion on Tuesday, three executives gave advice to dozens of female presidents, CEOs, and executive directors looking to serve on corporate boards.
Northeastern will co-host the 12th annual Boston Latino International Film Festival, which begins this week and features screenings of more than 70 films from 17 countries.
“Buildings are living organisms,” says world-renowned architect Moshe Safdie, who discussed his work on Wednesday at Northeastern. “As soon as you finish them, they’re bound to change.”
Ronald Hedlund, a public policy expert and a professor of political science, shed insight on the national implications of Tuesday’s off-year elections.
On Monday afternoon, Northeastern celebrated the soft-launch of its cutting-edge 3-D Printing Studio, which houses a full suite of 3-D fabrication and modeling technologies.
Rachel Rosenbloom, an immigration policy expert and associate professor of law, explains the shortcomings of the immigration enforcement system, which erroneously deports scores of U.S. citizens each year.
In July, four Northeastern students participated in Israel’s Maccabiah Games, the third largest sporting event in the world. Last week, they recounted their experiences over a Shabbat dinner at the university’s Hillel House.