3Qs: The word on Ebola

Susan Mello, an assis­tant pro­fessor of com­mu­ni­ca­tion studies in Northeastern’s Col­lege of Arts, Media and Design who studies the inter­sec­tion of health com­mu­ni­ca­tion and risk per­cep­tion, dis­cusses the media cov­erage of the Ebola out­break, dis­cusses media cov­erage of the Ebola out­break, public per­cep­tion, and whether relent­less cov­erage could spawn an “infodemic.”

Northeastern launching innovative effort to increase STEM-​​degree attainment

Bol­stered by nearly $9 mil­lion in gov­ern­ment and phil­an­thropic funding, North­eastern University’s Lowell Insti­tute School will become the first-​​in-​​the-​​nation school focused on degree com­ple­tion pro­grams in sci­ence, tech­nology, engi­neering, and math for non-​​traditional students.

Let’s kick off the season

Three North­eastern var­sity teams open their reg­ular sea­sons Friday, including the lone home game of the day when men’s soccer takes on regional rival the Uni­ver­sity of New Hamp­shire at […]

Researchers aim to thwart targeted cyberattacks

North­eastern cyber­se­cu­rity expert Engin Kirda and his col­leagues have pro­duced ground­breaking research that sheds light on tar­geted attacks, which rep­re­sent the growing majority of cyberes­pi­onage world­wide taking place today.

Groundbreaking research maps cultural history

New research from Northeastern’s Center for Com­plex Net­work Research presents a pio­neering approach to under­standing Euro­pean and North Amer­ican cul­tural his­tory by map­ping out the mobility pat­terns of notable intel­lec­tuals over a 2,000-year span.