Learning a new language is a very personal and profound experience that can help open the doors to new cultures, says applied linguistics expert Stacey Katz Bourns. She hopes to cultivate that mindset at Northeastern.
Bob Dylan made history when he was named the winner of the 2016 Nobel Prize in literature, becoming the first musician to receive the honor. We spoke with music industry expert David Herlihy about Dylan’s influence and the relationship between music and literature.
Alan Stone was the architect of many presidential speeches in the early 1990s. As the 2016 campaign enters the home stretch, we asked him to share his experiences, tips, and what it’s like to hear a president speak words you’ve written.
Last week, Congress overrode President Obama’s veto of the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act, a law that will enable U.S. citizens to sue foreign nations that played a role in terrorist attacks resulting in American deaths. Public policy expert Dan Urman talks about the law and its potential consequences, including retaliatory legal action against U.S. officials abroad.
First-year student Hayoung Chang is a fencer, a violinist, and researcher. And that is just a sampling of the robust resumé she brings to Northeastern, where she plans to continue exploring unique experiences.
“We need to build what I call a robot-proof education,” President Aoun said on Wednesday. The comments came during a HUBweek panel discussion about the role higher education should play in building the 21st-century workforce.
Knowing society’s constant demand for immediate, real-time information, assistant professor of political science Nick Beauchamp developed a model that uses tweets to gauge public opinion of candidates more quickly than traditional polls.
From “very lady-like and proper” to “abstract and more daring,” alumnus Ralph Pucci talks about the evolution of mannequins. Pucci, an innovator in the field, will participate in help lead a symposium today that explores the art, business, and politics of these retail figures.
A collective of more than 15 Northeastern student groups, led by the Student Government Association, will work together to register peers for the November elections and generate enthusiasm for the democratic process.
New chemical engineering professor Debra Auguste studies human biology at the cellular level with an eye toward identifying more effective drug delivery therapies.
Northeastern students–from incoming freshmen to graduate level–will get a first-hand look at everything the university’s student center has to offer from student groups to social spaces.
It takes months of planning and coordination—and involves a dedicated team of university staff, city officials, and volunteers—to make sure off-campus move-in runs smoothly. Here are some of the people who help make it happen.