Students and faculty across many disciplines presented their scholarly research, innovative thinking, and entrepreneurial endeavors at the annual expo, where many young researchers were honored with prestigious awards.
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“I’m not arguing that all body products should be collected and distributed in the same way,” says Kara Swanson, an associate professor of law at Northeastern University, “but I think that history suggests that we would be well-served by setting aside our instinctive fear of paid body products as an historic artifact.”
A panel of experts on Wednesday discussed how the growing population of adults over 65 and advancements in technology present opportunities for entrepreneurs to bring much-needed innovations in eldercare. Northeastern’s […]
Researchers at Northeastern’s MoBS Lab utilized a public transit model to depict how a hypothetical pandemic can spread across the world. The Epidemic Rapid Transit Map is on display at the New York Hall of Science, beginning today.
Students on co-op at Boston hospitals battled the recent spate of snowstorms to fulfill their professional obligations to their colleagues, to their patients, and to themselves.
Five students who presented at a recent international co-op fair describe their experiential learning opportunities abroad and what made those experiences so meaningful.
In new research, Northeastern professor David Lewkowicz delivered some intriguing findings about bilingual babies’ lip-reading. But he also says adults do quite a bit of lip-reading every day, probably without even knowing it.
The findings have big implications for understanding how infants acquire speech and language and could play a role in treating and diagnosing children with communicative and learning disorders like autism, says Northeastern professor David J. Lewkowicz.
Steven Brill offered a two-step solution to the country’s healthcare crisis during his hourlong lecture at Northeastern University on Wednesday afternoon.
Members of the university’s entrepreneurship community convened Wednesday to formally launch the the Daniel J. McCarthy(s) Venture Mentoring Network, which is designed to match student, faculty, and alumni entrepreneurs with experienced alumni and other industry professionals.
Terry Fulmer, dean of the Bouvé College of Health Sciences, will lead Northeastern’s team involved in a new multi-university consortium, which focuses on healthy aging and innovative approaches to help middle-aged and older adults lead a more active lifestyle.
Northeastern professor Alessandro Vespignani, a world-renowned statistical physicist, is working to forecast the spread of the flu.