In a new report released today, researchers at Northeastern’s Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy have found social equity must play an important role in communities’ commitment to walkable urban development.
Baroness Catherine Ashton, former first vice president of the European Commission, discussed her foreign relations experiences during her keynote address at Northeastern’s Global Leaders Forum last week.
Members of the Northeastern community will spend this week volunteering at 17 locations across the Americas for Alternative Spring Break, including Selma, Alabama, on the 50th anniversary of the historic voting rights march.
Five Northeastern faculty members participated in an interdisciplinary forum examining January’s attacks in Paris and their place in the larger context of conflicts, terrorism, free speech, and inequality.
Charles Best, the founder and CEO of DonorsChoose.org, discussed his journey from public school teacher to philanthropist in his keynote address last week as part of Student Engagement and Philanthropy Month.
Swatch watch co-inventor and innovation advocate Elmar Mock sat down with Provost Stephen W. Director at Tuesday’s Profiles in Innovation event to discuss Mock’s passion for creativity, risk-taking, and disruptive inventions.
From high-profile speakers and athletic events to career conferences and Relay for Life, here are some of the can’t-miss events happening on campus this month.
The future trends of disruptive technology and the importance of increasing women’s participation in STEM careers were among the topics of discussion at Northeastern’s latest Women who Inspire Speaker Series event, held in Silicon Valley.
Northeastern screenwriting instructor Sandra Jaffe discusses the highly anticipated second book from Harper Lee, as well as Jaffe’s documentary on To Kill a Mockingbird.
Northeastern’s newest theatre production is motivated by the 1999 Columbine High School massacre, and the student actors have followed their director’s advice to separate themselves emotionally from the difficult subject matter.
Northeastern professor Brian Helmuth and a group of international researchers recently published a review paper in Climate Change Responses calling for a new approach to understanding and predicting the impact of climate change.
Many of the principal issues facing coastal sustainability in 2015 are ones the field has been dealing with for some time, says Northeastern’s Marine Science Center Director Geoff Trussell.