For ecological forecasters like Northeastern’s Brian Helmuth, mussels act as a barometer of climate change. That’s why Helmuth created “robomussels”—tiny robots that look like mussels but are outfitted with sensors to track temperature conditions.
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“We need to build what I call a robot-proof education,” President Aoun said on Wednesday. The comments came during a HUBweek panel discussion about the role higher education should play in building the 21st-century workforce.
Turning an idea into a business takes a lot of work and strategic planning—both of which the Husky Startup Challenge program can help foster. The first step, though, is signing up, and applications close at midnight tonight.
After getting dropped by all his major sponsors, Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte signed a new endorsement deal with a little-known cough drop company. It’s a potentially low-risk, high-reward move for both the athlete and the brand, says professor Bruce Clark.
A firestorm erupted this week in response to the pharmaceutical company Mylan’s sharp increase in the price of its EpiPen, a life-saving treatment for severe allergic reactions. The company quickly backtracked, announcing a rebate plan. Here, three Northeastern faculty members—pharmacist Tayla Rose, healthcare finance expert Steven Pizer, and health policy researcher Gary Young—explain the clinical, economic, and policy implications of the controversy.
If you were using Facebook on a desktop last week, you may have noticed that your ad-blocking software was being blocked. That was a move by Facebook. We asked two Northeastern professors to explain how new strategies and technologies are changing the digital landscape for users, content providers, and advertisers.
Northeastern professor and food policy expert Chris Bosso says there are honest arguments on each side of the debate over whether to label foods as having genetically modified ingredients. But he notes the new bill, signed into law last week, is “a poor solution to a complex problem.”
People are more likely to delegate decisions when faced with choices that affect others than when those decisions only affect themselves, according to new research by a Northeastern business professor.
The Northeastern community can donate gently worn professional clothes—from suits and skirts to belts, shoes, and jewelry—for students to wear to the Fall Career Fair as well as on future co-ops and job interviews.
Level is an intensive program offered across Northeastern’s regional campus network that is designed to equip professionals with in-demand data analytics skills. More than 100 students have already enrolled, and the program’s offerings are expanding this summer and fall.
Northeastern University on Tuesday convened experts from academia and industry to discuss the economic and political instability in many of the world’s emerging markets, and how countries and companies are thriving in this environment.
Northeastern on Monday hosted a conference where university leaders, faculty, and staff engaged with representatives from more than 50 employers to discuss and share ideas on a range of areas related to Northeastern’s academic planning process.