The battery on your mobile phone is dead, but you don’t have time to charge it in your room. What do you do? Beginning next Friday, swing by one of 30 campus locations and pick up the Oomf, a free portable smartphone charger.
The film—which reexamines the groundbreaking documentary Eyes on the Prize from the viewpoint of civil rights activists past and present—will be screened on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. in the Cabral Center. It will be followed by a panel discussion with Margaret Burnham and Sarah Jackson, two Northeastern faculty members involved in social change.
In the 52nd annual Robert D. Klein Lecture on Tuesday, psychology professor Iris Berent argued that human language is a product of a specialized biological system, that we are are innately equipped with a language instinct.
Ali Campbell, SSH’17, wants to combine the rigors of research with the art of photography to effect social change. Her upcoming photo exhibit, “Rwanda Unseen,” is a prime example.
In late November, the men’s hockey team was 1–11-2. Four months later, the Huskies were celebrating their first Hockey East championship since 1988. Here, head coach Jim Madigan reflects on Northeastern’s historic turnaround and looks ahead to Friday, when his club will face off against the North Dakota Fighting Hawks in the first round of the NCAA tournament.
You’ve submitted an impeccable resumé and aced the job interview with your dream employer. Now you have to follow up. Here are some tips for corresponding with your hiring manager, with insight from Susan Loffredo, an associate director of Northeastern’s Career Development department.
“Our goal is to win 30 games, make the tournament, and win the conference championship,” said head coach Mike Glavine, whose team will open the home portion of its schedule on Friday afternoon against the University of Buffalo.
Thousands of Northeastern students, faculty, and staff will flock to Matthews Arena on Friday for the university’s seventh annual Relay for Life fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. Here, students reflect on how cancer has affected their lives.
How will the outcome of the ongoing Hulk Hogan-Gawker trial impact future litigation and the freedom of the online press? We asked law professor Jessica Silbey and communication studies professor Dale Herbeck.
Halle O’Conor, AMD’17, wants to work for The Tonight Show. To make her application stand out, she’s been doing a little “sightseeing” with a cardboard cutout of the gregarious host, stopping in Italy, Switzerland, and the Czech Republic.
More than 180 students will be participating in the Center of Community Service’s Alternative Spring Break program this week. One group of young humanitarians will be volunteering with a Texas-based nonprofit that was founded by labor rights activist César Chávez to help families fight deportations and effect positive social change in their community.
The campaign for Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz is working with a British data company to develop behavior-based models of American voters. As voters head to the polls today as part of Super Tuesday, we asked professor Nick Beauchamp if the practice, called microtargeting, is the quintessential form of political persuasion or simply a dirty trick played on the unwitting public.