Campus forum analyzes Paris attacks

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.

DonorsChoose​.org founder shares journey to philanthropic innovation

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.

Explore new know-​​how’

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.

March’s can’t-miss campus events

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.

Disruption via technology

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.

Cast focuses on craft in emotional columbinus

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.

3Qs: New approach to understanding climate change

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.

Looking ahead: Coastal sustainability in 2015

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.

February’s can’t-miss campus events

Here’s a run­down of some exciting events taking place at North­eastern this month that you won’t want to miss.