Feminist icons Gloria Steinem and Madeleine Albright are facing a wave of backlash for comments suggesting that women who support Bernie Sanders instead of Hillary Clinton need to smarten up. We asked Suzanna Walters, director of Northeastern’s Women’s Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program, to weigh in on the controversial remarks.
Dozens of Northeastern students have worked as part of their global experiential program to help solve the world’s biggest humanitarian crisis.
Austin Gallagher, MS’10, founder and president of Beneath the Waves, a nonprofit dedicated to conducting conservation-based research, was selected as one of 2016’s top 30 scientists under 30 years old.
“It’s full steam ahead,” said Alex Walecki, SSH’16, who was looking to find his first professional job in the consulting field. “There’s no reason why I wouldn’t come to an event like this.”
The monthlong celebration will feature more than a dozen educational events, including a film screening, an art exhibit, and a walking tour of Boston’s Roxbury neighborhood.
The average price for a gallon of gas in the U.S. reached a seven-year low on Monday, according to AAA, dipping to $1.83. Here, oil and gas expert Jeffrey Born, professor of finance in the D’Amore-McKim School of Business, explains why falling gas prices might be good for your wallet but bad for the economy.
“The images sear themselves into your heart and soul,” Jeffrey Burds, associate professor of history at Northeastern, said as part of a presentation on the July 1, 1941, pogrom in Lemberg, Ukraine, where more than 3,000 Jews were killed.
In the first-ever report on the efficacy of the nation’s anti-human trafficking efforts, co-authored by Northeastern criminologist Amy Farrell, researchers found that comprehensive laws that invested in fiscal and human resources—not harsher criminal penalties—increased arrests and prosecutions.
Some 9,000 students will reside in on-campus housing this spring, the vast majority of whom will be living with roommates. To help students make the most of living in a shared space, we talked with residence director Emily O’Brien and then compiled this list of useful tips.
This spring’s Open Classroom Series will explore the many challenges and opportunities facing the city over the next 15 years.
In the first installment of our series on how to keep your New Year’s resolutions, Northeastern alumna Sarah Gaines, the founder of Fit University, offers up five pointers for building a fitter physique in 2016.
While campus life will quiet down during the winter break, some university services will remain open. Here are the hours of operation for Snell Library, SquashBusters, Dining Services, and more.