Suzanne Ogden, a professor of political science and an expert on U.S.-Asian foreign policy, weighs in on North Korea’s recent nuclear test.
Senate members on Wednesday engaged in a lively discussion, the latest in a university-wide effort to gather feedback about a potential smoke-free policy.
The leader of the Catholic Church, Pope Benedict XVI, shocked the globe on Monday when he announced he would be stepping down as pontiff—the first pope to do so in […]
The John D. O’Bryant African-American Institute is hosting a series of events in celebration of February’s Black History Month.
A recent Gallery 360 exhibition showcased the work of two recent graduates of a joint program offered by Northeastern’s College of Arts, Media, and Design and the School of the Museum of Fine Arts.
The International Student & Scholar Institute’s two-month cultural celebration aims to highlight the diversity of Northeastern students, who hail from more than 140 countries around the world.
The nation faces a growing primary care workforce crisis, says Timothy Hoff, a newly appointed associate professor in the D’Amore-McKim School of Business.
On co-op with a nonprofit microfinance organization in the Dominican Republic, third-year student Juan Pena Salas helped impoverished villagers start their own small businesses.
The Faculty Senate on Wednesday voted to create posts for high-ranking professors joining the faculty from industry, plus advanced ranks for non-tenure-track lecturers.
Marie-Therese Connolly, a 1984 School of Law graduate who received a prestigious MacArthur Foundation grant in 2011, returned to campus this week as a Daynard Distinguished Visiting Fellow.
Northeastern’s unique Lab to Ventures program guides top graduate students through the process of turning their research into independent, successful companies.
Dinesh John, an assistant professor of health sciences, will lead a study examining how standing desks can make office workers healthier.
Sarah Honigfeld, a deaf human services major, has been honored for her humanitarian work with disabled children and their families.
Two Northeastern alumni are looking to bring fruits and vegetables to Boston’s neighborhoods via Fresh Truck, a bus that would be converted into a mobile produce shop.
Campus Activities has created 16 new Leadership Councils, which group similar student groups together to foster further cooperation between organizations.
The research of Daniel Wichs, a new assistant professor in the College of Computer and Information Science, focuses on how cryptography can continue protecting personal data in an evolving digital age.
At a campus lecture on Friday honoring the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., the Nobel and Pulitzer Prize-winning author said reviving stories of African-Americans brutalized in the 20th century “is almost as important as the original justice could have been.”
Northeastern’s Center for Community Service will host its annual King Day of Service and Leadership on Monday, drawing Northeastern students and community members together for a series of volunteer opportunities and group workshops.
As a project engineer for Partners in Health, alumna Ann Polaneczky played a key role in constructing a cutting-edge hospital in Haiti.
The Northeastern chapter of the Student Veterans of America was recognized at the annual conference held last weekend in Orlando, Fla.
Research by Northeastern economist William Dickens shows that making malaria tests available in countries like Uganda leads to more effective treatment of the insect-borne disease.
A low-cost, high-quality turntable developed by a Northeastern graduate with the financial support of IDEA has raised more than $100,000 on the crowdsourcing website Kickstarter.
Northeastern’s Open Classroom series, which analyzes a new public policy issue each semester, will take an interdisciplinary look at the challenges of solving climate change this spring.
Two Northeastern alumni are the force behind the November Project, an intense workout that gets hundreds of Bostonians out of bed and into shape.
Four students and alumni received Entrepreneurial Spirit Awards from the College of Arts, Media, and Design for channeling their creativity and leadership skills through film, theater, music, and architecture.
We asked experts in law, psychology, and criminology to examine last Friday’s Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Connecticut that claimed the lives of 20 children and seven adults.
Rae André, a professor of organizational behavior and theory in the D’Amore-McKim School of Business, says a new form of business corporations falls into what she calls a “gray sector.”
Bruce Ronkin, Northeastern’s vice provost for undergraduate education, on Wednesday presented the highlights of a yearlong university-wide examination of ways to better serve the newest students.
In a new paper published by the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, a doctoral student in economics offers a fresh take on why long-term unemployment remains stagnant.
New initiatives like the NU Buddhist Group are helping the Center for Spirituality, Dialogue, and Service reach an increasingly diverse community at Northeastern.
Political science students have contributed papers to the German government’s Think Transatlantic initiative, which encourages a renewed focus on U.S.-European relations.
Working with hundreds of students each semester, the E-Club is a major force in fostering entrepreneurship on campus.
Matthias Ruth, a professor with joint appointments in the College of Engineering and the College of Social Sciences and Humanities, is co-editor of the new journal Urban Climate.
More than 500 students translated their classroom knowledge into accessible community programming through service-learning courses.
The university community gathered together Thursday afternoon in a show of solidarity one week after the menorah on Krentzman Quad was vandalized.
William Dickens, University Distinguished Professor of Economics and Social Policy, predicts that a budget deal to avoid the fiscal cliff won’t be finalized before the Jan. 1 deadline.