The global e-commerce giant released a video this week detailing its plan to use drones to deliver packages in 30 minutes or less. Here, engineering professor Vincent Harris explains why this revolution won’t be landing in front of your house any time soon.
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Kamran Dadkhah, associate professor of economics, discusses the inclusion of the Chinese yuan as a world reserve currency, and the implications this decision might have for the international economy going forward.
A pair of Converse’s iconic Chuck Taylors is sold every 2.5 seconds. At Northeastern’s CEO Breakfast Forum, Jim Calhoun, the company’s president and CEO, discussed the sneaker and its significance in the company’s evolution.
Building on the success of its regional campus network in selected U.S. cities, Northeastern University will launch its first international campus in 2016. Northeastern will open a location in Toronto, Ontario, where it will offer professional graduate programs that are industry-aligned and tailored to meet the specific needs of learners and employers in the region.
President Joseph E. Aoun on Thursday hosted EMC Corporation CEO and Chairman Joseph Tucci and Amit Yoran, president of RSA, EMC’s security division, for an engaging discussion about trends in high tech.
Fernando Suarez, the new Jean C. Tempel Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the D’Amore-McKim School of Business, wants to help grow the university’s reputation within the innovation and entrepreneurial fields.
In a complex global marketplace, corporate leaders are increasingly faced with the challenge of leading without being physically present. On Monday, academic and industry leaders assembled at the D’Amore-McKim School of Business’ 2015 Global Leadership Summit to tackle the issue.
Kimberly Eddleston in the D’Amore-McKim School of Business is one of four professors to be recognized with a Distinguished Professorship by the Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation. The award will support her innovative research on family businesses and the careers of entrepreneurs.
Luiz Franciss, DMSB’17, found an exciting experiential learning opportunity this summer at the Kraft Heinz Company in a pretty familiar location: his home country of Brazil.
After much speculation, the Federal Reserve on Thursday announced that it would hold the line on U.S. interest rates, which have not increased in nearly a decade. Professor William Dickens, chair of the Department of Economics, discusses the Fed’s decision and what it all means.
“Cybersecurity is now something that we must treat in our businesses just like we watch our balance sheets,” Thomas A. Kennedy, chairman and CEO of Raytheon Company, said Tuesday morning as the keynote speaker at Northeastern University’s CEO Breakfast Forum.
The stock market index plummeted more than 1,000 points moments after trading opened on Monday, and then drastically fluctuated throughout the day. Financial expert Jeffery Born explains the catalyst for “Black Monday” and what it means for you.