The innovative new lab provides curricula, programming, and events designed to empower social change and includes a re-launch of “Giving With Purpose,” the world’s first massive open online course focusing on effective charitable giving.
The Pew Research Center American Values Survey, which polled more than 3,000 adults nationwide, found that approximately one in five Americans don’t have a religious affiliation — the most ever … read more »
Anne Frank, one of the most well known Jewish victims of the Holocaust, was captured by the Nazi Gestapo on Aug. 4, 1944, 68 years ago on Saturday.
A journalism student has spent the last year working at Vogue magazine, turning her co-op and internship into a full-time summer job.
Fareena Sultan, professor of marketing in the College of Business Administration, explains how and why China has become the king of the mobile phone market.
In the 10th edition of recent faculty books, we highlight works about the unintended consequences of our decision-making, a fiction piece about a grad student’s near death experience and a multi-disciplinary history of planet Earth.
On Monday evening, Greece agreed to a last-minute economic bailout deal – its second – which may have warded off an all-out financial calamity in Europe. While it may fix … read more »
In 2001, Goldman Sachs grouped the BRIC countries — Brazil, Russia, India and China — into that acronym because they were at a similar stage of economic development. On Tuesday, the American multinational news corporation Bloomberg named China as the only BRIC nation ranked among all top global emerging markets. We asked Ravi Ramamurti, Distinguished Professor of International Business and director of the Center for Emerging Markets at Northeastern, to identify what’s next for these four countries.
In the ninth edition of recent faculty books, we highlight works about effective typography, the ethics of philanthropy and the spiritual undertones of jazz legend John Coltrane’s music.
In the eighth edition of recent faculty books, we highlight works about the persuasive use of sounds, interpreting the day’s news in a post-9/11 religious landscape and Croatia’s decade of architectural experimentation.
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) — an independent federal agency responsible for investigating transportation accidents and promoting transportation safety — called for a complete end to cellphone use while driving, as opposed to bans in some states that still allow talking on hands-free devices. Here, Judith Perrolle, an associate professor of sociology and an expert on the social impact of technology, explains the dangers of using a cellphone on the road and the societal impact of such a ban.
Microsoft, creator of the Xbox Live — an online multiplayer video gaming and digital media delivery service — has announced it would offer mainstream television programming to its subscribers, creating direct competition with traditional cable services. Magy Seif El-Nasr, associate professor of game design and interactive media with joint appointments in the College of Arts, Media and Design and the College of Computer and Information Science at Northeastern, explains the new features and how they might impact traditional cable offerings.