Co-op stories, Homecoming, Profiles in Innovation, and surprises in Seattle were among our selections for tweets from the Northeastern community this week.
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Chaos and conflict on the international landscape—particularly in the Middle East—in recent years can in part be traced back to America’s victory in the Cold War, according to veteran journalist and Slate columnist Fred Kaplan, who spoke this week at Northeastern.
A new study co-authored by a team of Northeastern University faculty and students has found numerous instances of price steering and discrimination on many popular e-commerce retail and travel websites. That’s not necessarily a bad thing, they say—so long as the companies are transparent.
The acclaimed film director and screenwriter was on campus Monday to screen part of his documentary series The Untold History of the United States and discuss the project with the Northeastern community.
Journalists with a breadth of experience working in the Jewish media were at Northeastern on Monday night for the Morton E. Ruderman Memorial Lecture to discuss the state of Jewish media.
Tiffany Kelley, MS/MBA’08, recognized a need for better tools to help nurses and improve patient care. Here, she shares her inspiration for creating her business and how Northeastern has helped her along the way.
A new study conducted by Northeastern University in collaboration with the Urban Institute examined the comprehensive state of labor trafficking networks in the U.S.
Northeastern, with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities, hosted a workshop to introduce military historians to digital tools that could help them advance their own work and forge new collaborations with colleagues.
Alessandro Vespignani’s Laboratory for the Modeling of Biological and Socio-technical Systems (MoBS Lab) has been following the ongoing development of Ebola and have created infographics and visualizations of the virus’ growth, impact, and potential to spread.
During a panel discussion on Ebola earlier this month, Northeastern professors Michael Pollastri and Richard Wamai discussed other issues the Ebola outbreak is underscoring.
Frisbee on Centennial, New Grounds Food, and the announcement of NortheasternGO were among our selections for tweets from the Northeastern community this week.
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.”